New Jersey Hope and Healing

New Jersey Hope and Healing

Free services available to help you adapt, cope, and build resiliency

Have you been impacted by 2021 Hurricane Ida that brought flooding and tornadoes to Gloucester, Essex, and Passaic Counties? Free resiliency support is available to help you and your family, and your community if you are recovering from the emotional effects of this natural disaster. 
Trained Disaster Crisis Counselors provide:
  • Individual and Group Sessions – helping you to understand your reactions, build your coping strategies, and connect you with other individuals and agencies that may assist you
  • Public Education Workshops - offering information and education about typical reactions and helpful coping strategies
  • Referral and Resources – providing you with local resources including mental health and substance abuse treatment
All services are free and confidential.
This project is in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch.

Contact Information

Phone: 856.408.3863

Referral Information

Free services are available to individuals, youth, families, communities, faith-based organizations, schools, businesses, and volunteers impacted by Hurricane Ida and living in Gloucester, Essex, and Passaic Counties.

Past Responses

On  June 22, 2022, NJ’s Hope and Healing COVID-19 Response came to an end.  Since the start of the response in October 2020, Center For Family Services’ NJ Hope and Healing connected with 26,551 New Jersey residents through individual and family sessions, group counseling, public education, and brief educational and supportive encounters. 
Center For Family Services' NJ Hope & Healing provided a total of: 
868 group encounters with 15,796 individuals
1,442 individual and family sessions with 2,269 individuals overall
8,486 individual brief educational or supportive encounters
Center For Family Services’ NJ Hope and Healing COVID-19 Response Team thanks you for the opportunity to walk by your side during these unprecedented times. It has been our honor and pleasure to serve you.  
Center For Family Services believes that when life becomes challenging, finding help shouldn’t be. If you are struggling from the impact of COVID-19 or other life challenges, help is just a phone call away. Please feel free to reach out to: 
*Center for Family Services Access Line: 877.922.2377 |
*Mental Health Association of New Jersey:800.367.8850 | 
Victim & Trauma Services