Resource Library

Resource Guides by County

Here you will find the resources available in your county. Each Guide includes resources for:

  • Food

  • Healthcare

  • Housing

  • Legal & Financial Services

  • Services for Families & Children

  • Services for Seniors 

Hotline Help

Here you will find phone numbers for hotline centers addressing specific needs including:

  • Disabilities

  • Domestic Violence

  • Drug or Alcohol Addiction

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Immigrants

  • LGBTQ+

  • Mental Health

  • Sexual Assault

  • Suicide

  • Veterans

  • Youth

Ida Storm Recovery

Homeowners and renters affected by Hurricane Ida that live in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Passaic, Somerset, or Union Counties may be eligible for assistance from FEMA.

If you have homeowners or renters insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible.

You can apply for assistance online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362. Click the buttons below for explanations of available assistance.

For all other counties, please visit nj.gov/ida for resources and to visit NJ's data collection portal. 

Warming & Cooling Center Guides by County

Here you will find warming and cooling centers and shelters available in each county during the COVID-19 emergency:

Go to the 2-1-1 New Jersey Website  for current Information on New Jersey Code Blue and Code Red Activations and Centers

Quick Facts and Resources:

  • A Code Blue alert is issued whenever the National Weather Service has a forecast below 32 degrees or below a 0 wind chill.

  • A Code Red alert is issued whenever the daytime heat index is expected to reach between 100 and 105 degrees for 3 hours or more.

  • Any NJ resident can call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211 for help available 24/7 (interpreters available for non-English speakers)

Resource Guides by Service

Here you will find resources for groups of people who may face specific barriers to housing. Each Guide includes programs and services available to you. 

To find out what services are available to you through the state of New Jersey during the COVID-19 emergency, click here.