NJ 211

Published on January 06, 2024


In New Jersey, our motto has been: Need Help? Start Here. 

NJ 211 provides live assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Our services are free, confidential and multilingual. There are several ways to reach us:

Whichever method you choose, you will be communicating with a community resource specialist who has been educated about federal, state, and local systems created to help people who are struggling. Our specialists have access to a resource database of over 6,600 community programs and services that assist people who need help with life's most basic needs like food, utilities, affordable housing, rental assistance, mental and physical health, substance use disorders, childcare, senior needs, legal assistance, transportation, disability services and so much more. 

NJ 211 also serves as the State Homeless Hotline and New Jersey's Utility Assistance Hotline

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