Help and Support Resources

(WT and surrounding areas)
Description of Services Provided By Phone
Senior Center Services and activities for seniors include: Casino Bus Trips, Bingo, Bridge, Pinochle, Aerobics, Pool and occasionally Pool tournaments and Card game tournaments…and more. WT 856-589-0520
Food Bank - Mothers Cupboard Groceries are available to needy township residents. Helps residents get through hard times by providing food staples (food, beverage etc.) WT 856-589-0520
Municipal Shuttle Bus  Washington Township offers Municipal shuttle bus service to Washington Township Senior Citizens (55 and over) and disabled residents having doctor appointments or needing any medical testing done within Gloucester County. WT 856-589-3227
Education - WT Public Schools Washington Township Public Schools with information for teachers, staff and parents about the schools and the Board of Education WT 856-589-6644
Children - Water Safety Education Rotary's Josh the Otter program educates small children about water safety through early childhood water safety training. WT See link
Addiction - "Straight To Treatment" This Washington Township voluntary program "Straight to Treatment" allows any individual to walk into a participating police department and explain that they need help battling an addiction. Once they complete the application process, they are immediately put in touch with a treatment provider. WT 856-766-8870
People in need  - Unforgotten Haven Unforgotten Haven provides help to the less fortunate. They work in partnership with churches and other community organizations.  Services are provided without charge. They provide non perishable food, pet food, baby food, diapers, wipes, formula and toiletries. WT area 856-214-2901
Drug Addiction Services - My Friends House  Offers Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT), which is the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders and prevent opioid overdose. NJ 856.669.6900
Senior Core (Volunteers) Help with Taxes, Medication Vouchers, Medicare help.  Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most. Volunteers receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability.  GC 856-468-1742
Senior Services - Food Insecurities Division of Senior Services is the primary planning, coordinating and funding agency for senior programs and services promoting the well-being, health, and independence of Gloucester County's older adults over the age of 60.  GC 856-384-6900
Medical Equipment Reuse Accept donations of gently used equipment, unopened nutritional supplements, and incontinence supplies. Items donated will then be offered, free of charge, to county seniors in need. See  program link  GC 856-686-8330
Alcohol and Drug Counseling Coordinates Addiction Services for adults and adolescents seeking help for substance use issues. Services may include: Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Recovery GC 856-384-6886
Addiction Services - Gloucester County Gloucester County Office of Addiction Services GC 856-384-6885
Addictions Hotline - Camden County  Camden County hotline provides statewide addictions information and referrals. CC NJ 800.675.1127
NJ Addiction Services Hotline 24/7 Help with a drug or alcohol problem. Hcall for assistance and a
referral to treatment.
NJ 844-276-2777
NJ Hopeline - 24/7 Peer Support Providing support, assessment and, if needed, intervention in the most cooperative and least restrictive manner to NJ residents in emotional distress and suicidal crisis. NJ 855-654-6735 
Alcoholics Anonymous - South Jersey Provides general information about Alcoholics Anonymous and about A.A. in Southern New Jersey to facilitate the face-to-face meetings. NJ 856-486-4444
Child Protection & Permanency Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) formerly known as DYFS -  - Gloucester East (Wash. Twp.) NJ 856-582-1238
Child Protection - Report Abuse Report Abuse   877-652-2873
Animal Control Services Provides many animal-related services to the residents of Gloucester County. Will pick-up any stray animal within any township of the County. GC 856-881-2828
Youth Programs The Youth Services Commision contracts with agencies to provide community based services for at-risk youth, and youth and families involved with the Gloucester County Family Court System. GC 856-384-6879
Youth Emergency Housing Hotline Together Youth Emergency Housing Hotline provides housing assistance to teens who have run away or are in need of a safe place to live CFFS-NJ 800.255.4213
First Call for Help First number to call for help… GC 800-648-0132
Domestic Violence Gloucester County Domestic Violence Hotline  GC 856-881-3335
Child Abuse Child Abuse Hotline - Division of Children & Families NJ 877-652-2873
Teen Pregnancy Teen Pregnancy Hotline New Jersey Department of Human Services. NJ 800-843-5437
Poison Information - New Jersey NJ Poison Information and Eduction - Control Center Hotline is answered by health care professionals (doctors, nurses and pharmacists). 
It provides the public with immediate help in poisoning emergencies as well as in situations where someone is just a little worried.
NJ 800-764-7661
Suicide Prevention National SUICIDE PREVENTION Lifeline - 24 Hour Crisis Line GC 800-273-8255
Personal Assistance Service Program (PASP) Provides up to 40 hours per week of routine, non-medical personal care assistance to adults with permanent physical disabilities, between the ages of 18-70 who are employed, preparing for employment, attending school, or involved in volunteer work andable to self-direct their own services.
GC 856-384-6845
Emergency Shelters Family Promise of Gloucester County GC 856-243-5971
Youth Services Together Youth Services GC 856-881-6100
Center for Family Services Help dealing with life's challenges.  Provides the support you need. GC 877-922-2377
Job - Training and Connections The NJ Career Connection Gloucester County Americian Jobs Center  offers career navigation, training services, and other resources. GC 856-251-6810
Animal Shelter Provides Animal Control services and Animal Shelter services.  Functions as an impoundment and adoption facility for the public, handling over 3,000 domestic animals per year. GC 856-881-2828
Family Health Line Provides statewide referrals to maternal/ child family health services including WIC (Women, Infants, Children), family planning, Healthstart Maternity and Healthstart Pediatrics, FAS and Prenatal Addiction services, Rape Crisis, nutrition programs, pediatric case management, immunizations, child health conferences, cancer screening programs, and Perinatal Mood Disorder (Postpartum Depression). CFFS-NJ 800-328-3838
Center for Family Services Center For Family Services is a non profit organization dedicated to improving lives. With a history dating back to 1920, we remain committed to uplifting individuals and families through our innovative continuum of care. CFFS-NJ 877-922-2377
Women’s Referral Central Provides statewide information and referral for women. Referrals are based on issues of concern to women in NJ including, but not limited to, abuse, legal or medical issues, and homelessness. CFFS-NJ 800.322.8092
Provided by      
GC-HSS Gloucester County Health and Human Services    
  East Holly 204 East Holly Avenue Sewell, NJ 08080    
WT-S Washington Township Services    
  Washington Township Municipal Building    
CFFS-NJ Center for Family Services (New Jersey)    
NJ New Jersey resources