Need Help? Offer Help?

Here are some of the Resources and Opportunities Currently Available.  All of these organizations also accept help if you would like to volunteer or provide resources.

Need food:

– Franklin Township Foodbank. Visit: https://franklinfoodbank.org/

– Salt Foundation & Somerset Community Action Program. Visit: http://www.thesaltfoundationinc.org/

Need a job:

– State of New Jersey Covid-19 (Immediate) Jobs and Hiring Portal. Visit: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/?Facets.filterbox.filter0=%5B%5D&Facets.filt…

– St. Matthias Employment Ministry. Visit: www.facebook.com/groups/104569671048

– File for unemployment: https://myunemployment.nj.gov

Need help from a neighbor (eg., to pickup groceries, etc.):

– Franklin Township “Residents Helping Residents”. Visit: https://residentshelpingre.wixsite.com/mysite

Need local help – Domestic Violence

– Safe+Sound Somerset – Domestic Violence 24-hour Call/Text Hotline: 866-685-1122 (Domestic Violence information, support, and emergency shelter.) Visit: http://www.safe-sound.org/

Need local mental health help

– Catholic Charities: Counseling/Behavioral Health Mentoring, Catholic Charities Connections Program for children in loss crisis, Parenting, Substance-Abuse Counseling &/or Services. Call 908-722-1881; located at: 540 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.

– National Alliance on Mental Illness (New Jersey – Immediate help): Crisis Text Line – text NAMI to 741741. Visit: https://www.naminj.org/covid19/

General Help/Questions:

– New Jersey 211 – Dial 211 or visit: https://www.nj211.org/

– Catholic Charities – Diocese of Metuchen. Visit: https://ccdom.org/

– St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Matthias Church. Call 732-828-1400, ext. 120 or visit: https://svdpatsm.wordpress.com

Hot Line Numbers:

LSNJLAW Hotline for advice, information, and referrals to low-income people in civil legal matters: https://lsnjlawhotline.org/

Domestic Violence: 1-800-799-7233, https://www.thehotline.org/help/

Substance Abuse & Mental Health National Helpline: 1-800-662-4357, https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

Suicide/Crisis: 1-800-999-9999

Alanon/Alateen: 1-888-425-2666, https://al-anon.org/

Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-992-0401, https://www.na.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous: 1-888-245-1377 or 908-687-8566, https://www.aa.org/

NJ Gamblers Anonymous: 1-855-222-5542, https://800gambler.org/