Online Resources Database

Welcome to the online resource database for those affected by the casino closures in Atlantic City.

To work with a Catholic Charities case manager who can direct you to Catholic Charities’ services or to outside providers, call our hotline phone number: 856-342-4145, or e-mail us at CasinoCrisisTeam@camdendiocese.org.

If you are a service provider who would like to be represented on our resources page, please contact CasinoCrisisTeam@camdendiocese.org.

Please have ready the following documents when working with one of our case managers:

  1. ID for all adults in household
  2. Pink slip or last stub from casino
  3. UI (Unemployment Insurance) paperwork proving some sustainability
  4. Supportive documents for whatever the unmet needs are being presented, i.e. utility bills etc. For renters, relocation agreements and W9 forms
  5. FEMA number (if affected by Super Storm Sandy)

When you leave a message on our hotline, you will be contacted by a member of our crisis team who will walk you through a survey to determine your eligibility for our programs. That survey can be found here: CATHOLIC CHARITIES MASTER SCREENING SHEET.

If you do not qualify for one of our existing programs, we will help connect you to other agencies that can help. Some of these are listed below. We strongly encourage you to explore the listing of resources for each category.

 

Local Agencies by Topic

Seeking Employment

Budgeting

Mortgage

Rent

Utility Bills and Energy Assistance

Temporary Assistance Programs (food, social services, and other resources)

Transportation

Health Care

Resources for Older Workers

Legal and Family Services/ Women Families and Children

For Those Affected by Super Storm Sandy

Emotional, Mental Health, and Spiritual Resources

 

AGENCY

SERVICE

CONTACT

Seeking Employment

Nationwide

U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps

National residential job training program

800-733-JOBS

www.jobcorps.dol.gov

State of NJ

NJ Department of Labor

Apply for unemployment insurance benefits on the web or by phone

856-507-2340

www.njuifile.net

http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/ui/ui_index.html

NJ Department of Labor

Listing of job fairs in the state of NJ

http://lwd.state.nj.us/WorkForceDirectory/jobfair.jsp

Youth Advocate Program (YAP)

Academic employment and mentoring services for males age 14-24

609-345-7333

Atlantic County

Unite Here Local 54

Holds periodic job fairs

http://www.uniteherelocal54.com/

One Stop Career Center

Pleasantville, NJ

Hammonton

High school equivalency testing, job search activities, job training opportunities, and a variety of other services to help you improve your job related skills

609-485-0227

Pleasantville: 609-813-3900

Hammonton: 609-561-8800

www.learntrainwork.com

http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor

Workforce Investment Board

Pleasantville

A variety of services to help you

improve your job related skills for today’s labor market

609-485-0153

http://atlanticcapewib.info

Atlantic County Women’s Center

Linwood

Child care, home-to-work, food program, counseling.

800-286-4184

609-601-9925 ext. 200

www.acwc.org

New Jersey Youth Corps

Pleasantville

Year round program for ages 16-25 for drop-outs; GED attainment and employment skills

609-485-0052 ext. 187

Mizpah Inland Human Services

Career preparation programs and social services

609-476-2002

PathStone Corporation

Employment, training, emergency food pantry, and social services for farmworkers

609-567-3500

www.pathstone.org

Western Atlantic Family Support Center

Newtonville, Mizpah, Landisville, Richland, Buena

Financial Counseling, literacy classes and job skills development

609-561-1149

Cape May County

One Stop Career Center

Wildwood

Assessments, resume writing, job search, referrals, financial assistance

609-729-0997

www.learntrainwork.com

http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor

Workforce Investment Board

A variety of services to help you improve your job related skills for today’s labor market

609-485-0153

http://atlanticcapewib.info/main/wib_board.asp

National

Workforce50.com

Job listings, resume building, self-help articles, networking tools and more for workers over 50.

www.workforce50.com

 

Check here for Catholic Charities’ listing of local job fairs.

Budgeting

State of NJ

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

Help with a consumer problem

1-973-504-6200

www.njconsumeraffairs.gov

Atlantic County

Money Management International

Egg Harbor Twp., NJ

Budget counseling

866-226-0278

www.moneymanagement.org

Atlantic County Legal Services

Atlantic City, NJ

Mediation services (to provide conflict resolution with a landlord, merchant, neighbor or family member)

609-348-4200

www.lsnj.org

Clarifi

Laid off, income reduced, trouble making ends meet?

Our HUD-certified counselors can work with you to explore options to avoid foreclosure at no cost to you. We can also help you to:

– Create a realistic spending plan
– Reduce or manage debt
– Improve credit
– Navigate bankruptcy

Local Clarifi office:

4 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd. Suite 10,
Galloway, NJ 08205

Schedule your appointment today.

800-989-2227
clarifi.org

Western Atlantic Family Support Center

Newtonville, Mizpah, Landisville, Richland, Buena

Financial Counseling, literacy classes and job skills development

609-561-1149

 

Mortgage

State of NJ

NJ Judiciary Foreclosure Mediation Program

(Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.)

To help avoid foreclosure

888-989-5277

www.nj.gov/foreclosuremediation/resources.html

 State of NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

Foreclosure Assistance

www.state.nj.us/dca/hmfa/foreclosure/index.shtml

Clarifi

Laid off, income reduced, trouble making ends meet?

Our HUD-certified counselors can work with you to explore options to avoid foreclosure at no cost to you. We can also help you to:

– Create a realistic spending plan
– Reduce or manage debt
– Improve credit
– Navigate bankruptcy

Local Clarifi office:

4 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd. Suite 10,
Galloway, NJ 08205

Schedule your appointment today.

800-989-2227
clarifi.org

Federal

Homeowner’s HOPE Hotline

24 hour, 7 day a week service in over 160 languages

888-995-HOPE (4673)

www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Newark, NJ

 

973-776-7200

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/avoiding_foreclosure

Veterans Admin. Regional Loan Center

For VA-insured mortgage assistance

800-729-5772

www.va.gov

Hotline for foreclosure rescue scams

If you suspect a foreclosure scam (help should always be free)

888-995-HOPE (4673)

 

Rent

State of NJ

NJ Department of Community Affairs Landlord Tenant Information

 

www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/offices/landlord_tenant_information.html

State of NJ Fair Eviction Notice Act

 

www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/publications/pdf_lti/fair_evicti_notice.pdf

 

Utility Bills and Energy Assistance

State of NJ

NJ Board of Public Utilities (BPU)

Call with questions or complaints about a utility company. Regulates the gas, electric, phone and cable companies.

1-800-624-0241

www.state.nj.us/bpu

Temporary Relief for Utility Expenses Program (TRUE)

Provides one-time relief for gas and electric bills to households experiencing a temporary financial crisis.

732-389-2204

www.housingall.org/utility-help.asp

Universal Service Fund – Energy

For those with income at or below 175% of the federal poverty level.

866-240-1347

www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html

Atlantic County

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Helps low income households meet their immediate home energy needs.

609-348-4131 Ext 242 or 243

The Salvation Army

Atlantic City

Utilities assistance

609-344-0660

 

Temporary Assistance Programs

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others through your county social services department. See your county listed below.

State of NJ

NJHelps.org

Free and easy guide to determine eligibility for more than 28 state and federal programs

www.NJHelps.org

 

Work First New Jersey (WFNJ)

The state’s welfare program

www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dfd/programs/workfirstnj

NJ SNAP

Food stamp program

1-800-687-9512

New Jersey WIC

Supplies vouchers for essential food items to low-income families

www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/wic/

Community Food Bank of NJ

Southern Branch

Once qualified, a client may return every 30 days for food

609-383-8843

www.cfbnj.org

 

Lifeline Service/ Lifeline Credit Program

Discounts on monthly telephone service (landline or wireless)

www.fcc.gov/guides/lifeline-and-link-affordable-telephone-service-income-eligible-consumers

Atlantic County

Dept. of Family and Community Development

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

609-348-3001

609-345-6700 ext 2701

www.aclink.org/fcd/homepage.asp

Social Services for the Homeless (SSH)

Atlantic City

Assistance to avoid homelessness for those who do not qualify for other state welfare programs

Leonard Golden, Manager: 609-348-3001 ext 2863

Karen McDonald, Case Manager: 609-348-3001 ext 2985

New Jersey WIC

Atlantic City

Supplies vouchers for essential food items to low-income families

609-347-5656

United Way of Atlantic County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.unitedwayac.org

The Salvation Army

Atlantic City

Provides social and spiritual services

609-344-0660

Puerto Rican Action Committee (PRAC)

Offers transportation, transitional housing, translation services, support, referrals.

http://www.pracnj.com/

Beacon Evangelical Free Church Food Pantry

Galloway, NJ

Community food pantry. Call in advance

609-748-0001

e-mail:

beaconinfo@beaconefc.org

Jewish Family Services

Food pantry and other services

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/

Atlantic City Rescue Mission

Atlantic City

Comprehensive Services for the homeless

609-345-5517

www.acrescuemission.org

Atlantic County Women’s Center

Linwood

Child care, home-to-work, food program, counseling.

800-286-4184

609-601-9925 ext. 200

www.acwc.org

PathStone Corporation

Employment, training, emergency food pantry, and social services for farmworkers

609-567-3500

www.pathstone.org

Western Atlantic Family Support Center

Newtonville, Mizpah, Landisville, Richland, Buena

Financial Counseling, literacy classes and job skills development

609-561-1149

Cape May County

Board of Social Services

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

others609-886-6200

www.cmcbss.com/

United Way of Cape May County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.uwcmc.org

Jewish Family Services

Food pantry and other services

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/

Cumberland County

Board of Social Services

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

856-691-4600

www.co.cumberland.nj.us/content/173/2090/2048/1291.aspx

United Way of Cumberland County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.uwcumberland.org

Salem County

Board of Social Services

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

856-299-7200

www.scbssnj.org

United Way of Salem County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.unitedwayofsalem.org

Gloucester County

Board of Social Services

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

856-582-9200

www.gloucestercountynj.gov/services/s/socialserv.asp

 

United Way of Gloucester County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.uwgcnj.org

Camden County

Board of Social Service

Apply for WFNJ (state welfare benefits), NJ SNAP (food stamp program), NJ Medicaid, and others

856-225-8800

www.camdencounty.com/government/offices-departments/board-social-services

United Way of Camden County

Offers NJ services hotline

2-1-1

www.uwccnj.org

 

Transportation

State of NJ

Access Link

 

800-955-2321

NJ Transit

 

973-275-5555

Atlantic County

Atlantic County Intergenerational Services

Transportation Services and CARTS Program

609-645-5910

Western Atlantic County Family Support Center

Newtonville, Mizpah, Landisville, Richland, Buena

Transportation services

609-561-1149

Cape May County

Cape May County Fare-Free Transportation

 

609-889-3700

English Creek-Tilton Road Community Shuttle

 

609-289-1066

 

Health Care

State of NJ

NJFamilyCare

New Jersey’s publicly funded health insurance program

1-800-701-0710

www.njfamilycare.org

Medicare

Eligible if 65 or older and receive Social Security or have received social security disability benefits for 24 months

800-772-1213

www.ssa.gov

 

Medicaid

State implemented medical program for those qualified.

Contact your county’s social services department (see temporary assistance programs)

Unite Here Health

Information for members of Local 54 Unite Here casino workers union

609-345-8212

NJ Charity Care

In the event of hospitalization without coverage

www.lsnjlaw.org/Publications/Pages/Manuals/CharityCare.pdf

Rx4NJ Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Helping NJ residents see whether they qualify for free or discounted prescription medicines

888-793-6765

http://nj.pparx.org

American Consultants Rx

Offers a discount card honored at most local pharmacies

www.Acirx.org/downloadfrm.php?id=

 

Together Rx Access

Savings card

1-800-444-4106

www.togetherrxaccess.com/p/prescription-savings

Familywize

Offers discounts on many prescription drugs

www.Familywize.org

 

South Jersey AIDS Alliance

Hotline

800-281-2437

www.southjerseyaidsalliance.org

Atlantic County

The Atlantic County Prescription Discount Card

May pick up your card at and county library or facility. Call in advance or print online

1-888-426-9243

www.rxprintacard.biz/naco

 

The Atlantic County Dental Discount Card

 

www.aclink.org/webadmin/MainPages/dental_disc_program.asp

AlantiCare Regional Medical Center

 

Atlantic City 609-344-4081

Pomona: 609-652-1000

Hammonton: 609-704-3360

www.atlanticare.org

Shore Medical Center Somers Point

 

609-653-3500

www.shoremedicalcenter.org

Atlantic County Division of Public Health

Northfield

 

609-645-5933

 

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc.

 

Hammonton: 609-567-0200

Pleasantville: 609-383-0880

Atlantic City: 609-572-0000

www.sjfmc.org

Child Federation of Atlantic County

Pleasantville

 

609-272-1711

John H. Cronin Dental Center

Northfield

 

609-465-1200

New Jersey Family Care Health Insurance

Affordable health coverage for kids and certain income parents

609-345-6700 ext. 2639

609-345-6700 ext. 2827

Atlantic County Division of Public Health

Northfield

STD Information and testing

609-645-5933

www.aclink.org/publichealth

Cape May County

Cape Regional Medical Center

Cape May Court House

 

609-463-2000

www.caperegional.com

Volunteers in Medicine Clinic

Cape May Court House

 

609-463-2846

www.vlmcmc.org

New Jersey Family Care Health Insurance

Affordable health coverage for kids and certain income parents

609-886-6200

Cape May County Health Department

Cape May

STD Information and testing

609-465-1200

www.capemaycountygov.net

Cumberland County

South Jersey Regional Medical Center

Vineland

 

856-641-8000

www.sjhealthcare.net

 

Resources for Older Workers

Atlantic County

Social Security Administration

Egg Harbor Township

Those 62 or older may be eligible for social security benefits.

609-272-9751

www.ssa.gov

Local 54 Pension Information

For members of the Unite Here casino workers union

609-345-8212 Ext 3198

Local 54 Severance Information

For members of the Unite Here casino workers union

609-345-8212 Ext 3126

National

Workforce50.com

Job listings, resume building, self-help articles, networking tools and more for workers over 50.

www.workforce50.com

 

 

Legal and Family Services/ Women Families and Children

State of NJ

Legal Services of NJ

Free legal assistance to low-income residents for civil legal problems

1-888-576-5529

www.lsnjlawhotline.org

Child Care Help hotline

 

1-800-332-9227

www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dfd/programs/child/subsidies

Domestic Violence web resources

 

www.lsnjlaw.org/english/family/domesticviolence/index.cfm

Disability Rights NJ

Trenton

Disability discrimination advocacy

800-922-7233

www.drnj.org

Parents Anonymous

Free community-based peer support groups

800-THE-KIDS

www.pa-of-nj.org

Perform Care/ Contracted Systems Admin.

Assessment and referral to a full range of treatment and support services for children with emotional and behavioral issues.

877-652-7624

Children’s Mobile Response

Rehabilitative interventions for youth to diffuse and resolve an immediate behavioral crisis

877-652-7624

Youth Advocate Program (YAP)

Academic employment and mentoring services for males age 14-24

609-345-7333

Atlantic County

Legal Services of NJ

Atlantic City

Free legal assistance to low-income residents for civil legal problems

609-348-4200

www.lsnj.org/sjls

Atlantic County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Helps Atlantic County residents find an attorney, perhaps on a pro-bono or reduced-fee basis

609-345-3444

Family Service Association

Egg Harbor Township

Offers counseling services to all ages

609-569-0239

www.fsasj.org

Atlantic County Women’s Center

Linwood

Resources for women to combat domestic violence and abuse

609-601-9925

609-646-6767

www.acwc.org

Safe Place for Children

Provides access to immediate support for young people in crisis

www.aclink.org/intergenerational/mainpages/safe_place.asp

Atlantic County Juvenile and Family Crisis Center and the Division of Youth and Family Services

Northfield

Services available 24/7 – walk-in clients accepted. Assists families who are experiencing difficulties managing the behavior of children aged 10-17.

609-645-5899

ext 4322

www.aclink.org/intergenerational

Community Mediation Services

Atlantic City

problem-solving process in which disputing parties discuss their viewpoints face-to-face in the presence of a mediator; free of charge

609-345-7267

www.aclink.org/mediation

Community Health Law Project

Absecon

Provides legal services to people with disabilities

856-858-9500

www.chlp.org

Atlantic County Youth Shelter

Northfield

Temporary shelter for runaway, homeless and abused adolescents 10-17.

609-645-5899

www.aclink.org/intergenerational

Atlantic County Women’s Center

Linwood

Child care, home-to-work, food program, counseling. Also offers protective housing in a confidential location for women and children in a domestic violence crisis

800-286-4184

609-601-9925 ext. 200

www.acwc.org

Covenant House

Atlantic City

Shelter and other services for homeless, abused and runaway youth.

609-348-4070

www.covenanthousenj.org

AtlantiCare Behavioral Health

Free screenings and first aid trainings. Child and adolescent services

609-646-9159

http://www.atlanticare.org/index.php/behavioral-health-services

Jewish Family Services

Margate

Outpatient mental health and family counseling

609-822-1108

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/

Family Service Association (FSA)

Multi-service agency providing family counseling, children’s partial care and case management services

Egg Harbor Twp: 609-569-0239

Absecon: 609-652-1600

www.fsasj.org

Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization

Assistance for families who have children with emotional and behavioral issues

609-485-0575

www.acfamsupport.org

Western Atlantic Family Support Center

Newtonville, Mizpah, Landisville, Richland, Buena

Financial Counseling, literacy classes and job skills development

609-561-1149

Cape May County

Legal Services of NJ

Cape May Courthouse

Free legal assistance to low-income residents for civil legal problems

609-465-3001

www.lsnj.org/sjls

Coalition Against Rape and Abuse (C.A.R.A.)

Representation to survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault

877-294-2272

www.cara-cmc.org

Oasis Cape May County Youth Shelter

temporary shelter for runaway, homeless and abused adolescents 10-17.

609-465-5045

www.centerffs.org

Coalition Against Rape and Abuse, Inc.

Residential division

877-294-2272

www.cara-cmc.org

Cape Counseling

Cape May Courthouse

Children’s counseling and partial care

609-465-4100

www.capecounseling.org

Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization

Assistance for families who have children with emotional and behavioral issues

609-485-0575

www.acfamsupport.org

For Those Affected by Super Storm Sandy

Atlantic and Cape May Counties

Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group

 

http://www.atlanticcityrelief.org/

Puerto Rican Action Committee (PRAC)

Offers transportation, transitional housing, translation services, support, referrals.

http://www.pracnj.com/

Jewish Family Services

 

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/

 

Emotional, Mental Health and Spiritual Resources

State of NJ

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

Directory of support groups in NJ

http://www.njgroups.org/

Parents Anonymous

Free community-based peer support groups

800-THE-KIDS

www.pa-of-nj.org

Perform Care/ Contracted Systems Admin.

Assessment and referral to a full range of treatment and support services for children with emotional and behavioral issues.

877-652-7624

Atlantic and Cape May Counties

Family Service Association (FSA)

Outpatient mental health counseling; those without insurance seen free of charge

609-569-0239 ext. 2

www.fsasj.org

Jewish Family Services

Margate

Outpatient mental health and family counseling

609-822-1108

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/

Mental Health Association

 

http://www.mhaac.info/

AtlantiCare Behavioral Health

Free screenings and first aid trainings. Child and adolescent services

609-646-9159

http://www.atlanticare.org/index.php/behavioral-health-services

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

 

(609) 652-1000

65 W Jimmie Leeds Rd, Pomona, NJ

Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group

 

http://www.atlanticcityrelief.org/

Atlantic County Juvenile and Family Crisis Unit

Northfield

Services available 24/7 – walk-in clients accepted. Assists families who are experiencing difficulties managing the behavior of children aged 10-17.

609-645-5862

www.aclink.org/intergenerational

Cape Counseling Services

Cape May Courthouse

Children’s counseling and partial care

609-465-4100

www.capecounseling.org

Family Service Association (FSA)

Multi-service agency providing family counseling, children’s partial care and case management services

Egg Harbor Twp: 609-569-0239

Absecon: 609-652-1600

www.fsasj.org

Mental Health Association (MHA)

Galloway

Advocacy, education and support services

609-652-3800

www.mhaac.info

Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization

Assistance for families who have children with emotional and behavioral issues

609-485-0575

www.acfamsupport.org

Alcoholics Anonymous

 

800-604-4357

www.aa.org

Narcotics Anonymous

 

800-992-0401

www.na.org