Abuse/Domestic Violence

Agencies:
 
180 Turning Lives Around: Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-888-264-7273, Domestic Violence 1-888-843-9262 WEBSITE
 
Catholic Charities: Offers family and individual related programs as well as counseling and need-based assistance. WEBSITE
 
Children's Home Society of NJ The Intensive Services Program (ISP): Therapeutic treatment
program for parents who have had their children removed from their care as a result of abuse, neglect, sexual abuse or abandonment. The program provides individual and couples counseling, therapeutic parenting groups, and supervised visitation. The purpose of the Intensive Services Program is to make the earliest, most appropriate permanent plans for children in placement, avoiding the harmful effects of unplanned long-term foster-care. The primary goal of the program is to use counseling and group work as a way to educate and rehabilitate abusive or neglectful families so that family reunification can take place.WEBSITE
 
Department of Children and Families (formerly DYFS): 1-877-652-2873
 
Womanspace: Provides a comprehensive array of services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families.WEBSITE
 
Local Support Groups:
 
Child Abuse Hotline: Accepts reports of child abuse or neglect.  Emergency response for children at risk.  Anonymous. 1-800-792-8610
 
Domestic Violence Hotline NJ: 609-989-9332 
 
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Information and referrals for victums of domestic violence. 1-800-572-7233 WEBSITE
 
NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault: Provides information on services for sexual assault victims and their families.  Crisis intervention, accompaniment services to hospital, police, court and short-term counseling. 1-800-601-7200 WEBSITE
 
SASS (Sexual Abuse Survivor Support): Professionally run.  Mutual support, education and coping skills for female rape survivors ages 13-26.  Meetings at HiTOPS in Princeton.  Please call before attending, 609-683-0179 ext. 218
 
Resources:
 
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. The ASCA SM program offers: Community based self-help support groups, provider based self-help support groups, web based self-help support groups, Survivor to Thriver workbooks. WEBSITE
 
Male Survivor-National Organziation Against Male Sexual Victimization: committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism. WEBSITE
 
National Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women: Provides crisis intervention and support services to men and women whoare dealing with domestic violence. 1-888-743-5754 WEBSITE
 
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 24 hr. support, crisis intervention, problem-solving techniques and referrals for victims of dating abuse (ages 13-18), their families and advocates. 1-866-331-9474
 
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network): 24 hr. support and confidential crisis counseling for victims of sexual assault.  1-800-656-4673 WEBSITE