CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT HOTLINE1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)1-800-835-5510 (TTY)24 hours a day - 7 days a week Any person having reasonable cause to believe that a child has been abused or neglected has a legal responsibility to report it to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFS). FAMILY HELPLINE1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)24 hours a day - 7 days a week If you're feeling stressed out, call the Family Helpline and work through your frustrations before a crisis occurs.You'll speak to sensitive, trained volunteers of Parents Anonymous who provide empathic listening about parenting and refer you to resources in your community.Teen dating violence is similar to and can be as lethal as adult relationship violence.
Vary the routes and times you travel to and from home school or work.Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to be back.Encourage you friend to talk with a trusted adult and offer to go with them for help.Talk to trusted adult if you feel your friends situation is getting worse. Things NOT to Say or Do Don’t be critical of your friend and her/his partner.Does your partner get jealous when you go out or talk with others? Do you feel like you have to justify everything to your partner?
Does your partner try to impose restrictions on the way you dress or you appearance?Have you been held down, shoved, pushed, hit, kicked, or had things thrown at you by your partner?’ Does your partner make your choose between him/her or family and friends?NJ DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE1-800-572-SAFE (7233)24 hours a day - 7 days a week This hotline serves domestic violence victims and others seeking information about domestic violence services.NJ COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT (NJCASA) HOTLINE1-800-601-720024 hours a day - 7 days a week NJCASA is the collective voice for victims of sexual violence, their loved ones and rape crisis centers across NJ.Calls will be routed to the individual's closest rape care center. Monday - Friday This helpline provides a timely response to issues and concerns regarding programs and services provided by DCF.