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Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Bordentown Regional School District Partnerships

Care Solace

Bordentown Regional School District partners with Care Solace to support the well-being of students, staff and their family members. Care Solace is a complimentary and confidential care coordination service that can help you quickly find mental health or substance use treatment options matched to your needs regardless of circumstance. Call 888-515-0595 or visit the website and click "Book Appointment" for assistance.


NJ Statewide Student Support Services (NJ4S)


NJ4S is a new program launched  by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF). It is a hub and spoke model network of social, emotional, and mental wellbeing support for students and their families.  Tier I services are universal supports open to all NJ students and families.  Available Tier I services are listed here. 

Burlington County Crisis Response Team

We are proud members of the Burlington County Crisis Response Team.  When mobilized for a crisis in your district, teams act as a support system for staff, students and the community. The presence of the Crisis Response Team offers a greater pool of resources to enhance the response within the community. Thank you to our staff that have been trained to participate as members of this organization.

Crisis Resources Call 911 for a Life-Threatening Emergency



1-877-652- 7624- Help available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

Through the New Jersey Children's System of Care, PerformCare connects young people (up to age 21) and their families statewide to the care they need to be well.   They help children with behavioral, mental health, or emotional challenges gain access to the services they need.  Service options may include, but are not limited to, Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS).  Note: Parent or legal guardian consent is required for services if youth is under age 18.


988 Suicide Hotline 

The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness. They also help specific groups such as youth, loss survivors, veterans, LGBTQ+ and more. Note: This hotline is available to people of all ages and will facilitate a warm handoff to PerformCare when appropriate.


2ND Floor 

2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults. We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face at home, at school or at play. If you are between the ages of 10 and 24, live in New Jersey, and need to talk about an issue or problem that you are facing call 888-222-2228 anytime or text us at 888-222-2228.


NJ Hopeline

The NJ Hopeline has specialists available 24/7 who offer counseling and support to youth and adults over the phone.


Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is available 24/7 . A live, trained crisis counselor receives your text and responds. Crisis text line is also available via WhatsApp and on chat (through their website).  Text HOME to 741741.

Resources for Students and Families

A Mental Health Resource for Families

A pamphlet that addresses Getting the Right Care, Identifying a Crisis, Asking the Right Questions and Supporting Your Child While in Treatment.


Legacy Treatment Services

800-433-7365. Their mission is to change the behavioral health and social service outcomes for people of all ages from surviving to thriving.  They offer a variety of services for children, adolescents and adults.   

Family Support Organization of Burlington County 

Family Support Organization of Burlington County provides support, advocacy, & education to families & caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral & mental health needs.  609-265-8838


Oaks Integrated Care

Oaks Integrated Care is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families living with a mental illness, addiction or developmental disability. The organization offers over 230 health and social service programs throughout New Jersey designed to meet the needs of our community with compassion. By focusing on integrated care, we can begin to treat the whole person to achieve both mental and physical wellness.


Burlington Resource Net 

Resources for children and families in Burlington County. Includes community services such as arts, recreation, educational services, and support groups. The site also includes health services pertaining to mental and physical health. 


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  

One of NAMI’s main goals is to ensure that people get help early.  Since mental health conditions typically begin during childhood, adolescence or young adulthood, we have compiled essential information and resources intended to help young people get the mental health support they need. 

NAMI - How To Get Help From The Mental Health System In Burlington County

NJ FamilyCare 

NJ FamilyCare is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help qualified New Jersey residents of any age access affordable health insurance. NJ FamilyCare is for people who do not have employer insurance. New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program - includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low-cost healthcare coverage that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services, and even hospitalization.

Affordable Connectivity Program  

This is a federal program that provides eligible households with a discount on broadband service and connected devices. 

NJ 211

Dial 2-1-1.  Connects people to services that will help with food, housing, healthcare and more.  Available 24/7 and supports 180 different languages.


Division of Vocational and Rehabilitation Services

The mission of the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to enable eligible individuals with disabilities to achieve an employment outcome consistent with their strengths, priorities, needs, abilities, and capabilities.


The Arc of Burlington County

An organization that helps to improve the quality of life for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Domestic Violence Services

Burlington County: 1-877-871-7551 or 609-871-7551

Providence House Domestic Violence Services seeks to end the cycle of domestic violence through education, empowerment and advocacy while providing a safe haven from abuse.  Through our confidential and FREE services, we help survivors separate from abusive individuals, change living arrangements, file restraining orders, establish boundaries and become aware of their options.

The Renfrew Center

The Renfrew Center of Southern New Jersey (located in Mt. Laurel) is an outpatient facility specializing in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, as well as, the full range of eating disorders.


The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ young people.  They provide information and support to LGBTQ+ young people 24/7, all year round.  1-866-488-7386


LGBT National Youth Talkline

They provide a confidential safe space where callers of any age can speak about sexual orientation or gender identity/expression issues. This includes coming out issues, relationship concerns, family, bullying, school issues, HIV/AIDS anxiety, safer sex information, suicide, and much more. 1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)  



Kaleidoscope is a community-based LGBTQIA+ program that offers monthly meetings and ongoing virtual platforms in a welcoming atmosphere where teens and young adults can find support, guidance, and a sense of community. Kaleidoscope provides a safe, supportive environment for LGBTQIA+ allied teens and young adults to gather, socialize, organize, and help each other. 


National Runaway Safeline

The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Call or text 1-800-RUNAWAY.  The Home Free program reunites youth with their family, legal guardian or helps them get to an alternative living arrangement, such as a community-based transitional living program, through a free bus ticket.


National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline (Love is Respect)

24 hour support, crisis intervention, problem-solving techniques and referrals for victims of dating abuse (13-18), their families and advocates. Call 1-866-331-9474 or text LOVEIS to 22522. provides information from various government agencies on bullying, cyberbullying, prevention, resources for kids and how to get help.


St. Mary's Food Pantry

45 Crosswicks St., Bordentown, NJ 08505- Visit the rectory to sign up for help. They will give you an ID card that allows you to visit the food pantry once per week. 


Trinity United Methodist Church

339 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown, NJ 08505- Free dinner for families every Tuesday night from 5:00pm-6:30pm.

Counseling Services

JKOR Counseling Group

(609) 865-2670. 33 3rd Street, Suite 101, Bordentown, NJ 08505- Provides mental health services to children, adolescents & adults. 


Center for Dynamic Growth

(609) 588-9989. 2135 Route 33 Hamilton, NJ 08690- Works with Children & Families.


Kristen Jones, Psy.D.

(732)691-0688. 3 South Main Street, Suite 3b, Allentown, NJ 08501 - Works with children, adolescents & families. Offers Individual& group psychotherapy, psycho-educational evaluations, ADD/ADHD evaluations.  


Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

(609) 655-2010. 601 Ewing Street, Suite C9, Princeton, NJ 08540. Works with adults, children, & families, helping them cope with stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, & adjustment to life transitions.  


Joshua Friedman, Psychologist , PhD

(609) 896-0640 or (609) 896-0740. 3100 Princeton Pike, Building 3, Suite C, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Works with children facing challenges such as anxiety, school problems, depression, family & behavior issues.


Ms. Lynn Lyon, MSW, LCSW

(609) 217-2366. 183 Franklin Corner Road, Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648- Adoption Attachment & Trauma Therapy.


Newsome Psychological Services

(609) 702-5880. 100 Creek Crossing Blvd., Suite 108, Hainesport, NJ 08036. Provides adult, child, individual and family therapy services.


Dr. Alex Strauss

(856) 983-3866. 5000 Sagemore Drive, Suite 205, Marlton, NJ 08053- Adult, Child, & Adolescent Psychiatrist in Marlton, NJ.


Center for Counseling & Education, LLC

Marlton: (856) 985-9091, Medford: (609) 714-8400.  Works with children, adolescents, adults & families.

Offers groups such as stress management education & teaches kids positive coping skills. Many groups are free.


Dr. Jeffrey A. Fine Associates, P.C.

(215) 860-1144. 4 Terry Drive, Suite 7, Newtown, PA 18940.  Group providing psychological services & educational testing & counseling.


Lisa Steinhilber, LPC

(609) 257-4578. 103 Carnegie Center, Suite 120, Princeton, NJ 08540.


Center for Family Guidance

(856) 983-3900. Offers full range of services including: individual, couples & family therapy; child & adolescent mental health, psychiatric evaluations; medication management; & school-based evaluations. 


Comprehensive Mental Health Services

 (609) 737-7797. Pennington & Princeton, NJ- Provides individual counseling, psychiatric evaluations, play therapy, family therapy, social skills groups & psychoeducational testing.


Mending Hearts Family Counseling 

(609) 499-0165. 60 Cathy Lane, Suite 103, Florence, NJ 08518.


Main Street Counseling

609-208-3053. Locations in Allentown, Hamilton, Moorestown, and Pennington.



A state licensed and accredited Mental Health and Psychiatric agency.  Their team provides services to children, adolescents, and adults; utilizing a wide range of evidence based practices.


Lisa Collins, LPC, MFT

(609) 471-2445. 948 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ 08505.


Lily Counseling and Art Therapy, LLC

Lindsey Bell, MA, LPC, LPAT, ATR-BC

‪(908) 336-1789‬

65 South Main Street Building C Pennington, NJ 08534

Provides mental health and art therapy services to children, adolescents & adults


The Counseling Center Group

Casey Santora, LSW, MSW

(888) 604-6776

65 Mechanic Street, L2, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Offers virtual sessions; specialty areas include young children & adolescents, anxiety management, behavior modification, emotional regulation, oppositional defiance, trauma and attachment styles

Coping with Loss

Good Grief

Provide unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults, and families after the death of a mother, father, sister, or brother through peer support programs, education, and advocacy.  Their programs address the needs of the whole child: breaking down isolation and stigmas, equipping families with coping strategies and communication skills, and promoting good mental and physical health. Good Grief works to raise awareness and advocate for grieving children and families to ensure that no child ever has to grieve alone.  

Rainbows For All Children

Supports youth navigating grief of all kinds such as death, divorce, incarceration, abandonment and many others, through facilitated peer groups within their communities.

Comfort Zone Camp

A nonprofit 501(c)3 bereavement organization that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, primary caregiver, or significant person.  The programs are free of charge and include trust-building activities and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings.  Comfort Zone’s programs are offered to children ages 7-17, young adults ages 18-25, and separate parent and guardian programs.

Recovery Resources

Partnership to End Addiction

1-855-378-4373. An organization dedicated to addiction prevention, treatment, support and recovery.   

New Jersey's Addiction Helpline

844-732-2465.  ReachNJ is a central call-in line for New Jersey residents who are looking for help with substance use.   Each call to ReachNJ is answered by a live person in the first 30 seconds. Trained staff will screen callers to identify their exact needs, are able to provide referrals to supportive services and connect you to a local treatment provider. ReachNJ serves NJ residents of all ages regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.


Children's System of Care Substance Use Treatment Services

CSOC is a Division within the NJ Department of Children and Families.  CSOC serves children, adolescents, and young adults with emotional and behavioral health care challenges, developmental and intellectual disabilities, & substance use challenges.


City of Angels NJ

Hotline 609.910.4942.  A nonprofit whose mission is “helping people get help”.  They focus on navigating the mental health and substance use system, recovery support, veteran services, recovery wellness, advocacy, law enforcement and training.  

NJ Connect

 A confidential call line to connect substance users with certified drug and alcohol counselors and connect family members with peer specialists.  1-855-652-3737. 


Parent's Guide: How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs & Alcohol



Al-Anon supports family members whose loved one is having a drug/alcohol problem.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem.  Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.



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