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Mental Health, Food Insecurity, & Other Resources

 

Mental Health, Food Insecurity, & Other Resources For Students

 

 

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Changes to the NJ SNAP benefits program mean that some college students are now eligible to receive food assistance through the NJ Department of Human Resources.

To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a CTE (Career & Technical Education) program at WCCC.

Click here for a list of all CTE programs at WCCC.

For more information about SNAP benefits for students, click here.

To complete your SNAP benefits packet from the NJ Department of Human Resources, please see Jacqueline Daly, Director of Financial Aid, in Student Services, or contact her at 908-835- 2309 or [email protected]

Food Pantries

Students are encouraged to use local food pantries if they are food insecure.  To see a list provided by the county of local food pantries and their hours, contact information, and restrictions, please click here


 

Hotlines

All hotlines are confidential and available 24 hours a day.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • NJ’s Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: dial 988
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  • Mental Health Crisis Hotline (Warren County): 908-454-5141
  • Alcohol (Ala-call): 1-800-322-5525
  • NJ Addiction Services Hotline: 1-844-276-2777
  • REACH NJ (addiction services): 1-844-732-2465
  • AIDs: 1-800-624-2377
  • Gamblers Anonymous: 1-800-425-4837
  • Nicotine: 1-516-665-0527
  • Nar-Anon Family Group: 1-800-322-5525
  • Heroin Hotline: 1-855-652-3737

Self-Help Groups with Local Chapters

  • NJ Self-Help Clearinghouse: 1-800-367-6274
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics: 973-744-8686
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 908-668-1882
  • Al-Anon Family Group and Aleteen: 973-744-8686
  • Cocaine Abuse: 1-800-262-2463
  • CO-DA (Codependents): 908-689-8952
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-992-0401
  • Gamblers Anonymous: 1-800-425-4837
  • Nicotine: 1-516-665-0527
  • Nar-Anon Family Group: 1-800-322-5525
  • Heroin Hotline: 1-855-652-3737

The following are resources available in and around Warren County.

General Resources


Temporary Housing/Homelessness


Utility Assistance

  • NJ SHARES – energy, telephone, broadband (internet), and water bills (State program)
    • 1-866-657-4273

Mental Health Resources

To find a mental health professional in your area, use Psychology Today‘s “Find a Therapist, Psychologist, Counselor” and enter your zip code.


Substance Abuse Resources

  • CARES – Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success – Warren County: 908-835-1800
    • The Center for Addiction Recovery, Education & Success works to engage and organize the recovery community by helping individuals find, maintain, and enhance their recovery experience through peer support, educational and volunteer opportunities, and sober recreation, as well as working to reduce stigma associated with substance abuse through advocacy, education, and service.
  • Parent to Parent, Inc.
    • Education, support, advocacy for families/community at large, and assistance in finding detox, treatment, and aftercare for those struggling with substance abuse. They meet the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington, NJ. Email them at [email protected]. Call Debi at 908-619-9252 or Helen at 908-391-4159.

 

 

 

Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 West
Washington NJ 07882
(908) 835-WCCC (9222)