For current information & help with basic needs, read our COVID-19 web pages or dial 2-1-1. For alerts/updates, text NJCOVID to 898-211. Live help on COVID-19 information is available. Speak to a healthcare professional at 1-800-962-1253.


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Donate to NJ 2-1-1     

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization in need of your support. When you donate to NJ 2-1-1 you are helping people throughout our state find the services they need. 

Our call specialists respond to citizens who are in need of food; clothing; shelter; medical services; financial assistance; day care services; respite care; treatment centers and so much more. Often these people call us when they don’t know where else to turn.

Thanks to NJ 211, they have only to pick up the phone and dial 211; text their zip code to 898-211; or use our LIVE Chat to be connected with a caring professional who knows about local resources, and state and federal programs that may provide the very service that will make all of the difference.

Our website provides access to this resource database as wellso people can research programs and services on their own if they prefer. Along with that, the site offers a growing online reference library that provides easy-to-understand explanations about how programs and services work in our state; phone numbers and helpful links. To see some of the topics covered, go to Get Help With

NJ 211 is AIRS certified. AIRS, the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems, is the membership association for information and referral professionals, and the driving force behind clear and consistent professional standards that benchmark every aspect of quality I&R. This accreditation puts NJ 211 in an elite group of information and referral organizations. AIRS accreditation signifies that we conform to stringent guidelines for database resource collection and maintenance; handle calls with empathy as we guide callers to the most useful resources; and, maintain meticulous call data records.

NJ 211 is a source of free and anonymous help 24 hours a day, every day, to people in New Jersey who are in need. Please donate what you can to support our work.