Contact We Care is Central and Northern NJ's crisis listening line.
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.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home through our Home Free program. Call if you are a teacher looking for information to pass along to your students about alternatives to running from home. Call if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from home.
You can talk one-on-one with a trained advocate 24/7 who can offer support and connect you to resources. Call toll free 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453. One-on-one live chat is also available from 4-midnight Central Standard Time, 7 days a week. The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline is a resource that can be accessed by internet or phone. The Helpline and loveisrespect.org offer real-time one-on-one support from trained advocates. The Texas Council on Family Violence operates the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline and the National Domestic Violence Hotline from their call center in Austin, Texas. Loveisrespect.org provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials, and the general public. All communication is confidential and anonymous.
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