We provide a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for the residents of Monmouth County, NJ. It is a collaboration between Monmouth ACTS and MonmouthCares, Inc.
How can the ResourceNet help you?
Residents can find specific recreational activities, health providers, support groups, and events in your area. If you are a resident of Monmouth County, NJ, please subscribe to our Weekly Events and News.
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. To learn about what happens when you call, text, or chat with the Lifeline, click here
Family Success Centers
Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered, neighborhood gathering places where any community resident can go for family support, information and services. There is no cost to access services provided by Family Success Centers (FSCs).
Family Based Services Association of NJ (FBSANJ) provides free peer support, educates, and advocates on behalf of Monmouth County parents and families of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, mental health, developmental disabilities and substance use. (732) 542-4502
Monmouth ACTS -Serving You Better. Together.
Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) is an innovative public-private partnership (the first of its kind in New Jersey!) that brings together Monmouth County government employees and their counterparts in the private/nonprofit sector to find effective ways to meet today’s human service needs. This group works together to streamline and improve access to services in mental health, addiction, aging, housing, childcare, transportation, and much more.
Monmouth County residents can call 732-542-6422, Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for guidance, resources, mental health support, or just someone to talk to. Residents can connect to a licensed counselor who can provide up to 6 telephone emotional support sessions, more information here.
Learn about opportunities in: Landscaping, Baby Sitting, Dog Walking, Auto Detailing, Pool Maintenance, Window Washing, E-Commerce, Beauty Business, Social Media, Website Development, Party Planning, and more! Sign up now! Space is limited. Sessions begin in January.
Wellness on Wednesday webinars with Family & Community Health Sciences will focus on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. This series will walk you through the easy steps that you can take to add positive health behaviors into your day.
No prior experience needed! Any level of flexibility works! Through deep, relaxing breath and safe, introspective movement, this class will help you discover how yoga can encourage focus and peacefulness of mind and relaxation of the body. Bring a yoga mat if you have one, and wear comfortable, gym-type clothes.
In easy-to-understand ‘bite size’ lunchtime conversations, we’ll show how to use these solutions in the home, the office, and in the community! Each 45-minute session will highlight one specific topic, demonstrate tools, and leave plenty of time to answer your questions. All sessions are 12:00 - 12:45pm See details for exact dates.
Join us virtually on December 1st at 12:30pm ET for a 45-minute lunchtime conversation and panel discussion about our new documentary, “Untreated & Unheard: The Addiction Crisis in America”, produced and developed by Paramount.
Hear from one of the film's directors, Spencer Parker, along with families sharing their personal stories.
This 1-hour session will provide an interactive platform for discussions around incorporating faith & spirituality into care planning. TCOM Tools, such as the Child Adolescent Needs & Strengths (CANS), include a Spirituality/Religion item in the Strengths Section
“A Gathering of Womyn of Color” is an online group that meets once a month for all LGBTQ womyn of color in the Black, Indigenous, People of Color community. The group is an open discussion of multiple topics.
FREE virtual presentation for families regarding legal guardianships through Community Law Project! The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, December 1st at 7:00 PM, RSVP by Tuesday, November 29th via phone: (732) 380-1012 or email: [email protected]
The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.
A therapeutic book club for adults who struggle with wondering, "What's wrong with me?" to help them understand that the real question they should be asking is, "What happened to me?". This book club will explore how adverse childhood experiences influence our brain development and guide our behaviors as adults. We will discuss how we are all on the same page with trying to understand the impact of trauma.
Larry Brodsky, Esq. will give an overview of debt collection practice and will discuss the debt collection process, what you should do if a debt collector contacts you, what to do if you are sued by a creditor, how to answer a summons and complaint, whether a creditor can garnish your wages, whether you can negotiate your debts, and bankruptcy as a possible solution.
The Caregiver Support Group returns in July 2022 and will meet on the third Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm and will may include speakers on various topics. Come when you can or simply as you need the support.
In this webinar, we will delve into what ADHD is, the signs and symptoms, as well as the reasoning behind these misdiagnoses. We will cover the role that gender stereotypes play in the rate at which boys and girls are diagnosed and the impact it can have on their self-esteem and mental health.
Calling all young adults with TS, age 18-35. Join us as we come together to build our community and connect with others navigating both the TS journey and adulthood. Here you can comfortably discuss your experiences, share advice, and build relationships with those who understand your unique challenges.
The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.
Our NJCTS parent support group is an avenue for parents who are new to a TS diagnosis to seek support and guidance from parents who have more experience, as well as an opportunity for parents with more familiarity in coping with TS to learn and seek guidance. The group is facilitated by Dr. Jeremy Lichtman, an expert in the treatment of TS, who is there to answer questions and provide guidance wherever you may be in your TS journey.
The holidays can be especially challenging when you're missing a loved one. We'll talk about: How to deal with the multitude of emotions that you'll feel during this time How you create new traditions or work through old one How to manage social gatherings How to feel a sense of hope despite the challenge of such a huge loss
NJ families have until Dec. 31 to request services for students with disabilities missed during the pandemic. The deadline to request "compensatory education" for special education services that were missed during the pandemic is for all parents in NJ.
Need health insurance? Come back to HealthCare.gov before December 15 to enroll in a health coverage plan that begins on January 1, 2023. Did you know: 4 out of 5 people who enroll in a health plan through HealthCare.gov can find a plan for $10 or less per month, with financial assistance!
Eligible New Jersey residents who filed a tax return using an Individual Taxpayer ID Number (ITIN) in 2021, whose household income is less than 200% of the federal poverty guideline, and who were not eligible for federal stimulus payments will receive a one-time $500 payment this month from the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.
New Jersey has extended the application deadline for the new Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) property tax relief program until January 31, 2023. Renters who had previously been ineligible because their units are under Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements are now eligible to apply for the benefit.
This is a Zoom video conference webinar in the series How Parents Social Security Benefits Impact Their Adult Child with IDD, featuring presenter Beverly Roberts, Director, Mainstreaming Medical Care, Arc of New Jersey. Please RSVP to receive the zoom link and password.
Join Dr. Michael Cohen to discuss what it was like to forge a happily atypical identity in a straight-laced world. From growing up gay in the suburbs and struggling with mental health and drug addiction, life wasn’t always easy or expected. The Stigma-Free Lecture Series is sponsored by Student Life & Activities. Hybrid In-person and virtual event.
NAMI’s “In Our Own Voice” presentations change attitudes, assumptions, and stereotypes about people living with mental health conditions. These free presentations provide a personal perspective of mental illness, as presenters with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to live with a mental health condition.