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 Support Organization (FSO)
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 County Schools Partnership for Wellness: Symposium on Mental Health & Wellness February 23, 2023. 6:00 PM
All are welcome - students, parents and educators! #BeYouBeWell
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.
This open mic is designed for collaborators and experimentalists alike, to try new things, and be open to different possibilities. Join singer, songwriter, and band leader Whitney Kelly with her co-host Multi-Instrumentalist Andy Demos every Tuesday Night.
The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope - OPEN A THEATRE! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world.
City of Asbury Park Recreation Department and Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County presents Swim Lessons (for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced). AP children ages 5-17, AP adults 18 and up. Every Saturday 1/14-2/18. Adult class: 8am-9am, youth class: 9am-10am. Fee: $25 per person(non-refundable).
Bierman Autism Centers is launching a free 6-week "Caregiver & Me" program for families with children diagnosed with autism located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. This is an opportunity for families to come to the Bierman center weekly for activity groups.
Learn about Disaster Preparedness resources for faith-based organizations; building capacity to implement programs such as Youth Preparedness Clubs; Community Preparedness Ambassadors; Teen CERT programs, FEMA Grants for Faith based non-profits and/or Houses of worship, and much more. Pre-register to save your spot.
Don't miss out on our Children's Arts and Crafts Class! Each session will feature a different project. Children will work with clay, paint, plaster and more! Classes are taught by instructors from The Art Hut.
A hands-on program designed to teach you the basics to play the songs you want to play. There is a required workbook that will be available for purchase at the first class. You bring the guitar, we'll bring the personalized instruction to each class. Nylon guitar strings are recommended for easier play.
Support meetings for Resource Parents & Foster Children ages 6 to 12. “We Are Loved” is dedicated to empowering & supporting foster youth by providing a safe and loving space where every foster child has the opportunity to flourish as we create an environment based on empathy, education, new experiences, and LOVE!
Planning for transition to life after high school should definitely include assistive technology, but is often left out of the conversation. This webinar looks at the specific planning activities and how assistive technology can be included.
Supporting your Child's "Big Emotions" After School
Your child goes to school in a good mood, keeps it together all day, and then comes home and falls apart. The crying, the yelling- it's like a totally different child. Why do kids who had a good day at school unravel when they get home? We'll talk about it and give you strategies to address "Big Emotions". Email [email protected]
CancerCare is offering a free, 12-week live support group for older adults (65+) diagnosed with cancer in New Jersey who are receiving a form of active treatment (which may consist of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal treatments, and/or advanced cancer treatment).
Two River Friends of Diverse Learners is an open network of parents and community members of the Two River Area working together to improve the outcomes of individuals who have diverse learning styles, strengths and abilities. TRFODL serves as a resource networking group for Special Education Parent Advisory Groups in the region.
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.
This year’s topic is “Education at the Crossroads: where mental health, immigration and trauma intersect”, and will feature an array of speakers addressing immigration trauma, struggles of undocumented and unaccompanied minors and LGBTQ+ Youth Challenges.
This is an in-person event & must register if planning on attending.
Arts expression program for children, guiding them from diverse backgrounds to find their voices through artist expression and helping them to connect with each other to make a difference in their community.
PCAST workshops for Winter/Spring, 2023 will be in-person workshops held at the training locations listed.
New Jersey educators and family members will continue to access the workshop materials and resources below through the Rutgers Canvas Learning Management System. Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to the start of each course.
The monthly NJCTS support group is an avenue for parents who are new to a tic disorder 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 a diagnosis to also learn and seek guidance.
Designs should be for a unisex t-shirt and must center on the “AIR® Attitudes in Reverse®” theme: Mental illness is like air. Just because you don’t see it, it doesn’t mean it isn’t there. It is all around us. Grand prize is an iPad, second place prize is a $50 Visa gift card. The deadline for design and release form submissions is April 14, 2023.
Responses will be accepted on a rolling basis from January 23, 2023 through March 1, 2023 by 12 Noon There will be a virtual Non-Mandatory Respondent’s Conference on February 15, 2023 at 10:00AM to 12:00PM
The County of Monmouth invites the submission of written proposals for the provision of a Youth Work Experience Program to eligible Out-of-School Monmouth County Youth for the period of April 3, 2023 through December 31, 2023 with one (1) one-year renewal option. Proposals must be delivered by 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.
To provide an expansive model in comprehensive and efficient defense against eviction to low-income renter households in NJ by interconnecting two existing, successful, and impactful Department best practices in eviction prevention, namely connecting the Eviction Diversion Initiative (EDI) to the Access to Counsel Initiative (ATC)...
Camp Coconuts is the premier Monmouth County Summer Camp for kids ages 4-14. Our beautiful campus situated in Hazlet New Jersey, at the Hazlet Twp Swim and Tennis Club offers four pools: a splash pool, a step pool for beginners, an Olympic size main pool and a diving tank.
Beginning with our youngest Pre-K campers and continuing through our 10th grade C.I.T. program, we offer a wide range of activities tailor-made for the growing camper. Our pre-k, kindergarten, and first-grade campers utilize their own age and size-appropriate facilities, as well as most of the activities offered on our campus.