Resources for Families During the Pandemic

RENTAL AND OTHER HOUSING ASSISTANCE

If you are looking for help with paying rent or have questions about landlord-tenant issues and evictions:

Hudson County Housing Resource Center
Carmen Esquilin, HUD Certified Housing Counselor
830 Bergen Avenue, Suite 5A
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
cesquilin@hudsonhrc.org
Tel: 201-795-5615 x 105
Fax: 201-795-1091
FB.com/hudsonhrc

Hudson County Department of Housing & Community Reintegration

257 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-395-4799
201-209-2826
201-209-2827
emergencyassistance@hcdfs.us
ssh@hcnj.us

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Perform Care

If you or your family need emotional support to cope with the psychological problems caused by the pandemic:
Contact Perform Care if your child is experiencing a mental health emergency or is having emotional or behavioral problems. 877-652-7624 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

FEMA HOPE AND HEALING PROGRAM

FEMA Hope and Healing Program, RWJ-Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention & Recovery.
Contact: Chelsea Stack: Children and Families Team Lead, Chelsea.Stack@rwjbh.org
609-226-6041 or HOPELINE 833-795-HOPE (4673)
https://www.rwjbh.org/hopeandhealing
Helping youth and families impacted by the pandemic:
Better adjust to their new reality
Mitigate stress
Review options
Develop coping strategies
Find linkages to agencies, programs and other resources in their communities
Includes one-on-one supports, weekly virtual groups, chat box, virtual psychoeducational and interactive events, projects designed to meet the unique needs

HOPE AND HEALING Calendar of virtual groups for youth and families
Monday at 6pm
Smile, Breathe, and Go: Stress management for kids
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=TmU0THdVZ20xcmJtRXZZWWs5QXA4UT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 340982
Tuesday at 7pm
From Stuck to Soaring: Stress Management for Teens
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=NmxVQm93ZFVaMG1CMTlxREZheGJXdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 008654
Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Bored in the House: Youth Hangout
https://zoom.us/j/94732149652?pwd=L3BEUTZBR004dnRpNmdkYnRQMWdvdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 947 3214 9652 Passcode: 726468
Wednesdays at 8pm
Supporting Families: Group for Parents and Caregivers
https://zoom.us/j/96390553396?pwd=Sm9HUzE4cXk5WEhqbWt4NloybDYrQT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 963 9055 3396 Passcode: 522856

Tele-Health Counseling Services

Tele-health counseling services. If you are 18 or older and need help with your emotions and mental health as a result of COVID-19, tele-health counseling services are provided by Bridgeway.

FOOD ASSISTANCE

If you need help with paying for food or need food donations:
Apply to the SNAP program (formerly food stamps) & COVID SNAP
Apply Online: njhelps.org

Resource Access Team
Phone Number/email: 908-838-4831/snapoutreach@cfbnj.org
Jessica Wilkerson, Community FoodBank of NJ
Phone Number/email: 908-440-7438/jwilkerson@cfbnj.org --If no answer, leave voicemail

Food Pantries (places where you can receive donations of food)

WIC

If you are pregnant, just given birth, or are breastfeeding and would like to apply for the WIC program which provides benefits to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereals, whole wheat bread, and other healthy foods, go to WIC Online here.
If you would like to enroll in a free culinary training program: go to CFBNJ Food Service Training Academy - open to the public.

TAX PREPARATION

If you need help with applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit and filing your taxes:

United Way Tax Help & Stimulus Help www.unitedwaynnj.org/tax-preparation or call 973.993.1160
Local Tax Help: here

RENTAL AND OTHER HOUSING ASSISTANCE

If you are looking for help with paying rent or have questions about landlord-tenant issues and evictions:

Hudson County Housing Resource Center
Carmen Esquilin, HUD Certified Housing Counselor
830 Bergen Avenue, Suite 5A
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
cesquilin@hudsonhrc.org
Tel: 201-795-5615 x 105
Fax: 201-795-1091
FB.com/hudsonhrc

***INSERT 2021 HOUSING RESOURCE GUIDE ENGLISH
2021 HOUSING RESOURCE GUIDE SPANISH

Hudson County Department of Housing & Community Reintegration
257 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-395-4799
201-209-2826
201-209-2827
emergencyassistance@hcdfs.us
ssh@hcnj.us

***INSERT HUDSON COUNTY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS POWERPOINT

FOOD ASSISTANCE
If you need help with paying for food or need food donations:
Apply to the SNAP program (formerly food stamps) & COVID SNAP
Apply Online: njhelps.org

Resource Access Team
Phone Number/email: 908-838-4831/snapoutreach@cfbnj.org
Jessica Wilkerson, Community FoodBank of NJ
Phone Number/email: 908-440-7438/jwilkerson@cfbnj.org --If no answer, leave voicemail

****INSERT SNAP PROGRAM ENGLISH AND SPANISH FLYERS

Food Pantries (places where you can receive donations of food)
***INSERT JERSEY CITY FOOD PANTRY LIST
***INSERT BITE FOOD PANTRY
***INSERT WE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

If you are pregnant, just given birth, or are breastfeeding and would like to apply for the WIC program which provides benefits to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereals, whole wheat bread, and other healthy foods, go to WIC Online: here
If you would like to enroll in a free culinary training program: CFBNJ Food Service Training Academy - open to the public: here

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

If you or your family need emotional support to cope with the psychological problems caused by the pandemic:
Contact Perform Care if your child is experiencing a mental health emergency or is having emotional or behavioral problems. 877-652-7624 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Watch this short video to learn more about Perform Care https://www.performcarenj.org/families/index.aspx

FEMA Hope and Healing Program, RWJ-Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention & Recovery.
Contact: Chelsea Stack: Children and Families Team Lead, Chelsea.Stack@rwjbh.org
609-226-6041 or HOPELINE 833-795-HOPE (4673)
https://www.rwjbh.org/hopeandhealing
Helping youth and families impacted by the pandemic:
Better adjust to their new reality
Mitigate stress
Review options
Develop coping strategies
Find linkages to agencies, programs and other resources in their communities
Includes one-on-one supports, weekly virtual groups, chat box, virtual psychoeducational and interactive events, projects designed to meet the unique needs

HOPE AND HEALING Calendar of virtual groups for youth and families
Monday at 6pm
Smile, Breathe, and Go: Stress management for kids
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=TmU0THdVZ20xcmJtRXZZWWs5QXA4UT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 340982
Tuesday at 7pm
From Stuck to Soaring: Stress Management for Teens
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=NmxVQm93ZFVaMG1CMTlxREZheGJXdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 008654
Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Bored in the House: Youth Hangout
https://zoom.us/j/94732149652?pwd=L3BEUTZBR004dnRpNmdkYnRQMWdvdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 947 3214 9652 Passcode: 726468
Wednesdays at 8pm
Supporting Families: Group for Parents and Caregivers
https://zoom.us/j/96390553396?pwd=Sm9HUzE4cXk5WEhqbWt4NloybDYrQT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 963 9055 3396 Passcode: 522856

Tele-health counseling services. If you are 18 or older and need help with your emotions and mental health as a result of COVID-19, tele-health counseling services are provided by Bridgeway.

***INSERT ENGLISH AND SPANISH TELEHEALTH OUTPATIENT BROCHURE

Youth Resources, including help lines, prevention and treatment services, dealing with grief, and organizations assisting LGBTQ youth.
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

***INSERT YOUTH RESOURCES SLIDES


The COVE offers fun activities for youth and families

Family Resources
Family Partners of Hudson County Family Support Organization—201-915-5140
(Family to family peer support and education)

***INSERT FAMILY RESOURCES SLIDE

Hudson Partnership Care Management Organization www.hudsoncmo.org FB @HudsonCMO Twitter Hudson_CMO Instagram @cmocove
Obtain information about the state’s Childrens System of Care for mental health and related services

FOOD ASSISTANCE

If you need help with paying for food or need food donations:
Apply to the SNAP program (formerly food stamps) & COVID SNAP
Apply Online: njhelps.org

Resource Access Team
Phone Number/email: 908-838-4831/snapoutreach@cfbnj.org
Jessica Wilkerson, Community FoodBank of NJ
Phone Number/email: 908-440-7438/jwilkerson@cfbnj.org --If no answer, leave voicemail

****INSERT SNAP PROGRAM ENGLISH AND SPANISH FLYERS

Food Pantries (places where you can receive donations of food)
***INSERT JERSEY CITY FOOD PANTRY LIST
***INSERT BITE FOOD PANTRY
***INSERT WE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

If you are pregnant, just given birth, or are breastfeeding and would like to apply for the WIC program which provides benefits to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereals, whole wheat bread, and other healthy foods, go to WIC Online: here
If you would like to enroll in a free culinary training program: CFBNJ Food Service Training Academy - open to the public: here

TAX PREPARATION

If you need help with applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit and filing your taxes:

United Way Tax Help & Stimulus Help www.unitedwaynnj.org/tax-preparation or call 973.993.1160
Local Tax Help: here

RENTAL AND OTHER HOUSING ASSISTANCE
If you are looking for help with paying rent or have questions about landlord-tenant issues and evictions:

Hudson County Housing Resource Center
Carmen Esquilin, HUD Certified Housing Counselor
830 Bergen Avenue, Suite 5A
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
cesquilin@hudsonhrc.org
Tel: 201-795-5615 x 105
Fax: 201-795-1091
FB.com/hudsonhrc

***INSERT 2021 HOUSING RESOURCE GUIDE ENGLISH
2021 HOUSING RESOURCE GUIDE SPANISH

Hudson County Department of Housing & Community Reintegration
257 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-395-4799
201-209-2826
201-209-2827
emergencyassistance@hcdfs.us
ssh@hcnj.us

***INSERT HUDSON COUNTY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS POWERPOINT

FOOD ASSISTANCE
If you need help with paying for food or need food donations:
Apply to the SNAP program (formerly food stamps) & COVID SNAP
Apply Online: njhelps.org

Resource Access Team
Phone Number/email: 908-838-4831/snapoutreach@cfbnj.org
Jessica Wilkerson, Community FoodBank of NJ
Phone Number/email: 908-440-7438/jwilkerson@cfbnj.org --If no answer, leave voicemail

****INSERT SNAP PROGRAM ENGLISH AND SPANISH FLYERS

Food Pantries (places where you can receive donations of food)
***INSERT JERSEY CITY FOOD PANTRY LIST
***INSERT BITE FOOD PANTRY
***INSERT WE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

If you are pregnant, just given birth, or are breastfeeding and would like to apply for the WIC program which provides benefits to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereals, whole wheat bread, and other healthy foods, go to WIC Online: here
If you would like to enroll in a free culinary training program: CFBNJ Food Service Training Academy - open to the public: here

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
If you or your family need emotional support to cope with the psychological problems caused by the pandemic:
Contact Perform Care if your child is experiencing a mental health emergency or is having emotional or behavioral problems. 877-652-7624 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Watch this short video to learn more about Perform Care https://www.performcarenj.org/families/index.aspx

FEMA Hope and Healing Program, RWJ-Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention & Recovery.
Contact: Chelsea Stack: Children and Families Team Lead, Chelsea.Stack@rwjbh.org
609-226-6041 or HOPELINE 833-795-HOPE (4673)
https://www.rwjbh.org/hopeandhealing
Helping youth and families impacted by the pandemic:
Better adjust to their new reality
Mitigate stress
Review options
Develop coping strategies
Find linkages to agencies, programs and other resources in their communities
Includes one-on-one supports, weekly virtual groups, chat box, virtual psychoeducational and interactive events, projects designed to meet the unique needs

HOPE AND HEALING Calendar of virtual groups for youth and families
Monday at 6pm
Smile, Breathe, and Go: Stress management for kids
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=TmU0THdVZ20xcmJtRXZZWWs5QXA4UT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 340982
Tuesday at 7pm
From Stuck to Soaring: Stress Management for Teens
https://zoom.us/j/8379987908?pwd=NmxVQm93ZFVaMG1CMTlxREZheGJXdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 008654
Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Bored in the House: Youth Hangout
https://zoom.us/j/94732149652?pwd=L3BEUTZBR004dnRpNmdkYnRQMWdvdz09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 947 3214 9652 Passcode: 726468
Wednesdays at 8pm
Supporting Families: Group for Parents and Caregivers
https://zoom.us/j/96390553396?pwd=Sm9HUzE4cXk5WEhqbWt4NloybDYrQT09
1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 963 9055 3396 Passcode: 522856

Tele-health counseling services. If you are 18 or older and need help with your emotions and mental health as a result of COVID-19, tele-health counseling services are provided by Bridgeway.

***INSERT ENGLISH AND SPANISH TELEHEALTH OUTPATIENT BROCHURE

Youth Resources, including help lines, prevention and treatment services, dealing with grief, and organizations assisting LGBTQ youth.
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

***INSERT YOUTH RESOURCES SLIDES


The COVE offers fun activities for youth and families

Family Resources
Family Partners of Hudson County Family Support Organization—201-915-5140
(Family to family peer support and education)

***INSERT FAMILY RESOURCES SLIDE

Hudson Partnership Care Management Organization www.hudsoncmo.org FB @HudsonCMO Twitter Hudson_CMO Instagram @cmocove
Obtain information about the state’s Childrens System of Care for mental health and related services

TAX PREPARATION
If you need help with applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit and filing your taxes:

United Way Tax Help & Stimulus Help https://www.unitedwaynnj.org/tax-preparation or call 973.993.1160
Local Tax Help: here