Resources

One of the important components of Teen Conference is to provide access to community resources. We invite you to click on the links below to the many organizations that are available to educate and assist you, your family and friends with any number of issues. These are challenging times, but there is always somewhere to turn for support, information and help.

2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline is a free and confidential helpline for youth and young adults (10-24) in NJ who can reach out by text or phone 24/7 for support with any issue or concern  

*Call 888-222-2228. 

Since 1976, 180 Turning Lives Around has supported and empowered individuals and families in crisis. A private, non-profit organization, 180 is the state-designated Monmouth County agency that provides comprehensive and compassionate services to those affected by domestic and sexual violence, no matter your race, gender, orientation, or social status

*serves Monmouth County, Central NJ

Information and resources for young people and training/TA for the adults who support them.

Educational videos for youth ages 10 -14 and their parents/caregivers.

Support for LGBTQ people encountering abuse

We place a high priority on safety and well-being of LGBTQ+ youth and are mindful of concerns around intersectionality.   We do not intend to speak for any individual or group, but to stand beside and support in the most meaningfully possible ways any marginalized persons and groups. Hence we see ourselves striving to model and encouraging others to be allies of the groups/persons we support.

CJFHC provides Early Intervention Bereavement, Teen Outreach Program, Perinatal Addiction Prevention, Child Care, Health Consultants, Postpartum Mood Disorder Follow-Up Service Coordination, Professional Education

*Serves Central NJ

Opportunities for teens, leadership, programming, and scholarships.

*Serves Central & Southern NJ

Anonymous and confidential hotline for LGBT youth

GLSEN is the leading national education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth. GLSEN currently has approximately 40 Chapters in the U.S. Every day, GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from harassment and discrimination.

HiTOPS provides a diverse and comprehensive array of sexual health-related programs, services, and community events center on the following core areas:  Sex Education for Middle and High School-Aged Youth Peer Leadership and Education Education, Support, and Advocacy for LGBTQ+ Identified Youth Professional Development and Consultation

*Serves Central NJ

I Support the Girls collects and distributes essential items, including bras, underwear, and menstrual hygiene products, allowing women and girls experiencing homelessness, impoverishment, or distress to stand tall with dignity. Around the globe we're helping girls and women experiencing homelessness, victims of domestic violence, victims of sex trafficking, refugees and evacuees affected by natural disasters.  ISTG's various programs work with a wide range of populations: Evacuees of natural disasters, breast cancer survivors, inmates in correctional facilities, transgender teens and adults, veterans, Native Americans and many more.  Our motto is: "Collect locally, donate locally." Because of our affiliate network, we have people on the ground ready to meet the local need.

*Serves Central and Southern NJ

Support for those experiencing dating violence

We are an academic program in public health, at a premier state university in New Jersey.  We invite students and their families to consider studying here, in our growing, and outstanding public health undergraduate programs, in Community Health Education or in Health Systems Administration and Policy.

Hotline for those experiencing abuse & violence

Support for those encountering dating or domestic violence

Confidential support, resources and treatment options for eating disorders

Support for those who have run away or are considering running away

Support for those who have experienced sexual assault, created and operated by RAINN. 

The New Jersey Foster Care (NJFC) Scholars and the Pathways to Academic & Career Exploration to Success (PACES) programs provide adolescents who have experienced time in foster care later in their lives, adoption, kinship legal guardianship and homelessness with assistance and support to pursue their academic and career goals..

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey provides resources to support women, children and families through home visitation, community education, outreach and support groups.   

Resource for sexual and reproductive health care

The Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program offers daily group-based recovery-oriented treatment, support, and case management services for people coping with the  challenges of mental illness, including individuals struggling with addiction or substance abuse. 

Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) provides crisis intervention, counseling, and support to survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking.  Our dedicated team of highly trained and compassionate staff provide personalized care to help people follow a path to healing.  The SERV crisis intervention team is available 24/7 through our free and confidential hotlines.

*Serves Southern NJ

A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

Support for trans youth

For questions or to add your organization to the 2020 Virtual Teen Conference resource page please email our team at education@ppgnnj.org