Family Resources

Hunterdon · Somerset · Warren

For questions about, or access to, the State of New Jersey’s services for children or youth, please call their 24 hour, toll-free phone line at (877) 652-7624.

Children’s System of Care

Children’s System of Care, a Division of New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families, serves children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families. Children’s System of Care is committed to providing these services based on the needs of the child and family in a family-centered, team driven, community-based environment. Children’s System of Care is committed to involving families in all aspects of the planning and treatment process to ensure a System of Care that is family-friendly and culturally competent.


PerformCare serves as the statewide contracted system administrator for the Division of Children’s System of Care Services. Through PerformCare, Children’s System of Care provides families with a single point of contact that registers, tracks and coordinates care for children involved with the System of Care. PerformCare serves as the administrative hub of the System Of Care and performs a range of system management, technical support and quality improvement functions essential to organizing, operating and monitoring the system.

For more information, contact PerformCare at (877) 652-7624.

Care Management Organizations

Care management organizations (CMO) are private, non-profits that coordinate a full range of treatment and support services for children with the most complex needs. Using the Wraparound Model, they work with child-family teams to develop individualized service plans. The CMO’s goals are to keep children in their homes, their schools and their communities. If you need access Care Management services, contact PerformCare at (877) 652-7624 for a referral.

Tri-County Care Management Organization (TCCMO)

3040 Route 22 West, Suite 210
Branchburg , NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 526-3900
Fax: (908) 526-5278
James Parauda, Executive Director

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

The Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) provides on-site mobile crisis assessment to Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties children and youth between the ages of 5 through 18 who are in an active state of crisis or escalating crisis, 24 hours a day – 7 days a week. It is designed for children whose behavior is putting them at risk. MRSS also provides short-term, flexible services to assist with stabilizing children in their current living arrangement. Creating a comprehensive, coordinated Individual Crisis Plan with the family, crisis stabilization is provided and monitored for up to 8 weeks. If you want to access Mobile Response services, please contact Perform Care at (877) 652-7624 for a referral.

Catholic Charities, Diocese Of Metuchen

6 Park Avenue Flemington , NJ 08822
Phone: (908) 782-7905
Fax: (908) 782-5934
Susan Laputka, Program Director

Community Resources

Board of Social Services

Hunterdon County
Somerset County
Warren County

Legal Aid

Hunterdon – (908) 782-7979
Somerset – (908) 231-0840
Warren – (908) 475-2010

Food Stamps



Warren County – (908) 454-7000
Hunterdon County – (908) 782-8183

Family Crisis Intervention Unit

Hunterdon County – (908) 788-6401
Somerset County – (908) 704-6330
Warren County – (908) 454-5141

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren County   (908) 689-0436

Court Appointed Special Advocate Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren

(908) 689-5515

Child Abuse Hotline

877-NJABUSE or 877-652-2873

Child Support

Hunterdon County -(908) 237-5900
Somerset County – (877) NJKIDS1
Warren County – (908) 475-6935

NJ Hotline -(800) 621-5437

Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP)

Hunterdon/Somerset/Warren Area Office
(908) 730-7782 or (866) 332-3693

Hunterdon County – (908) 782-8784
Somerset County – (908) 526-5030
Warren County – (908) 689-7000

Parks & Recreation

Hunterdon County – (908) 782-1158
Somerset County – (908) 722-1200
Warren County – (908) 475-6500

Hunterdon Youth Services for Boys

(908) 782-1046

Runaway Switchboard

(800) 621-4000

Round Valley Youth Center

(908) 236-6885

TriCounty ResourceNet

(908) 526-3900

Youth Services Commission

Hunterdon County – (908) 788-1372
Somerset County – (908) 704-6313
Warren County – (908) 475-6331

211 – Helpline

Hunterdon County – (800) 272-4630
Warren County – (877) 661-4357

CarePlus NJ- Kinship Navigator Program

201-398-9110 x5645

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