IF YOU NEED HELP
Emergencies Dial 911
(908) 665-1400 or complete a Contact Us form for the department that provides your required service. For more information please visit the borough website at www.newprov.org
Borough of New Providence
360 Elkwood Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974
Borough offices are open Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Memorial Day to Labor Day – close at 1 PM on Fridays
General Administration – 908-665-1400; 908-665-9272 (Fax)
Senior Center – 908-665-0046
Police Non-Emergency – 908-665-1111
If an emergency dial 911
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 or Chat @ TheHotline.org
NJ Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-572-SAFE (7233)
NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) Hotline 1-800-601-7200
Women’s Referral Central 1-800-322-8092
Mental Health Services
(877) 294-HELP (4357)
The NJ Department of Human Services toll free “warm line” is a resource for people seeking mental health service. The warm line is available 24 hours and has operators in multiple languages.
Support Services are available in Union County for residents who are experiencing anxiety or stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Social distancing, while crucial to stopping the spread of COVID-19, can increase anxiety among children and young adults. NJ’s Mobile Response services provide real-time emergency counseling 24/7. If your child is in crisis, please call 1-877-652-7624 to talk to a professional anytime.
CDC Managing Stress and Anxiety: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
It’s OK to Not Feel OK video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdKb-OtS2iw&feature=youtu.be
Temporary Financial Assistance: CSA
Our CSA (Community Service Association of New Providence) is a local non-profit organization that provides temporary financial assistance to New Providence residents during a time of need. If you need help, please contact our Community Service Association (CSA) at (908) 665-8254. All calls are strictly confidential.
Donations to the CSA are used solely to help your fellow New Providence residents during their time of financial need. Donations can be sent via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org or by check to: Community Service Association of New Providence, c/o NP Borough Hall, 360 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974. CSA is an independent 501(c)(3) organization. We thank you for your support during these challenging times, and we wish only the best of health for you and your families. If you are in need of assistance from the CSA, please leave a message at (908) 665-8254.
Wellness Calls: Senior Buddy Program
(908) 665-0046 or email at email@example.com
The Borough has started a “Senior Buddy” program as an outreach to our most vulnerable population. We are connecting our seniors with borough employees who will be checking in with anyone who feels they may need a little help making it through this time. “Buddies” will have information available about grocery store and pharmacy hours and food delivery, and will also just check in to brighten someone’s day. If you are a resident of New Providence and would like a “Buddy”, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the DeCorso Community Center at (908) 665-0046 (messages are being checked regularly). In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.
Grocery Shopping Assistance: NPOCFA
(732) 535-8441 or email NewProvidenceOCFA@gmail.com
If you need help with grocery shopping, please directly contact “New Providence, Our Community For All “ (NPOCFA) at (732) 535-8441 or email NewProvidenceOCFA@gmail.com. NPOCFA is a volunteer run and supported organization. This service is for our seniors and most vulnerable.
To volunteer to shop for others please email the volunteer coordinator at email@example.com or call (908)451-3331.