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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
I don’t see my city?
Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
Recommend a Service

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Medical

medical

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Paterson- medical/dental care- Eva’s Village

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Housing/Shelter

Housing

National

National- CoAbode

National- Low Income Apartments

County/City

Barnegat- Family Promise

Camden- Anna Sample Complex

Cape May- Family Promise

East Orange- Sierra House

Edison- Ozanam Family Shelter

Elizabeth- Family Promise

Elizabeth- Raphael’s LifeHouse

Flemington- Family Promise

Glassboro- Eleanor Corbett House

Glassboro- Family Promise

Hillside- Homefirst

Hoboken- Good Counsel Homes

Morristown- Family Promise

Morristown- Homeless Solutions

Newton- Family Promise

Oxford- Family Promise

Paterson- Eva’s Village

Pennsville- Family Promise

Perth Amboy- State Street Housing

Plainfield- Homefirst

Ridgewood- Family Promise

Somerset- The Center for Great Expectations

Somerville- Agape House

Summit- Family Promise

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Hackettstown- Catholic Charities

Hillsborough- Catholic Charities

New Brunswick- Catholic Charities

Phillipsburg- Catholic Charities

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

Work First TANF

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Burlington County- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

Ocean County- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

essentials.

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- rideshare- Zimride

County/City

Flemington- eviction prevention- Family Promise

Newton- rental assistance, utility assistance, etc.- Family Promise

Paterson- daily food- Eva’s Kitchen

Plainfield- emergency assistance, family support services, etc.- Homefirst

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Support Groups

National

National- CoAbode

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

There is no Putative Father Registry at this time.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

surrender of a child shall not be valid if taken prior to the birth of the child who is the subject of the surrender. A surrender by the birth parent of a child shall not be valid if taken within 72 hours of the birth of the child.

The surrender shall be valid and binding without regard to the age of the person executing the surrender and shall be irrevocable except at the discretion of the approved agency taking such surrender or upon order or judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction setting aside such surrender upon proof of fraud, duress or misrepresentation by the approved agency.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.
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