Welcome to the GCLS Social Services Resource Guide.
This guide provides social service resources for adults, youth, and families, focusing on services provided in Gloucester County.
When you contact NJ 211, you will be communicating with a community resource specialist who has been educated about federal, state, and local systems created to help people who are struggling. 211 specialists have access to a resource database of over 7,600 community programs and services that assist people who need help with life's most basic needs like food, utilities, affordable housing, rental assistance, mental and physical health, substance use disorders, childcare, senior needs, legal assistance, transportation, disability services and so much more.
By phone (simply dial 2-1-1)
Via text (send your zip code to 898-211)
By email (email@example.com)
If you live in NJ and you are in need of help, dial 211 or 877-746-5211. You will be connected with your county’s most appropriate resources.
First Call For Help - 1.800.648.0132: First Call for Help provides homeless intervention and case management, emergency shelter placements, and emergency food assistance to Gloucester County Residents. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
Text START to (856) 270-7883.
A Reference Librarian will respond as time permits during normal business hours. Charges from your provider may apply.