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Welcome to the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District Special Services Department  

Dear Comet Community, 
We are looking for members for our SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Committee).
If you are interested in participating, please complete the brief form below. 
Thank you!

SEPAC Interest Survey 2022-2023

 

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Community Resources for SWSD Parents/Students

Table of Contents

School-Based Resources -

Connect with your SWSD School Counselors and Child Study Team (CST)
Mental Health Services
Inpatient Psychiatric Services
Outpatient Mental Health Services
Hotlines/Helplines
Food Assistance
Child Abuse/Neglect/Human Trafficking
Sexual Assault
Teen Pregnancy information/Preventative Health Resources
Domestic Violence
Child Support Services
Gloucester County Human Services/Family Resources
Mental Health Helplines
Eating Disorders
Gambling Helpline
Parent Assistance
Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Care for Substance Use
Substance Use Hotlines/Helplines

School-Based Resources - 
Connect with your SWSD School Counselors and Child Study Team (CST)

Below is a list of the counselors and case managers at SWSD. We are here to help in any way possible, so please reach out to your child’s counselor with any concerns. 

School Counselor/CST Member Email
 Clifford Counselor  Linsley Shainline  lshainline@swsdk6.com
 Clifford CST  Jocelyn Scott  jscott@swsdk6.com
 Clifford CST  Erin West  ewest@swsdk6.com
 Stratton Counselor  Tiffany Sciorillo  tsciorillo@swsdk6.com
 Stratton CST  Diane Thomas  dthomas@swsdk6.com
 Harker Counselor  Brielle Scott  bscott@swsdk6.com
 Harker Counselor  Rebecca Murray  rmurray@swsdk6.com
 Harker Counselor  Andrea Santos  asantos@swsdk6.com
 Harker CST  Phenice Walker  pwalker@swsdk6.com
 Harker CST  Maria Vai  mvai@swsdk6.com
 Hill Counselor  Alaine Zizzamia  azizzamia@swsdk6.com
 Hill CST  Rachel Ryman  rryman@swsdk6.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*see this website for more information about the Guidance Department - Guidance Website 

 

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Hotlines/Helplines for Student Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
(These groups are very helpful outside of school hours)

Resource

Website

Phone Number

2nd Floor Youth Hotline 

2nd Floor Information

1-888-222-2228

Crisis Text Line - 24 hrs/7 days a week 

Crisis Text Line Information 

Text 741741

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline

Suicide Prevention Lifeline information

1-800-273-8255

NJ Hopeline - 24hr/7 days a week 

NJ Hopeline: Home 

1-855-654-6735

Teen Helpline

TEEN LINE | Teens Helping Teens - Connect, talk, get help!

1-800-852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863 

National Youth Crisis Support 

1-800-448-4663

LGBTQ Support Hotline - Available 24/7

Get Help Now – The Trevor Project  

1-866-488-7386

 

Perform Care

 

Outside Resource -Perform Care -  please see attached flyer that details Perform Care.  Children’s Response and Stabilizing System – 24 hour crisis team to stabilize family crises. Treatment for children ages 5-21 and their families for mental health and addiction issues, and can assist with in-home or outpatient counseling for your child. This is a free resource and often the first option school counselors recommend to parents.
Hotline: 1-877-652-7624 (Parent or Legal Guardian must make the phone call) 

NJ Children's System of Care Flyer - About  - Overview of programs 
Perform Care for Parents Video .mp4 -- Detailed video about Perform Care

Mental Health Services

Inpatient Psychiatric Services 

Resource

Website

Phone Number

Kennedy Health System; Hosp. in Cherry Hill 

Jefferson Health Services

856-488-6789/

General Access 800-528-3425

Inspira Health System

(formerly Underwood Memorial) 

Inspira Health Network

856-845-9100

Bridgeton Hospital/

Inspira Health Center 

856-575-4500

Hampton Behavioral Health Center (Mt. Holly) 

Hampton Behavioral Health

609-267-7000 

Rockford Center (Delaware) 

Rockford Center

866-847-4357 

Foundations Behavioral Health (PA)

Foundations Behavioral Health

800-445-4722,

215-345-0444

Friends Hospital Behavioral Health (PA)  

Friends Hospital

800-889-0548,

215-831-4600

Crozer Keystone Health System (PA) 

Crozer Health

800-254-3258

 Outpatient Mental Health Services

Resource

Website

Phone Number

High Focus  

High Focus Centers

1-800-877-FOCUS

Penn Medicine- Princeton House Behavioral Health  

Princeton House

888-437-1610 or  856-779-2300

Kennedy Behavioral Health (Wash Twp) 

Jefferson Health Services

856-582-1419 or 1-800-528-3425

New Point Behavioral Health (Woodbury) 

18 yrs and above

New Point 

856-845-8050

Helping Hand Behavioral Health  

Helping Hand Behavioral Health

856-881-9000  

Artemis Center for Guidance  

Artemis Center for Guidance Home

856- 589-3420

Youth Advocate Program (Woodbury)

 YAP  /  NJ_OP_flyer.pdf 

856-848-0165

Center for Family Services

Center for Family Services OP

877-922-2377

Center for Family Guidance

Center for Family Guidance

856-797-4700

Hotlines/Helplines 

Resource

Website

Phone Number

Notes

Food Assistance

Your Place at the Table

Your Place at the Table Info

284 Cedar Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

 Contact Kristen - (609) 202 -0015 to set up intake appointment

Located at Trinity Church in Mullica Hill - this food pantry is open to all Gloucester County residents/families. Food is given out 2 x’s a month which includes non-perishable items as well as milk, eggs, and fresh produce, sometimes has hygiene products and diapers, 3rd Friday of every month 9:30am-11am and Sunday’s 3-4pm

Child Abuse/Neglect/Human Trafficking

DCF- Division of Child Protection Services

1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)

formerly DYFS- 24/7 

SERV

(Services Empowering the Rights of Victims)

SERV supports victims and survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking with competence and compassion and provides a safe space for all that encourages recovery and self-care.

SERV

1-866-295-SERV

*24 hr hotline, crisis intervention, community outreach, legal advocacy

*Accompaniment to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and court

*Counseling and support groups (free)

*24/7 emergency safe housing for victims and their children

Sexual Assault

National Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline 

About the National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline 

1-800-656-4673

24/7 help

SERV

(Services Empowering the Rights of Victims)

SERV supports victims and survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking with competence and compassion and provides a safe space for all that encourages recovery and self-care.

SERV

1-866-295-SERV

*24 hr hotline, crisis intervention, community outreach, legal advocacy

*Accompaniment to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and court

*Counseling and support groups (free)

*24/7 emergency safe housing for victims and their children

Teen Pregnancy information/Preventative Health Resources

FamCare in Glassboro

www.famcareinc.com

888-794-1235

Prenatal Care Center Turnersville

856 218-2312

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

1-800-230-7526

Cherry Hill Women’s Center

The Women's Center

856-667-5910

WIC (women, infant, children)

WIC

856-218-4100

STI/HIV testing Gloucester County 

Board of Health (Wash. Twp) 

GloCo STI/HIV Testing

856-218-4102

Every Wednesday walk-ins 

3-4:30pm (FREE) 

Domestic Violence

NJ Statewide Domestic Violence Helpline

NJ Coalition to End Domestic Violence

1-800-572- SAFE (7233) 

SERV

(Services Empowering the Rights of Victims)

SERV supports victims and survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking with competence and compassion and provides a safe space for all that encourages recovery and self-care.

SERV

1-866-295-SERV

*24 hr hotline, crisis intervention, community outreach, legal advocacy

*Accompaniment to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and court

*Counseling and support groups (free)

*24/7 emergency safe housing for victims and their children

Child Support Services

NJ Child Support Services

NJ Child Support

877-655-4371

Gloucester County Human Services/Family Resources

Gloucester County Human Services Hotline

Health & Human Services

856-218-4101

2-1-1

NJ Assistance Services Directory

About 211 | NJ 2-1-1 

(856) 218-4101

You are encouraged to dial "2-1-1" 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you need help in understanding and finding available assistance services. Language translation and TTY services are offered to any caller. You can also search our database for services in your local community or Chat Live with an experienced community resource specialist. 2-1-1 will help identify with you the best local resources to fit your individual needs during times of distress or for life’s everyday situations.

Center for Family Services

250 Delsea Dr S

Glassboro, NJ  08028-2607

Center for Family Services Information

(856) 881-7045

Lots of programs for housing issues, counseling, substance abuse, etc.

Center for Family Guidance  

875 Kings Hwy, Suite 100

West Deptford NJ 08096

Center for Family Guidance information

(856) 251-0500

South Jersey Legal Services  

Gloucester County Office

47 Newton Avenue

Woodbury, NJ 08096

South Jersey Legal Services Information

(856) 848-5360

Together Youth Shelter 

*Located in Glassboro, NJ

Together Youth Shelter info

(856) 881-6100

Together Youth Shelter is a short-term, 24-hour, walk-in shelter for homeless and neglected youth between the ages of 9 and 17.

Together Youth Emergency Housing Hotline

Together | Center for Family Services

1-800-255-4213

Together is one of the only short-term, walk-in shelters in southern New Jersey, providing 24-hour emergency shelter for youth, age 9-18, who find themselves in need of a safe place to live. Together provides emergency housing for youth who have experienced abuse, neglect, human trafficking or those youth who have runaway or are in need of safe housing due to a variety of circumstances.

Runaway Safeline

Home - National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929

Street Outreach Services
(run by Center for Family Services)

Street Outreach Services

Phone: 800.355.0660

Email: access@centerffs.org

 24/7-Street Outreach Services offers teens up to age 21 a variety of services including:

-Crisis intervention and counseling to prevent homelessness
-Referral and safe transportation to shelter facilities
-Life-skills training and connection to community support services
-Prevention education and outreach programs in schools and community

Mental Health Helplines

Gloucester County Mental Health Guide

WHERE TO GO FOR HELP...

(856) 384-6842

If you are a Gloucester County resident in need of additional mental health resources, please call. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

HelpLine | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Helpline (NEDA)

Contact the Helpline

1-800-931-2237

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

 ANAD | Free Eating Disorder Support Groups & Services

630-577-1330

Gambling Helpline

Gambling Helpline

Gambling Helpline 

1-800-GAMBLER

24/7 help

Parent Assistance 

Family Helpline

Parents Anonymous of NJ

1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)

24 Hour Helpline for Parents:

Speak to a sensitive, trained volunteer to work through frustrations & stressors before a crisis occurs. Volunteers provide empathic listening and referrals to resources in your community.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Care for Substance Use 

Resource

Website

Phone Number

Notes

High Focus Centers (Cherry Hill)

High Focus Centers

1C-800-877-FOCUS

ages 10 and up

Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health

Princeton House

888-437-1610 or  856-779-2300

New Point Behavioral Health (Woodbury)

New Point

856-845-8050

18 yrs and above

Substance Use Hotlines/Helplines
*If you suspect someone is in danger of overdose:  Please call 911 immediately and stay with them until help arrives* 

Resource

Website

Phone Number

Notes

Gloucester County Office of Addiction Services

 WHERE TO GO FOR HELP... 

NJ IME Addictions Access Center, 1-800-276-2777

 NJ Connect for Recovery Hotline at 1-855-652-3737

New Jersey Addiction Services Hotline

Department of Human Services | Hotlines/Helplines/Treatment Directories 

1-844-276-2777

New Jersey Addiction Resource Hotline

ReachNJ | About Us 

1-844-REACH-NJ

Want to get involved with addiction prevention education?

(856) 384-6887

Gloucester County Municipal Alliance coordinator

Want to be trained to administer Narcan?

(856) 384-6929

Gloucester County Office of Addiction Services

Are you in recovery and looking for a 12 Step Meeting? 

NA Meeting Finder

AA Meeting Finder

1-856-486-4444

*AA South Jersey intergroup 24/7 hotline

NJ CONNECT

NJConnectForRecovery – NJ Connect For Recovery 

855-652-3737

free, confidential call line for resources in NJ

Al-Anon and Alateen

Al-Anon Family Groups

(609) 522-5779

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Alcohol Anonymous South Jersey Website

(856) 486-4444

Narcotics Anonymous  

Narcotics Anonymous Website

1-800-992-0401

SODAT 

(Services to Overcome Drug Abuse Among Teenagers, Inc.) 

SODAT OF NJ, INC. - Home

(856) 845-6363

Starting Point

215 Highland Avenue, Suite C, Haddon Township NJ 08108

Welcome ~ Starting Point 

856-854-3155

Coordinate and facilitate many programs including appropriate referrals to counseling and psychotherapy, workshops, forums, Twelve-Step meetings, and weekend programs

Families Anonymous 

Families Anonymous website

800-736-9805

Prevention - Southwest Council 

Gloucester County Office 

(856) 494-4950

CHILD FIND
 
Do you have a preschool or school age child, ages 3-21, experiencing difficulties with communication, academic, socialization, or motor skills development?  The district has preschool disabilities programs, as well as other special education services for students who have been identified as eligible through an extensive evaluation process.  Your child may be eligible for services through the district.  If you suspect your child may have more than a mild delay, please contact Heather Worrell, Director of Special Services, at hworrell@swsdk6.com for more information.

PARENT SUPPORT AND RESOUCES
 
Please refer to the SEPAC tab on our district website for information about our parent workshops and resources to support your child.

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