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    Swedesboro-Woolwich School District
    Special Services Department
     
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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. 

     

    Counselor Info
    *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

     

     


  • Inclusion Preschool Program


    The Inclusion Preschool Program is currently taking applications for the 2021-2022 school year for 3 and 4 year old children. Children must be 3 years old by May 1st for the developmentally younger class and be 4 years old by Oct 1st for the developmentally older program.

    Please note children must be screened for this program. Your child needs to be screened and be determined appropriate before completing the online registration process. Screenings are slated for June. Please click the link below for further information on this program.

    These programs are designed for children who present with a mild delay in a developmental area such as Motor, Social-Emotional, Cognition, Sensory, or Communication. If you think your child could benefit from our program, please contact Terri Overbey at toverbey@swsdk6.com for more information.

    The Inclusion Preschool Program is not intended to be a delay year for kindergarten

    Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ for IPS 2021-2022

    Please complete the Parent Questionnaire if you are interested in your child being screened for the program: Inclusion Preschool Parent Questionnaire

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  • 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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