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Your local services and resources

We’ve gathered some local resources to help you stay as healthy as possible. And remember, we all have different health care needs — big and small. So if you need more support for things like substance use or mental health issues, know that you're not alone. Reach out today. 


Healthcare Central Store

Want to talk with us in person? Come see us at our Healthcare Central Store. It’s our Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare) Guidance Center in Newark, NJ. You can stop by to get answers to your questions face-to-face. We’ll be there to guide you through your benefits and more. 


  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM   

  • Location: 48A Jones St., Suite C-101 Newark, NJ 07103 


You can get rides for visits to your provider through the Medicaid Fee-For-Service program.  To learn more, just call ModivCare (formerly LogistiCare) at 1-866-527-9933 (TTY 1-866-288-3133).


You must schedule rides at least two business days in advance. If you have any problems with the services, you can call the ModivCare Complaint Hotline at 1-866-333-1735. 

24-Hour Nurse Line

Need a quick answer to a health question? The 24-Hour Nurse Line is here for you. If your concern can’t wait until you can see your doctor, call 1-855-232-3596 (TTY: 711) anytime. And we’ll connect you with a nurse. 

Languages and formats 

If you speak a language other than English, we can help. Just call us at 1-855-232-3596 (TTY:711). Then, ask for an interpreter. You'll get this service at no cost to you. 


If you’re deaf or blind, we can give you info in other formats. These include sign language, braille, large print and audio. 


Community resource tool

This search tool can help you find free or reduced-cost programs and services, such as:   

  • Food 

  • Housing 

  • Supplies 

  • Rides 

  • Health and wellness services

  • Mental health support

  • Legal services 

Just enter your ZIP code to find resources near you. 

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Your community resources

Caring and helpful resources are just around the corner. These include groups that provide education, training and help for you. We want you to know about them. That’s why we’ve made this list that you and your family can use.

Mental health has to do with our emotions and social well-being. Do you or someone you love need help with mental health issues? Conditions like depression and anxiety are common. If you’re not feeling like yourself, see your doctor. With treatment, people can get better. In the meantime, here are a few resources that can help:


  • Learn more about depression from the National Institute of Mental Health.




  • Call the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine at 1-800-950-6264. You can call Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM ET. Or email You can also visit the NAMI website for answers to common questions about mental health.


  • Reach out to your local Medical Assistance Customer Centers (MACC) to learn about local mental health services. You can visit the State of New Jersey website for more info.

What to do if you’re having a crisis


If you’re thinking of hurting yourself or someone else, get help right away. You can call:


Behavioral health has to do with your mood, thoughts and actions. You may be too sad or nervous to do your normal daily activities. Or you may have issues with substance use, such as drinking or using drugs.


The good news? We can help. You’ll likely need to see a counselor to help you make changes. You may also need medication to help improve behavioral health. 


Check these resources to learn more:

If you’re afraid for your safety, you can take action. Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault can get legal protection. This also includes help with stalking and restraining orders.


If someone is hurting you, reach out for help by calling: 



You also check these resources for more info:


Whether you’re a cigarette or e-cigarette smoker (or you use a vaping device), we can help you quit. We know it’s not easy, but with the right plan and support, you can reach your goal. 


Just check out these resources to help you get started:


Looking for senior care can be challenging, and you may not know where to start. Learn about your options, info on costs and how the process works.

New Jersey FamilyCare 


For more info on New Jersey FamilyCare, just visit the website


Or, to speak with someone, you can call 1-800-701-0710 at these times:


  • Monday and Thursday, 8 AM to 8 PM

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM



Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) 


Want to learn all the ways DMAHS can support you? Check out the website

The American Diabetes Association works to prevent and cure diabetes. See how they help improve the lives of people affected by diabetes.

The Arthritis Foundation - New Jersey offers info and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis.

Learn about heart disease prevention and ways to be heart healthy from the American Heart Association.

Learn more about early childhood education. You can also find a Head Start near you.

United Way focuses on creating community-based and community-led solutions for a good quality of life. Find a United Way near you. Or call 211 for help with food, housing, jobs, health care, counseling and more.

Have a question?

You can call Member Services at 1-855-232-3596 (TTY:711). We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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