NJ 211 provides free, live assistance24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year for people who are struggling. Specialists have access to a resource database of over 7,600 community programs and services that assist people with needs such as 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. NJ 211 also serves as the state’s homeless hotline, and is available to people experiencing homelessness who need immediate assistance. Services are confidential and offered in multiple languages. For help, dial 211 or visit https://www.nj211.org/about-211 to learn more and contact a specialist via email, text or chat.