Resource Directory

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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ACLU of Somerset – Free Legal Clinic at Somerville Public Library

Free, popular legal clinic with a volunteer, who provides basic legal info or initial direction on a legal problem

Legal |
35 West End Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Hours: 2nd Wednesday of month, except Aug. - 6:45pm-8:45pm
In Person / Virtual: In person - on hold during COVID (last updated 6/9/2021)
How to Pay: Free
Expected Wait Time: First come, first served
How to Access: Come close to opening at 6:45pm to avoid early closing. No appointment necessary

Casa Esperanza

Legal services for the immigrant community

732-748-1111
213 West Union Ave. (Rt. 28)
Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
How to Pay: Low cost or free
How to Access: Call.

Catholic Charities – Immigration Services

Variety of services for immigrants and their families

732-324-8200
Various
New Brunswick, Phillipsburg, Perth Amboy, NJ
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Access: Call to schedule appointment

Community Health Law Project – Central Jersey Office

Provides legal advocacy, training, and education for low income people with disabilities and the elderly

225 East State Street, Suite 5
Trenton, NJ 08608
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Some free, some low cost - check programs page for more info or contact via email
How to Access: Check website or call. Represents people who are unable to afford private attorneys.

Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ)

Contact for concerns about abuse of people with disabilities, plus services info and training.

210 S Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
Expected Wait Time: 5 days after intake form submitted
How to Access: Call intake line or fill out outline form here: http://www.drnj.org/onlineintakeform.htm

El Centro Hispanoamericano

Services for immigrants and refugees - primarily the Central NJ Spanish-speaking community

525 East Front Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10am-5 pm; Fri. 10am-3pm; Sat. 10am-2pm - Food pantry Tuesdays at 10am
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Low cost legal services
How to Access: Call or email for appt.

High Point Partial Care/DAS Program LLC

Mental health and substance use treatment and recovery center

162 Broad Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
How to Pay: Accepts insurance - see FAQ on website, sliding scale, Medicaid, and more
How to Access: Call or email

JBWS – For Morris County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Morris County residents (survivors and witnesses)

P.O. Box 1437
Morristown, NJ 07962
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call, deaf/hard of hearing can text 973-314-4192

Justia – Lawyer Directory

Lawyer directory, including pro bono and low cost. International service.

In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free. Payment varies depending on lawyer you choose.
Expected Wait Time: Immediate
How to Access: Go to website, search. Low cost or pro bono services may be at bottom

Legal Services of New Jersey Hotline

Hotline that provides legal advice, information, and referral to low-income NJ residents in civil legal matters

1-888-576-5529
P.O Box 1357
Edison, NJ 08818
Hours: Call Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5:30pm
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free and confidential for people who need legal assistance but are unable to afford an attorney.
Expected Wait Time: Fill out online quesstionnaire for possible shorter wait time
How to Access: Call or take online questionnaire

Legal Services of Northwest NJ (LSNWNJ)

Private nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS

90 E Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-5 PM
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or email

Manavi for South Asian Women

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women

P.O Box 3103
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

NJ Division on Civil Rights

File a complaint as the victim of discrimination or bias-based harassment in employment, housing, or public accommodations

978-648-2700
31 Clinton St #3
Newark, NJ 07102
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Intake/complaints are filed online or by calling 1.833.NJDCR4U

NJ Domestic Violence Legal Helpline by NJ Coalition to End Domestic Violence(NJCEDV)

Legal information and resources for victims and survivors regarding domestic violence issues.

1-844-403-2111
Hours: Live: Mon. 10am-2pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm. Can leave msg
How to Pay: Free

NORWESCAP Career and Life Transitions Center for Women – Hunterdon County ocation

Supports women and displaced homemakers re-entering the workforce

84 Park Ave., Suite E-103
Flemington, NJ 08822
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients. Check website for eligibility or call/email
How to Access: Call to make appt or for info - no walkins

Office of Public Defender

Court-appointed attorney for those charged with a crime who can't afford private attorneys

Todd Hess, Esq.
908-704-3020
75 Veterans Mem Dr. E. Suite 201
Somerville, NJ 08876
How to Access: Call

Safe in Hunterdon – For Hunterdon County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Hunterdon County residents (survivors and witnesses)

908-788-4044
Flemington, NJ 08822
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

Somerset County Bar Association

Online and by phone lawyer referral service

Legal |
20 North Bridge St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Hours: 1pm-5pm, Mon.-Fri.
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Referral service is free. Varies by lawyer you choose
Expected Wait Time: 24 to 48 hours for call back. Then, you have the option of calling the lawyer suggested
How to Access: Call or use Lawyer Request Form on website. Bring all documents and info

Somerset County Court House – Family Division/Domestic Violence

Main contact info for Family Division at court house

Legal |
908-332-7700 ext. 13730
20 North Bridge Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
How to Access: Visit website or call

Victim Witness

Provides crime victims with information about the criminal justice process, rights, case status info and support services

Legal |
908-575-3359
40 North Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
Expected Wait Time: Immediate
How to Access: Call

Victim’s Crime Compensation

Victims of crimes and their families can apply for compensation

Legal |
973-648-2107
50 Park Place #5
Newark, NJ 07102
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
Referal Form :Apply here: https://www.nj.gov/oag/njvictims/application.html
How to Pay: Free to apply
Expected Wait Time: To speed up process, submit copies of documents
How to Access: Visit website

Womanspace – For Mercer County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Mercer County residents (survivors and witnesses)

609-394-9000
1530 Brunswick Ave.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or use online chat

Women Aware – For Middlesex County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Middlesex County residents (survivors and witnesses)

732-249-4504
250 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call

WomensLaw.org Email Hotline

Provides legal info, referrals and emotional support

In Person / Virtual: Virtual
Expected Wait Time: 1-5 business days
How to Access: Send message via website

YWCA Union County – For Union County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Union County residents (survivors and witnesses)

P.O. Box 462
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Hours: 24/7 Hotline
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call