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. Safe+Sound reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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Casa de Esperanza

Legal services for the immigrant and refugee community

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

New Brunswick, Phillipsburg, Perth Amboy, NJ
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Access: Call to schedule appointment

Central Jersey Psychotherapy, LLC

Private counselor ages 11+, specializing in immigrant and Spanish-speaking populations; women's groups avail.

719 Route 206, Suite 201
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-8pm
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Some reduced fees available
How to Access: Call

Chinese American Mental Health Outreach Program (CAMHOP-NJ)

Support groups and free services serving immigrant families of Chinese origin affected by mental illness

(732) 940-0991 ext.114
Hours: Various night times, monthly
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Register on website - may call/email to check dates/times

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.

Free Adult Literacy Program

For non-English speakers: RVCC is offering free literacy and English language skills to help individuals prepare for employment in the in-demand food service industry. Classes will focus on such skills as listening, speaking and writing.

Bonnie Scharf, Literacy Success Coach
In Person / Virtual: Online through Raritan Valley Community College (fall 2023)
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call, email, or see website for info

Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center – Hunterdon County Office

Career Center with supportive, specialized services for different populations

6 Gauntt Place, Building 2, Lower Level
Flemington, NJ 08822
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or view website

Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center – Somerset County Office

Career Center with supportive, specialized services for different populations

27 Warren St., 2nd Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or view website; text the word "onestop" to 56512 for job seeker updates

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

Free English conversation groups, tutoring, U.S. Citizenship preparation classes

120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Test and Admin fee = $60 total - otherwise, free
How to Access: Apply on website

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Divorce (Clinic) Counties Serviced: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic

Bergen County: (201) 487-2166, Hudson County: (201) 792-6363, Passaic County: (973) 523-2900

Rutgers Law Associates

Discrimination - any area arising from, or reasonably related to victimization If prospective client is not VCCO-eligible, the hourly rate is $60 – retainer ($2,500-$5,000) may be required. Email is the preferred method. The intake team should be in direct contact via email within 24-48 hours to set up an intake call. RLA has the capacity to handle 50-100 FRO cases and related representation each year. Counties: Statewide

123 Washington St.
Newark, NJ

Somerset County Library System

Variety of services beyond books/materials, including notary, ESL, citizenship, groups, jobs, etc.

Hours: Varies by branch
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free with library card/proof of residency - see "getting a library card" page for residency requirements
How to Access: View website, visit in person, call your branch, "ask a librarian" on website

The Office of New Americans

Office and website listing services and supports for newly arrived immigrants. See links below for resource packets with additional information: English: Spanish:

P.O. Box 0700, 222 South Warren St.
Trenton, NJ 08625
How to Access: Go to website

Wafa House

Culturally Specific Organization ONLY CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME Free legal information sessions: Counties Serviced: Statewide

How to Pay: Free