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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Camden Center for Law and Social Justice (CCLSJ)

Has Bilingual Staff Has Income Guidelines The immigration staff has minimal fees and clients are expected to pay costs and filing fees. Counties Serviced: Camden

Center for Hope and Safety

Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines No income guidelines for FROs; income limits apply for representation in custody and divorce cases. Counties Serviced: Bergen

Central Jersey Legal Services

Income Guidelines Bilingual Staff Counties Serviced: Union, Middlesex, Mercer

Trenton: (609) 695-6249, New Brunswick: (732) 249-7600, Perth Amboy: (732) 324-1613, Elizabeth: (908) 354-4340

Community Health Law Project

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Union


A personal finance program provided by New Jersey Department of the Treasury

Essex Newark Legal Services

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex

HOPES Community Action Partnership, Inc.

Variety of community services for 3 counties including Somerset. Free assistance for income-eligible residents. Health enrollment insurance, senior benefits enrollment, info and assistance, language translation services, health screenings and referrals, energy and water payment assistance, discount cell phone program (SafeLink), childcare.

Charlene Green, Community Programs Advocate
1-855-OK-HOPES ext. 5085 to schedule an appointment
900 Hamilton St.
Somerset, NJ 08873
How to Pay: Free for qualifying individuals
How to Access: Email or submit online form: Will need proof of income (4 weeks pay stubs, income letter - SSA, SSI, welfare).

Legal Services of New Jersey – PROTECT Anti-Human Trafficking Project

Assists adult and minor survivors of labor and sex trafficking throughout NJ regardless of immigration status. Counties Serviced: Statewide

PROTECT Hotline: (844)576-5776

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Divorce (Consultation Only) LSNWJ provides free civil legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS. Intakes are over the phone, approximately 20 minutes. Counties Serviced: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren

Hunterdon County: (908) 782-7979, Morris County: (973) 285-6911, Somerset County: (908) 231- 0840, Sussex County: (973) 383- 7400, Warren County: (908) 475-2010


Culturally Specific Organization Consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide
(732) 435-1414

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


Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union

Phone: (732) 233-0111, Text: (732) 535-6318

Rachel Coalition/JFS Metrowest

Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union

Rutgers – Domestic Violence Clinic

The Clinic accepts a limited number of cases during the academic year (mid-August to April). DV Project Helpline is for legal advocacy ONLY for Camden County. Counties Serviced: Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, Burlington, Salem

DV Project Helpline Phone: (856) 225-2915

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

South Jersey Legal Services

Wills, Power of Attorneys, Healthcare Directives (Living Wills) for Senior Citizens ages 60 and over and for disabled individuals. Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem

Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

Free legal information sessions: Counties Serviced: Essex