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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Center for Hope and Safety
Counties Serviced: Bergen Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines No income guidelines for FROs; income limits apply for representation in custody and divorce cases.
Central Jersey Legal Services
Income Guidelines Bilingual Staff Counties Serviced: Union, Middlesex, Mercer
Coalition Against Rape and Abuse (CARA)
Counties Serviced: Cape May Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Divorce (Consultation Only)
Community Health Law Project
Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Union
Essex Newark Legal Services
Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex
Legal Services of New Jersey
Divorce (Consultation Only) Counties Serviced: Statewide
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
Manavi for South Asian Women
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women. Staff and volunteers speak English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, French, Swahili, Kikuyu. Culturally Specific Organization. Legal consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
Divorce (Clinic) Counties Serviced: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic
Legal assistance in domestic violence and family law matters for low income victims and survivors Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union
Rachel Coalition (Jewish Family Service Metrowest)
Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union
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
Culturally Specific Organization ONLY CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME Free legal information sessions: https://www.vljnj.org/know-your-rights Counties Serviced: Statewide