Child Abuse

Cope Center, Inc.
104 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 783-6655
Sue Seidenfeld, Exec. Dir.
Rose Maire, Clinical Dir.

Provides individual, group, and family counseling; crisis intervention; family Conflict Resolution/Violence; alcohol and substance abuse counseling and support groups; urine monitoring; AIDS support group; community educational programs; and child abuse prevention services.

Type of Service: Outpatient
Payment Information: Private health insurance, sliding scale based on income, Medicaid

See also: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Conflict Resolution/Violence, Counseling/Mental Health

Child Protection and Permanency
(formerly Division of Youth and Family Services)
153 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
24/7 Report Child Abuse
Phone: (877) 652-2873

Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) is a state governmental agency with a mandate to protect children from abuse and neglect. Investigates and reports child abuse and neglect; supervises and conducts case management; legal authority to remove children from parents/guardians and provide alternate living arrangements; contracts additional services for children and parents such as medical services and child care, medical screening, referrals.

Type of service: State agency child abuse services
Payment information: Free service

Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, Inc.
and Grandparents Support Group
42 Chestnut Street
East Orange, NJ 08017
Phone: (973) 676-1110
Contact: Ms. Rutledge

Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, Inc. is a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families. A grandparent's support group meets each Thursday from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. An online group professionally facilitated by a volunteer trained by Parents Anonymous is being planned and a schedule will be announced as soon as it is up and running. Volunteer opportunities are available.

Type of service: Support groups, on-line group
Payment Information: Free service

Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey
35 Halsey Street, Suite 300
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: (973) 643-3710
Fax: (973) 642-9222

Child abuse prevention and intervention services; community education; advocacy; parenting support programs; parenting education; special programs for teens and teen parents.

Type of service: Child abuse services, parenting support services.
Payment information: Free services.

Child Abuse Websites

G.W. Medical Publishing, Inc.
Child abuse books for health professionals, teachers and parents.

Child Abuse Kids Health. Website defines child abuse and the different indications of child abuse. Also lists 7 other useful web sites related to child abuse.

Childhelp USA® is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children. It does this by focusing its efforts and resources upon treatment, prevention, and research.

Prevent Child Abuse America
Founded in 1972 in Chicago, works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide. The organization promotes that vision through a network of chapters in 50 states and nearly 600 Healthy Families America home visiting sites in 39 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Commonwealth of the Marianas, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and Canada.

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