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Topics Telephone Numbers Description Translation Services
AIDS/HIV 1-877-613-4533 AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) –- Information and help applying for ADDP, which provides life-sustaining and life-prolonging medications to low-income persons with no other source of payment for the drugs. Spanish Translators Available
1-800-624-2377 AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Hotline -- Information and referral services for HIV and STD prevention and treatment services. Multilingual Services

1-800-353-3232

Health Insurance Continuation Program -- Information and help applying for the insurance continuation program for people with HIV/AIDS who are unable to maintain their private insurance because of their illness. Spanish Translators Available
1-866-HIV-CHECK
(1-866-448-2432)
Rapid HIV testing –- Information on the rapid HIV test and help finding a testing site. Spanish Translators Available
Birth/Death/Vital Records 1-866-649-8726 Nationwide toll-free number. Get information on New Jersey vital records for births, deaths, marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, and certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth. Also, visit the Vital Records in New Jersey web site. Spanish Translators Available
Charity Care 1-866-588-5696 Hospital Care Payment Assistance Program (Charity care) -– Information on New Jersey’s program providing payment assistance to hospitals offering inpatient and outpatient services to the poor. Spanish Translators Available
Complaints about Health Care Facilities 1-800-792-9770 Complaint Hotline –- Members of the public – including patients and health care facility employees - may call to file complaints about hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, comprehensive personal care homes, adult medical day care, pediatric medical day care facilities, and a range of other licensed acute- and long-term care facilities. Spanish Translators Available
Consumer Reports on Health Care Quality 1-800-418-1397 Call to obtain copies of two consumer reports produced by DOH -- Cardiac Surgery in New Jersey and the New Jersey Hospital Performance Report. No Translation Services
Department of Health 1-800-367-6543
Toll-free number to reach all DOH offices. Spanish Translators Available
Early Intervention System 1-888-653-4463 System Point of Entry for referral for children with developmental delays and disabilities, birth to 3 years of age. Language Line Services and Translators Available
Environmental Health and Radon 1-800-792-8831 Info Line -- Offers information on environmental health and radon issues. No Translation Services
Family Health 1-800-328-3838 Family Health Line -- Information and referral to health screening and treatment services. Areas in which help is available include: addiction during pregnancy, prenatal care, post-partum depression awareness and treatment, child and adolescent services, family planning, WIC services, immunization, cystic fibrosis, cancer education and early detection, and finding a primary health care center. Language Line Services
Hepatitis B Reporting 1-800-792-8831 To report cases of Perinatal Hepatitis B. No Translation Services
Immunization Information 1-800-792-8831 Info Line -- Offers information on immunization in New Jersey. No Translation Services
Nursing Home Ombudsman


1-877-582-6995 Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly Hotline -- Concerned persons may file complaints about abuse, neglect or exploitation of persons age 60 or older in long-term care facilities. Callers may remain anonymous. No Translation Services
Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
(Emergency Line)
New Jersey Poison Information and Education System Emergency Hotline –- The public can access immediate information and emergency treatment in case of poisoning.  
Postpartum Depression 1-800-328-3838 Information on post-partum depression (PPD) as well as treatment and referral services for women experiencing PPD. Language Line Services
Quit Smoking Services 1-866-NJSTOPS
(1-866-657-8677)
New Jersey Quitline -- Free telephone-based counseling service in 26 languages for people who want to quit smoking. Individualized treatment plan and ongoing support. Multilingual Services
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) 1-800-624-2377 STD/AIDS Hotline -- Information and referral services for STD and HIV prevention and treatment services. Multilingual Services

Senior Services and Benefits
1-877-222-3737 ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Connection) -- Find out about and access important federal, state and local senior services, through the state’s senior service delivery system. Language Line Services
1-800-792-9745 Information on benefits and eligibility requirements for four programs: PAAD and Senior Gold prescription assistance, Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled, and the Lifeline utility assistance program. An operator speaks English and Spanish
1-800-792-8820 Senior Information Line –- Helps individuals 60 and older learn about various federal, state and local service programs. Language Line Services
SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) 1-800-792-8820 SHIP Information Center –- Help for New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about, their health insurance. This includes questions about benefits, claims, supplement policies, prescription coverage and long-term care insurance. Language Line Services
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 1-800-545-7437 The SIDS Center of New Jersey provides culturally competent bereavement support for grieving families and SIDS risk reduction education. Language Line Services
Vital Records 1-866-649-8726 Nationwide toll-free number. Get information on New Jersey vital records for births, deaths, marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, and certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth. Also, visit the Vital Records in New Jersey web site. Spanish Translators Available
WIC 1-800-328-3838 or call
1-866-44NJWIC
(1-866-446-5942)
Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children –- Information on the program and help finding a WIC agency. Language Line Services

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