NJ Parent Link

Family Support Services (General Needs)
In the News (State of NJ Press Release Updates)  

State Services & Resources

Its a Shore Thing,
NJ Hurricane Recovery & Preparation Resources
 

Hurricane Sandy Information Center 
Hurricane Sandy Relief & Assistance Guide 
Hurricane Sandy Healthcare & Public Health Resource Guide 
Hurricane Sandy Children & Families Services, Mental Health Resources & Support

Generator Safety & Gasoline Storage 
Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies

Register Ready (Emergency Response Registry for Families with Special Needs)
 
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management 
NJ Office of Emergency Management: Planning & Preparation for Families
NJ Office of Emergency Management: Planning & Preparation for Schools and Day Care 

NJ Department of Health: Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response
NJ Department of Health: Communicable Disease Service & Public Health Updates 
NJ Department of Human Services: Coping with the Emotional Impact of Public Health Emergencies

Federal Resources

DisasterAssistance.gov (FEMA) 
 
Natural Disasters & Severe Weather
Power Outages: Safety & Preparation
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Cold Exposure & Hypothermia: Infant & Child Safety
Food & Water Safety: Feeding Infants & Young Children 
Radiation Emergencies: Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
Coping With a Disaster or Traumatic Event: Information for Parents and Families
Emergency Preparedness & Response: Information for Pregnant Women, New Mothers & Newborns 

Returning Home after a Disaster: Keeping Healthy and Safe

CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) In the News/Current Health Issues

Community Resources

NJ Local Public Health Departments
NJ 211 (Access to Community/General Resources)
NJ 211 (Access to Hurricane Response & Recovery Resources)

American Red Cross: Finding Assistance 
American Red Cross: Helping Those in Need 
American Red Cross: Recovering After a Disaster or Emergency  

Save the Children (How to Help Children Cope in a Crisis) 
Save the Children (Children in Emergencies/Children's Disaster Resources)  
National Association of School Psychologists (Talking to Children about Crises Events) 
American Academy of Pediatrics (Children and Disasters: Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Storms) 

Breastfeeding During Emergencies (La Leche League International)

Child & Family Goods & Household Resources

Places to Give, Places to Receive
NJ 211
Enter "goods" in Search Now for listing of agencies that provide needed children's items.
Family Stores (Salvation Army Thrift Stores)
Enter "zip code" to donate to or locate a Family Store.
Goodwill Stores (Goodwill Industries International)
Enter "zip code" to find a Goodwill store or donation site near you.

Professional Resources

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Emergency Medical Services for Children