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Hoboken Public Library Social Services Guide

A guide that lists social services resources for Hoboken and parts of Hudson County.

Help Lines/ Crisis Lines

Help lines are available for any of the following services.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Learn more here.



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24 hour suicide prevention hotline.

Primary Crises and Mental Health Hotline of Hudson County - Jersey City Medical Center
Primary mental health crisis line for Hudson County staffed 24-hours by mental health professionals.

SAMHSA National Helpline
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Free and confidential referral information service for mental health and/or substance use disorders, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Veteran's Crisis Line
Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Hoboken University Medical Center PES - Crises Line
308 Willow Avenue, Hoboken
24-hour crisis hotline staffed by mental health professionals.

Christ Hospital - Mental Health Crises Line
176 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City
24-hour crisis hotline staffed by mental health professionals.

Palisades Medical Center - Mental Health Care Crises Line
7600 River Road, North Bergen
24-hour crisis hotline staffed by mental health professionals.

Bridgeway Crisis Intervention Services - Crises Intervention
152 Central Avenue, Jersey City
Provides intervention services to those experiencing a mental health crisis and are over the age of 18.

New Jersey Mental Health Cares 
866-202- HELP (4357)
Call for free emotional support from trained staff. 7 days per week 8am -8pm

Youth and young adults 24/7 confidential Text and chat options