NJ Helps – Free and anonymous. Answer household income and expense questions, and learn if you are eligible for Food Stamps, affordable child health insurance, help with heating bills, and five other state programs.
Phillipsburg Summer Youth Theater – Young performers can audition for a part in the annual production, or attend the Performing Arts Day Camp. For information, call Phillipsburg High School at 908-454-6551.
Warren County Technical School -WCTS encompasses Visual Arts, Communication Arts, and Theater Arts Academies for high school students. Phone: 908-689-0122
Woodlands Wildlife Refuge – Care and release of orphaned and injured native wildlifeback to their natural habitat. Pittown, N.J. Phone: 908-730-8300
Common Sense for Animals – No-kill shelter and pet adoption center; runs New Jersey’s second legal trap-neuter-release feral cat program. Phone: 908-859-3060
Mylestone Equine Rescue – Rescues abused and neglected horses and works with humane officials to reduce instances of abuse.Phone: 908-995-9300
Phillipsburg Early Childhood Learning Center – Free full-day, year-round preschool for Phillipsburg children age 3 and 4 is provided by Phillipsburg School District. There are no income restrictions. Phone: 908-213-2700.
The ARC – County-wide services and support for persons of all ages with developmental disabilities, and their families. Phone: 908-689-7525
Center for Independent Living – Now available in Warren County: personal care services that enable physically disabled persons age 18 to 65 to attend college or vocational training, to work, and to live independently. Phone: 973-625-1940
State of NJ Adult Protective Services – To report vulnerable adults: those 18 and older with illness, disability or deficiency and who are subject to abuse, neglect or exploitation. Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-792-8820
NJ Safe Haven Law – Permits babies less than 30 days old to be given up safely, legally, confidentially and without consequences, at any Police Station or Hospital Emergency Room, by a parent or anyone acting on their behalf. Toll-Free Hotline: 1-877-839-2339
Warren County Community College – Two year degrees; coordination and transfer to four-year colleges. Adult continuing education courses. Phone: 908-835-9222
GED Program – Warren Tech offers FREE preparation classes, enroll any time. Classes held in Hackettstown, Washington and Phillipsburg. Phone: 908-835-2480
New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg -A program that offers young adults between 16 and 25 who have left high school without graduating the opportunity to both earn a high school diploma and gain work skills through meaningful community service. Phone: 877-270-7266.
Español– Si tiene un problema legal, obtenga ayuda. Phone: 888-576-5529
Adult Literacy – Adult Literacy, Aprender Ingles: Classes or individual instruction at Warren County Technical School, or at the Phillipsburg Housing Authority. Ask for Maria Heaton.Phone: 908-835-2480
First Book – NORWESCAP First Book-Warren County supports local literacy programs with grants of new books, so that low-income children can experience the magic of owning their own first books. Phone: 908-454-3712
Workforce Learning Link – NJDOL One-Stop Career Center provides a free skills-development program including adult literacy, GED prep, and English as a Second Language. Work alone, in a small group, or with a coach. Phone: 908-859-0400
NJ Transit – Routes 890 and 891 serve Phillipsburg, Easton, Pohatcong, Lopatcong. Reduced fares for seniors and disabled, commuter link to Newark/NYC. Phone: 973-275-5555
Warren County Transportation Program – Handicapped-accessible bus, Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. For home pickup and drop-off, call by 3:00 the previous day. Bus leaves from Main & Sitgreaves Sts., stops anywhere along the route. Fare $1.00 (Seniors and disabled 50 cents). Phillipsburg/Washington/Hackettstown. Phone: 908-454-4044 or 866-594-4044
Norwescap Skylands RSVP Volunteer Resource Center – Provides opportunities for adults to participate in their community through volunteer services; provides volunteers to help nonprofit groups. Phone: 908-387-9830