Project Self-Sufficiency – non-profit organization serving individuals and families in Warren and Sussex Counties.Central Intake – 844-807-3500 offers a single point of entry for community residents to call and receive referrals to local resources.
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 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.
CASA of SHaW – Non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to advocating for children living in foster care under the jurisdiction of the NJ Family Court
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 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.
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
Free ESL Classes – Warren County Community College offers FREE CLASSES designed to improve English proficiency for beginner to intermediate level students. Call 908-689-7613 for class dates/times at the Phillipsburg and Washington locations.
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
Firth Youth Center – Community service organization offering diverse programs to support the needs of local families, including
after-care, summer camp, sports clinics, and programs for children, teens, and adults.
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
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