Legal Assistance / Advocacy
Community Health Law Project
1 Main Street, Suite 413, Eatontown
Mission to provide legal and advocacy services, training, education and related activities to the most vulnerable individuals, including those with mental illnesses.
Ask for Madeleine Coghlan
Legal Aid Society
PO Box 86, Asbury Park
Office of the Public Defender
Division of Mental Health Advocacy & Guardianship Advocacy
630 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park
Provides legal representation at initial commitment hearings, periodic review hearings, voluntary approval hearings and placement hearings at federal, state, county, general and private psychiatric hospitals for adults and children.
Ocean/Monmouth Legal Services
25 Broad St, Suite 12, Freehold
South Jersey Legal Services
303 West Main Street (3rd Floor), Freehold
Services provided: Tenants’ Rights and Evictions, Homelessness, Public and Subsidized Housing, Foreclosures, Rental Assistance (Section 8)
Family Based Services
Association of NJ
6 Industrial Way West, Eatontown Suite D
Support, education and advocacy for children and families to meet their emotional, behavioral and mental health needs.
Community Affairs and Resource Center
913 Sewall Ave, Asbury Park
12 Throckmorton St, Freehold
Assistance, education, advocacy and resources for individuals and families whose needs may otherwise go unmet due to language barriers, discrimination and lack of cultural competency.
New Jersey Children's System of Care through PerformCare
For Information about Educational Resources, call
New Jersey Association on Correction
Correctional AIDS Project (CAP)
615 First Ave, Asbury Park
HIV education and assistance for individuals re-entering the community from incarceration.
Red Bank Resource Center and Sandy Wellness Program
103 Drs. James Parker Blvd, Red Bank
For programs and calendar
LGBTQ Advocacy Organizations and Information
Advocacy to improve inclusion of LGBTQ students in the education system.
Central NJ Chapter
QSpot LGBT Community Center
66 South Main St, Ocean Grove
For programs and schedule
A brief, introductory booklet on trans issues.
Questions and answers for parents of gay, lesbian and bisexual people.
TransFamily Support Service
Guides transgender/non-binary youth and their families through the gender transitioning process
Family education, coaching and advocating available at
Resources from CPC Training
Considerations for Working with Trans and Gender Expansive Individuals