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Health Department

Lisa Gulla, Health Officer
(973) 593-3079
(973) 593-3072
Madison Civic Center
28 Walnut Street
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)

Coping after "Sandy"

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The effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt by thousands of New  Jerseyans, and we want to provide as much support as possible. Hurricane  Sandy was the worst storm to hit New Jersey.  It has created a great deal of  stress, frustration, and anxiety for families, especially those with younger  children.   
There are many services and resources available to help. The state  departments of Children and Families, EducaƟ on, Health, and Human Services, along  with other partners are commiƩ ed to helping.  
FOR HELP AND INFORMATION
Information or Referral for general supportive services   Call 2-1-1
Stress or Anxiety   1-877-294-HELP  (4357)  or  1-877-294-4356  (for  deaf  and  hearing  impaired  to   speak with)   
Public Health Experts - call 2-1-1 (open 24/7) or 1-866-234-0964 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.   on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends).

Child Care Services - such as locating or paying for child care     
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency – 1-800-332-9227 When you call, press the number for the county where you live and you will be  connected to a child care agency that can help you. School Enrollment   
If you have not been able to return to your home school district or have not been  able to enroll your children in school in the town where you are currently living,  the state Department of Education has set up a hotline to help parents contact  the appropriate districts and get their children back to school. The number is  609-292-2070.   
Family Health Resource and Referral Helpline  NJ Family Health Helpline 1-800-328-3838 Head Start Programs  1 866-763-6481,  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  or email to HeadStart@eclkc.info