NJ Special Education Regulation (PRISE)
SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES
This document has been developed for you by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to provide the most comprehensive and up to date information. The document is periodically revised to reflect changes in the law, provide additional information that would be of use to you, and to provide the information in a more clear and concise manner.
Special Education Information for Districts and Parents/Guardians.
New Jersey Special Education Administrative Code, Title 6A; Chapter 14 explains the laws that govern special education service delivery in the state of New Jersey.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Through the New Jersey Children's System of Care, PerformCare connects young people and their families statewide to the care they need to be well. PerformCare can connect your child to behavioral health services through the New Jersey Children’s System of Care. Staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.
Mobile Crisis through PerformCare
Mobile Crisis Response, a 24/7 service where a specially trained behavioral health professional can come to someone's home within an hour of calling to diffuse a crisis and connect families and youth to needed services.
Bergen County's community-based care management services for children with serious behavioral health, substance abuse, or developmental issues and their families.
Division of Family Guidance
The Bergen County Division of Family Guidance provides clinical, residential, educational, correctional, case management, and monitoring services to at-risk children, adolescents, and families, particularly those who are otherwise unable to receive needed services. It is Bergen County's resource for youth and families in need.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Bergen County Helpline - 201-262-HELP
New Jersey Hopeline: 1-855-654-6735.
NJ211 Community Resource Finder, https://www.nj211.org/
LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES
Care Plus, NJ, 201-265-8200, https://www.careplusnj.org/
Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare, 201-646-0195, http://cbhcare.com/welcome.html
West Bergen Mental Healthcare, 201-485-7172, https://westbergen.org/
Vantage Health System, 201-567-0059, http://www.vantagenj.org/