Office of the Dean of Students Important Links and Resources

New Jersey City University is committed to assisting students in accessing resources that meet their basic needs. Any student who has difficulty securing enough food to eat or lacks safe and stable housing is urged to contact the Dean of Students office ( deanofstudents@njcu.edu ) for support and guidance in becoming connected to resources.

On-Campus Resources:

  • Counseling Center
    Gilligan Student Union, Room 308
    201-200-3165
  • Health & Wellness Center
    Vodra Hall, Suite 107
    201-200-3456

Helpful NJCU Links for Current Students

NJCU FOOD PANTRY 

For individuals in need of financial assistance, emergency housing, and screening for benefits, including SNAP and Medicaid, please utilize the following resources:
County Boards of Social Services
NJ Helps
Homeless Information for NJ
NJ 211
 
For assistance in locating an off-campus food pantry, please utilize the following resources:
Find Food
Food Pantries in Hudson County (pdf)
Bergen County Food Pantries (pdf)
Essex County Search
 
For assistance in securing assistance with free internet services, please utilize the following resources:
Comcast Internet Essentials
Altice Advantage Internet Services
New Jersey School Boards E-rate Broadband Initiative


For assistance in locating substance abuse programs, please utilize the following resources:
NJ Department of Human Services Addiction Treatment Resources
NJ Department of Human Services Addiction Recovery and Self-Help Centers List (pdf)
U.S. Government Finding Treatment Guide

Off-Campus Recovery Resources:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous of Northern NJ - 800-245-1377
  • Al-Anon/Alateen of North Jersey - 1-888-944-5678
  • Bridgeway Crisis Intervention Services - 152 Central Avenue, Jersey City - 201-885-2539
  • Giant Steps - 61 Monroe Street, Hoboken - 201-792-8290
  • Integrity House - 103 Lincoln Park, Newark - 973-623-0600
  • Khaleidoscope Health Care - 75 Harrison Avenue, Jersey City - 201-451-5425
  • Narcotics Anonymous of NJ - 800-992-0401
  • North Star Health Systems - 354 Avenue C, Bayonne - 201-535-5959
  • Outpatient Drug-Free Program at Christ Hospital - 169 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City - 201-795-8375
  • Spectrum Healthcare - 74 - 80 Pacific Avenue, Jersey City - 201-451-2544

Additional information can be found online at:

For assistance in locating off campus mental health services, please utilize the following resources:
New Jersey National Alliance on Mental Illness
New Jersey Mental Health Cares
Mental Health Association of New Jersey
NJ Mental Health Services Directory (pdf)

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINES
 
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: www.afsp.org
 
NJ HOPELINE
1-855-654-6735
 
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
1-800-273-TALK (8255)