Boys and Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy
149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-4700
Central NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortium
2 King Arthur Court
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Early Intervention Services – for children with special needs, ages birth to three years, and their families.
Community Education – programs include prenatal health care, home visiting support, information and referral, and care management.
2400 Main Street Ext., Suite 1
Sayreville, NJ, 08872
Pregnant Hispanic women can obtain bilingual education covering early pregnancy to delivery. The course is a program of the March of Dimes.
Jewish Renaissance Medical Center
275 Hobart Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-4310
New Jersey Community Action Association
36 West Lafayette Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Community Affairs is the funding agency for all of the state’s designated Community Action Agencies. To find out about other CAAs around the state, go to the website.
Perform Care Behavioral Health Solutions
(877) 652-7624 (24 hours/7 days a week)
PerformCare serves New Jersey youth ages of 5 to 17 who have emotional or behavioral problems. Young adults ages 18 to 21 are eligible for the programs if they received services from the state’s child-serving system before turning 18.
Planned Parenthood of Central New Jersey
450 Market Street
Perth Amboy , NJ 08861
A resource for reproductive health services.
Raritan Bay Mental Health Center
570 Lee Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Offers outpatient mental health services.
Raritan Bay Medical Center, Crisis Stabilization Unit
530 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Hotline: (732) 442-3794
This emergency service helps people in crisis recover their normal level of functioning. The screening center assesses and refers people with mental illness.
Children ages 11 to 13 learn how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children. The 6.5-hour curriculum is offered in multiple Middlesex County locations.
Youth Intensive Intervention Program
151 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Contact: Program Coordinator Kathleen Hawkins, MSW, LCSW
YIIP serves youth ages 11 to 17 who have been in the court system for delinquency and youth violence (extreme offenses not included). A therapeutic approach, instead of traditional court services, is used to reduce aggression and improve clients’ communication and social skills. Adolescents and their guardians must participate in all YIIP services. The program is a collaboration between Middlesex County and the state Division of Child Behavioral Health Services.