Statewide & County Resources

Help When & Where You Need It

If you or someone you know is returning home from prison or jail or has recently returned home, the Reentry Coalition of New Jersey has access to a number of resources and supportive services to assist with that transition.​

Statewide Resources

FindHelp.org (Formerly AuntBertha.com)

An online-based, zip-code driven search and referral platform that helps organizations and those seeking care/help connect with assistance programs and supportive services available in their local area.

New Jersey Department of Corrections – Office of Transitional Services

Offering resources, information and services to support those who are incarcerated, those looking to reenter society after incarceration and family members/loved ones in need of guidance, support and/or assistance.

Under Inmate and Family Resources section:

Resources By County

Find the resources and assistance programs available in your home county here.

Atlantic County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Safe Return – Atlantic City – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Bergen County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Transition Professionals Re-Entry Services

Located in Hackensack, NJ, offering various services to facilitate individuals’ transition back into society after incarceration.

Burlington County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Camden County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Safe Return – Camden – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Cape May County Resource Guide

A guide of services available to county residents.

Safe Return – Tri-County (Gloucester, Salem & Cumberland) – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Essex County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Essex County Resources – New Jersey Association on Corrections

Main information hub for NJAC’s reentry services in Essex County.

Gloucester County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Safe Return – Tri-County (Gloucester, Salem & Cumberland) – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Hudson County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Hunterdon & Somerset County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Mercer County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Mercer County Resources – New Jersey Association on Corrections

Main information hub for NJAC’s reentry services in Mercer County.

Safe Return – Trenton – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Middlesex County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Middlesex County Resources – New Jersey Association on Corrections

Main information hub for NJAC’s reentry services in Middlesex County.

Monmouth & Ocean County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Morris County Department of Human Services Resources

Providing information to county residents in need, from children to families to seniors.

Monmouth & Ocean County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Passaic County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Passaic County Resources – New Jersey Association on Corrections

Main information hub for NJAC’s reentry services in Passaic County. 

Safe Return – Tri-County (Gloucester, Salem & Cumberland) – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Provides legal assistance, housing, employment, and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Hunterdon & Somerset County Smart Book (2020)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Sussex County – Human Services Resource Directory

A searchable database of resources available to county residents.

Union County Smart Book (2019)

A resource guide created by the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services for social services staff and individuals who have been incarcerated that are returning to a New Jersey county.

Warren County Department of Human Services

Main information hub for the Warren County Department of Human Services.