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Community Resources for Responding to Child Sexual Abuse in Mercer and Burlington Counties
Call to Report Abuse
Contact the NJ Abuse Hotline at 877-NJ-ABUSE (877-652-2873) or any Law Enforcement Agency at 911 You are not required to provide proof. Anyone who makes a good faith report based on reasonable grounds is immune from prosecution. When a report indicates that a child may be at risk, an investigator from the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) will promptly investigate the allegations within 24 hours of the report.
Statewide 24 hour hotline - 800-601-7200
NJ Coalition to End Domestic Violence Women (NJCEDV)
NJ Coalition Against Sexual Violence (NJ CASA)
Womanspace (24 hour) - 609394-9000
CONTACT of Burlington County (24 hour) - 856-234-8888
Resources for Healing
PEI Kids - 609-695-3739
Websites for more information on child sexual abuse and/or trauma
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network — www.rainn.org
National sexual assault organization — operates free, confidential national sexual assault hotline
Child Help Line — www.childhelp.org
Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. We focus our efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach.
Defend A Child — www.defendachild.org
Aggregate national, regional, and local resource to promote the awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse.
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