COVID-19 community resource reference guide

As the COVID-19 pandemic affects Camden and South Jersey, our care teams are continuing to support the vulnerable individuals we serve. As part of our new COVID-19 response workflows, each day, we are gathering updates from our partner organizations about their current operational status so we can pass this information along to patients, providers, and other community partners.

This page will be updated regularly with new information about services and resources available in Camden and South Jersey.

If you have questions about any of the services listed here, please call them directly. For more information about services in South Jersey generally, visit My Resource Pal.

Last updated: Tuesday, September 29 at 1:15 PM. 

Inpatient and emergency departments

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Cooper Hospital Open. Visitors allowed.
Everyone will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. All visitors must wear masks.
9/28/20 856-342-2000
All Virtua hospitals Open. Visitors allowed.
General visiting hours are 2 – 6 PM. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Special Care Nursery visiting hours are 10 AM – 10 PM. Behavioral Health Unit visiting hours are 6 – 7 PM.
9/28/20 856-757-3500

Primary care and OB/GYN

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Project HOPE Open regular hours.
In-person appointments: Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM. All patients are asked to wait in their cars or under a tent outside to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. The waiting room is closed.
COVID-19 testing site for new and established patients exhibiting symptoms, Monday-Friday, 10 AM – 3 PM.
9/28/20 856-968-2320
Urban Health Institute Open regular hours.
Providing in-person and telemedicine options.
Anyone entering the building will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and must wear a mask. No accompanying visitors with patients.
9/28/20 856-342-2439
Osborn Family Health Center Open varied hours:
Monday 8 AM – 8 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday 8 AM – 6 PM
Thursday 8 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 12 PM
Screening everyone for COVID-19 symptoms at check-in; anyone with symptoms will seen by a nurse for triage. Patients who need medication refills may be asked to come in or will receive refills over the phone. Behavioral health and non-urgent appointments via telemedicine. Only patients or one parent with a child may attend visits.
9/28/20 856-757-3700
CAMCare Open regular hours.
Odessa office are closed.
9/28/20 856-541-2229
Cooper Family Medicine Open regular hours.
Telemedicine and in-person appointments.
No visitors. Patients must wear a mask.
9/28/20 856-963-0126
Virtua Primary Care –
Kyle Will
Open 8 AM – 4 PM for in-person visits.
Patients must wear a mask for in-person appointments.
9/28/20 856-246-3542
Cooper Women’s Care Center Open regular hours.
In-person visits available.
No visitors may accompany patients. Patients under age 18 may bring a visitor.
Anyone entering the building must wear a mask and will have their temperature taken.
9/28/20 856-342-2959

Behavioral health providers

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Cooper Addiction Medicine program Open select hours: Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 4:30 PM (closed at 12-1 for lunch); Friday 1-4:30 PM. 9/28/20 856-342-2439
South Jersey Behavioral Health Resources Open regular hours.
First appointments will be in-person in the office.
Other appointments will be via telemedicine.
8/3/20 856-361-2700
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Doctor’s visits, intake, and individual counseling by telemedicine. 
One group session per day, accessible via Zoom.
9/28/20 856-566-6200
Princeton House Behavioral Health (outpatient) Telehealth only at least through the end of the summer.
Virtual support groups available.
9/28/20 888-437-1610
Urban Treatment Associates Open. 
Everyone must wear masks and sanitize hands prior to entering and as they leave the building.
Based on medical provider recommendation, some clients on phase 2 are being given take-home methadone to reduce in-person visits.
In-person one-on-once counseling is available. Small group sessions are also a happening; participants must wear masks and sit 6 feet apart.
6/25/20 856-338-1811
Living Proof Recovery Center Peer support via telephone.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12 -7 PM
4/1/20 856-216-7134
Legacy Treatment Providing services through telemedicine and in person
Questions about upcoming appointments should call and leave a message. They will return calls within 24 hours.
6/24/20 609-534-9196
Center for Family Services Telehealth.
Call Access Line.
3/30/20 877-922-2377
Oaks Integrated Care-Intensive Case Management Services Telemedicine only; no home visits.
All staff are working remotely unless necessary, which may include dropping off medication and food. No physical contact with patients, including providing transportation to appointments.
9/21/20 609-491-4658

Housing

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Joseph’s House of Camden Limited new intakes. Call at 9 AM to see if there is an available bed.
Reducing to 50 beds. Checking temperatures and screening for COVID-19 symptoms.
Day program open until 12 PM, including lunch, showers, and service referrals.
9/28/20 856-246-1087
Department of Community Affairs (DCA) No in-person visits. Conducting phone interviews. Recertification paperwork should be submitted by mail. No inspections. 7/7/20 856-614-3300
VOA Aletha Wright Availability changes. Call for the most up-to-date information.
9/28/20 856-966-0909
VOA Anna Sample Availability changes. Call for the most up-to-date information. 9/28/20 856-963-0430
VOA Safe Return Remote intake and office intake 7 AM – 6 PM.
Also providing counseling in the office.
Call to make an appointment before arriving.
7/7/20 856-899-6568

Adult day programs

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Prestige Adult Medical Day Care Closed to clients.
Calling individuals and delivering food if needed.
Bingo games and exercise events on Facebook Live.
9/14/20 856-414-9400
STARZ Adult Medical Day Care Center Closed to clients.
Conducting well checks via phone and delivering food, including on Saturdays.
Doing FaceTime calls and providing activity packets.
9/14/20 856-203-3548
Active Day of Camden Closed to clients.
Conducting well checks via phone, and delivering food and water as needed.
9/14/20 856-452-0960
Trinity LIFE Closed to clients.
Calling individuals and delivering food if needed.
9/14/20 856-675-3355
Generations Plus Closed to clients.
Calling individuals and delivering food if needed.
9/14/20 856-317-1910

Courts

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Municipal courts Municipal Courts are beginning to hold hearings–precisely how and when may vary by municipality. See the Municipal Court Closures site for specific details about each court.
Effective May 11, 2020, with appropriate notice to the parties, Municipal Court sessions can resume in individual Municipal Courts.
7/7/20 856-317-1910
Superior courts Most matters will continue to be handled remotely. Beginning June 22, court events that cannot be handled remotely may be handled on site. More information available here.

Please contact the court directly/your attorney if you have concerns about your individual case. Landlord/tenant trials are on hold until further notice; other actions, such as motions and settlement conferences, can continue.

7/7/20 609-421-6100
Family Matters Most family proceedings will continue to be handled remotely. Beginning June 22, some family court matters may be heard in person. This would include bench trials and hearings for cases that are especially complex. See the link for more information.
More information available here.
7/7/20 Camden Family Division (856) 650-9100 ext. 43480
Civil Commitment Proceedings Hearings are still mostly taking place via video conferencing.
More information and exceptions available here.
7/7/20 n/a

Food resources

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Camden school district

Camden Enrollment

While schools are closed, all students will be able to have access to breakfast and lunch.
Meals will only be distributed on Mondays and Thursdays. Enough food will be sent home for several days.
Hours of operation: Monday and Thursday from 10 AM to 12 PM. Visit website for list of meal pickup sites.
Map of meal distribution sites: https://www.camdenenrollment.org/accesstomeals
6/17/20 Visit website or call 856-966-2000.
Cathedral Kitchen To-go meals available from the front door Monday – Thursday from 3:15 – 5 PM, and Friday – Saturday 12 – 1 PM.
Restrooms are closed; providing hand wipes and bottled water with each meal. Also providing personal care items to anyone who needs them.
No dine-in service until further notice.
9/14/20 856-964-6771
MANNA Closed Mondays. Continuing meal delivery Tuesdays-Fridays. 9/14/20
Food Bank of South Jersey Sites open.
Guests not required to sign-in, so no one will be turned away.
Continuing to update this food locator: https://foodbanksj.org/zip-code-locator/
5/22/20 856-662-4884
KROC Food Pantry Open 9 – 11:30 AM, 1 – 3:30 PM. Appointments required.
Please call 856-379-6900 to make an appointment.
Must show ID.
5/22/20 856-379-6900
Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services Seniors in need of meals – for any reason – can call (856) 374-MEAL to make immediate arrangements.

All residents previously enrolled in the Camden County Nutrition Program have automatically begun receiving home-delivery of meals.
Senior and disabled residents, as well as neighbors and family of those in need, can call (856) 858-3220 to receive assistance.
6/3/20 856-374-MEAL or 856-858-3220
Bridge of Peace Community Church Grocery distribution for families every Monday from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
2755 Tuckahoe Rd, Camden NJ.
Distribution lasts until supplies run out.
Adults will need ID and verification of dependents or number of people living in the household.
4/22/20 856-365-1450
Parkside United Methodist Church food pantry Open Mondays 3 – 6 PM.
ID required.
4/15/20 856-964-2254
Magnolia United Methodist Church food pantry Open Sundays 12 – 2 PM.
Also provides deliveries for elderly individuals.
4/9/20 609-686-3722
Catholic Charities Multiple grocery pickup locations in the following counties: Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem.
More information available here.
4/29/20 856-342-4145
Camden County Board of Freeholders and Touch New Jersey Drive-in and walk-up food distribution. All at 11 AM. Mask must be worn.
July 10: Antioch Baptist, 690-700 Ferry Ave, Camden
July 17: Camden County College Blackwood Campus Lot 6
July 24: St. Joseph’s Procathedral, 2907 Federal St.
July 31: Camden County Blackwood campus Lot 6
7/7/20 n/a

Government agencies, benefits, taxes, and voting

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Department of Child Protection and Permanancy (DCPP) DCPP staff, contracted visitation providers, and resource parents are required to transition visits from remote to in-person no later than July 13, 2020. 7/13/20 856-414-8200
Camden County Board of Social Services All face-to-face requirements are being waived. Interviews can now be completed over the phone. Staff will be reaching out to anyone already scheduled for a face-to-face to switch them to a phone interview or to reschedule. All new interviews will be scheduled for telephone calls.

Clients can apply for programs directly at njhelps.org.

Paperwork can be dropped off at the Board of Social Services in Camden via that mailbox adjacent to the entrance. Paperwork does not need to be handed to a staff member.

All work activity requirements for TANF/GA/SNAP are being waived. Clients can reach out to their case managers if their current site is closing due to COVID-19. TANF and GA recipients who are due for recertification in March and April are receiving a 60-day extension.

9/28/20 856-225-8800
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Licensing Centers and Vehicle Centers are now open to walk-in customers. Everyone must wear a mask. Expect long lines. Most renewals, replacements, changes of address, and other transactions can be processed online at NJMVC.gov.  9/28/20 n/a
Social Security Offices Only offering phone services.
Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5:30 PM.
7/13/20 800-772-1213
Voting Learn more about requesting a mail-in ballot for the general election on Tuesday, November 3. 9/14/20 n/a
Taxes Deadline for filing taxes has been extended. Learn more. 3/26/20 n/a
Unemployment, temporary disability, family leave, workers’ compensation Visit nj.gov/labor to apply for benefits.
Check eligibility: English | Spanish
3/26/20 n/a
SNAP
(food stamps)
Benefits have been expanded.
New Jersey families with school-aged children receiving free/reduced lunch and/or SNAP will receive an additional $416.10 for each eligible student no later than June. Additional funds will be added to families’ SNAP cards if they receive SNAP benefits. If families do not receive SNAP, a card will be mailed to them.
5/13/20 n/a

Medical transportation

Operational status Last updated Phone number
LogistiCare Open regular hours.
Will transport for COVID-19 testing with no advance notice. However, advance notice is required for all other appointments.
9/28/20 1-866-527-9934
Access Link Open regular hours.
Not transporting patients to COVID-19 testing sites.
All riders must wear face masks.
Only providing rides to critical and essential places such as medical appointments, grocery stores, and dialysis centers. 
9/28/20 1-800-955-2321
Sen-Han Transit Rides provided 10am-2pm, Monday through Friday.
2 weeks advance notice required.
All riders required to wear face masks.
Not transporting to COVID-19 testing sites.
Office open 9 AM – 12 PM.
9/28/20 856-456-3344

Legal services

Operational status Last updated Phone number
Community Health Law Project – Collingswood Assisting clients and conducting intake remotely.
Individuals in need of legal assistance can leave a message at 856-858-9500. Staff will return the call from a private number, within three business days.
Current clients can call the same number and leave a message for their case handler at that person’s extension.
7/6/20 856-858-9500
Camden Center for Law and Social Justice Assisting clients and conducting intake remotely.
Available during normal business hours by phone at 856-583-2950.
Also available by e-mail at info@cclsj.org.
7/6/20 856-583-2950
AIDS Law Project Assisting clients and conducting intake remotely.
Individuals with new legal issues can email intake@aidslawpa.org or complete an intake at aidslawpa.org/intake.
Individuals can also leave a message at 215-821-7899. Messages will be returned within 8 business hours.If you want to leave a message for a specific person, call the office at 215-587-9377 and use the dial-by-name directory.
7/6/20 215-821-7899
South Jersey Legal Services Assisting clients and conducting intake remotely.
To contact, email sjls@lsnj.org, call 1-800-496-4570, or use the “contact us” form on the website at www.lsnj.org/sjls. Response time may take longer than usual.
7/6/20 1-800-496-4570
Disability Rights New Jersey Assisting clients and conducting intake remotely.
Contact our office at 800-922-7233 or advocate@drnj.org for assistance. Returning calls and emails as soon as possible, usually within 48 hours.
7/6/20 1-800-922-7233

Addiction and mental health support

Opportunity Phone number
(if needed)
Community Crisis 5 meetings are an All Recovery based format so that they are available to the widest number of those in, seeking or supportive of recovery. They are being held at 8 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm and 10 pm.

On Tuesday night at 7:30 pm we are offering a solution based, facilitator led AA Step speaker, discussion meeting.

Learn more: https://communityincrisis.org/programs/all-recovery-support/

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Virtual Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php n/a
Virtual Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings https://virtual-na.org/ n/a
Virtual Al-Anon meetings Support for anyone who is affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend.
https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/electronic-meetings/
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New Jersey Peer Recovery 8am to 8pm with hours soon extended to 10pm. Phone counseling for individuals with substance use disorders or those in recovery needing support. 1-877-422-2765
Vets4Warriors 24/7 national support program for veterans for who have served in wars. 1-855-838-8255
Vet 2 Vet 24/7 Support for any New Jersey military veteran. 1-866-838-7654
Mom2Mom Support for mothers with children who have special needs. Open 8 AM – 8 PM. 1-877-914-6662
Care2Caregiver Support for those caring for a family member suffering memory loss, Alzheimer’s, dementia or a related disorder. Open 8 AM – 8 PM. 1-800-424-2494
Cop2Cop 24/7 support for law enforcement officers. 1-866-267-2267
Worker2Worker Support for New Jersey DCP&P employees. Open 8 AM – 8 PM. 1-855-327-7482
Aid NJEA Support for school staff members and their families. Open noon – 6 PM, Monday-Thursday. 1-866-243-6532
New Jersey Mental Health Cares New Jersey’s behavioral health information and referral service.
8 AM – 8 PM, 7 days a week
1-866-202-4357

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