FOR IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY HELP CALL 9 1 1
Attending college can be a stressful time. Failed experiments, application deadlines, family and relationship issues and other stressors can interfere with a student's ability to successfully complete a degree program. There are many resources available to support someone who is struggling emotionally or physically. Students experiencing difficulties are encouraged to take advantage of these resources. All are confidential as provided by law.
General Support Services
Rowan College at Gloucester County
Center for Counseling and Wellness Services
College Center Building - Room 206 – 2nd Floor
Rowan College at Gloucester County
Department of Safety and Security
Dial ext. 4444 from a campus –based telephone
Dial 856-681-6287 from an off-campus telephone
Emergency: Police, Fire, Medical 9 1 1
Gloucester County Crisis Center 856-845-9100
Camden County Crisis Center 856-428-4357
Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-855-654-6735 NJ Hopeline Chat:
Need someone to talk to? NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline is available to help you. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 day per week.
Suicide Hotline 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
Sexual Assault Resources & Reporting
National Sexual Assault Hotline: National hotline, operated by RAINN, that serves people affected by sexual violence. It automatically routes the caller to their nearest sexual assault service provider. You can also search your local center here. Hotline: 800.656.HOPE
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Through this hotline an advocate can provide local direct service resources (safehouse shelters, transportation, casework assistance) and crisis intervention. Interpreter services available in 170 languages. They also partner with the Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Center to provide a videophone option. Hotline: 800.799.SAFE
This number can connect you with various social services in your community, such as: financial assistance, family services, public assistance, food, housing and many more.
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES PRIMARY SCREENING SERVICES
Newpoint Behavioral Health Care - Inspira Medical Center
509 N Broad Street
Oaks Integrated Care
2201 W. Chapel Ave
Cherry Hill 08002
609-267-6598 ext. 54009
Emergency Psychiatric Help
- Camden County:
(1) Steininger Center at Kennedy Memorial Hospital: 856-428-4357
(2) Steininger Center at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center: 856-541-2222
- Gloucester County
Newpoint Behavioral Health Care at Underwood Memorial Hospital: 856-845-9100
Alcohol or Substance Abuse Problems
- Addictions Hotline of New Jersey
1-800-225-0196 or 1-800-322-5525
- Gloucester County Health Department
- Camden County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Inc.
- Center for Family Services Inc.
- Danielle Counseling and Wellness Center
- First Call For Help
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/SW Jersey
- Seabrook House
- Sodat House Inc.
124 N. Broad St., Woodbury, NJ
*This is a partial list only and not intended as an endorsement of facilities.
William Way Community Center
1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia
Local LGBT community center with extensive services and resources
- Giovanni's Room
1145 Pine St., Philadelphia.
The area's only LGBT bookstore
The GLBT Health Access Project works with GLBT populations – and those who serve them – across the Commonwealth to respond to needs in a timely and targeted manner.
We provide training, technical assistance and materials to agencies across the state (and, due to past success, across the nation) to help service providers learn more about the health care needs of GLBT populations and create welcoming environments for staff and clients.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
This section describes a number of scholarships available to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. These scholarships offer a variety of criteria for eligibility.
National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addictions Professionals
NALGAP: The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and their Allies is a membership organization founded in 1979 and dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer communities.
RCGC's Student Veterans Organization
Is open to current and prospective students as well as alumni who have honorably served in the military (or are family members of someone who has served or is still serving). For more information you may contact the club officers.
Gloucester County Veterans Affairs
Works with the Veterans Administration to offer convenient services at the VA Healthcare Clinic at the County Complex at Five Points in Sewell, NJ.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK. A new prompt offers the option of pressing #1 and connecting directly to a special Veteran's Affairs (VA) suicide crisis line staffed by mental health professionals 24 hours a day.
- Veteran's Administration
The Veteran's Administration offers services and benefits including healthcare, vocational training, disability assistance and life insurance that former military can access via www.va.gov or by calling 1-800-827-1000.
Those still in the military and National Guard can access information about services through MilitaryOneSource.com or 1-800-342-9647. It is a clearinghouse that can assist military members and their spouses and families with issues such as housing and moving, federal tax preparation, navigating health care and education scholarships for military spouses and children.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA has a toll-free treatment referral helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357), that assists people in accessing care for substance abuse and alcohol-use issues. This website helps connect returning military members and their families to local services.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
- TAPS provides ongoing emotional help, hope and healing to all who are grieving the death of a loved one in military service to America, regardless of relationship to the deceased, geography or circumstance of the death. TAPS provides peer-based support, crisis care, casualty casework assistance, and grief and trauma resources. Call 800-959-TAPS (8277).
Victims of Domestic Violence