COVID-19 Communications for Families

The following information comes directly from the State of New Jersey, the Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the Division of the Children's System of Care (CSOC), as well as other highly regarded resources. We hope this information will assist you and your loved ones during these times.

If you have any questions or concerns about COVID-19, you can speak to a health care professional at 1-800-962-1253. For general information and basic needs, dial 211. For alerts/updates, text NJCOVID to 898-211.

PerformCare is available to assist with CSOC services (including Mobile Response and Stabilization Services) 24 hours a day at 1-877-652-7624. At this time, Mobile Response services are also available remotely through telephone and videoconferencing services.

COVID-19 vaccine information

COVID-19 Vaccine Available Through Special Needs Partnership

Autism New Jersey and the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VNACJ) Community Health Center have partnered to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible New Jersey residents ages 18 or older with autism or intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who may need special accommodation. Please visit this page for more information about eligibility information and registration.

Links from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and the Children’s System of Care

Links from the State of New Jersey

Additional Links and Helplines

* Please note: PerformCare posts these links for informational purposes only. These external web sites are maintained by organizations over which PerformCare and the New Jersey Children's System of Care exercise no control. PerformCare and the NJ Children's System of Care expressly disclaim any responsibility or endorsement for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised by these third-party websites. PerformCare and the NJ Children's System of Care do not control, endorse, promote, or have any affiliation with any web site listed unless expressly stated herein.