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General Resources
CAMConnect
excellent site for neighborhood statistics & community resources
http://www.camconnect.org
Camden Area Health Education
http://www.camden-ahec.org
United Way of Camden County 856-963-2720
http://www.uwccnj.org
HealthyNJ
http://www.healthynj.org
Center for Family Services
http://www.centerffs.org/
Camden County Almanac
http://www.angelfire.com/nj/WBZCFMsndymrnngklzmr/newjersey/counties/camden.html
Services of Camden City
http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/cityservices.html#services
Camden Dept of Health and Human Services
http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/departments/hhs.html
New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations
http://www.njnonprofits.org/linksNJNP.html
Camden County Health Resources by HealthyNJ
http://www.healthynj.org/nj/counties/cocamden.html
Bureau Of Primary Health Care
http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/
BJ Swartz’s City of Camden
very nice compilation of various facts, resources and nuances of the city
http://www.eticomm.net/%7Ekelta/camden/

Dental
New Jersey Dental School Clinic, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program At Somerdale Student clinic locations in Camden and Somerdale, NJ 856-547-3948

Disabilities
Visual Impaired: for employment
Bestwork Industies for the Blind, Inc. 856-939-5220
http://www.bestworkindustries.org

Hearing Impaired
Physical Impaired

Health Professions Education
HealthyNJ Health Education
http://www.healthynj.org/nj/njhealthed.html

Immunizations
Camden- Dept. Health and Health Services (DHSS)
856-757-7285
E-Mail: humanservices@ci.camden.nj.us
Influenza & Pneumococcal vaccines
http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/departments/hhs.html

Legal Services
Community Law Project 856-757-7170
E-Mail: law@ci.camden.nj.us

Literacy
Literacy Project
http://lva.camden.lib.nj.us/
Camden County Library (856) 772-1636, ext. 3331
Camden Free Public Library (856) 757-7648

Mental Health
Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
http://www.medhelp.org/NJGroups/
NJ Mental Health Resource Lists
http://www.umdnj.edu/psyevnts/njhelps.html

Physical Exams
Health Outreach Project Clinic (HOP)
for persons affiliated with LEAP Academy
UHI Adult HOP Clinic
CamCare
http://www.njpca.org/

Pregnancy
DHSS Division of Family Health Services
http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/famhlth.htm
Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/wichome.htm
Black Infants Better Survival (BIBS)
http://www.state.nj.us/health/bibs/
Mom's Quit Connection
http://nj.quitnet.com/library/programs/plugin_detail.jtml?programid=1922

Screenings and Blood Tests
BP
Mammogram
AHEC Neighborhood Health Van - counseling and testing
856-963-2432
http://camden-ahec.org/

Shelter
Volunteers of America
856-854-4660
800-281-4354 (in New Jersey only)
Center for Family Services - Youth Shelters
http://www.centerffs.org/programs/shelters.html

Social Services
United Way of Camden County 856-963-2720
http://www.uwccnj.org
HealthyNJ- UMDNJ
http://www.healthynj.org
DYFS
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dyfs/index.html
Victims of Crime Compensation Board
800-242-0804
http://www.state.nj.us/victims

Substance Abuse
Addictions Hotline of New Jersey 800-238-2333
http://njdrughotline.org/
New Jersey Quitnet for smoking cessation 1-888-NJSTOPS
http://nj.quitnet.com
see also Mental Health services above

Transportation
NJ Transit
http://www.njtransit.com
PATCO
http://www.drpa.org/patco/

Vision
NJ Eye 856-365-1811
for needy, uninsured, low-income; 3 locations and mobile service
http://www.njeye.com