United Way of Atlantic County currently partners with 40 agencies to address health and human service needs in our community. Agencies undergo a rigorous volunteer review in order to attain Partner Agency status. Partner Agencies participate with UWAC in a variety of projects and collaboratives. The missions of these agencies represent the diverse needs of our community and the wide range of services available.
American Cancer Society
- Absecon: 800-227-2345
A volunteer health organization dedicated to researching a cure for cancer. Provides services to patients and families affected by cancer. Provides cancer prevention education and information.
American Red Cross Atlantic/Cumberland Chapter
- Pleasantville : 609-646-8330
Provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the principles of the International Red Cross Movement.
Atlantic County Women’s Center
Provides shelter, counseling and other services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Also operates the Child Care Network and Home To Work programs.
Atlantic Prevention Resources
- Pleasantville : 609-343-7380
Operates the only professional agency in Atlantic County which specializes in substance abuse prevention and education.
Atlantic Riding Center for Health
- Pleasantville : 609-926-2233 X1
Provides improved quality of life for those in the disabled community through therapeutic horseback riding. Improves balance, posture, mobility, concentration, attention span and self-esteem.
AtlantiCare Behavioral Health
- Egg Harbor Twp: 609-645-7601
Provides outpatient mental health services, substance abuse treatment/addiction recovery services, child/adolescent foster care programs, family care services, and school-based counseling and health services throughout Atlantic County.
BERON Jewish Older Adult Services
- Atlantic City: 609-345-5555
Provides supportive social services to older adults, reaches out to serve the frail elderly and integrates the isolated and uninvolved into the service network.
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Atlantic & Cape May Counties
- Somers Point : 609-653-8250
Provides one-to-one relationships between adult role models and children (6-18 years) from single parent families or children lacking adequate supervision.
Boy Scouts of America/ Jersey Shore Council
- Tom’s River : 732-349-1037 X1
Administers and services the Boy Scouts of America in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Exploring and Learning for Life Programs. Serves youth and adult volunteers with a comprehensive, prevention focused youth development program to instill positive values, leadership skills, active citizenship, religious growth and life skills.
Camden Center for Law and Social Justice, Inc.
- Camden : 856-966-8896
The Camden Center For Law and Social Justice, Inc. (CCLSJ) is a privately funded, non-profit, faith based public interest law center dedicated to serving the legal needs of the immigrant community and working poor in the City of Camden and throughout the Southern New Jersey region. CCLSJ concentrates its practice in immigration law, family law, protecting victims of domestic violence, and general civil law. CCLSJ reaches out to approximately 5,500 individuals each year.
Career Opportunity Development, Inc. (CODI)
- Egg Harbor City : 609-965-6871
Provides quality vocational and residential programming for individuals with physical, mental or economic disabilities. Provides a holistic approach where individuals have a right to informed choice and proactive involvement with vocational and/or residential planning.
Catholic Charities, Camden Diocese
- Camden : 856-342-4102
Provides emergency assistance and outpatient mental wellness counseling.
Child Federation of Atlantic City, Inc
- Pleasantville: 609-272-1711 X11
Provides programs and guidance for the holistic health of the family, well-baby clinic, parenting and other services.
Community Mediation Services
- Atlantic City : 609-345-7267
Provides Atlantic County residents alternative dispute resolution services. Trained volunteer mediators provide mediation services for a variety of cases both court ordered and self-referred.
Community Quest, Inc.
- Egg Harbor Twp.: 609-646-0388
Community Quest provides housing and employment services to individuals, families and veterans.
- Margate: 609-823-1850
CONTACT Cape-Atlantic provides telephone reassurance and community support for the elderly and disabled. The Reassurance Program and Gatekeeper Program serve the residents of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.
Court Appointed Special Advocates
- Somers Point : 609-601-7800
Trains and supervises volunteers appointed by Family Court, as advocates for abused, neglected, and abandoned children in the foster care system.
Covenant House New Jersey, Inc
- Atlantic City: 609-348-4070
Provides shelter, transitional living programs and a wide range of integral programs designed to help homeless and run-away youth.
FACES Autism Support Network
- Ventnor : 609-412-3750
FACES (formerly Families for Autistic Children Education & Support) Autism Support Network is a non-profit organization in South Jersey dedicated to early intervention, education, advocacy and support of people on the autism spectrum and their families.
Family Service Association
- Egg Harbor Twp: 609-569-1731
Provides multi-services to children, youth, adults and senior citizens. Provides counseling, substance abuse services, consumer credit counseling, and mental health services to the community.
Gilda’s Club South Jersey
- Somers Point : 609-926-2699
Gilda’s Club of South Jersey is a non-profit support community for people of all ages at any stage of the cancer experience, and for their family and friends.
Girl Scouts of Central & Southern New Jersey, Inc
- Cherry Hill : 856-795-1560X30
Serves 12,000 girls ages 5-17 and 4,000 adults throughout a six county jurisdiction, including Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties. Offers girls a broad range of activities which address their current interests and their future roles as women.
Hansen House/ Henricks House Group, Inc
- Egg Harbor : 609-965-3699
The Hansen House treats, in a residential setting, those who suffer from alcoholism and/or treat drug addiction. They provide counseling, discussion groups, job placement, living skills, 12-step meetings, and other assistance to their residents designed to guide them to recovery.
Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
- Margate City : 609-822-1167
Provides social, cultural and recreational services for all age groups and families; includes day care and pre-school for children ages three months to five years old as well as activities for youth and adults of all ages.
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic County
- Margate City : 609-822-1108
Provides counseling, case management, family life education and direct support including volunteers, special older adult services and intensive in-home children’s services.
John Brooks Recovery Center
- Atlantic City : 609-347-8615 X1
The John Brooks Recovery Center (JBRC) is a nonprofit agency providing chemical addiction services to the residents of New Jersey, particularly Atlantic County since 1969. Treatment services are based on level of care assessment, in multi-modal treatment settings. JBRC is committed to quality, non-judgmental care to all applicants with emphasis on education, prevention, and unconditional positive regard.
Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic, Inc.
- Pleasantville : 609-383-3377
Recruits, trains and supports volunteer tutors who provide FREE reading, writing and conversational English instruction to adults functioning at the lowest literacy levels.
- Williamstown: 856-629-0244 X3
Treats indigent clients in regards to alcohol and substance abuse. Provides quality care to those who otherwise would not be able to acquire treatment.
Mizpah Inland Human Services
- Mizpah: 609-476-2002
Provides information and referral; emergency food; legal services referral; emergency shelter; training programs; transportation; home visitation counseling; recreation; summer youth employment; summer mini camp and S.H.A.R.E
Shirley Eves Development
- Millville : 856-825-5840
Provides programs and services that assist children and adults with disabilities to develop to their fullest potential, and that stress inclusion, integration and independence.
South Jersey AIDS Alliance
- Atlantic City: 609-347-1085
Provides hotline, case management, support groups, transportation, food, testing and education/outreach.
South Jersey Legal Services
- Egg Harbor Twp: 609-641-5702
Provides legal services in civil, non-criminal matters to the disadvantaged, low-income individual, and senior citizens of Atlantic County.
Southern Jersey Family Medical Center
- Hammonton : 609-567-0434 X4
Provides primary health and dental care services to the migrant and resident populations of Atlantic County.
Spanish Community Center
- Landisville : 856-697-2967
Provides a multitude of supportive services including: outpatient drug and alcohol; HIV/AIDS prevention and education; latch-key; counseling; summer camp; and Holiday Helper Campaign. Staff is 100% bi-lingual/bi-cultural and all programs are designed to assist in the achievement of self-sufficiency for client.
The Alcove Center for Grieving Children & Families
- Northfield : 609-484-1133
The Alcove’s mission is to provide a safe place where children and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one can receive comfort and support through the healing process.
The Arc of Atlantic County
- Egg Harbor Twp: 609-485-0800 x1
Provides quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Atlantic County. Programs provided include residential services, family support/respite, case management, supported employment opportunities and recreational programs.
The Salvation Army Extension Services
- Vineland: 856-696-5252
Assists with utlilities, rent, food, cloting, shoes, back to school materials, gifts to nursing homes, hospitals, senior centers, medicine along with other programs.
The Salvation Army-Atlantic City Corps
- Atlantic City : 609-344-0660
Serves Atlantic City by providing families and individuals with food, clothing, and personal counseling. Operates youth summer camping programs, transitional housing for women & children, emergency/ disaster canteen and community center recreational programs.