COVID-19

IN-PERSON MENTOR VISIT POLICY 

We are excited to update you on our latest program policies! 

In accordance with guidance provided by the State of New Jersey and the Center for Disease Control, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties is once again permitting in-person visits between Bigs and Littles under the guidelines and protocols listed here: COVID-19 MATCH CONTACT GUIDELINES.


All parties to the match must agree to follow the guidelines to resume in-person outings. Please contact your Match Support Specialist if you have any questions, concerns or need additional support. 

 

Please see the attached resources to guide and help you stay creatively connected to your Little and our mission during this time of social distancing: We will be adding more ideas so please stay tuned.

Please click the following link below!

Virtual Match Activities

Resource Guide

Hotlines

COVID-19 Information Hotline: Call: 2-1-1, Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253, Text: NJCOVID to 898-211

Mental Health Hotline: 1-866-202-4357

Family Helpline: 1-800-843-5437

Essex County Family Justice Center (Domestic Violence): 1-973-230-7229

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administrations Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry): 1-877 NJ ABUSE (22873)

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP)

CVERAP APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JULY 17, 2020- Visit https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/cverap.html for more information.