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Safety & Security at Gloucester

Safety & Security at Gloucester

Support Services & Crisis Intervention


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 South Jersey
Center for Counseling and Wellness Services

Gloucester Campus
College Center Building - Room 206 – 2nd Floor

Rowan College South Jersey - Gloucester campus
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
Camden County Crisis Center


Suicide Prevention Hotline


NJ Hopeline

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 days per week.

LGBTQ Students


​​The Trevor Project​
​​​​ 1-866-4-U-TREVOR

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. ​

Community Resources LGBTQ Students

William Way Community Center
1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia
Local LGBT community center with extensive services and resources

Giovanni's Room
1145 Pine St., Philadelphia.  215-923-2960

The area's only LGBT bookstore

​​​​​​Health Information 
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.

​Substance Abuse 
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.

Sexual Assault Resources & Reporting

Reporting Allegations of Sexual Assault​

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


    2-1-1 or


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.


Gloucester County

Newpoint Behavioral Health Care
Inspira Medical Center

509 N Broad Street
Woodbury 08096

​Jennifer Plews
[email protected]

Camden County

Oaks Integrated Care
2201 W. Chapel Ave
Cherry Hill 08002

Amy White
609-267-6598 ext. 54009
[email protected]

Emergency Psychiatric Help

Camden County: ​

  • Steininger Center at Kennedy Memorial Hospital: 856-428-4357
  • 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

On-Campus Resources

Center for Counseling and Wellness Services

Living Proof Recovery Center
[email protected]
All services are peer-led and volunteer-driven and designed for people considering, just entering, or already in recovery.

Off-Campus Resources

  • 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. 
    Voorhees, NJ
  • Danellie Counseling and Wellness Center
    Glassboro, NJ
  • First Call For Help National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/SW Jersey 
    Vineland, NJ
  • Seabrook House
    Bridgeton, NJ
  • Sodat House Inc.(outpatient)
    124 N. Broad St., Woodbury, NJ

*This is a partial list only and not intended as an endorsement of facilities.

Social Services

South Jersey Legal Services 
Gloucester County
47 Newton Avenue, 
Woodbury, NJ 08096

Veteran's Support

RCSJ'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 Services 
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. 
Federal ServicesVeteran'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 or by calling 1-800-827-1000.​
Those still in the military and National Guard can access information about services. 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).