New Jersey’s social assistance hotline – NJ 211 – if you need help in understanding and finding available assistance services. You can reach the hotline by dialing “2-1-1” from any landline or cell phone. 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also reach the hotline by texting your zip code to “898-211,” chat online at “www.nj211.org,”or email the hotline at “[email protected]” Language translation and TTY services are offered to any caller. 2-1-1 will help identify with you the best local resources to fit your individual needs during times of distress or for life’s everyday situations.