Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

local hotline
number is
(908) 232-2880

As per volunteer availability


CONTACT We Care is also
a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. We are the primary responder in New Jersey
to calls made to
800-SUICIDE and


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Our Mission

CONTACT We Care is devoted to promoting emotional wellbeing and preventing emotional crises by providing opportunities for people to express themselves to compassionate listeners in a safe environment. We respond to the need for human interaction and create opportunities for people to help each other. We offer training to people and organizations in the listening skills needed to support those in crisis.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of CONTACT We Care. Answer the hotline, serve on the Board of Trustees, or join a committee.

Best Statewide Volunteer Organization

Our Vision

We envision a society where everyone has access to a caring and compassionate listener.

You can help save lives! Join the growing community of supporters who believe that suicide is preventable.


Click here

CONTACT We Care is a United Way agency, accredited by






Privacy Policy:
CONTACT We Care respects your privacy. We do not sell, rent, share or lease any donor or payment information we collect. Information provided to us is secure and confidential.

Our Beliefs

-- We believe in the power of active, empathetic, nonjudgmental listening.

-- We believe that interactive communication with another human being can alleviate emotional pain and suffering.

-- We believe that relief of emotional pain and suffering can prevent tragic human loss by suicide and other self-destructive behaviors.

-- We believe connection with another human being can be achieved most empathetically and cost effectively through the use of highly trained volunteers.


40th Anniversary Call of Hope Gala – Listening with Heart: Celebrating our Past, Present and Future
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Gran Centurions, Clark, NJ

Keynote: Kevin Hines - speaker, author, mental health advocate, one of 34 people to survive jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge

There are many ways to support CONTACT We Care and the Call of Hope Gala.

Click HERE for Sponsorship information, HERE for information on placing an Ad in the Event Journal, and HERE to donate to our Silent Auction.

Click HERE for the Gala Invitation, and HERE for the Reply Card.

Mental Health First Aid
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Become a Mental Health First –Aider
Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community.
Sometimes, the best First Aid is you!


CONTACT We Care Annual Call of Hope Gala to spotlight Kevin Hines, who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived

Suicidal Risk Patterns Identified - Study

Local Listening Line Offers Tips for Coping Preceding Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 7-13

Join Our Mailing List
For Email Marketing you can trust

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter


is a caring and crisis hotline located in Westfield, NJ.
We serve callers
in need throughout
New Jersey




Copyright © 2008-2011 CONTACT We Care, Inc. All rights reserved.

Website by Foxglove Systems