Counseling Resources


The staff of the West Milford Guidance & Counseling Department maintains lists of community agencies, counselors, hotlines, and resources as a service for our parents & students.

The information on this section of the Guidance website is broken into seven areas:


1.  Local Counseling Groups & Counselors
         This subpage provides a chart of local area counseling agencies and private counselors.  These counselors provide a variety of services and specialties.   The chart on this page will give the reader the name of the counselor/agency, location, types of services, phone number, and (if available) a link to the practice website or counselor biography.

2.   Substance Abuse Counselors
          This subpage provides a chart of local area agencies and counselors who provide substance abuse/addictions counseling.  The chart on the page provides the reader with the name of the counselor/agency, location, phone number, and (if available) a link to the practice website or counselor biography.

3.  Psychological/Psychiatric Crisis Services
            This subpage provides phone numbers for local psychiatric emergency services.  These numbers should only be utilized in a time of crisis not for accessing general counseling services.

4.   Mental Health Association of Passaic County
This subpage provides a description & link of the Mental Health Association of Passaic County.  This multiservice agency provides community resources in a variety of areas.

5.   Family Intervention Services
This subpage provides a description & link to Family Intervention Services of NJ.  Family Intervention Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization providing crisis intervention, therapeutic counseling, case management, education and support to New Jersey residents .

6.  Family Service Centers
This subpage provides links to Family Services centers - agencies that deal with family situations, family crises, support for families with special needs children, etc.  Some agencies also include parent groups, parent training, and in home support services.

7.  Perform Care
    This subpage links you to Perform Care which is the NJ Department of Child & Family Services (DCFS) system of care for famillies & students in crisis. 


7.   Hotlines & Websites
            This subpage provides an alphabetical list of various hotlines and websites for a variety of concerns, issues, or areas.  This includes, but is not limited to, dating violence, substance use, teen pregnancy, runaways, LGBTQ supports, grief, and much much more.