Only Service of its kind in the United States.
It is the only helpline in the U.S. focused on
mothers of special needs children and their
mental health. Calls from all 21 counties in New
Jersey and 31 states in the US: MD, MO, MS,
NY,IL, PA, FL, LA, WI, GA, MA, SC, CT, NE, KS,
UT, WA, OR, MN, OH, CA, VA, TX, MI, AZ, IN, ME,
NM, VT, AL and Washington, D.C.
Live 24/7. All calls answered by a Mom Peer or
mental health specialist through our University
Behavioral HealthCare Access Center and on-call
clinician. Live chat also available through the
Top Ten Issues Reported by Mothers Calling
Helpline Include: Family/Parenting, School
Stressors, Depression/Mood Disorder, Child
Mental Health, Anxiety/Phobias, Marital/Couples,
Legal, Developmental Disability, Medical/Somatic
Mom2Mom Reciprocal Peer Support (RPS), a
Partnership with Clinicians and Peers: 70% of
moms engaged in RPS, 50% engaged in RPS and
Customer Satisfaction Surveys report over 95%
callers felt listened to and would recommend
helpline to others. 70% of callers receive peer
support and provider referrals.
Mom2Mom Partnerships: New Jersey Department of
Children and Families, Autism NJ, NJ Mental
Health Cares, My Goal Inc., SPAN, Jewish Women’s
Foundation, The Valerie Fund, John F. Kennedy
School in Newark, and more!
Over 80 Mom2Mom Resilience Building and Outreach
Events Planned Annually.
Mom2Mom Employs Moms of Special Needs Children.
Finances and isolation are a common problem for
this group, and 21 moms are employed through our
Access to a Variety of Resources. The Mom2Mom
case management approach to peer support fosters
utilization of the state, local and national
resources that exist.
University Behavioral HealthCare Access Center
Technology and Data Management. Automated call
distribution, and data system to identify trends
for service, gaps and needs. Data informs care
for moms and their families.