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New Jersey State Police Seeking Volunteers For Domestic Violence Response Teams

By BRENDA A. NEMCEK

July 21, 2014 at 10:02 AM

WARREN, NJ - The New Jersey State Police and partnering domestic violence advocacy groups are seeking volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams in Morris, Burlington, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, Atlantic, Hunterdon, and Ocean Counties.
 
Volunteer advocates work in conjunction with police, county prosecutor’s offices, and private organizations to provide support, information, referrals, and a safety plan to victims of domestic violence.
 
Volunteers must attend a 40-hour training course, possess a valid driver’s license, be willing to serve on an on-call shift basis, and submit to background investigations and fingerprinting. 
 
For further information contact the New Jersey State Police Victim Services Unit at 609-882-2000 ext. 2375
 
Morris:  973-267-7520 / www.co.bergen.nj.us
 
Burlington (Specifically Red Lion SP Area):  856-824-0599 ext. 8606, Tiffany Rozelle
 
Somerset:  908-359-0003 ext. 202 / volunteers@resourcecenterofsomerset.org
 
Sussex:  973-579-2386 ext. 227 / minnick@dasi.org
 
Warren:  908-453-4121 ext. 313, Erin Hodgson or Pamela Drager / volunteers@besafewc.org
 
Atlantic (Specifically for Buena SP Area):  609-646-6767, Michelle Reid / volunteers@acwc.org
 
Hunterdon:  908-788-7666 ext. 212, Sue Bell
 
Ocean:  732-350-2120 ext. 238, Nicole Genovese