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Ridgewood Library | COVID-19 Support


Please remember that you can contact library staff by using the chat box, emailing ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org, or calling (201) 670-5600, ext. 120. We will answer your questions or comments Monday-Friday between 9:00 am-3:00 pm.


Please check this page for updates. Our financial assistance page also has many supportive resources.

Mental Health Care

West Bergen Mental Healthcare has launched a temporary "warm line" to help essential workers cope with the unprecedented stress of this pandemic;
call 1 (201) 688-7098

NJ MentalHealthCares offers help 7 days a week, from 8:00 am-8:00 pm by phone -- (866) 202-HELP (4357) -- and their website.


The Peer Recovery Warm Line is also ready to help at 1 (877) 291-5588
8:00 am-10:00 pm Monday-Friday, 5:00-10:00 pm Saturday-Sunday,
3:00-10:00 pm holidays.

Helping children cope with COVID-19 changes, from the National Association of School Psychologists.

NJ Hope Line (Peer Support and Suicide Prevention Hot Line) 1 (855) 654-6735, 24/7.

The Bergen County United Way has many resources to help people cope with COVID-19 stresses. Call 211 or visit their website.

A monumental and profoundly helpful list of mental health and COVID-19 information and resources from Mental Health America, a non-profit community-based organization focused on improving mental health in the U.S.

Domestic Violence


Anyone experiencing domestic violence can contact the National Domestic Violence Hot Line at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages,by chat box, or by texting LOVEIS to 22522. All contact is confidential.

More resources from Bergenvolunteers.org relating to domestic violence.

myPlan app helps people experiencing domestic violence (or anyone worried about a person in this situation) make decisions about their safety.

Help With Addiction

Reach NJ helps people seeking recovery from addiction: 1 (844) REACHNJ.

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART Recovery) offers daily online meetings, a message board, and 24/7 live chat. 

Pets and Animal Companions

Services available to help feed and house pets, including horses, from the Garden State Animal Resource Team. 

Library Hours

When we reopen:

Monday - Thursday




9am - 9pm

9am - 6pm

9am - 5pm

1pm - 5pm

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