Health & Human Services

The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services has hundreds of programs and services to serve the public.  We offer a variety of specialized health programs including: adult health services, cancer screening referrals, school health, child health clinics, family planning services and special child health services that connects families of children with special needs or developmental delay to needed services. The Health Department can also help with consumer issues such as unfair weighing practices at markets and more.  Call (856) 374-6318 for more information.

For a public health or an environmental health emergency, the County Health Officer or his staff on-call is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Camden County Communication Center at (856) 783-1333.

Report a public health concern here. 

Community Resources

  • If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or you need to report a crime, please call 9-1-1
  • Poison control emergencies and information, please call 1-800-222-1222
  • If you are calling for addictions information and referral, please contact Center for Family Services at 1-800-675-1127
  • If you are looking for county funding for substance abuse treatment, please contact 1-856-374-6361 during business hours
  • If you are considering suicide or are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-TALK
  • For mental health assistance please call 1-866-202-HELP
  • To report child abuse, call 1-800-422-4453 (1-800 4-A CHILD)
  • To talk with a counselor about rape or sexual assault call 1-800-656-HOPE
  • For basic needs, social services counseling for abuse or elder abuse please call 2-1-1

Camden County Resource Compass

Commissioner Carmen Rodriguez, the Camden County Covenant for Children and the Community Planning and Advocacy Council (CPAC) have launched a new tool to connect social service providers with families throughout the county. The new website,, is the first of its kind in the state and will provide residents with up to date access to social service providers throughout the county.

“Su Familia” National Hispanic Family Health Helpline

The U.S. Health & Human Services Department will help Hispanic families get basic health information to help prevent and manage chronic conditions, and refer you to local health providers and federally supported programs including the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). For information, please call 1 (866) 783-2645.

(856) 374-6000

For emergencies call 911. For more information about services offered by the Dept. of Health and Human Services, call (856) 374-6000. For a public health or an environmental health emergency, the County Health Officer is available 24/7 at (856) 783-1333.


Anne E. Walters, BSN, JD

Department Director

Carmen Rodriguez


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