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How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims?

 

  • The Red Cross depends on financial donations to help provide immediate relief. Text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. You can also visit Red Cross Website or call 1-855-999-GIVE.
  • The United Way has also announced a way to text a donation: Text UWFLOOD to 41444 to donate to the United Way Flood Relief Fund.
  • Donations to support The Salvation Army's Hurricane Harvey relief efforts can be made through their website or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.

Give cash, not supplies
Most charities prefer monetary donations. These are more flexible and cause less of a strain on the charity, allowing them to help more people.

a copy of a birth certificate

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Contact the town where the individual was born to see if the municipality can provide a copy. Otherwise, contact the State of New Jersey's Department of Health and Senior Services.

Lookup contacts for the 12 Municipalities in Mercer County.

For information about vital records from May 1848 – 1916 visit the State, Archives web page. The Archives also holds microfilm copies of births from 1901-1923, marriages from 1901-1940 and deaths from 1901-1940. These materials are available for in-person use only.

Visit the National Center for Health Statistics for information on how to request vital records from other states/jurisdictions.

New Jersey Dept. of Health and Senior Services – Vital Records

120 South Stockton St.
Trenton NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 292-4087

Vital Records in New Jersey

Please note, New Jersey law protects and restricts the release of vital records. Vital records are not public records and cannot be searched online.