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The Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center

Child Protection Center

At the Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center, a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, including certified child abuse pediatricians, nurses, psychologists and social workers, offers help to children and their families in the evaluation and treatment of physical and emotional injuries caused by child abuse and neglect.

As a state-designated child protection center, Saint Peter's Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center (CPC) serves seven counties in central New Jersey. The Child Protection Center provides crisis intervention, child abuse assessments and referrals to community resources.

Services Include:

  • Medical examinations
  • Medical record reviews
  • Inpatient/outpatient consultations
  • Comprehensive Health Evaluations of Children (CHEC)
  • Psychological assessments
  • Child abuse assessments
  • Outreach to families
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Consultations to professionals
  • Community education programs
  • 24-hour coverage

Hours and Contact Information
Anyone with a concern about child abuse may call us at 732.448.1000 before 5:00 PM or at 732.339.7775 after 5:00 PM.

The Child Protection Center also has a satellite program at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. This satellite can be contacted by Monmouth and Ocean County residents at 732.776.4091 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Contact Us

The Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center

123 How Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

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