Individuals Who Have A Mental Illness

Alternatives, Inc. offers community mental health services, to those who have a mental health diagnosis including individuals who have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder, through our Community Support Services.  Services are provided to individuals residing in Somerset County, who live either on their own or in one of our affordable housing options.  


Services are provided by a team of Licensed Clinicians and Case Management staff who utilize a person-centered approach to help clients develop individualized goals and services focused on wellness and recovery.


Services help clients gain insight into their lives and learn ways to achieve enhanced wellness. Alternatives’ staff provide services such as: clinical counseling, psycho-education, assistance with skill building, money management, linkage to community resources, medical and mental health providers, etc.  Community Support Services assist clients in gaining the necessary skills to sustain independence, as well recover from symptoms of mental illness.


Alternatives’ Community Support Services are funded, in part, by Somerset County Department of Human Services. 

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and right now,

you may need just a little bit more... We are here!


We are currently conducting new intakes by phone for those who are eligible.

For questions, call our Admissions Department at 908-685-1444 ext. 279.


To Apply for Services, click the green button above to download the application. 




Mail: 600 First Avenue, Raritan, NJ 08869

Drop Off: In the mail slot at the above location

Fax: 908-685-2660

For more than 40 years, Alternatives, Inc. has been providing expert mental health

services and linkages to community resources in New Jersey. Services include: clinical counseling, psycho-education, assistance with daily living skills, money management and group support, linkage to community resources, medical and mental health providers, etc.