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January 22, 2020

Governor Murphy Signs Juvenile Justice Reform Legislation

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Governor Phil Murphy today signed landmark legislation to reform New Jersey’s juvenile justice system. This legislation marks a major accomplishment in the Governor’s efforts to ensure a more humane, just, and equitable criminal justice system.

January 8, 2020

2020 Census Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up national recruiting efforts to hire up to 500,000 census takers for the #2020Census. The positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training, and weekly paychecks.

January 6, 2020

NJ Homeless Hotline - 211

New Jersey residents experiencing homelessness can call 2-1-1 for help; operators are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is free and confidential.

January 6, 2020  

Long Branch could provide homes for 10 more veterans with new federal grant

The program assists homeless veterans obtain affordable rental housing in the private sector, paying 70 percent of their rent. The veterans pay the remainder. Veterans don't have to be local and can choose housing in another town, though the city would have to coordinate with the housing authority in that location.   

January 3, 2020

Attitudes In Reverse's T-Shirt Design Contest Opens

Students are invited to create T-Shirt design concepts that communicate AIR's message about focusing on mental health along with all other aspects of our health to live as healthfully, happily and successfully as possible.

January 3, 2020

Funding Opportunity for Community-based Providers

The Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) is seeking multiple service providers to bring an array of prosocial activities and growth opportunities to youth to help young people realize their potential and successfully transition back into their communities. Applications and all required attachments must be received by 3:00 pm on January 31, 2020.

December 31, 2019

Greyhound offers free ticket home for runaway kids

Greyhound Bus Lines teams with the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) to offer runaway kids a free ticket home to get back with their families or guardians, if they choose to do so. Every year, around 400 kids and teens who have run away get a free ride home with Greyhound — anywhere in the U.S. — it’s called the “Home Free” program.