Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, announced the creation of Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services). Monmouth County government and nonprofit service agencies will provide a coordinated approach to addressing homelessness and drug addiction and meeting other needs of county residents of all age groups.
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New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost on June 18, without an individual prescription or an appointment.
The Directive is intended to draw a clearer distinction between state, county, and local law enforcement officers, who are responsible for enforcing state criminal law, and federal immigration authorities, (including Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, or ICE), who enforce federal civil immigration law.
New Jersey Partners in Policymaking is an 8-month leadership development and advocacy education program for adults with developmental disabilities (over age 21) and family members of young children and transition age youth. The goal of this program is to prepare the next generation of disability advocates to work toward meaningful change in our state.
Check out this video courtesy of Betty Jean, MA, LPC, from MHANJ's Call Center with Marilyn Feliciano from Community Education for some great Mental Health Monday tips useful for all days of the week! Catch Betty onFacebook next Monday, May 20, where she will launch our Pets for Mental Health Awareness Week.
Project SEARCH, which provides high school students with disabilities a one-year immersive skill-building experience, is now accepting applications from Monmouth County high school students. The program will begin this September at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch.
New Jersey Department of Human Services has released the 2019 New Jersey Resources Directory. The guide is a comprehensive resource identifying the various programs and services the Department of Human Services offers to New Jersey residents, caregivers and advocates.
The Family Engagement Coordinator provides support services to parents, guardians and families of court-involved youth in Monmouth County. This position oversees the Youth Peer Leader(s) and reports to the Family Division Manager. The anticipated start date is Monday, June 3rd, 2019
This position seeks two part-time, young-adult applicants (18-25 years-old). The Youth Peer Leader is to develop rapport and provide support to youth on probation, focusing on ways to help youth succeed with practical steps to achieve their goals during one-on-one meetings. The anticipated start date is June 3rd, 2019.
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day at Allaire Community Farm takes place on May 3rd from 4pm-7pm. There will be food, music, and tractor rides to enjoy as well as agencies that will have tables set up for you to ask questions and to get help. Registration is free, but registration is required.