A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year expired Saturday after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes.
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Within a year, every New Jersey parent welcoming a newborn into their home will have the opportunity to receive at least one home visit from a nurse within two weeks of their child’s birth at no expense. The program will be housed within the NJ Department of Children and Families.
Starting this week, New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online from five Super Foodtown grocery stores in Monmouth County.
NJ Human Services Announces Increased Hearing Aid Assistance & Enhanced Deaf and Hard of Hearing Equipment Distribution
Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department under the new state budget signed by Governor Murphy increases hearing aid assistance and enhances the equipment distribution program for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Governor Murphy, Acting Commissioner Allen-McMillan, and Commissioner Persichilli Announce 2021-2022 School Year Guidance
The Governor, NJ Department of Education, and NJ Department of Health announced a series of coordinated recommendations and guidance documents to assist school districts and educators as they develop local reopening plans for the 2021-2022 school year
On June 16th, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill 3434 into law. For special education students who experienced significant learning loss due to pandemic-related school closures and are graduating in 2021, 2022, or 2023, this law provides the opportunity to access an additional year of special education services.
Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced $15 million in grants will be available for summer youth camps to help them meet health and safety protocols and provide financial assistance to eligible families.
Funds Can Help Providers Meet COVID Health & Safety Requirements & Provide Financial Assistance to Families
The Monmouth County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is currently underway for tenants who owe back rent due to Covid-19.
The application must be completed online.
The NJ Children’s System of Care, Monmouth County, and MonmouthCares are interested in expanding services and programs for youth in the county with mental health, behavioral health, intellectual disabilities, and substance use needs. This one-time funding of $125,000 (less may be applied for) must be utilized in full by June 30, 2022.
Please be advised that the deadline for CSOC Summer Camp Services applications has been extended again to Monday, June 21.
Completed applications for CSOC Summer Camp Services (Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp) must be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than June 21.