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November 22, 2023
Two community organizations will be selected through a competitive grant application process to receive funds to establish pilot programs at sites operating in communities most impacted by gun violence. A notice of funding for entities to apply for these grant dollars is under development and will be published in 2024.
November 7, 2023
Governor Phil Murphy signed bill (S-3275/A-4829) to launch a brand new website – the Reproductive Health Information Hub – providing critical information on reproductive rights, access, and health care coverage across New Jersey.
November 29, 2023
Funding is intended to support new or existing activities or services through collaboration with community partners that reduce risks to youth and directly promote well-being, safety, health, and connections at home and in the community. MonmouthCares will host two Grant Overview and Q&A sessions that applicants are encouraged to attend.
October 30, 2023
The borough is testing a pilot program that would send social workers in the place of the police in certain incidences after receiving $73,562.67 from its share of a settlement in an opioid class-action lawsuit.
October 25, 2023
NJ Children's System of Care (CSOC) has received a historically large number of applications in the last several months, and currently all resources are allocated to support those requests. They will resume accepting applications when resources are available to fulfill new requests.
October 24, 2023
25 planned locations slated for this fall
Called “Monmouth ACTS in My Community,” this program embeds representatives from the Department of Human Services’ Division of Social Services (DSS) directly at trusted community partners throughout Monmouth County at designated days and times.
October 18, 2023
About half of New Jersey workers know they can take paid sick leave from their jobs, but fewer than half know about paid family leave, at least by the name of the law, according to a recent study put out by Rutgers University.
October 17, 2023
SPAN has been awarded a 5-year grant to provide direct services to New Jersey families, especially families with the greatest need, through the New Jersey Family Engagement Hub.
October 13, 2023
People with disabilities receiving Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will see their monthly payments rise next year.
The Social Security Administration said Thursday that benefits will go up 3.2% in 2024.
October 10, 2023
Monmouth County Commissioner Director Tom Arnone announced that this will be a daily continuing education program that will provide job training and coaching as well as employment placement, behavioral therapies, speech, occupational and physical therapy, and life skills programming.