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December 21, 2021  

Monmouth County OKs nearly $1M contract to get COVID relief money to renters

To be eligible, an applicant must have qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a loss in income, incurred significant costs or faced other financial hardships because of COVID-19. They also have to be able to show they have a risk of homelessness or housing instability and have an income that is 80% or less of the area's median income.

December 19, 2021  

Free at-home COVID tests kits available in New Jersey

“This new program increases the availability and accessibility of testing, particularly for those who may not be able to get to a testing site,” said Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli. 

December 5, 2021

County Announces Partnership With State To Offer Utility Assistance

 Monmouth County has partnered with New Jersey SHARES to offer utility assistance to income-eligible tenants with up to 18 months of utility arrearages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic through the Monmouth County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

November 29, 2021

AmeriCorps Seniors Announces American Rescue Plan Training Sessions

AmeriCorps Seniors will host a series of webinars to introduce potential applicants to our Senior Demonstration Programs, its performance measurement system, and more. This funding opportunity is available to those who do not currently have an active grant with AmeriCorps Seniors.

November 23, 2021

Monmouth County Health Department App Launches

The Monmouth County Health Department has launched its new app which will look to provide residents and visitors to Monmouth County with real-time news and information about services available through the County Health Department.