The Social Services program offers individuals eligible for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Supplemental Security Income or individuals on limited income with the following social services.
Adult Social Services - These units handle all application requests, and on-going cases related to elderly, blind or disabled adults. Evaluates and offers appropriate social services such as homemaker services, and medical transportation.
Adult Protective Services - These units are responsible for investigating any allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly, blind, or disabled in the community. This service is provided regardless of income.
Emergency Assistance Program- Emergency Assistance staff assesses emergency situations, and provides appropriate services such as shelter and food.
Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment Program - Assures Medicaid eligible children of yearly medical screening examination.
Family Planning Program- Instructs all TANF applicants and other interested individuals on the benefits of family planning.
Medical Transportation - Provision of Medical Transportation service to Medicaid eligible to assist with accessing necessary medical services.
WorkFirstNJProgram - Through the assistance of case managers, provides TANF and GA recipients with the opportunity to gain the job skills, experience and education they need, while making accessible to them the special support services required to permit them to take responsibility for full time employment and economic self sufficiency for themselves and their families.