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April 12, 2019

GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY SIGNS BILL TO HELP MENTAL HEALTH

Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation that will enhance enforcement of mental health parity laws by improving transparency and accountability related to the insurance coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services for New Jersey residents.

March 26, 2019

Parity Bill Passes Both Assembly and Senate

On Monday, March 25th New Jerseyans with mental and/or substance use disorders, along with their families and loved ones, had a big win. The New Jersey legislature voted in favor of the Parity bill (S1339/A2031; Kean/Coughlin), which enhances enforcement and oversight of mental health condition and substance use disorder parity laws. 

March 19, 2019

CSOC Summer Camp Services 2019

For 2019, the New Jersey Children's System of Care (CSOC) will be providing Summer Camp Services to eligible children, youth, and young adults under 21 years of age. These services include Financial Support Toward Summer Camp TuitionOpens a new window and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp.

March 15, 2019

Information Alert: Update from DDD

Important press release about the Murphy administration’s commitment to the safety and well-being of New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities, as reflected in the Governor’s proposed funding increases for FY2020.

March 7, 2019

Planning for Adult Life Monthly Newsletter

Planning for Adult Life activities, events, and materials are conducted and developed in partnership with

?The Arc of New Jersey with funding from the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities

March 5, 2019

Message from NJ Coalition for a DSP Living Wage

As you know, there is much at stake in this FY2020 budget process for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. After nearly ten years of flat funding, lawmakers made small investments in DSP wages these past two years. It’s critical that funding for DSP wages remains a priority in FY2020. This is where you come in!

March 5, 2019

One Voice Winter 2019 Newsletter

One Voice is a two-way communication process that addresses social issues through our faith communities. The mission of One Voice is to bring together law enforcement and community partners with our faith leaders in order to have "one voice" when addressing social issues such as substance misuse, crime, mental health and the safety of our community. 

February 7, 2019

"This Is Our Bound Brook" photo competition opens Feb. 11

Multi-category contest seeks glimpses of borough’s people, culture, history.

BOUND BROOK, NJ — Entries are now being accepted to “This Is Our Bound Brook”, a homegrown photo contest seeking to share what’s unique about the scenic Somerset County borough as seen by those who live, work and visit there.

February 4, 2019

HOUSING VOUCHER LIST IS OPEN

The HCV Program is a federally funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of low-income persons for decent, safe and sanitary housing. Enrollment Period is Monday February 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. to Friday February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 

January 29, 2019

Artist Calls! 4th Annual Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition

The DEA, NJ Division of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ, The Governer's council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse along with the Ammon Foundation invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition highlighting heroin and opioid abuse, addiction and recovery.

January 10, 2019

NEW Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!

Would you like to go to school, obtain additional training or obtain a certificate? Do you need help achieving your educational and career goals? 

New Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!

December 13, 2018

State Agency Creates Office of Family Voice

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) today announced the creation of an Office of Family Voice, the first of its kind among public child welfare agencies nationwide. The office will serve as a liaison to program participants and facilitate opportunities for formal feedback that informs policy and guides system transformation.