Government

Divisions

Aging, Disabilities & Veterans Services

Provides information, referrals and direct client assistance for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, veterans and caregivers. Technical assistance and public speakers are available for local organizations.

Community & Behavioral Health Services

Plans, develops, provides and monitors a coordinated human services delivery system targeted toward, but no limited to, services pertaining to at-risk youth, substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, child care and low income families. The Office of Community Development serves the 39 municipalities of Morris County through its administration of the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant.

Juvenile Facilities

Responsible for the operation of the Morris County Juvenile Detention Center and the Youth Shelter.

Employment & Training Services

Provides Employment Services and Job Skills Training.

Morris View Healthcare Center

Provides nursing home and subacute care and related services. The facility accepts Medicaid, Medicare A and private pay insurance. Facility tours are available by appointment.

Office of Temporary Assistance

Administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), General Assistance, Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Child Support and Paternity, and Social Services which includes volunteer services and homeless services.

Workforce Investment Board

Responsible for planning, policy guidance and oversight of the workforce investment system. Its goal is to combine area employment, training and supportive services and programs into a consumer-based, market-driven system that meets the neeeds of job seekers and employers.

Advisory Boards

These boards are appointed by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Advisory Committee on Women

  • Serves as a fact finding committee by studying the needs, problems, interests, convents and capabilities of the women who reside and work in Morris County.
  • Research and centralize information regarding resources, issues, events and programs which involve women’s concerns and promote their interests.
  • Advises and promote reforms in the law, public policy and public attitudes towards women.
  • Recommends programs which will help meet the needs of the women of Morris County.

Advisory Council on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans

Responsible for developing recommendations related to service priorities, funding and pending legislation to meet the needs of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and veterans and their families. 

County Alliance Steering Subcommittee

Reviews and recommends substance prevention programs that may be implemented at the local level. 

Human Services Advisory Council

Reviews, monitors and improves county-level human service activities, programs and services with an emphasis on homelessness, child care, transportation, and general human services. Develops funding recommendations for certain human service and programs.

Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) Citizen Advisory Committee

Advises the Morris Area Paratransit System program on transportation services for senior citizens and disabled.

Mental Health Substance Abuse Advisory Board

Reviews, monitors and improves county mental health services and makes funding recommendations for programs that serves this population. Responsible for developing recommendations related to service priorities, funding and pending legislation/advocacy to meet the needs of Morris County residents in relation to substance abuse prevention and treatment. 

Morris, Sussex, Warren HIV/AIDS Advisory Committee

Serves as a united voice on behalf of HIV infected and affected consumers, service providers and county governments. It is the primary coordinating, planning and policy development entity on issues related to HIV/AIDS in the region.

Workforce Investment Board

The Morris-Sussex-Warren Workforce Investment Board (WIB), is responsible for planning, policy guidance and oversight of the workforce investment system in the three counties.  The WIB’s goal is to combine area employment, training and supportive services and programs into a consumer based, market driven system that meets the needs of job seekers and employers. 

Youth Services Advisory Committee

The YSAC serves as the mechanism to develop a responsive, accessible and integrated system of care for youth and young adults (ages 0-21 years) with special social/emotional needs and their families, as well as juveniles (0-18 years) charged or adjudicated delinquent.

Info for Elected Officals

The following is a quick reference to human services information that elected officials may need to assist constituents finding services.