NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line
The NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line was established by the Mental Health Association of NJ to support two distinct groups across the state of New Jersey: those concerned with their own opiate use; and, those who are experiencing distress related to the opiate use of a friend or family member. Call 855-652-3737 or visit www.njconnectforrecovery.org.
Seeking Input on Citizen Participation Plan
The County of Morris is soliciting comments from local citizens on the Citizen Participation Plan as part of the federal requirements. The Plan encourages local citizens to participate and comment on the federally funded Community Development Block Grant Program, HOME Program and the Emergency Solutions (ESG) Program. The County is in the process of preparing a new Consolidated Plan which will encompass FY 2015 – 2019.
Request for Letters of Interest:
HUD Emergency Solutions Grant
The County of Morris has $13,175 available from FY 2013 Emergency Solutions Grant funds that is designated for day-time service engagement activities for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The services must be located in Morristown. Any agency that currently provides homeless services and is operational may apply. More information....
20th Annual Public Forum for Consumers and Families
This year's annual forum, "Many Faces of Recovery - Wellness in Action," sponsored by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Morris County Department of Human Services, and the Mental Health Substance Abuse Advisory Board and community partners, was another terrific success. Enjoy our photo gallery on Flickr.
Apply Online for Temporary Assistance
The Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance would like to encourage clients to apply online for assistance programs. The Office of Temporary Assistance is experiencing longer wait times than in the past and this online application can be completed at home or anywhere (Library) that internet access exists.