Serving more than one million of New Jersey's most vulnerable citizens, DHS serves individuals and families with low incomes; people with mental illnesses, disabilities or special needs; and parents needing children’s healthcare, child care or facing catastrophic medical expenses for their children.
10/10/2014- TRENTON - The New Jersey Department Human Services’ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) hosted a day-long seminar, focusing on supporting the independence and employment of people with vision loss. The seminar was held this week in New Brunswick.
10/08/2014- TRENTON – The Christie Administration has launched a pilot program that trains people on how to administer Naloxone (also called Narcan), an antidote used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training was coordinated by the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services for providers of addiction treatment, and friends and families of individuals with addiction disorders.
10/08/2014- TRENTON – With the help of several young AmeriCorps volunteers from throughout the country, the Christie Administration is restocking 50 tons of Mass Care emergency supplies and helping counties better prepare for an emergency like Superstorm Sandy.