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.
TRENTON – The Christie Administration today released for comment the state’s draft renewal application for the Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver. The document represents the state’s next-steps and vision for the health care system that serves low-income residents eligible for Medicaid services. Over the course of the next few weeks, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will engage with stakeholders, NJ FamilyCare members and health providers to refine and finalize the proposal.
TRENTON – May 11, 2016 – The Department of Human Services (DHS) today honored six New Jersey high school and middle school students at an event hosted by its Division of Family Development’s Office of Child Support Services. The students were honored for their winning entries in this year’s Teen Media Contest, which acknowledged and celebrated the value and diversity of family.
TRENTON- New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Commissioner Elizabeth Connolly today announced that New Jersey’s participation in the federal Money Follows the Person program – known as “I Choose Home N.J.” (ICHNJ) -- has resulted in assisting more than 1,600 Medicaid eligible individuals in moving from nursing homes and state developmental centers, into their own homes in local communities.