Cape May County
Department of Human Services
Director: Patricia A. Devaney, M.A.
4 Moore Road
Cape May Court House, N.J. 08210
(609) 465-1055 Fax: (609) 465-4639
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The County Department of Human Services is committed to implementing, coordinating and improving the system of human services through the use of federal, state and county funds. At the county level, the office serves as the grants management office through which many statewide initiatives are operationalized . The funding streams administered by the department are as follows:
- NJ Department of Human Services
- NJ Division of Mental Health Services
- NJ Division of Addiction Services
- NJ Division of Youth and Family Services
- NJ Department of Children and Families
- NJ Juvenile Justice Commission
- NJ Governor Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
- NJ Department
- of Community Affairs
State regulations require that there be local advisory committees of providers and concerned citizens established to assist in plan development , resource allocation and program monitoring. Often through the committees and boards Requests for Proposals ( RFPs) are issued by the department for a new service. The advisory bodies are listed below . Please click below for additional information.
The Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC)
The Youth Services Commission (YSC)
The Mental Health Alcohol and Drug Abuse Board (MHADA Board)
The County Alliance Steering Subcommittee (CASS)
The County Municipal Alliances
In addition, Cape May County Department of Human Services operationalize funding for Youth Services Youth Shelter, Family Crisis Intervention Services, and Juvenile Detention. Information is listed below:
Youth Services Youth Shelter (Click Here)
Family Crisis Intervention Services (Click Here)
Juvenile Detention (Click Here)
Cape May County Human Services Major Links
Board of Social Services
Department of Aging and Disability Services
Cape May County Major Non-Profit Agency Links
ARC OF CAPE MAY COUNTY - www.arcofcapemay.org
Provides a variety of services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
CAPE ASSIST - www.capeassist.org
Provides prevention, education, and referral services for drug and alcohol abuse.
CAPE COUNSELING SERVICES - www.capecounseling.org
Provides mental health and drug and alcohol services.
COALITION AGAINST RAPE AND ABUSE - www.cara-cmc.org/
Provides domestic violence services including crisis response, sheltering, information, counseling, and education.
JERSEY CAPE DIAGNOSTIC TRAINING & OPPORTUNITY CENTER
Preparing to Reach Employment Potential - www.cmcprep.com
A traveling program that provides comprehensive career counseling services for students attending Cape May County High Schools.
Starting Toward Employment Possibilities - www.cmcstep.com
Provides supported employment assistance and/or educational assistance for persons 18 years of age and older.
Opening Doors for Out of School Youth - www.odosy.com
Provides employment services for Cape May County youth ages 16 to 21 who have not completed high school or who have graduated but are unemployed or underemployed.
Puerto Rican Action Committee - www.pracnj.com
Identifies and addresses the needs of the Hispanic Community and rural poor.