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  • October 9th is National Depression Screening Day
  • Cape May County’s “We Check For 21” Program Kickoff to Focus on Identifying Fraudulent Documents
  • Cape May County Long Term Recovery Group Helps Residents Rebuild Homes
  • Special Family Forum Scheduled for March 6th


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    Cape May County
    Department of Human Services

    Freeholder
    Kristine Gabor

    Director: Patricia A. Devaney, M.A.
    DN 907
    4 Moore Road
    Cape May Court House, N.J. 08210
    (609) 465-1055 Fax: (609) 465-4639
    devaneyp@co.cape-may.nj.us



    We Check For 21 Public Service Announcement



    MISSION

    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.




     

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