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.
07/01/2015- Trenton – The Christie Administration today announced the selection of three health care agencies to launch New Jersey’s first state-subsidized Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), groups made up of physicians, hospitals and other health professionals to coordinate patient care in cost-effective ways.
06/15/2015- The Family Resource Network (FRN) and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) are pleased to announce the EDGE (Employment Development Guidance and Engagement) Program. The program is being developed and implemented by the Family Resource Network, in partnership with and funded by the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
05/28/2015- TRENTON - Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Commissioner Elizabeth Connolly today announced that Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD) Chief of Staff Thomas Papa has been chosen by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) as the July 2015 Gary Smith Scholarship Award Recipient. This scholarship award funds the honorees’ participation in the University of Delaware Leadership Consortium, held twice yearly.