Long Hill’s Community Services Program Manager:
- Maintains a current portfolio of social services available to Township residents and communicates the availability of these services effectively on the Township website. Researches grants and funding available for Township programs and handles applications as such. Coordinates volunteer networks as appropriate. Prepares and presents a quarterly report to the Township Administrator and Committee Members on department services and activities.
- Township resident liaison to the Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance Program Services which provides a variety of financial, medical and social services to persons/families who meet certain criteria, depending on family size, monthly income and assets/resources. These include Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, General Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid and NJ KIDCARE.
- Act as an advocate for vulnerable residents during such situations such as prolonged power outages, weather emergencies, and pandemic situations. Coordinate volunteer networks (or request Police assistance where appropriate) to facilitate services such as wellness checks, home visits, food bank replenishment, and food shopping for seniors. Maintain current lists of vulnerable residents within the Township, as well as activity logs documenting services rendered. Also manages the Senior Citizen Bus program: scheduling, report on service availability, maintain a contact list of resident subscribers to the service, ensure availability of properly licensed drivers & safety-inspected vehicle(s).
OFFICE OF TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SERVICES
340 West Hanover Ave., Morris Township
If you would like free and confidential advice about where to find the right kind of help, contact NJ2-1-1, a United Way funded agency located in Hanover Township. They are set up to counsel you on issues such as housing, transportation, financial, employment, child care, drug abuse or other personal problems. Then they will help you make contact with an appropriate government or charitable agency.
See their website or phone 2-1-1 or 800-HELP-555 (800-435-7555) or 973-331-3663.
Also, see the website for the Summit Area Chapter of the Red Cross.
Twelve Baskets Food Pantry at All Saints’ Episcopal Church.