New effort to connect residents with County services

Two River Times June 19, 2019 Monmouth County government and nonprofit service agencies will provide a coordinated approach to addressing homelessness and drug addiction and meeting other needs of county residents of all age groups. “Working together, the county and the nonprofit organizations are now offering services in a cooperative way instead of having people working in silos,” said Susan M. Kiley, Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, at a press conference June 11 to announce the creation of Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services). Read more here.
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Monmouth County partners with nonprofit organizations to enhance human services

CentralJersey.com June 18, 2019 Monmouth County, together with the Human Services Advisory Council and nonprofit service organizations across the county, has launched Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services). Monmouth ACTS is described as a public-private initiative to promote and enhance access to human services. Its formation comes as a response to a Monmouth County Human Services Needs Assessment that was undertaken in late 2016, according to county officials. Read more here.
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VIDEO: Monmouth County partners with Non-Profit Organizations to Launch Monmouth ACTS: Better Assisting the Community’s Needs Through Cooperative Services

TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck June 16, 2019 MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: In another great example of Monmouth County caring to meet the needs of it's residents, the County, together with the Human Services Advisory Council and non-profit service organizations across the County, has launched Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services), a public-private initiative to promote and enhance access to human services.  Read more here.
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Division of Social Services Partners with Brookdale Community College

When officials at Brookdale Community Collage noted they encountered students with limited resources that could benefit from County Services, Monmouth ACTS stepped in. Students didn't know where to turn for housing, food and more. "There was a need for a larger connection," said Christine Aumack, administrative supervisor of Social Work for Monmouth County Division of Social Services. "We decided to bring our resources directly to the students by having a social worker available to them on campus." Now Sylvina Mendez, MCDSS social worker, is posted at the Brookdale-Lincroft campus Veteran's Center each Monday and Thursday. She provides students with information…
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