Monmouth County ACTS

Monmouth ACTS In The News

Home-based child care: Monmouth County works to benefit local families and workforce

That’s when Hub member Child Care Resources of Monmouth County, a designated child care resource and referral agency, applied for and received an American Rescue Plan Act COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant from Monmouth County and used the funding to improve and expand the Family Child Care Navigator Program. Read more.

Monmouth ACTS featured on 90.5 The Night

90.5 The Night
Many residents in Monmouth County struggle to meet basic needs, like food insecurity, housing, child care and much more. In 2018, the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners did something to fix this – they created the Monmouth ACTS initiative. Listen here.

Monmouth ACTS announces new co-chairs to lead public-private initiative

Monmouth ACTS announced that Peter Boynton, director of housing stability, Affordable Housing Alliance and Kathy Collins, former executive director, MonmouthCares, will serve as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Monmouth ACTS Advisory Council starting this year. Read more.

Department of Health & Local Organizations Join Together to Provide Homebound Services for Community Leader

When Fran Gray was diagnosed with cancer, it was a blow to her active, giving life, as well as the community that benefitted from it. She fought for decades to finally become cancer-free – only to learn that years of cancer treatments had destroyed her kidneys. The Department of health connected her with needed services. Read more.

600 Served At Hope & Comfort Center In Red Bank This Winter

Red Bank-Shrewsbury Patch
Winter is coming to a close, but it’s an especially long season when you don’t have a permanent home. The Pilgrim Baptist Church’s Warming Center has long had a mission to offer a warm, comfortable shelter to men without a permanent home on Code Blue nights – when temperatures drop to 32 degrees or below. Read more.

Community Collaborative Creates Change, Offers Hope for Monmouth County Homeless

When Pastor Terrence K. Porter, senior minister of Pilgrim Baptist Church (PBC) of Red Bank spearheaded the church’s original “Warming Center,” the mission was simple: Offer a warm, comfortable shelter to homeless men in Monmouth County on Code Blue nights – when temperatures drop to 32 degrees or below. Read more.

VIDEO: Be Well! Mental Health the Focus at Holmdel Chamber of Commerce ChamberCast

TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck
May was Mental Health Awareness Month and the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce showcased mental health awareness and empowerment to visitors both in person and streaming. Special professional guests were on hand having expertise in mental health. Read more.

First ever ‘Light the Night’ at Allaire Community Farm highlights local mental health support

The Coast Star
Kiley took the opportunity to share Monmouth Counties initiative, Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services). “The goal is to make people a little more comfortable to come forward and ask for help. That’s why Monmouth ACTS was created. No matter what your issue is, we want to make sure you know there is help out there,” said Ms. Kiley. Read more.

Holmdel Chamber to Host Mental Health Awareness Talk at Bell Works, Tues. May 24: Featuring 3 Local Leaders Making an Impact

TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck
Commissioner Deputy Director Sue Kiley will highlight the local mental health crisis in NJ, and go over benefits of the Monmouth Acts Behavioral Health Hub and county resources available for those dealing with mental health issues. Read more.

Monmouth ACTS announces next phase to better meet residents’ needs
Leadership from Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) – a public-private partnership initiated by the Monmouth County commissioners in 2018 – has announced its next phase to better serve, communicate with and respond to residents. Read more.

Monmouth Commissioner Director delivers State of the County address

Asbury Park Press
Commissioner Director Tom Arnone delivered a common refrain as he gave Monmouth County’s inaugural “State of the County” address: “This is the best place to live in New Jersey.” Read more.

Hazlet Welcomes You: Mayor Tara Clark Lists Helpful Resources for All

TAPinto Hazlet & Keyport
Are you new to Hazlet? Whether you are a new resident or business, you have friends. Read more.

Struggling Renters Find Relief

The Two River Times
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial hardship for many vulnerable residents. Now Monmouth County has announced that, with the support of local community-based nonprofits, millions in federal funding has been leveraged to help those struggling remain in their homes. Read more.

After overcoming challenges in 2021, how Monmouth County, NJ can thrive in 2022

92.7 WOBM
When you compare 2021 to 2020, there are similarities but a lot more differences which is something more palatable health wise and financially. For 2021, things improved in many ways on many things for most of the year. Read more.

Monmouth County Hosting Emergency Rental Assistance Week Pop-Up Sites

WRAT 95.9
Monmouth County will be sponsoring emergency rental assistance pop-up sites throughout the County during Emergency Rental Assistance Week which takes place from Dec. 11-17. Read more.

Emergency Rental Assistance Week Pop-up Sites throughout the County

Atlantic Highlands Herald
Monmouth County will be sponsoring emergency rental assistance pop-up sites throughout the County during Emergency Rental Assistance Week which takes place from Dec. 11-17. Representatives from the Monmouth County Department of Human Services and several Community-Based organizations (CBOs) will be on-site. Read more.