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Monmouth ACTS announces next phase to better meet residents’ needs

CentralJersey.com
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.

Utility Bill Assistance Available through County Partnership with NJ SHARES

Atlantic Highlands Herald
Monmouth County has partnered with New Jersey SHARES to offer utility assistance to income-eligible tenants with up to 18 months of utility arrearages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic through the Monmouth County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Read more.

Monmouth County commissioner election focuses on COVID-19, spending and raises

Asbury Park Press
Kiley said she has been proud of the commissioners’ work through the pandemic, including the work done by Monmouth County ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services), which was established before the pandemic to unite local nonprofits to better serve the community. Monmouth County ACTS was used to help link residents with financial recovery, job placement, child care and mental health services through the pandemic. Read more.

Assistance Available for Those Impacted by Tropical Storm Ida

Atlantic Highlands Herald
The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners are advising residents and business owners that assistance is available for those who have incurred damages due to Tropical Storm Ida. Read more.

Find breastfeeding resources at these free August events hosted by Monmouth group

Asbury Park Press
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) — a public-private partnership initiated by the Monmouth County Commissioners to better serve residents — is sponsoring several events. Read more.

Monmouth COVID-19 cases rise, but vaccines, testing and money are available

Asbury Park Press
So far, Monmouth County had delivered $600,000 in rental assistance, with another $543,000 about to be dispersed to approved applicants. More than 600 tenants and 105 landlords have applied for the aid, while the county is still processing more than 400 applications. Monmouth County ACTS, public-private partnership that links county and nonprofit resources under one umbrella, also offers programs for people who may need assistance. Read more.

County Commissioners Give Update on COVID-19 Cases, Vaccinations and Upcoming Testing

The Journal NJ
Deputy Director Sue Kiley said, “One of the resources available to our residents that has continued throughout the pandemic is Monmouth ACTS, our innovative public-private partnership that brings together county employees from the Department of Human Services and community leaders to find effective ways to meet today’s human services needs.” Read more.

Monmouth ACTS celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month with events for families

CentralJersey.com
The U.S. Healthy Families 2030 goal for the nation is to increase the percentage of infants who are breastfed exclusively – meaning breast milk only, and no solid food, water, or other liquids – through 6 months of age to a target of 42.4%. Read more.

Monmouth County commissioners honored with Beacon of Heroes Award

CentralJersey.com
“We are proud to have launched initiatives including the Monmouth ACTS Financial Recovery Initiative, which was created to educate and communicate financial programs and services available to Monmouth County residents who are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Commissioner Nick DiRocco said. Read more.

Monmouth ACTS Celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month

The Monmouth Journal
Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services), a public-private partnership initiated by the Monmouth County Commissioners to better serve residents, will celebrate World and National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August by sponsoring several events for families to increase awareness of the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. Read more.

Monmouth ACTS Celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month with Events for Families

InsiderNJ
Monmouth ACTS will celebrate World and National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August by sponsoring several events for families to increase awareness of the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. Read more.