Monmouth ACTS Responds to County’s COVID-19 Needs
As human service needs caused by the COVID-19 crisis expand daily, Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) is working aggressively to identify the most pressing issues throughout Monmouth County and the most effective ways to communicate critical services and support systems to residents. Read more.
Monmouth freeholders provide updates on latest initiatives; COVID-19
Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Communities Through Services) has been directing residents to Monmouth Resource Net, an online directory of community and health resources and services, information about residential mortgage relief, as well as mental health support, according to the press release. Read more.
Monmouth County officials ask for volunteers, donations of needed supplies
During a press conference on March 25, Monmouth County officials requested donations for what they said are desperately needed supplies and announced a donation drop-off site. Officials also discussed county operations and the upcoming elections during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Read more.
County to promote shared services and Monmouth ACTS to municipalities
Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to Shared Services, and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley, liaison to Human Services and Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Communities Through Services), will be attending municipal council meetings throughout the year to discuss potential shared service agreements, the Monmouth ACTS program and stigma-free resolutions as part of the Shared Services/Monmouth ACTS Roadshow. Read more.
Revised Brookdale Nursing Curriculum Better Prepares Graduates to Address Growing Opioid Crisis
New Jersey’s growing opioid crisis has created knowledge gaps and training challenges for health care professionals. Read more.
VIDEO: Monmouth ACTS on “Welcome to SCAN”
SCAN NJ TV
This month guest host, Pat Bohse, Executive Director of SCAN sits down with Sue Kiley from the Monmouth Board of Chosen Freeholders to talk about the Monmouth ACTS program. Monmouth ACTS is an important initiative to enhance access to services that are available in the community based on need. Tune in to learn more.
‘Ready Go’ Evacuation Bags for Seniors, Disabled Available in Belmar on Friday, January 10
TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como
Monmouth County will distribute free emergency evacuation bags to seniors and people with disabilities on Friday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belmar Municipal Building. Read more.
County Organizations Provide Disaster Ready-Go Bags for Vulnerable Populations in Time for Winter Storms
Atlantic Highlands Herald
Partners of the Monmouth ACTS initiative are working hard to ensure that some of the most vulnerable members of the population – seniors and people with disabilities – are prepared before winter storms hit. Read more.
‘Ready-Go’ Bags Offered To Seniors, Disabled In Monmouth County
The free bags aim to make it easier for vulnerable residents to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice when disaster strikes. Read more.
Revamped advisory council will address County’s human services efforts
The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders has replaced the Monmouth County Human Services Council with the Monmouth ACTS Advisory Council (MAAC). The freeholders took the action during a meeting on Nov. 26. Read more.