- Human Services
Advisory Councils & Committees
Learn more about our advisory councils and committees.
The Hunterdon County Adjuster's Office is a statutory office authorized to act in cases of commitment or admission of persons to State, County or private hospitals for the mentally ill. It processes applications to the above named institutions, holds hearings to determine both the legal residence of the patient and the ability of relatives of the patient to contribute toward care and maintenance while hospitalized and presents cases relating to this work before the Courts.
Division of Senior, Disabilities & Veterans' Services: An ADRC (Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection)
Find information about Senior, Disability, and Veterans Services.
Division of Housing, the office operates under the oversight of the Hunterdon County Department of Human Services. The Division of Housing is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to administer the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Mental Health Services
The mission of the Hunterdon County Mental Health Board is to champion the rights of those impacted with mental illness by advocating for efficient, accessible, high-quality mental health programs and services as defined by NJSA 30:9A-10, 21 and NJAC 10:37 – The Community Mental Health Services Act.
Municipal Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
The Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) was established in 1989 as an independent planning and coordinating body covering state, county, and local efforts regarding alcoholism, tobacco, and other drug abuse.
View the Organization System of the Human Services Department.
Prescription Drug Drop Boxes
View Prescription Drug Drop Boxes locations.
Ride the LINK
The LINK, Hunterdon County's Transportation System provides transportation services to ALL residents of Hunterdon County, NJ. Funding for operation of the LINK is provided by the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Commissioners, NJ TRANSIT and the Federal Transit Administration. The Hunterdon County LINK Transportation System is comprised of a variety of services including "scheduled route" services (Flemington Shuffles, Cross County Shuffles), "demand response" services, and customized transportation services and assistance.
The Division provides information and referral, advocacy and crisis intervention services to residents based on financial eligibility and the availability of funding. The Division is dedicated to serving people with disabilities. We encourage people to request reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Hunterdon County Department of Human Services promotes the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and supports the recovery of individuals and their families affected by addiction.
Youth Services Resources
The Office of Youth Services Planning coordinates the Youth Services Commission that serves as the primary advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners regarding issues related to at-risk youth through the age of 18 years. Funds are allocated by the County and State of New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice Commission to support youth and their families. All funds are awarded via the Request for Proposals (RFP) process.
Division of Social Work Services
Provides services to the residents of Hunterdon County. This department services clients 18 and older with Care Management, Home Health Care, Screening Services for Community Services and Adult Protective Services. It also services persons who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Utility Assistance Resource Guide
This Resource Guide has contact numbers and links to websites for utility assistance in Hunterdon County and the State of New Jersey.