Serving more than one million of New Jersey's most vulnerable citizens, DHS serves individuals and families with low incomes; people with mental illnesses, disabilities or special needs; and parents needing children’s healthcare, child care or facing catastrophic medical expenses for their children.
01/23/2015- TRENTON - Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Commissioner Jennifer Velez today reminds residents that the “Snow Removal Law” requires business owners and operators of parking lots to remove snow and ice from “handicapped” parking spaces, curb cuts and ramps designed to provide physical access for people with disabilities.
01/22/2015- TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today reminded New Jersey taxpayers about an opportunity to assist those in need in the Garden State through a fund that pays for food purchases at the state’s food banks. Contributions to the Community Food Pantry Fund can be made while filling out the 2014 New Jersey income tax forms this year.
01/22/2015- TRENTON - Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jennifer Velez today announced that the DHS’ Division of Disability Services (DDS), in partnership with the World Institute on Disability (WID), is now hosting a link on its homepage to the Vets101 website: www.vets101.org/.