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.
09/18/2014- TRENTON – The Christie Administration this week launched a pilot program that trains people on how to administer Naloxone (also called Narcan), an antidote used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training was coordinated by the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services for providers of addiction treatment, and friends and families of individuals with addiction disorders.
07/31/2014- Trenton - The Christie Administration today announced the availability of an online Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Portal that provides users with basic account information and member activity previously available only at Quest logo ATMs, by phone or when making purchases. The website, www.NJFamiliesFirst.com is accessible from any computer or mobile device.