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.
TRENTON – Acting Commissioner Elizabeth Connolly today encouraged families and friends of children with physical and developmental disabilities to buy holiday gifts that are both fun, stimulating, and match the abilities of each child.
Governor Christie: My mother was an addict. She was addicted to nicotine and she started smoking when she was 16 years old and she, despite all different kinds of efforts, smoked until she died at 71, predictably, of lung cancer.
Trenton, NJ - Governor Chris Christie today toured the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, visiting five infants facing the threat of perinatal addiction after being born to mothers with substance abuse problems.