Rio Grande, NJ -- The Cape May County Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services office located at 4005 Route 9 South, Rio Grande will be open late one evening a week. Starting Tuesday, March 5, 2019 the Division of Social Services will be open until 6:30PM every Tuesday evening (with the exception of Christmas Eve and County Holidays falling on a Tuesday).
The Division of Social Services
administers benefit programs such as; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP), Aged Blind and Disabled and New Jersey Family Care Medicaid, Work
First New Jersey(WFNJ)- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), GeneralAssistance (GA), and Emergency Assistance(EA). Most services, including
the Call Center, will be available on Tuesday evenings. Child Supportstaff will be available on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.
The Division of Social Services is
targeting working consumers that find it difficult, due to their own workcommitments, to schedule appointments prior to the normal 4:30PM closing
time. Freeholder Pierson stated, “We have recognized a need to extend thehours at the Division of Social Services to accommodate consumers beyond the
standard workday. I am pleased that we can offer this higher level ofcustomer service to our community.”