Human Services


The County Department of Human Services is committed to implementing, coordinating and improving the system of human services through the use of federal, state and county funds. At the county level, the office serves as the grants management office through which many statewide initiatives are made operational. The funding streams administered by the department are as follows:
  • New Jersey Department of Children and Families
  • New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
  • New Jersey Department of Human Services
  • New Jersey Division of Addiction Services
  • New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services
  • New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services
  • New Jersey Governor Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission

Advisory Bodies

State regulations require that there be local advisory committees of providers and concerned citizens established to assist in plan development, resource allocation and program monitoring. Often through the committees and boards Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are issued by the department for a new service. The following are advisory bodies:


In addition, Cape May County Department of Human Services help with funding for: