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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Human Services

Francine Vince, MSW
Human Services Director
401 Grand Street, Room 506
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 881-2834
The Department of Human Services is an umbrella social service agency concerned with the planning and funding services for the county’s disadvantaged and homeless citizens. 

NJ Family Care Open Enrollment
2019 Annual Open Enrollment Letter

Programs operate out of five divisions:
  • Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Community Outreach and Family Services
  • Juvenile Administration
  • Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
  • Mental health
  • Addiction treatment
  • 211 - 24/7 information and referral social services hotline
  • JDAI - Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiatives
  • Homeless prevention and housing
  • Mortgage and foreclosure counseling
  • Rental and utility assistance
  • At-risk youth program

Department News

January 29, 2019
For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Housing Choice Voucher Program website