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Morris County Veterans Free Legal Clinic and Resources Expo

We invite all Morris County veterans to a freeconfidential Legal Clinic and Resources Expo. Join us on October 11 from 9:00am-noon for free legal consultations, medical and dental program information, employment assistance, and more. Learn more about the Expo.

New Course: Mental Health First Aid for Senior Care Providers

If you are personally or professionally involved in providing care to any senior, you are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than you are to encounter someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care.

A two-day course is being offered on October 18 & 25. Learn more and register.

Freeholders Authorize RFP for Management of Morris View by Private Health Care Provider

On July 27, the Morris County Board of Freeholders voted to authorize the development of a request for proposals (RFP) for the potential private management of the county’s Morris View Healthcare Center.

The freeholders stressed that the county is retaining ownership of the facility and would write specific patient care requirements into the RFP to ensure that any private management company considered by the county for a lease to run Morris View would maintain the high quality of care now offered to elderly and disabled residents living there.

Read the press release, the resolution, the current report, and Q&A.

2016 Housing and Urban Development Funding Application – New and Renewal Projects

The Morris County Continuum of Care, a local planning committee charged with the responsibility of reducing the incidence of homelessness in Morris County, has begun the process for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2016 Continuum of Care Application.

The application and priority listing are now available for viewing.

NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line

The NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line was established by the Mental Health Association of NJ to support two distinct groups across the state of New Jersey: those concerned with their own opiate use; and, those who are experiencing distress related to the opiate use of a friend or family member. Call 855-652-3737 or visitwww.njconnectforrecovery.org.

Apply Online for Temporary Assistance

The Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance would like to encourage clients to apply online for assistance programs. The Office of Temporary Assistance is experiencing longer wait times than in the past and this online application can be completed at home or anywhere (Library) that internet access exists.

Whether you apply online or in person your application will be processed in approximately 30 days. Applying online will avoid a client waiting to be seen at the Office of Temporary Assistance.