Posted Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Providing Mobile Social Services and Addictions Mobile Services — 20 Stops Planned at 16 Sites through January

Morris County’s mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, and the Sheriff’s Hope One addiction services vehicle will be crisscrossing Morris County over the next six weeks, making a combined 19 visits to 15 sites, from the Mendham Township Library to the Morristown Green.

The mobile programs visit supermarkets, libraries, churches, train stations, soup kitchens, shopping malls, and many other locations to reach county residents in need of assistance.

Navigating Hope and Hope One Social and Addictions Services Crossing Morris County Through Jan. 30

Morris County Board of Freeholders’ Navigating Hope mobile social services vehicle

Stops are planned through Jan. 30 at locations in Dover, Mendham Township, Morristown, Randolph, Riverdale, and Rockaway Township.  Navigating Hope‘s runs frequently are coordinated with the Morris County Sheriff’s Hope One van.

“We are reaching out to residents in all areas of Morris County with Navigating Hope and Hope One to provide Stigma-Free assistance, counseling, and treatment for county residents in need,’’ said Morris County Freeholder Kathy DeFillippo, liaison to the county’s Human Services agencies. “These are residents who may not be able to travel to county offices or who have fallen through the cracks of the system.”

Navigating Hope stops through Jan. 30 include the following: (Joint stops with Hope One in bold lettering)

  • Dec. 26, Trinity Soup Kitchen, 123 East Blackwell St., Dover
  • Dec. 30, John’s Episcopal Church, 11 S. Bergen Street, Dover
  • Jan. 3, Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 10 Court St., Morristown
  • Jan. 6, Walmart, 48 Route 23, Riverdale
  • Jan. 10, Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 10 Court St., Morristown
  • Jan. 16, Mendham Township Library, 2 West Main Street, Mendham Twp.
  • Jan. 17, Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 10 Court St., Morristown
  • Jan. 23, Project Homeless Connect, 70 Maple Ave, Morristown
  • Jan. 24, Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 10 Court St., Morristown
  • Jan. 27, Nourish (Community Soup Kitchen), 36 South St., Morristown
  • Jan. 30, Trinity Soup Kitchen, 123 East Blackwell St., Dover
    Hope One van and staff

    Hope One van and staff

Check out the Navigating Hope calendar for any additions or changes.

Hope One stops through Jan. 30 include the following:

  • Dec. 26, Trinity Soup Kitchen, 125 E. Blackwell St., Dover
  • Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve on the Morristown Green
  • Jan 2, Rockaway Townsquare mall (upper level by JC Penny), 301 Mt. Hope Ave, Rockaway Township
  • Jan. 6, Walmart, 48 Route 23, Riverdale
  • Jan. 10, Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 10 Court St., Morristown
  • Jan. 16, Mendham Township Library, 2 West Main Street, Mendham Twp.
  • Jan. 21, Randolph Library, 28 Calais Road, Randolph
  • Jan 23, Project Homeless Connect, 70 Maple Ave, Morristown
  • Jan. 27, Nourish (Community Soup Kitchen), 36 South St., Morristown
  • Jan. 30, Trinity Soup Kitchen, 125 E. Blackwell St., Dover

Check out the Hope One calendar for times, additions or changes.

Navigating Hope, which is financed by county tax dollars approved by the Freeholder Board, offers on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, plus linkage to other community services. It is a partnership between the Morris County Department of Human Services and Family Promise of Morris County. Offerings include:Navigating Hope and Hope One Social and Addictions Services Crossing Morris County Through Jan. 30

  • EITC (tax credits)
  • WIC (nutritional assistance)
  • Aging services
  • Domestic violence services
  • Veterans services
  • Health & wellness services
  • Legal services
  • Mental health
  • Transportation

The Hope One mobile recovery access vehicle offers critical support for persons struggling with addiction, with the goals of preventing drug overdoses and deaths.

For more information on Navigating Hope call 973-829-8220 or email [email protected]

For more information on Hope One, visit: https://sheriff.morriscountynj.gov/community/hope-one/

 Navigating Hope and Hope One are proud to support the Morris County Stigma-Free Communities Initiative.