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Posted Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Bringing Mobile Social Services to In-Need Residents

Morris County’s mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, will be traveling across Morris County over the next month, making 14 visits to municipalities through Dec. 29. 

The mobile program visits supermarkets, churches, soup kitchens, shopping malls, and other locations to reach county residents in need of assistance.

Navigating Hope van

Stops are planned through Dec. 29 in Boonton, Butler, Chatham, Chester, Oak Ridge, Randolph, Rockaway, Mine Hill, Morristown and Mount Olive. 

Navigating Hope‘s joint stops with the Morris County Sheriff’s Hope One van are listed in bold on the schedule. Hope One is a mobile recovery access vehicle that offers critical support for persons struggling with addiction, with the goals of preventing drug overdoses and deaths. View Hope One’s stop schedule here. Contact Hope One at [email protected].

Navigating Hope, financed by county tax dollars approved by the Freeholder Board, provides on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, plus links to community services. Offerings include EITC (tax credits), WIC (nutritional assistance), plus aging, domestic violence, veterans, health & wellness, legal, and mental health services. and also transportation needs.

Navigating Hope’s schedule through Dec. 29, Stops are usually from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., include:

Dec 2, 2020 – Rockaway Township Senior Center
Dec 3, 2020 – MUMC New Hope Food Pantry, Oak Ridge
Dec 4, 2020 – Church of The Nazarene, Butler
Dec 5, 2020 – Mount Olive Food Bank
Dec 7, 2020 – 10 Baker St., Mine Hill
Dec 8, 2020 – Morristown Train Station*
Dec 9, 2020 – Community Presbyterian Church, Chester
Dec 10, 2020 – Boonton Food Pantry
Dec 14, 2020 – Rockaway Food Closet Inc.
Dec. 15, 2020 – Morristown Probation Office
Dec. 16, 2020 – CVS Shopping Center, Chatham*
Dec. 17, 2020 – Randolph Community Center
Dec. 23, 2020 – Wharton United Community Church at St. John’s
Dec. 29, 2020 – 15 S. Main St., Wharton

* Joint stop with Hope One,

Navigating Hope is a partnership between the Morris County Department of Human Services and Family Promise of Morris County.