County of Monmouth
Monmouth County Division of Social Services

Happy children with their father

All visitors entering the Monmouth County Human Services Building must wear a face covering. 

Effective March 24, the Monmouth County Division of Social Services will suspend Tuesday evening hours in the Ocean Township office. The office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monmouth County Division of Social Services is a county government agency located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Monmouth County has cities, towns and even a village! Part of the county is quite rural and the county adjoins the Atlantic Ocean. Our governing body is the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.  Monmouth County Division of Social Services assists Monmouth County residents in need of social services, financial assistance and medical assistance. The Division is part of the Monmouth County Department of Human Services.

Information provided on this web site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute official regulation or policy of Monmouth County, Monmouth County Division of Social Services or any other agencies referred to on this site. 

Effective, January 1, 2020, New Jersey residents experiencing homelessness can call 2-1-1 for help. Under this new framework, NJ 2-1-1 will serve as New Jersey’s Homeless Hotline to connect residents in need of shelter.

NJ 2-1-1 will work in partnership with county agencies to ensure residents have a safe place to stay and get connected to resources. NJ 2-1-1 operators will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and accessible in different languages for non-English speakers. Information provided by the callers will be kept confidential, except for information that must be shared with providers involved in providing shelter or shelter-related services. 

Monmouth County Division of Social Services
3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold NJ 07728
Phone: After hours for all offices 732-431-6000
For clients only 800-662-3114 
Fax: 732-431-6266

Due to confidentiality and HIPAA federal and state regulations, you need to include a telephone contact number and/or address when you email us. No responses by the County potentially revealing Protected Health Information can be made via e-mail.

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