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Department of Citizen Services

This Division serves as the County's anti-poverty agency and provides a number of valuable emergency assistance and social services to individuals facing crisis situations.

This Division:
o Offers Emergency and Home Energy Assistance (NJ Shares)
o Promotes Homelessness Prevention
o Offers Basic Social Services
o Offers Tenant Counseling
o Provides Advocacy to Essex County Residents


 
 
 
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July 24, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND SHERIFF FONTOURA ANNOUNCE DONATION FROM ROTARY CLUB INTERNATIONAL WILL SUPPORT 150 COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM MEMBERS
July 22, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS TO CONSTRUCT 500-SPACE PARKING FACILITY AT ESSEX COUNTY SOUTH MOUNTAIN RECREATION COMPLEX
July 18, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES TRIPADVISOR.COM RECOGNITION FOR ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Certificate of Excellence Received for Second Consecutive Year
July 17, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND BRANCH BROOK PARK ALLIANCE ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF TWO-MILE LENAPE WALKING PATH  IN ESSEX COUNTY BRANCH BROOK PARK
July 17, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND BRANCH BROOK PARK ALLIANCE ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF TWO-MILE LENAPE WALKING PATH  IN ESSEX COUNTY BRANCH BROOK PARK
July 15, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TO ANNOUNCE OPENING OF NEW EDUCATION BUILDING AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO 12,000-Square-Foot Facility Will Provide Additional Classroom Space and New Entrance into Zoo
July 09, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO SALUTES THE GRADUATES 
AT SOJOURN HIGH SCHOOL’S 16TH ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY 
AT THE ESSEX COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
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2014 Deer Management Program
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Harvard Printing Development
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2013 ESG Reprogramming Application
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Apostle House Renovations
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HOME Funding: Low-Income Housing in Orange
CDBG Annual Report: Available August 28
HOME Funds for HANDS: Hearing on August 1
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