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Social services and addiction assistance vehicles travel Morris County to lend a hand

Bringing Mobile Social Services and Addictions Services to In-Need Residents

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County’s mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Hope One addiction services vehicle are traveling together this month, with 8 stops in the next two weeks. Hope One will make an additional stop on Jan. 21.

Both Hope One and Navigating Hope are on site  from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Jan 14 Train Station, Route 202 and Whitehall Road, Towaco (Montville) 
Jan 19 Morris County Court House, 10 Court St., Morristown
Jan 20 IHOP, 103 E. Hanover Ave., Cedar Knolls (Hanover Twp.)
Jan 21 Hope One ONLY: Table of Hope Food Pantry Event, Public Parking Lot, Bishop Nazary Way, Morristown
Jan 25 1 Fire House Plaza, Chatham
Jan 26 Dover Probation Office,91 Bassett Highway, Dover
Jan 27 Loaves and Fishes Community Food Pantry, 513 Birch St., Boonton, 3-6 p.m.
Jan 28 Town Hall, 2 West Main St., Brookside/Mendham Township

Navigating Hope provides on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, plus links to community services. It is a partnership between the Morris County Department of Human Services and Family Promise of Morris County.

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

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

Navigating Hope

Apply for:

  • SNAP
  • Medicaid
  • General Assistance
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Utility assistance
  • Housing assistance

Get referrals for:

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

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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