DDHH provides deaf and hard of hearing residents with resources for accessing services. The division also responds to a wide range of questions about accessibility and compliance with state and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Users of the NJ TRANSIT Access Link rideshare partnership in Mercer County are now able to opt in to receive their rides through Lyft or Black and White Taxi as part of the Riders’ Choice Pilot Program which began in May 2023, officials announced recently.
The US Dept of Homeland Security announced it was accelerating processing for work authorization applications for certain migrants, as well as extending and redesignating Venezuela and Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which grants migrants employment authorization and temporary protection from removal.
Dana Trotta, an 11th-grade Girl Scout, is leading a transformative initiative as part of her Gold Award project to address plastic recycling challenges in Hamilton. Aware of the environmental impact of plastics that aren't recycled properly, Trotta is focused on educating the community about recycling practices.
MERCER COUNTY, NJ - Officers from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office will continue to provide free on-site child safety seat checks in 2024, Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announced.
The Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton will host its 2nd Annual Women’s Empowerment Fair on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center at 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton.
The Hamilton Area YMCA is looking for YMCA Youth Leaders to help us shape the children of Hamilton! Responsible for working community events, school initiatives, teen & pre-teen nights, we are looking for cause-driven individuals ready to make an impact!
In partnership with Professional Counseling and Development Center, LLC, the John O. Wilson Center is offering area residents the opportunity to receive free, confidential mental health counseling at the Center. Sessions are for adults from 11 am to 1:30 pm. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call (609) 393-6480, ext. 107.
Attorney General Platkin Announces New Jersey Awarded $4M in Federal Funds to Expand Anti-Violence Programs
Two community organizations will be selected through a competitive grant application process to receive funds to establish pilot programs at sites operating in communities most impacted by gun violence. A notice of funding for entities to apply for these grant dollars is under development and will be published in 2024.
This one-time funding for services anticipated for implementation from July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025 is intended to support new or existing activities or services through collaboration with community partners that reduce risks to youth and directly promote well-being, safety, health, and connections at home and in the community.
Use this simple checklist to create a Mental Health plan and be ready before a crisis happens.
Provides school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system.
Provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Trenton’s youth are by far our community’s greatest asset. As the next generation prepares for the future, we can rest assured knowing that so many of our community’s youth are intelligent, capable, and driven, carrying the torch for future generations.
Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced the Department has awarded an additional 13 grants to help organizations across the state implement inclusive initiatives that support individuals with disabilities in the communities in which they live, work, learn, and play.
Mercer County - Department of Human Services