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Mercer County Board of Social Services

Mercer County Board of Social Services We are committed to providing economic and social services to individuals and families residing in M

We are committed to providing economic and social services to individuals and families residing in Mercer County based upon financial need.

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Announcing Big Savings for Eligible NJ Seniors! Click the link below for more information on how to apply ⬇️
03/30/2022
Announcing Big Savings for Eligible NJ Seniors

Announcing Big Savings for Eligible NJ Seniors! Click the link below for more information on how to apply ⬇️

We are pleased to announce that Governor Murphy's Fiscal Year 2022 Budget has raised the annual income limits of two state-funded prescription drug benefit programs by $10,000.

01/17/2022

Please be advised the Agency is closed, Monday, January 17, 2022, in observation of the Martin Luther King holiday. Please continue to stay safe and have a blessed day.

Important Information Regarding Your Work First New Jersey Work Activity Requirements https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s...
01/07/2022
WFNJ Work Activity Requirements - January 7, 2022

Important Information Regarding Your Work First New Jersey Work Activity Requirements
https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/wfnj_work_activity_requirements_january_7_2022

The Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance program normally requires that you participate in a work activity. During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the New Jersey Division of Family Development lifted this requirement.

01/07/2022

Due to the forecast for inclement weather, MCBOSS will have a delayed opening tomorrow, January 7th, opening at 11am. Employees should monitor the agency website for any additional instructions.

BREAKING NEWS: Important Information Regarding Your WFNJ and NJ Snap Benefits. Click the link below for more information...
12/22/2021
Important Information Regarding Your WFNJ and NJ Snap Benefits - December 21, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: Important Information Regarding Your WFNJ and NJ Snap Benefits. Click the link below for more information ⬇️

https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/wfnj_and_snap_benefits_12212021

NJ SNAP food assistance recipients-Recertification periods are no longer being extended.  This means customers whose recertifications are expiring 1/31/22 or later are required to complete their phone recertification under normal pre-pandemic rules.   MCBOSS staff are calling those customers thro...

BREAKING NEWS: Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, the Mercer County Board of Social Services will reopen to the public ...
12/16/2021
MCBOSS Re-opening Announcement

BREAKING NEWS: Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, the Mercer County Board of Social Services will reopen to the public on a limited capacity basis. Click the link below for more details ⬇️
https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/reopening_on_a_limited_capacity_basis

Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, the Mercer County Board of Social Services will reopen on a limited capacity basis to the public. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm (excluding holidays). Our Tuesday night extended hours are suspended until further notice....

Please be advised the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now available to eligible Mercer County resi...
10/01/2021
Home Energy Assistance Program begins October 1st

Please be advised the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now available to eligible Mercer County residents. Click the link below to find out if you are eligible ⬇️

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/home_energy_assistance_program_begins_october_1st

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that assistance is available for energy costs for those who qualify. The County’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), offered in coordination with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, allows individuals meeti...

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reminds residents to apply for aid at FEMA/Mercer Disaster Recovery Center. Clic...
09/24/2021
Hughes reminds residents to apply for aid at FEMA/Mercer Disaster Recovery Center

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reminds residents to apply for aid at FEMA/Mercer Disaster Recovery Center. Click the link below to find out more ⬇️

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/fema-mercer

TRENTON – Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reminds survivors of Hurricane Ida that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Mercer County operates a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Hollowbrook Community Center, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, Ewing Township, to assist any Mercer County r...

Please be advised of the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). Click the link below to find out m...
09/20/2021
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)

Please be advised of the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). Click the link below to find out more ⬇️

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/dsnap-92021

NJ SNAP recipients can use their EBT benefits cards to purchase hot food at participating NJ SNAP retailers until September 30, 2021. The hot food waiver only applies to items purchased from SNAP-approved retailers located in the designated counties - Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Me...

Please be advised of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Mercer County Renters. https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_n...
08/05/2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Please be advised of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Mercer County Renters.
https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/erap-phaseII

The Mercer County Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the Mercer County Board of Social Services, has re-opened the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help landlords and tenants in Mercer County in need of financial assistance with unpaid rent or utility bills and future ren...

[UPDATE] The Agency will be closed for remainder of the day. Please be well and stay safe. https://mcboss.org/
07/26/2021
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[UPDATE] The Agency will be closed for remainder of the day. Please be well and stay safe.

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We are excited to provide our residents, businesses, and community partners with this fresh and innovative venue with which to access important information about the services we provide. It’s all here! Whether from Financial to Housing or Subsistence through Medicaid Assistance needed, the agency ...

Good Morning. Please be advised the Agency is having a delayed opening due to plumbing issues in the building. Approxima...
07/26/2021
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Good Morning. Please be advised the Agency is having a delayed opening due to plumbing issues in the building. Approximate opening time could be 1:00PM. Please visit our website for more information.

https://mcboss.org/

We are excited to provide our residents, businesses, and community partners with this fresh and innovative venue with which to access important information about the services we provide. It’s all here! Whether from Financial to Housing or Subsistence through Medicaid Assistance needed, the agency ...

Please be advised of the FREE Summer Bridge Camp at Mercer County Park and Princeton Blairstown - August 2nd - August 6t...
06/23/2021
Summer Bridge Camp

Please be advised of the FREE Summer Bridge Camp at Mercer County Park and Princeton Blairstown - August 2nd - August 6th - for Trenton Students grades 3rd, 4th and 5th. Free transportation & lunch. Register today!

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/summer_bridge_camp

Openings are available for Trenton Students in grades 3rd, 4th and 5th to attend the Princeton Blairstown Summer Bridge Camp at Mercer County Park for FREE, from August 2nd -August 6th . Transportation and lunch are provided.

Please be advised of the Utility Shutoff Moratorium update.
06/18/2021

Please be advised of the Utility Shutoff Moratorium update.

The moratorium on utility shutoffs will end July 1, 2021 ⏰ but Governor Phil Murphy has established a six-month grace period for customers to enroll in a deferred payment agreement with their utility and apply for financial assistance.

More info here: https://www.nj.gov/bpu/newsroom/reports/covid19.html

Please be advised Mercer County is offering Fresh-Produce Vouchers to Qualifying Older Adults. https://mcboss.org/news/w...
06/11/2021
Fresh Produce Vouchers

Please be advised Mercer County is offering Fresh-Produce Vouchers to Qualifying Older Adults.
https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/fresh_produce_vouchers

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced that older adults in Mercer County again will have the opportunity to receive fresh-produce checks that will enable them to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farm stands.

Please be advised of Medi-Cool Program and check to see if you're eligible for an air conditioner this summer.https://mc...
06/11/2021
MEDI-COOL PROGRAM

Please be advised of Medi-Cool Program and check to see if you're eligible for an air conditioner this summer.

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/medi-cool_program

With funding from the Mercer County Department of Human Services Office on Aging, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton and Rise, A Community Service Partnership, of Hightstown, have partnered to provide 5,000 BTU Air Conditioning Units for Mercer County low-income seniors and/or adults who have a....

APPLY TODAY - Mercer County Summer Youth Jobs Connection!https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/mercer_county_summer_youth_j...
05/21/2021
APPLY TODAY - Mercer County Summer Youth Jobs Connection

APPLY TODAY - Mercer County Summer Youth Jobs Connection!

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/mercer_county_summer_youth_jobs_connection

For the 3rd year in a row, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is excited to announce the 2021 Summer Youth Jobs Connection, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development to provide paid summer employment and work readiness training for teens and young adults. Th...

Please be advised the moratorium on utility shut-offs ends June 30, 2021!https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/moratorium_u...
05/21/2021
The moratorium on utility shut-offs ends June 30, 2021!

Please be advised the moratorium on utility shut-offs ends June 30, 2021!

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/moratorium_utility_shut-offs

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides grants for heating costs, forgiveness of overdue balances, certain medically-necessary cooling expenses, and heating costs included in rent. Self-screen to determine eligibility or apply online at www.nj.gov/dca/dcaid or call 800-510-3102 t...

Please be advised there is a Mercer County Drive-Thru Job Fair on Monday, May 24, 2021 (5/24/2021). https://mcboss.org/n...
05/20/2021
Mercer County Drive-Thru Job Fair - 5/24/2021

Please be advised there is a Mercer County Drive-Thru Job Fair on Monday, May 24, 2021 (5/24/2021).

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/mercer_county_drive_thru_job_fair_5_24_2021

More than 70 employers with positions in warehousing, food service, medical personnel (RN, LPN, CNA), behavioral health, technology and more. Participating companies include FedEx, Hutchinson, Amazon, Meadow Lakes, Hamilton Township, Capital Health, Civil Service Commission, Thomas Edison State Univ...

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200 Woolverton Street
Trenton, NJ
08611

Opening Hours

Tuesday 8:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Telephone

+16099894320

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Please be advised the Agency is closed, Monday, February 21, 2022, in observation of the Presidents' Day holiday. Please continue to stay safe and have a blessed day.
Apply for Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance today! Click the link below to learn more ⬇️

https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/emergency_mortgage_assistance
Please be advised the Agency is closed, Monday, January 17, 2022, in observation of the Martin Luther King holiday. Please continue to stay safe and have a blessed day.
Important Information Regarding Your Work First New Jersey Work Activity Requirements
https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/wfnj_work_activity_requirements_january_7_2022
Due to the forecast for inclement weather, MCBOSS will have a delayed opening tomorrow, January 7th, opening at 11am. Employees should monitor the agency website for any additional instructions.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Re-Opening Update. Please click the link below to find out more ⬇️

https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/public_reopening_update
Please be advised the Agency is closed on Friday, December 31, 2021, in observation of the New Year's Day holiday. Continue to stay safe and happy new year 🎉🎊🎆
Please be advised the Agency will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2021, in observation of the Christmas holiday 🎄 Continue to stay safe and happy holidays.
BREAKING NEWS: Important Information Regarding Your WFNJ and NJ Snap Benefits. Click the link below for more information ⬇️

https://www.mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/wfnj_and_snap_benefits_12212021
Please view the list of warming centers and get out of the cold during Code Blue! 🥶❄ Click the link below for more information ⬇️
https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/new_jersey_code_blue
BREAKING NEWS: Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, the Mercer County Board of Social Services will reopen to the public on a limited capacity basis. Click the link below for more details ⬇️
https://mcboss.org/news/what_s_new/reopening_on_a_limited_capacity_basis
Please be advised the Agency is closed on Friday, November 26. 2021, for the day after Thanksgiving. Have a blessed day and continue to stay safe.
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