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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | 973-881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Human Services

Francine Vince
Human Services Director
401 Grand Street, Room 417
Paterson, NJ 07505
The Department of Human Services is an umbrella social service agency concerned with the planning and funding services for the county’s disadvantaged and homeless citizens. 

Programs operate out of five divisions

  • Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Community Outreach and Family Services
  • Juvenile Administration
  • Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
  • Workforce Development Center (WDC)
  • Mental health
  • Addiction treatment
  • 211 - 24/7 information and referral social services hotline
  • JDAI - Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiatives
  • Homeless prevention and housing
  • Mortgage and foreclosure counseling
  • Rental and utility assistance
  • At-risk youth programs

Paterson/Passaic CoC Important Documents
The Passaic CoC is a voluntary association that provides information, services, and advocacy for and on behalf of Passaic County’s homeless population. Below are important documents related to the FY2015 CoC Competition and include the draft CoC Consolidated Application and attachments, the final CoC Priority List including the ranking of new and renewal CoC applications and the CoC’s policies and procedures related to the FY2015 local selection process. Any questions about the CoC or FY2015 competition should be directed to Charles Featherson at charlesf@passaiccountynj.org