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

Human Services

Francine Vince, MSW
Human Services Director
401 Grand Street, Room 506
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 881-2834
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 four divisions:
  • Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Community Outreach and Family Services
  • Juvenile Administration
  • Workforce Development Board (WDB)
  • 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 program

Department News

August 28, 2019
The Passaic County Workforce Development Board and One-Stop Career Center will be hosting a job fair on September 5 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Center City Mall in Paterson.
August 20, 2019
The 9th Annual Passaic County Recovery Walk and Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 7. Registration begins at 9 AM. Register now on Eventbrite.