The Department of Human Services includes four Divisions: Meadowview Nursing Home, Support Services, Public Health and Intergenerational Services. The Office of the Department Head is located in Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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Department of Human Services

Human Services Advisory Council

Shoreview Building 101 S. Shore Rd. Northfield, NJ 08225 The Atlantic County Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) advises County Executive Dennis Levinson on human service needs and spending in Atlantic County. The HSAC makes programmatic, contract and resource allocation recommendations to state, county, and other funding sources for human service programs. The HSAC initiates and participates in human service needs identification and development of service delivery plans. The advisory council assists in the coordination of local human services delivery systems and monitors existing human service program contacts for which HSAC has made funding recommendations. Members of the HSAC are appointed by the county executive, who sets the goals for composition and membership. The county executive endeavors to meet all state requirements for composition. Members are normally appointed to a two year term. The HSAC consists of at least thirty-two voting members and necessary non-voting county and state representatives. Appointment and the length and terms of appointment are the prerogative of the county executive. MEETINGS: On the first Monday of every month at 3:00 at the Shoreview Building, Northfield.

Total Number of Members Allowed: 30
Number of Vacancies:  16 *

2-year staggered terms to expire January 1 Members may not serve more than 2 consecutive 2-year terms

Chairperson:  Adrienne Epstein
Staff Person:  Karla Guy

Phone: 345-6700, ext. 2728


Robert Abbamondi
Kimberly Arroyo
Forrest Gilmore
Sharon D. Hunt
Cristine Knight
Francis Kuhn
Kenneth M. Litwak, III
Joyce Mollineaux
Rajesh K. Patel
Brad Preston
Claudia Ratzlaff
Cassandra F. Shellhorn
Yolanda M. Simms

*Most advisory boards are open to Atlantic County residents.  If you are interested in volunteering to serve on this or any other Board or Commission please CLICK HERE for an application.

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