Township of Readington, New Jersey

 

SOCIAL SERVICES
Christine Dey, Director

The Social Services Office is available to anyone in the Readington Township community. Regular office hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Emergency services are available at all times.

We provide a variety of services to residents including assessment, information about programs and referral to community resources, including Readington Starfish. In addition, we offer help with applying to programs such as PAAD, Lifeline, Home Energy Assistance, Senior Tax freeze and many more. For information call the Social Services Office.

  • The Food Pantry will provide emergency food packages to families in need. Donations are accepted all year long. Readington Area Starfish holds food distributions at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and the Fourth of July.
  • Readington Starfish assists Township residents with emergency needs. Call to discuss your situation in confidence.
  • Need Transportation?
    Call the Hunterdon County LINK at 1-800-842-0531. 

2019 Starfish Happenings
Readington Area Starfish was started by a consortium of local churches and is a community-based volunteer organization that operates an emergency food pantry, assists local residents with emergency needs and provides holiday food to families in need. If you have questions, contact Readington Township Social Services at 908 534-0974.SHARE THE SPIRIT

READINGTON TOWNSHIP ANNOUNCES

The HOLIDAY GIFT MATCH PROGRAM is underway!

Gifts must be returned by December 9th

               The Holiday Gift match is a very special program run by the Readington Township Social Services Office.  Community members can volunteer to adopt a local family, a child, a senior or an individual.  You may do as much or as little as you wish. Past donors have been individuals, neighborhood groups, scout troops, work groups, clubs, churches and businesses.   You may be surprised to see that many wishes are things that we take for granted…a warm coat, food, clothes or a new toy for a child.  YOU can help make wishes come true and make someone’s holiday very special!!  Call Christine Dey at (908) 534-0974 for details or to request a holiday match. 

2019 Starfish Holiday Happenings-Volunteers needed!    

             Readington Area Starfish was started by a consortium of local churches and is a community-based volunteer organization that operates an emergency food pantry, assists local residents with emergency needs and provides holiday food to families in need.  Help is always needed to sort, bag and deliver holiday food.  Bring a friend and join Readington Starfish at any of the times listed below.  It is not necessary to sign up.  All activities take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, corner of Route 523 and Pulaski Road, Whitehouse Station, NJ. 

Just have a small amount of time…volunteer to do a local delivery for someone who cannot pick up their food. Come to Our Lady of Lourdes at 5:30 on distribution night (November 26, 2019) and let us know you’d like to deliver.  If you have questions contact Readington Township Social Services at 908 534-0974.

Thanksgiving Food Distribution Schedule

November 24                    6 p.m.         Set up Hall

November 25                    9 a.m.          Sort Food

November 26                    9 a.m.          Pack non perishables

                                            4:30 p.m.    Pack perishables

                                            5:30 p.m.    Distribution

 

Social Services
(908)534-0974
(908)534-0038
8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
509 Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

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CONTACT DETAILS
Phone: (908) 534-4051
Fax: (908) 534-5909
Address: 509 Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889