Annual Public Hearing Announced
(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services (Area Agency on Aging), and its Advisory Council will hold their Annual Public Hearing on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Sparta Senior Center, 39 Trapasso Drive, Sparta, New Jersey. The purpose for the Hearing will be to receive comments on the proposed 2016-2018 AREA PLAN CONTRACT, which generates funding for Sussex County through the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. The Public Hearing will summarize the planning and contracting process and provide information on services available through the County of Sussex, Division of Senior Services, and its contracted service providers. There will be several service providers readily available to provide information and answer any questions that attendees may have about their varied services. Attendees will also have an opportunity to voice their views on what they consider necessary services for the seniors of Sussex County.
A copy of the 2013-2015 AREA PLAN CONTRACT, including all the services that are funded by the Sussex County Area Agency on Aging, can be obtained by visiting the Division of Senior Services web-site at
Anyone who may be interested in testifying at the Public Hearing or who would like to submit written testimony is asked to contact the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services by June 1, 2015, at 973-579-0555 ext. 1222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For individuals who may require transportation to the PUBLIC HEARING, please contact Sussex County Skylands Ride at 973-579-0480 no later than 11 a.m., on May 29, 2015, to make a reservation.