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    Sussex County Division of Community and Youth Services
    One Spring Street, 2nd Floor
    Newton, NJ 07860

    Telephone (973) 940-5200

    "The Division of Community and Youth Services engages service providers and the community in continual assessment of mental health, substance abuse and prevention, child behavioral health and juvenile justice needs; develops strategic plans; provides and coordinates services to address the priority areas."


    Municipal Alliances are community-based volunteer committees, which were established in 1990 in each municipality to address each community's unique substance abuse prevention needs and problems for all ages. In Sussex County there are 11 Municipal Alliances representing all 24 towns.

    Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) ensures that all Sussex County residents convicted of a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or related offense comply with the court ordered penalties.

    Human Services Advisory Council Office provides various types of funding to serve the residents of Sussex County.

    Youth Services Commission advocates for an accessible, responsive, integrated and coordinated system of care for the specific needs of youth and families residing in Sussex County.

    Detention Alternatives provides 24 hour monitoring and supervision as an alternative for those youth who would otherwise be locked in secured detention.
    →  See Sussex County Detention Alternatives Presentation

    Office of Substance Abuse and Alcohol ensures that Sussex County receives funding to provide treatment services to our residents and oversees contracts and payments made to agencies providing the specified services.

    Mental Health Board promote access to and availability of efficient, adequate, integrated health care services for adults with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders and for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and mental health disorders.

    YOUTH SHELTER HOME AND JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER Sussex County and Morris County have a shared service agreement for Youth Shelter Home and Juvenile Detention services.
    Morris County Juvenile Detention Center 
    Morris County Youth Shelter 


    Additional Resources


    Provides a searchable directory of services available in Sussex County.

    Outside links provided are for information purposes. No evaluation or recommendation of any specific service provider is intended.


    Downloadable Documents

    2014 Project Community Connect Human Services Resource Guide
    2013 Youth Services Plan (3MB PDF)
    Citizen's Guide, A Directory of Human Services
    2012 County-Wide Needs Assessment (3MB)
    2008 County-Wide Needs Assessment (8MB)
    Mental Health Plan

    The statewide Point in Time Survey's purpose is to gather information on residents who are homeless or precariously housed. Results of recent Sussex County surveys are listed below.

    2013 Survey
    2012 Survey


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