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.
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.
Safe Haven allows a parent(s) or representative to give up custody of an unwanted infant no more than 30 days old, safely, legally and anonymously at either a police station or a hospital emergency room. More information.