Tracy Maksel, PhD, Director
Jamie Busch , MS, Assistant Director
Human Services Advisory Council
The Ocean County Department of Human Services was established to initiate and support program development to address human services needs in Ocean County. The Department aims to develop and sustain productive partnerships with state, county and local organizations to coordinate service delivery to ensure a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of our community. The Department is comprised of different Boards and Commissions that focus upon specialized areas of need, service delivery and program development.

Please visit the Department's "Boards and Commissions" for a detailed look at specific activities and programs.

Human Services Advisory Councils (HSAC) are county-based planning, advisory, and coordinating organizations dedicated to helping the community meet human services needs. An HSAC seeks to facilitate, and enhance the delivery of human services through collaborative relationships.... (read more)
Mental Health Board
The Ocean County Mental Health Board's mission is to protect, assist, and empower people with mental illness. The Board makes recommendations, consistent with the County Mental Health Plan, regarding mental health funding and program development.. (read more)
Children's InterAgency Coordinating Council
The Children's InterAgency Coordinating Council's (CIACC) mission is to serve as the local voice on children's behavioral health services. The CIACC seeks to maintain a responsive, accessible and integrated system of care for children with social and emotional needs by facilitating and enhancing the local service delivery system...(read more)
Office for Individuals with Disabilities
The Office for Individuals with Disabilities works as an information and referral resource for the residents of Ocean County. The Office strives to provide assistance, education and advocacy to individuals with disabilities, their families and communities... (read more)
Women's Commission
The Advisory Commission on the Status of Women, also referred to as the Women's Commission is dedicated to studying the needs, concerns, and interests as well as identifying services and resources for women in Ocean County. The Commission offers...(read more)


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Workforce Investment Board
The Workforce Investment Board is an advisory board responsible for the development and implementation of a One Stop Delivery System which provides seamless workforce development services to enhance Ocean County's workforce and economic development... (read more)
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