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BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES

FAMILY ASSISTANCE The Board of Social Services will present information on assistance programs available to eligible Ocean County residents every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from 11am to 1pm.

Job Search

Out of work and trying to find a new job? Visit the County Connection, scheduled Monday evening from 5:45 to 9:30 pm. Christine Karaska of Workforce New Jersey will provide information and tips to job seekers. Job Search & Resume Skills: Every Monday, all from 5:45 until 9:30pm.

RECYCLE CELL PHONES

For convenient, safe recycling: Bring old cell phones & chargers to the County Connection.

DROP OFF WORN FLAGS

Worn American Flags, no longer suitable for display, can be dropped off at the County Connection. The flags will be turned in to veterans groups for proper disposal.

PASSPORT SERVICES

Under new federal regulations, passport books are now required for all US citizens traveling by air to Canada, Mexico & the Caribbean. Passport cards are required for land and sea crossings. Prepare for your next trip by getting passports now. (Fees vary.) You can get passport photos ($10) at the County Connection, too.

REGISTER FOR OFF-LEASH DOG PARKS

Visit the County Connection to register your dog for Ocean County's off-leash dog park at Miller Air Park in Berkeley and Ocean County Park in Lakewood. (Fee: $5) The off-leash parks are operated by Ocean County Parks & Recreation Department.

SENIOR SERVICES

Ocean County's Senior Services staff has information on all of the benefits available to seniors, including home energy assistance. A Senior Services representative is at the County Connection weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm.

TOURISM INFORMATION

The County Connection has information on special events and tourism-related activities throughout Ocean County.