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NAVIGATING HOPE AND HOPE ONE — 30 STOPS UPCOMING AT 13 SITES ACROSS MORRIS COUNTY

Bringing Mobile Social and Addictions Services to In-Need Residents

Morris County’s mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, and the Sheriff’s Hope One addiction services vehicle will be traveling across Morris County over the next two months, making a combined 30 visits to 13 different site in 11 municipalities through April 9.

The mobile programs visit supermarkets, libraries, churches, soup kitchens, shopping malls, and many other locations to reach county residents in need of assistance.

Some of the planned stops include County College of Morris in Randolph, Parsippany Municipal Court, and the Trinity Soup Kitchen in Dover.

Stops are planned through April 9 in Dover/Victory Gardens, Hanover Township, Morris Plains, Morristown, Morris Township, Mount Olive, Parsippany, Randolph, Rockaway Borough, and Roxbury. 

Navigating Hope‘s runs frequently are coordinated with the Morris County Sheriff’s Hope One van.

“We are reaching out to residents of Morris County where they live, bringing Stigma-Free assistance, counseling, and treatment to county residents in need,’’ said Morris County Freeholder Kathy DeFillippo. “These residents may not be able to travel to county offices and may have fallen through the cracks of the system, so Navigating Hope and Hope One will come to them.”

Navigating Hope, financed by county tax dollars approved by the Freeholder Board, provides on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, plus links to community services.

Offerings include EITC (tax credits), WIC (nutritional assistance), plus aging, domestic violence, veterans, health & wellness, legal, and mental health services. and also transportation needs.

It is a partnership between the Morris County Department of Human Services and Family Promise of Morris County.

Navigating Hope through April 9, usually from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., include: (Joint stops with Hope One in bold lettering)

  • Feb. 28: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 2: Garden Chapel Church, 89 Washington Ave., Victory Gardens/Dover
  • March 4: County College of Morris, Student Center, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph
  • March 5: Parsippany Municipal Court, 3333 Route 45 East, Parsippany
  • March 6: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 9: Stop & Shop, 245 Littleton Road, Morris Plains
  • March 13: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown 
  • March 16: ShopRite of Flanders, 90 Bartley Road, Flanders (Mt. Olive Twp.)
  • March 19: Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Ave., Whippany
  • March 20: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 26: Trinity Soup Kitchen, 123 E. Blackwell St., Dover
  • March 27: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 30: Nourish NJ Community Soup Kitchen, 36 South Street, Morristown
  • April 8: County College of Morris, Student Center, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph
  • April 9: ShopRite of Succasunna, 281 Route 10, Succasunna (Roxbury Twp.)

 

HOPE ONE

The Hope One mobile recovery access vehicle offers critical support for persons struggling with addiction, with the goals of preventing drug overdoses and deaths. Stops through April 9 include:

  • Feb. 28: Trinity Soup Kitchen, 123 E. Blackwell St., Dover
  • Feb. 29: Open Minds, 57 E. Park Place (Presbyterian Church), Morristown
  • March 1: Open Minds, 57 E. Park Place (Presbyterian Church), Morristown
  • March 2: Garden Chapel Church, 89 Washington Ave., Victory Gardens/Dover
  • March 5: Parsippany Municipal Court, 3333 Route 45 East, Parsippany
  • March 9: Stop & Shop, 245 Littleton Road, Morris Plains
  • March 13: Landlord Tenant Court, Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 16: ShopRite of Flanders, 90 Bartley Road, Flanders (Mt. Olive Twp.)
  • March 19: Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Ave., Whippany
  • March 20: Morris County Courthouse, 1 Court St., Morristown
  • March 23: Quick Chek Plaza, 25 West Main St,, Rockaway Boro
  • March 26: Trinity Soup Kitchen, 123 E. Blackwell St., Dover
  • March 30: Nourish NJ Community Soup Kitchen, 36 South Street, Morristown
  • April 3: College of St. Elizabeth, Dolan Hall, 2 Convent Road, Morris Township
  • April 9: ShopRite of Succasunna, 281 Route 10, Succasunna (Roxbury Twp.)

 Navigating Hope and Hope One are proud to support the Morris County Stigma-Free Communities Initiative.

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