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Princeton Human Services Department

Elisa Neira, MSW
Executive Director
One Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-688-2055      Fax: 609-688-2053
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Through advocacy, leadership, and collaboration, the Department of Human Services helps to improve the quality of life of individuals in our community who are vulnerable, economically disadvantaged, or otherwise in need.

The Department of Human Services coordinates and administers programs and services to the various population groups in need. The scope of services supported and provided by the Human Services Department includes programs that assist residents with limited income and resources in the areas of financial assistance, employment, housing and emergency assistance. The department also serves the community as an information and referral source for residents in need of various services.

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Princeton Community Needs Assessment 2014

In 2014, The Princeton Department of Human Services conducted a community needs assessment of low-moderate income households to better understand the needs of Princeton residents and to effectively plan for service delivery based on service gaps and need for additional services. This report is based on the results of a comprehensive survey of low-moderate income residents representing 204 low-moderate income households. The household respondents included 450 persons (335 adults and 115 children). In addition, focus groups were conducted with 22 households from four different population groups: singles, seniors, English-speaking families, and Spanish-speaking families.

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Princeton Community Needs Assessment Report

Members of the Human Services Commission:
Ross Wishnick, Chair
Larry A. Spruill 
Anastasia Mann
John Heilner 
Bethany Andrade-Siddiqu
Janet Estes
Veronica Olivares Weber
Matthew Trujillo
Mohammed Omar Nishtar
Heather Howard, Council Liaison