Somerset County Offices are closed to the public.
Official Site of the State of NJ's COVID-19 Information Hub, click here--> NJ COVID-19


We stand by our deep sense of accountability and responsibility to our community and each division within the Department of Human Services remains staffed and continues to serve you (in most cases by phone) to conform to the “social distancing” mandates.  These times can be particularly stressful for all so we have compiled some noteworthy Somerset County staff and community resources for you. And, as always, please do not hesitate to contact our office (908) 704-6300 or email ( with any questions.


Important update on Somerset County's Board of Social Services change in hours & North Plainfield Office status: 

  • Effective Monday, 3/23,  the North Plainfield Office (391D Somerset St) is temporarily closed.
  • Services directed to Somerville office 73 E. High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876. Call (908) 526-8800. Open 8:30AM – 4:30PM, Monday –Friday.
  • Outside of these hours, all persons seeking assistance are referred to NJ211 (Dial 211) for shelter.

For a direct link to the Board of Social Services, click here --> Social Services

COVID-19 Related Community Resources

For Divisions/Departments outside of Human Services:


Michael J. Frost, LCSW, ACSW, Director

Phone:            908-704-6300
27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876


Responsible for the administration and supervision of all divisions within the Department of Human Services:

  • Aging and Disability Services
  • Community Development
  • Juvenile Institutional Services
  • One Stop Career Center
  • Operations and Planning 
  • Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
  • Rutgers Cooperative Extension
  • Veterans Services
  • Volunteer Services
  • Youth Services

Responsible for various councils and advisory committees to promote the social well-being of county residents.

Looking for the Somerset County Youth Council page?

Visit our Resources & Publications page for more info on community resources and services.

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