Department of Health & Human Services
1 Journal Square Plaza
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Health Complaints: 201-547-5285
Stacey Flanagan, Director
The Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services is a multi-purpose public agency employing competent individuals, committed to meeting the health and social needs of the people of Jersey City. The Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to providing health services, social support systems and celebrating the cultural diversity of residents through many of its programs. The staff serves as public advocates for adults, children and families.
Some of the services include: the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program; Prevention Oriented System for Child Health (PorSCHe) Public health nurse management for children referred to the program; Children's Health Conference Clinic (Immunizations); Preventive Medicine Clinic (Treatment of STD's & Pre and Post HIV Testing Counseling).
Other services include; Health Education; Mandated environment and public health core activities: Senior Affairs and Senior Nutrition Programs; Jersey City Alliance to Combat Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Cultural programs and festivals.
The Department of Health and Human Services is also a member of the Mayor's Quality of Life Task Force.
Through its programs the Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services aims to protect the health and well-being while celebrating the cultural diversity of the people of Jersey City, assuring all residents have an equal opportunity to live in good health with personal dignity.