New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Department of Human Service (DHS) and its divisions provide programs and services designed to give eligible individuals and families the assistance they need to find permanent solutions to a myriad of life challenges.


Carole Johnson  |


Deputy Commissioner

Sarah Adelman  |


Deputy Commissioner

Elisa Neira  |


NJ Disability Advocate & Ombudsman

Paul Aronsohn  |

The Division of Disability Services (DDS) bridges the gap to services for those with adult onset disabilities - disabilities occurring later in life as a result of injury or illness. 

Links and Resources

New Jersey Medicaid

New Jersey DHS Main Website

Division of Developmental Disabilities, Fee-for-Service Implementation