Community Resource

Camden County Board of Social Services

(856) 225-5143

Camden County Board of Social Services

The Camden County Board of Social Services is proud of its tradition of providing caring service and assistance to individuals and families in need in Camden County. The agency is committed to assisting its clients in breaking the cycle of welfare dependency to become self-sufficient members of the community. We strive to achieve this goal through mutual trust and respect without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age or political beliefs.

Family and Adult Social Services
The Social Services program offers individuals eligible for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Supplemental Security Income or individuals on limited income with the following social services.

  • Adult Social Services
    These units handle all application requests, and on-going cases related to elderly, blind or disabled adults. Evaluates and offers appropriate social services such as homemaker services, and medical transportation.
  • Adult Protective Services
    These units are responsible for investigating any allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly, blind, or disabled in the community. This service is provided regardless of income.
  • Emergency Assistance Program
    Emergency Assistance staff assesses emergency situations, and provides appropriate services such as shelter and food.
  • Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment Program
    Assures Medicaid eligible children of yearly medical screening examination.
  • Family Planning Program
    Instructs all TANF applicants and other interested individuals on the benefits of family planning.
  • Medical Transportation
    Provision of Medical Transportation service to Medicaid eligible to assist with accessing necessary medical services.
  • WorkFirstNJProgram
    Through the assistance of case managers, provides TANF and GA recipients with the opportunity to gain the job skills, experience and education they need, while making accessible to them the special support services required to permit them to take responsibility for full time employment and economic self sufficiency for themselves and their families.
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Areas Served
  • Camden County

Last Updated: 04/10/20