OCEAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Effective immediately, the Monmouth County Division of Social Services at 2405 Route 66, is closed until further notice due to water damage in the building. The Probation Office that operates in the other half of the building will remain open.

Any Monmouth County resident seeking services from the Division of Social Services is encouraged to go to the county’s other Social Services office at 3000 Kozloski Rd., Freehold.

Monmouth County Division of Social Services assists Monmouth County residents in need of social services, financial assistance and medical assistance. The Division is part of the Monmouth County Department of Human Services and provides services such as childcare, food, housing, energy and medical services.  For a complete list of services, visit the Social Services section of the county Web page at www.visitmonmouth.com.

The exact cause of the water source has not been determined. A rumor that a roof collapsed is unfounded.

For more information, call the Division of Social Services at 732-431-6000 or use the TTY Hearing Impaired relay 711.

When the Ocean Township location reopens for business, a message will be posted on the county Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com.