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Addiction Treatment Services

County Welfare Offices Substance Abuse Initiative (SAI) Worker

The WorkFirst NJ Substance Abuse Initiative (WFNJ/SAI) is designed to provide eligible recipients of General Assistance (GA) and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) with substance abuse treatment and case management services. If you are a recipient of GA or TANF and wish to seek treatment for substance abuse, see your caseworker at the Board of Social Services to request a referral to the WFNJ/SAI program. If you should have additional questions or concerns, the following is a list of WFNJ/SAI Lead Care Coordinators by county:

Statewide

Managed Care (from the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services)
NJ Addiction Services Hotline: 1-844-276-2777 or dial 2-1-1

Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland County

Jim Brown
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (609) 485-0153 Ext: 4855
Fax: (609) 641-1603
E-mail: [email protected]

Bergen and Hudson County

Jessica Scudi
Lead Care Coordinators
Phone: (201) 615-4296
Fax: (973) 471-2432
E-mail: [email protected]

Burlington, Gloucester, and Salem County

Jennifer Hall
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (856) 256-2145
Fax: (856) 256-2891
E-mail: [email protected]

Camden County

Kathleen Brown
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (856) 338-9322
Fax: (856) 338-9199
E-mail: [email protected]

Essex County

Sara Accordino
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (973) 733-3117
Fax: (973) 624-0657
E-mail: [email protected]

Hunterdon, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren County

Kate Cummings
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (862) 373-6540
Fax: (973) 471-2432
E-mail: [email protected]

Middlesex and Mercer County

Melissa Kaiser
Phone: (609) 477-7104
Fax: (609) 208-0154
E-mail: [email protected]

Morris and Passaic County

Kristen Levey
Phone: (973) 508-5518
Fax: (973) 471-2432
E-mail: [email protected]

Ocean and Monmouth County

Danielle Furslew
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (609) 477-7107
Fax: (609) 208-0154
E-mail: [email protected]

Union County

Christine Swart
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (973) 326-7824
Fax: (973) 471-2432
E-mail: [email protected]

4/29/2019