Social Services, Welfare, & Public Assistance

All Madison households should direct any inquires about financial assistance, including inquiries about food stamp eligibility, to the Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance, located at 340 West Hanover Avenue, Morris Township. The telephone number is 973-326-7800. Services include:
  • Battered Women
  • Child Support Services
  • Early Employment Initiative
  • Family Support
  • Food Stamps
  • Homeless Program
  • Medical Services
  • Social Security Intake

Public Transportation


Public transportation is available direct from downtown Madison to the county offices via NJ Transit bus 873 (PDF).

211 Assistance


The staff at the United Way's 211 call center are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help those in need find available assistance services. More information about this service can be found online.

​Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs

MCOHA, provides services to the Morris County community from their three easily accessible locations in Dover, Morristown, and Butler. Their services are for everyone, regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ability or disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Their services include:
  • Community Outreach
  • Transportation Services
  • Educational Services
  • Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Weatherization Program
In addition, MCOHA assist those who are seeking to become legal U.S. residents through their Center for Citizenship and Legal Immigration (CCLI).

For more information on any of their services, please visit their website