Social Services

The mission of the Hopewell Department of Social Services is to promote citizens self-reliance and protection through community-based services. The Department administers financial assistance programs, and a variety of other service programs, for children, adults, and families.

Financial assistance programs include: Auxiliary Grants for elderly/blind/disabled customers who live in adult homes; FAMIS (Family Access to Medical Insurance Security) Plan; Energy Assistance; SNAP; Medicaid; State/Local Hospitalization; and, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Social Services programs include: adoptions; adult protective services; child protective services*; community based care/nursing home screenings; custody investigations; child care services; emergency needs services; foster care; home-based services; adoptive/foster parent/child care provider training; volunteer services; and, employment services for TANF recipients.

*In the event of an after hours child protective services emergency, call 1-800-552-7096, and ask for the Hopewell on-call Social Worker.

In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.