Commissioner and Key Staff
In addition to overseeing eight major Divisions, the Commissioner of Human Services and the Executive Staff rely upon a number of major administrative offices to run the operations of New Jersey’s largest Department.
On the left and/or below you will find links to the following pages:
About the Commissioner
DHS Executive Staff page, which includes the Table of Organization
Email DHS with your comments or questions
Hotlines & Helplines
These offices fill administrative functions which serve the Department and have names which are self-explanatory.
Office of Program Integrity and Accountability (OPIA), and its Office of Licensing (OOL)
Office of Contract Policy and Management (OCPM)
Office of Information Systems (OIS)
For Major Division Staff... go to their respective websites...
Division of Addiction Services (DAS)
Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CBVI)
Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH)
Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
Division of Disability Services (DDS)
Division of Family Development (DFD)
Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services (DMAHS)
Divison of Mental Health Services (DMHS) and its emergency mental health branch:
Disaster & Terrorism Branch (DTB)
'allocated within' the Department
Two important units are 'allocated within' the Department, which means that while they operate administratively as units in DHS, their work is directed by a governing body, such as a Commission or Council.
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)
Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities (OPDD)