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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:


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, Cumberland, Salem and  Gloucester County

Jennifer Maguire
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone:  (856) 219-7001
Fax: (856) 931-6500

Bergen, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren County

Sonia Rivera and Aaron Carter
Lead Care Coordinators
Phone: (973) 471-3309
Fax: (201) 471-2432

Burlington and Mercer County

Shelley Marino
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (609) 518-4958
Fax: (609) 518-9403

Camden County

Jo Ann Garret
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (856) 338-9322
Fax: (856) 338-9199

Ocean and Monmouth County

Linda Crowley
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (609) 689-2650 x1040
Fax: (609) 259-2088

Essex County

Carlos Lopez
Lead Care Coordinator
Phone: (973) 733-3117
Fax: (973) 624-0656

Middlesex County

Rosemarie Genovese
Phone: (609) 689-2650
Fax: (609)259-2088