Township of Readington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Social Services
Diane Clapp, Director

509 Route 523 
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Phone: (908)534-0974
Fax: (908)534-0038

The Social Services Office is available to anyone in the Readington Township community. Regular office hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Emergency services are available at all times. 

We provide a variety of services to residents including assessment, information about programs and referral to community resources, including Readington Starfish. In addition, we offer help with applying to programs such as PAAD, Lifeline, Home Energy Assistance, Senior Tax freeze and many more.  For information call the Social Services Office.

  • The Food Pantry will provide emergency food packages to families in need. Donations are accepted all year long. Readington Area Starfish holds food distributions at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and the Fourth of July.
  • Readington Starfish assists Township residents with emergency needs.  Call to discuss your situation in confidence.
  • Need Transportation? 
    Call the Hunterdon County LINK at 1-800-842-0531.


Thank you!!
Readington Area Starfish wants to thank everyone who helped to make our holiday food distributions a success!!    Approximately 90 local families were provided all the fixing for a wonderful Easter meal and plenty of extra groceries.

Fourth of July Food Distribution

Join us to sort, bag and deliver holiday food.  Bring a friend and join Readington Starfish at any of the times listed below.  It is not necessary to sign up.  All activities take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Route 523 and Pulaski Road, Whitehouse Station, NJ.  

Just have a small amount of time…volunteer to do a local delivery for someone who can’t pick up their food. Come to Our Lady of Lourdes at 5:30 on distribution night and let us know you’d like to deliver.

Fourth of July Schedule

June 28 6:30 pm Set up Hall
June 29 9:00 am Sort Food
June 30 9:00 am Pack non-perishables
  5:00 pm Pack perishables
  6:00 pm Distribution

If you have questions contact Readington Township Social Services at
908 534-0974.

Do you know anyone in the community who needs a holiday meal?  Please contact Social Services at (908) 534-0974 and our office will contact the individual or family to discuss our programs!!

Readington Starfish accepts food and monetary donations.  Donations can be made through local churches, dropped off at the Municipal Building (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Monday – Friday) or mailed directly to Readington Area Starfish Treasurer, 530 Route 523, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889.