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 for Backpack Program Support

Special thanks for your generosity!  Your support of our Backpack program made it possible for us to send 70 students back to school with new backpacks and brand new school supplies.
There were many smiling faces and words of thanks from the students and their parents.  Our kids were able to begin the school year filled with excitement and prepared with the tools they need to be successful.

 You efforts have helped to make made a powerful investment in our children’s future!

Farmers Market Vouchers

Vouchers are still available at the Social Services office for income eligible seniors (60 years or older).  Single: $1,815 month  Couple: $2,456 month.  Receive 5 free checks valued at $5 each for use at participating farm stands.

Call 908 534-0974


The Starfish Thanksgiving Food Distribution will be held on Tuesday November 22, 2016.
Signup sheets are due back by November 17th!

(watch here for details)

Share the Spirit
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 or mailed directly to Readington Area Starfish Treasurer, 530 Route 523, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889.