Most typically, subjects were referred to VR, the Board of Social Services and to an independent placement service.
Eight-two percent (14/17) of the PCEPT clients required mandated partner service either from VR or the Board of Social Services. On the other hand, fifty-six percent (40/72) of the PCEPT recommended interventions fell outside of the auspices of a mandated One-Stop partner agency.
"There's not much difference in the stress levels now between those serving the poor and the poor themselves," says Clement Carney, deputy director of the Camden County Board of Social Services, who later adds, "It's like we have a gun on us.
Work First New Jersey inspired the top two welfare administrators for the Gloucester County Board of Social Services to try another line of work: acting.
The State Board of Social Services
shall adopt such regulations as necessary to carry out the full intent of this section.
"The new facility provides many advantages," says Larry Perlberg, attorney for the Board of Social Services
. "First, the additional space allows for employee growth as the county population grows.