Township of Readington, New Jersey


Christine Dey, Director

Our offices are open to visitors however, masks are currently required to enter the building. If you need to drop off a Social Service application or Starfish paperwork we encourage you to use our outside drop off box whenever possible. The drop off box is checked regularly throughout the day.

The Starfish Food Pantry currently remains operational! If you are in need of food, hygiene products, masks or school supplies please call 908-534-0974.

If you are in need of Social Service assistance please call the office at 908-534-0974 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 to those in need. Food pantry is open M-F 8:30am-4:30pm. Please call to request food and pick up time. Donations are accepted all year long. Readington Area Starfish holds four major 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. 

 Backpacks for School
The Backpack Program in Readington Township provides backpacks and new school supplies to children of local families who are struggling to make ends meet and must make difficult financial decisions when meeting their families basic need expenses such as food, shelter, transportation, clothing and health care. It is our hope that this support enables students to take advantage of the educational opportunities available to them and to achieve their goals. Any family who would benefit from this assistance can contact Christine Dey at 908-534-0974 to inquire about the program.


Social Services
Phone (908)534-0974
Fax (908)534-0038
8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
509 Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889