In accordance with New Jersey Code Blue Legislation, when the National Weather Service forecast temperatures reaching 32 degrees (32°F) or lower, Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management will issue an alert to all 53 municipalities and appropriate social services agencies. The Code Blue Alert is also shared with local media, social media outlets and the NJ Statewide Homeless Hotline, 211 or 877-652-1148. The Code Blue Alert is generally posted before the onset of freezing temperatures.
Individuals Seeking Shelter
The Code Blue Alert directs local authorities to make shelter or warming centers available for individuals who are homeless or unsheltered.
During business hours contact Monmouth County Division of Social Services 732-431-6000 ext. 4613
During off business hours contact NJ 211 by dialing 211 or 877-652-1148 or contact your local police department.
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