180 Turning Lives Around Receives Federal Grant

180180 Turning Lives Around, the Hazlet based non-profit dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in our community, has been awarded a $255,284 federal Transitional Housing Assistance Program grant, according to U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.

180 will partner with Long Branch Concordance and contracted service providers to support 10 families in the 180 agency owned scattered site townhomes.

180’s Families in Transition Program provides women and their children with a safe home for up to 18 months. Support services include career counseling, financial management, life skills training and assistance in obtaining housing.

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Posted: September 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Justice Department, Monmouth County News, Paul Fishman, U.S. Attorney | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 180 Turning Lives Around Receives Federal Grant

Sea Bright Man Charged With Defrauding Storm Assistance Program


monmouth-county-prosecutors-office-sealWilliam Nagle of Sea Bright got a certificate of occupancy for his Center Street apartment on December 29th, yet continued to charge FEMA for 68 nights of hotel stays from January 14 through March 23, according to charges filed by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Nagle was arrested and charged Wednesday with third degree Theft by Deception for defrauding FEMA of more than $12,000 in Transitional Aid Housing.

“Being a victim does not open the door to defraud the government in times of need. We can all pull together in times of crisis to help one another, but that combined effort to aid and assist comes with the understanding that no one will take advantage of the situation,” Acting Prosecutor Christopher J Gramiccioni said.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Sea Bright, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , | 6 Comments »


Fort  Monmouth and  other temporary housing options are being utilized by those hit hard by storms.

Assemblyman  Declan O’Scanlon today said that For Monmouth does or shortly will have 115  units occupied by Sandy affected families. Housing at the closed fort was  made available to those in need of temporary housing in the wake of Superstorm  Sandy.

“We  continue to work with folks in need but still need to hear from those who are  not having their needs met, O’Scanlon explained.  “I have spoken with  Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Constable. The DCA,  Department of Human Services (DHS) and County welfare agencies have been meeting  daily at the Joint Field Office in Lincroft . Every day they’ve reach out to  those remaining in the Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) program to  determine how to best accommodate their needs.”

“If particular  issues – like pets or children with special needs- arise, we have been working  with apartment associations to find those families housing that will suit their  circumstances,” said O’Scanlon. “This process is in high gear and working well,  but folks still in need to reach out to my office.”

“DCA  Commissioner Constable and DHS Commissioner Velez care about the welfare of  these people and they are working as hard as they can to resolve their issues,” O’Scanlon. “My office fields dozens of calls a week from very emotional people  who just want to know that someone is there to help. I’m proud we can provide  that service and working with the Christie Administration and his cabinet has  made the recovery process all that much easier.”

O’Scanlon’s  office can be reached at 732-933-1591 or [email protected].


Posted: February 8th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Fort Monmouth, Hurricane Sandy, Press Release | Tags: , , | Comments Off on O’SCANLON: WE CONTINUE TO WORK WITH SANDY VICTIMS AS MORE FAMILIES’ HOUSING NEEDS ARE