Welcome to Salem County NJ


Located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities.

Julie A. Acton
Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.

Enjoy the Holidays in Salem County!
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The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services has scheduled another FREE flu clinic. The clinic will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 4 pm - 7 pm at the Salem County Vocational Technical School located at 880 Route 45 Woodstown NJ. Come out to see us to get your free flu shot to protect yourself and others from the flu.

Don't forget the Day of Holiday Shopping to "Get the Gifts" is this Friday, December 4th, 10-2pm at Salem Community College.
OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC! Please help support this event!
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*****All Salem County Seniors!! Call today to register for FREE LUNCH at our Holiday Shopping Event December 4 from 10am - 2pm at Salem Community College, Davidow Hall. Only 100 lunches available so call today!! Come check out a wide variety of vendors all in one place. We look forward to seeing you there!***

The Salem County offices received an upgrade to our computer server over the weekend. Please be patient if you are receiving a delay in response to an email you sent. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services announced their December 2015 Walking Schedule! ... See MoreSee Less

Mark your calendar! County Office on Aging Hosts Third Annual Day of Holiday Shopping - open to the public on December 4th at SCC Davidow Hall. ... See MoreSee Less

Veterans Service Medal Ceremony... ... See MoreSee Less

A few more pictures from the Veterans Military Service Medal Ceremony. ... See MoreSee Less

A Thanksgiving message from the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
"We send warmest wishes to the residents of Salem County for a safe, blessed, and joyous Thanksgiving holiday. We have given our non essential employees off November 26 and 27 in observation of the holiday."
Happy Thanksgiving
Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Julie Acton (Director), Ben Laury (Deputy Director), Dale Cross, Doug Painter, Beth Timberman, Bob Vanderslice, Lee Ware
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Joseph Farro provided the Benediction at the recent Military Service Medal Ceremony. ... See MoreSee Less

Lt. Colonel Gwyn Parris-Atwell provided teh Statement of Purpose at the Military Medal Ceremony. She wpoke about the heroes who served before her and paving the way. She mentioned Veterans: Accoo, Abbott, Temnermand, and Wentzell. ... See MoreSee Less

Do you recognize any of the veterans from the County Military Veterans Ceremony? ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Health Department and Human Services will host free health screenings and flu shots at Cedar Lane on December 15th. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Dept. of Health and Human Services adds a Free Flu Clinic to be held on December 9th from 4 pm - 7pm at the Salem County Vo-Tech School. ... See MoreSee Less