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.
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FREE Flu Clinic, TODAY, Tuesday, October 13th, 10-Noon at the Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point. ... See MoreSee Less

Follow this link to learn more about the FREE Salem County Veterans Picnic.
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Follow this link to learn more about the FREE Salem County Veterans Picnic. www.salemcountynj.gov/2nd-annual-salem-county-veterans-picnic/

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The non-essential county offices will be closed today, October 12th, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, October 13th. ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know on Saturday, October 10th, the County Freeholder Board held a Road Groundbreaking naming "Veterans Court" located at the Gateway Business Park in Oldmans Township?

Julie Acton (Freeholder Director), Ben Laury (Deputy Freeholder Director), Freeholders Dale Cross, Doug Painter, Bob Vanderslice and Lee Ware, along with John Burzichelli (Assemblyman), Joe Hannagan (Veterans Administrator), and Veteran Sandy Wentzell.
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Veterans Court Road Dedication Groundbreaking TODAY, Saturday, Oct. 10th, 10:00 am at the Gateway Business Park! Great day to come out and support our Veterans, see the growth at Business Park and you can stop by Pedricktown Day! ... See MoreSee Less

FREE Flu Clinic October 13th, Salem Community College from 10 AM - NOON ... See MoreSee Less

Our Government 101 class met this week and we learned about the Department of Health & Human Services. Under the Health Dept we learned about what the Environmental Division (Shannon Gandy & Amber Hawk) staff covers and the Emergency Preparedness staff (Andrea Godshall & Connie Inmon ) responsibilities include. ... See MoreSee Less

The Government 101 class learned about the services covered under the Human Services Division of the Dept. of Health & Human Services. Gay Sommers explained the Special Child Health Program, Maggie Vaughan shared information about the Drug Abuse Treatment and Municipal Alliance Prevention Program, Sherri Hinchman discussed the services under the Aging and Disability Resource Connection and Stephanie Bradway spoke about the Specialized Transportation, and Kathy Massey explained the Office on Disabled Resources services. ... See MoreSee Less

The Freeholder Board recognized October 2015 as National Dysautonomia Awareness Month. A Proclamation was presented by Freeholder Doug Painter to Courtney Powell and her service dog Emma. Doug Painter ... See MoreSee Less

The Board of Chosen Freeholders recognized October 2015 as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Freeholder Beth Timberman presented a Proclamation to the County Department of Health, Claudia Pennington. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The Freeholder Board presented a certificate to Quinton Baptist Church recognizing their 125th Anniversary. Pastor Richard Brennan and Joe Fedora were on hand to accept the certificate. ... See MoreSee Less

The Quinton Middle School Barbershop Quartet, under the direction of John Wernega, played the National Anthem at the October 7th Freeholder Board meeting. Thank you to the students and their families for attending and sharing their talent with us. The Freeholders presented citations to the students to mark the occasion. ... See MoreSee Less

REMINDER: Board of Chosen Freeholder Meeting tonight, October 7th, 2015, 6:00 pm is the workshop meeting and 7:00 pm is the regular Freeholder Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Salem County Olde Court House. ... See MoreSee Less