UNION COUNTY, NJ--Due to the freezing weather, the Union County Freeholder Board is announcing that the County of Union, through the efforts of the Department of Human Services, Sheriff’s Office and County Police, will be opening up warming centers in the lobbies at the following locations:

  • The Union County Division of Social Services in Elizabeth:

            342 Westminster Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

  • The Union County Division of Social Services Building in Plainfield (Park-Madison Building):

            200 West Second Street, Plainfield, NJ 07063

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The Centers will be open beginning tomorrow night, Thursday, January 4, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Friday morning, and continuing:

*Friday, January 5th, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

*Saturday, January 6th, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday morning.

*Sunday, January 7th, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday morning.

The Union County Freeholder Board would like to advise you that heavy snow is expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commutes on Thursday. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected.

Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Winds may gust as high as 45 mph reducing visibility and causing local areas of blowing snow.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. 

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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