The following programs are scheduled at the Mercer County Connection, located at 957 Route 33 in the Hamilton Square Shopping Center. Programs are free but registration is required. Call 609-890-9800 to reserve a seat.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). A volunteer counselor is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays by appointment only. SHIP volunteer counselors provide free assistance to NJ Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about, their Medicare insurance and supplemental insurance. Call 609-890-9800 for an appointment.
Home Energy Assistance Program Application Acceptance. The County of Mercer working in coordination with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, will be accepting applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). County Connection hours will be Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the Mercer County Housing and Community Development Office at 609-989-6858 or 609-989-6959.
County Connection summer hours -- now through Labor Day
-- Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (passport service until 4 p.m.)
-- Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (passport service until 6 p.m.)
-- Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (passport service until 1 p.m.)