News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners

Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director Ÿ Melonie Marano, Commissioner Deputy Director

Sara Sooy, Commissioner Ÿ Paul Drake, Commissioner Ÿ Doug Singleterry, Commissioner


October 6, 2022

Fall Leaf Clean-Up Help Available for Eligible Somerset County Residents

Register after Oct. 3


SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services has volunteers ready to rake leaves for eligible senior citizens and disabled homeowners who live in the county.

Each year, on the weekend before Thanksgiving, volunteers participate in the annual Fall Leaf Clean-Up project and rake leaves for the county’s homeowners who are unable to do their yard work. The annual leaf clean-up project is a one-day event that will occur on Saturday, Nov. 19.

To be eligible to receive help from the Fall Clean-Up Project, a property must be a half-acre or less, located in Somerset County, and the property cannot be maintained by a landscaping service.

Residents can register AFTER Oct. 3. For more information and to register, call the Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services at 908-704-6301 or email

Leaf-Raking Volunteers Are Needed

There is still time to volunteer. Grab some friends and a rake to help neighbors in the community. Volunteer Services is accepting applications from individuals and organizations including families, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Service Clubs, and church groups.

To sign up as a volunteer, send an email to

For more information, and to register as a volunteer for other programs call the Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services at 908-704-6301 or email

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