• A

    • ADAP

      AIDS Drug Assistance Program

    • AETC

      AIDS Education and Training Center

    • AIDS

      Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    • AISR

      Annual Immunization Status Report

    • Annual Consumption

      the using up of a resource during a 12 month period

    • ART

      Anti-Retroviral Therapy

    • ARTAS

      Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study

  • B

    • BOE

      Board of Education

  • C

    • CACFP

      Child and Adult Care Food Program

    • CBA

      Capacity Building Assistance

    • CBO

      Community-Based Organization

    • CDA

      Child Development Associate

    • CDC

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    • CEAS - CoC

      Comprehensive Emergency Assistance System/Continuum of Care

    • CFM

      Cubic Feet Per minute

    • CLEAR

      Choosing Life:  Empowerment Action Results

    • Co

      Carbon Monoxide

    • Co-Occurring

      person who suffers from Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    • CP

      Community Promise

    • CRCS

      Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services

    • CSBG

      Community Services Block Grant

    • CTR

      Counseling, Testing, and Referral

  • D

    • DCP&P

      Division of Child Protection and Permanency

    • DEBI

      Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Intervention (packaged programming)

    • DIS

      Disease Intervention Specialists (DOH field investigators)

    • DMHAS

      Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

    • DOE

      Department of energy

    • DOH

      Department of Health

    • DOL

      Department of Labor

    • DUI

      Driving Under the Influence

    • DV

      Domestic Violence

    • DWI

      Driving While Intoxicated

  • E

    • EIP

      Early Intervention Program

    • EIR

      environmental intervention report

    • Electricity

      a form of energy

    • ELS

      Early Screening Inventory Revised

    • Energy burden

      the percentage of household income spent on home energy bills

    • ETG

      Elizabethtown Gas; Natural gas provider

  • F

    • FICO Score

      Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) debuted FICO Scores to provide an industry-standard for scoring creditworthiness that was fair to both lenders and consumers.

    • FJC

      Family Justice Center

    • FLI

      Family Leave Insurance

    • FMR

      Fair Market Rent

    • FOA

      Funding Opportunity Announcement

    • FPL

      Federal Poverty Level

    • FSC

      Family Success Center

    • Fuel oil

      a fraction obtained from petroleum distillation that can be used as a heating source

  • G

    • GA

      General Assistance

    • GCADA

      Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

  • H

    • H & S

      Health Safety

    • HAART

      Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy

    • HEART

      Helping Enhanced Adherence Antiretroviral Therapy

    • HEARTH

      The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH)

    • HEP


    • HES

      HEARTH Emergency Solutions Grant

    • HHS

      Health and Human Services

    • HighScope

      Preschool curriculum aimed at building the foundation of young children through their natural play and interactions with the environment, events, and other people.

    • HIP

      Heating improvement program

    • HIP

      High Impact Prevention

    • HIV

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus

    • HIV

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus

    • HMIS

      Homeless Management Information System

    • HNS

      HIV Navigation Services

    • HOPWA

      Housing Opportunities for People Living with AIDS

    • HPP

      Homelessness Prevention Program

    • HPRP

      Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program

    • HRH

      High Risk Heterosexual

    • HSAC

      Human Services Advisory Committee

    • HUD

      Housing and Urban Development

  • I

    • ID

      Infectious Disease

    • IDRC

      Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center

    • IDT

      Inventario Para La Detección Temprana

    • IDU

      Injection Drug User

    • IEP

      Individual Educational Plan

  • L

    • LACADA

      Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism  and Drug Abuse

    • LDC

      Lead dust cleaning

    • LHU

      Life Hazard Use 

    • LIHEAP

      Low Income Home Energy Assistance program

    • LIRA

      Lead inspection risk assessment

    • LSHRP

      Lead safe home remediation program

  • M

    • MSM

      Men who have Sex with Men

  • N

    • NAPWA

      (pronounced “nap-wah”) National Association of People with AIDS

    • NASTAD

      National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

    • Natural gas

      Is a composition varying of quantities of methane that can be used as a heating source

    • NHAS

      National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    • NIR

      No Indicated Risk

    • NNAAPC

      (pronounced “nap-c”) National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

    • Nonprofit

      tax exempt or charitable, meaning they do not pay income tax on the money that they receive for their organization. They can operate in religious, scientific, research, or educational settings.

    • NRR

      No Risk Reported

  • O

    • OOL

      Office of Licensing

    • OTARY

      Outreach To At Risk Youth

  • P


      Professional Advisory Committee on Mental Health and Drug Abuse

    • PEP

      Post Exposure Prophylaxis

    • PIP

      Playground Inspection Professional

    • PIR

      Parity, Inclusion and Representation

    • PIRT

      Pre-school Intervention and Referral Team 

    • PIT

      Point in time count

    • PLWHA

      Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

    • PPG

      Prevention Planning Group

    • PrEP

      Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

    • PS

      Partner Services

    • PSEG

      Public Service Electric & Gas; electricity provider

    • PTC

      Prevention Training Center.  Our local one is located in Denver.

  • Q

    • QCI

      Quality Control Inspector

  • R

    • RFA

      Request for Assistance

    • RFP

      Request for Proposal

    • RMS

      Role Model Stories

    • RR

      Component removal and replace

    • RRP

      Renovation repair paint

  • S

    • SAMHSA

      Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration

    • Scholastic

      Easy strategies for helping students focus their attention, improve their self-regulation skills, build resilience to stress, and develop a positive mind-set in both school and life.

    • SHR

      Senior Home repair

    • SNAP

      Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    • SSA

      Social Security Administration

    • SSDI

      Social Security Disability Insurance

    • SSH

      The Social Service for the Homeless (SSH) program

    • SSI

      Supplemental Security Income

    • STD

      Sexually Transmitted Disease

    • SU

      Substance Use

  • T

    • TA

      Technical Assistance (direct or indirect support to build capacity)

    • TANF

      Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

    • TB


    • TDI

      Temporary Disability Insurance

    • TIC

      Trauma Informed Care.  Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is an approach in the human service field that assumes that an individual is more likely than not to have a history of trauma. Trauma-Informed Care recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma may play in an individual’s life- including service staff.

  • U

    • UC

      Union County

    • UI

      Unemployment Insurance

    • USF

      Universal Service Fund

    • Utility bill

      A request to pay an amount charged to a household or office to pay for electricity, water and/or gas each month

  • V

    • VL

      Viral Load

  • W

    • WAP

      Weatherization assistance program

    • WFNJ

      Work first New Jersey

    • WIC

      The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

    • WOR

      Warrant of Removal

    • WWRCP

      Women’s Wellness and Recovery Care Program

  • Y

    • YRBS

      Youth Risk Behavior Survey

    • YSC

      Youth Service Commission

    • YSC

      Youth Services Commission

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