Departments & Services

Community Service

horizontal rule Bernards Township Community Service

The Community Service Department's mission is to supervise and conduct labor projects by utilizing free court appointed individuals saving Bernards Township residents' tax dollars, thus improving the quality of life within our town. Individuals perform various projects including furniture donation pick ups, litter/ graffiti removal and assisting non for profit community groups by providing free labor.

Bernards Furniture Donation Program

    Items accepted:
  • Living room furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Tables and chairs for kitchen/dining room
  • Small appliances (toasters, etc.)
  • Kitchen utensils (pots, pans, glasses)
  • Pictures, knick- knacks, lamps and other things that make a house a home.
  • Yard tools
  • Washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers
  • Medical Items (walkers, crutches, etc.)

There is a 30 dollar furniture pick up fee per trailer load. (1 Trailer contains 396 "cubic feet" of space.) Checks must be made payable to Bernards Township. No cash, checks only.

*PLEASE, WE WILL NOT ACCEPT BROKEN, DIRTY OR TORN ITEMS OR ITEMS BEYOND THEIR USEFUL LIFE.*

*FURNITURE PICK UPS ARE FOR BERNARDS TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY AND ARE CONDUCTED ON SATURDAYS 8 AM TO 12 NOON.

*ATTENTION REAL ESTATE AGENTS!! WE DO NOT DO WHOLE HOUSE CLEAN OUTS.

*ITEMS ARE GIVEN TO RECENLTY DOMICILED HOMELESS VETERENS AND A NON-PROFIT CHARITY CALLED FURNITURE ASSIST, INC. (www.furnitureassist.com)

Clean Up Program

  • Residents are encouraged to contact this department when a littering condition exists within the town. It will be addressed in the order that it is received.

General Assistance

  • Local community groups can contact this office for assistance.

Contact Information

  • Community Service Manager Lawrence Millus, (908) 766-9748.
  • The Community Service Department is located at 31 Stone House Road, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920.