Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 3, 2018

Utility Contact Information and Warming Center Locations

All County Operations and Services have resumed normal operations.

Warming Center Information

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

The Centers will be open beginning Thursday, January 4th from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday Morning;

  • 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.

Local Utility Information


Outages: Report Map

Jersey Central Power & Light
Outages: Report Map


Elizabethtown Gas
1-800-242-5830 Website

1-800-436-7734 Website
Report gas leak 1-800-436-7734


New Jersey American Water
United Water – Rahway
Emergancies 1-877-303-2435

Cable / Phone

1-866-575-8000 Website

1-800-266-2278 Website

Verizon FiOS
1-888-438-3467 Website

1-800-827-4966 Website

Time Warner
201-886-0900 Website

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