Long Branch Free Public Library is dedicated to providing its community with the resources and support it needs to flourish. As part of our endless community support, we have in place a professional Social Worker who works within our Library.
What We Do
The Social Work office at the Long Branch Free Public Library has a mission to help both the community as a whole and individuals of the community. Our goals are to provide resources, expand awareness and education, and build a diverse inclusive environment within the community.
David Perez, MSW
Bilingual Social Worker (English/Spanish)
Social Work & Diversity Services Manager
Telephone: 732-222-3900 ext. 2290
Work Cell: 908-433-9122
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Fresh Start is a re-entry program we offer to individuals transitioning back into our community upon release from prison.
Fresh Start includes:
11 private, one-on-one sessions with our bilingual social worker
Resume building assistance
Job search assistance
Help reintegrating into the community including assistance with housing, employment, NJMVC surcharges, GED and/or college applications, food, healthcare, and more
Fade to Books
Fade to Books is a barbershop literacy program aimed at improving the literacy levels of young boys of color.
Montalvo's Barbershop (LB)
Heads Up Barbershop (LB)
Ultimate Impressions Beauty Salon (LB)
Shaav Barbershop (Ocean Twp)