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The AVAWT consists of Veterans of Military Service, during war and peace, with a purpose of keeping the service and history of Veterans "alive". The American Veterans Association of Washington Township regularly speaks to local student classes about their first hand experiences in the military from WWII to the present. The group is engaged in charitable contributions for needy residents and students, and are dedicated to uphold and support the quality of life of this wonderful place we call America. For more information, contact Forrest "Woody" Burgener at (908)876-3640 or  Tom McBride at

OPERATION CHILLOUT.  Each year Operation Chillout makes deliveries to locations where homeless people gather, including: food pantries; soup kitchens; temporary shelters and places where some sleep in the open, in abandoned buildings, parks and alleyways.  Visit their website HERE.   St. Luke's Church in Long Valley is very active with Operation Chill Out.  Visit their website HERE. 


VETERAN HELPLINE.  A free veteran helpline called Military Veteran Peer for Families. The MVP4Families Helpline is free and confidential, monitored by veterans for the benefit of veterans and their families. Visit their web page HERE.   Call 1-866-838-7654 (1-866-VETS-NJ-4) and speak to someone who understands and can help.


The Rotary Club of Chester and Long Valley is a service club whose members are active in business in the local community. The members are volunteers who work together with Rotary International locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto "Service Above Self."  The business and professional leaders who make up the club take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives.  If you are interested in becoming a Rotarian please visit their website at or fill out the Prospective Member Form. The Rotary meets Thursdays at 11:30 AM at Redwoods Grill & Bar, 459 Main Street, Chester, NJ. We welcome the opportunity to invite prospective new members to our club.


 Founded by parents in 1979, The Children's Enrichment Program is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide recreational services, cultural experiences, emotional, and social support to children with special needs and their families. Our program provides relevant information to parents, caregivers and professionals throughout Washington Township and surrounding communities. Programs are held at various locations throughout the district. Financial assistance is available through scholarships to families in the Township who would not otherwise be able to participate.  For more information, visit



kids4kindness Morris County 4H Club is a community service based club. Their mission is to spread kindness throughout our town, county and the world.



Troop 36 was the First Boy Scout Troop in Long Valley. It was chartered and has been active since 1938. The troop is chartered by the Long Valley Presbyterian Church on Bartley Road. The troop meets at the church on Monday nights @ 7:30 PM. For additional information visit the troop's web site at or e-mail the scoutmaster at


Boy Scout Troop 236 has been serving boys of Long Valley since 1986, providing an extensive outdoor program and community service. The troop meets on Monday nights at 7:30 PM in the parish hall of Saint Marks RC Church on 59 Spring Lane, Long Valley NJ. For additional information, visit the Troop's web page at 


Boy Scout Troop 436 has been in Long Valley since 1972.  Interested boys can stop by our weekly meeting held at 7:30 PM every Wednesday at Kossmann School on Flocktown Road in Long Valley.  For additional information, please visit the troop website at or contact Glen Arndt at   


Cub Scout Pack 36 is a friendly, fun, and exciting organization for boys in first through fifth grades. The Pack is primarily made up of boys and families from Old Farmer's Road School. The Pack is chartered by the Long Valley Presbyterian Church. Pack meetings are usually held on Friday nights once a month. Pack 36 holds fun activities like the pinewood derby, camping, parades, and many family activities throughout the year, and they would love to hear from you. For more information contact Chris Turner at (908) 832-9016 or email


Cub Scout Pack 136 * Patriots Path Council * Black River District, is a family oriented organization instilling Scouting's core values in a safe, creative environment. Boys are challenged to do their best and work together through a variety of Pack and Den activities throughout the year. The Scouts develop confidence and lasting friendships as they grow in Scouting. Join scouting! For more information email the cub master at or contact him at (908)876-1482. 

Long Valley Arts Center

The Long Valley Arts Center(formerly Fuzzbox Teen Center) is open to all Washington Township residents, grades 7 through 12. Activities include Volleyball, Pool, Basketball, board games, and video games (PlayStation, PS2, and others). The center is outfitted with televisions, a DVD player and VCR. There is an art studio, free food and drinks. Bands can practice in the garage (we have keyboards, guitars, or you can bring your own.) Anyone who is a teen can attend, and don't be afraid to have your parents come in and say, "Hi".  We are located in the old Washington Township Police Station on West Mill Road about 1 mile past the Long Valley Middle School. 


The German Valley Rural Cemetery Association was incorporated in 1865 is a public cemetery located at 80 Coleman Road in Long Valley and available to the community at large.  For additional information please contact (908)867-7477 or Visit their web site at 


The Golden Age Seniors Club is open to anyone age 55+ and is not limited to Washington Township seniors. The club meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Senior Center, 34 East Springtown Road located in Rock Spring Park. The meeting begins at 11:00am. There is a .50 cent charge to offset the cost of coffee/tea and cake. Come check us out, and meet new people. We also go tolunch once a month at various restaurants. For additional information please contact: Helen Sutton, President and Vice President Catherine Doskotz at the next scheduled meeting.


The Washington Township Girl Scouts are represented by a number of local Girl Scout Troops. Over the years, the Township has been the beneficiary of projects supervised and funded by girls participating in various service projects. For additional information, please contact them through their web site at the following address: or email 


The Washington Township Historical Society aims to bring together people interested in the history of Washington Township, Morris County and promote a better appreciation of our American heritage. We support historical programs, archives, publications, preservation, markers, and historical collections in our museum. For more information contact the Washington Township Historical Society at P.O. Box 189, Long Valley, NJ 07853, by telephone at (908)876-9696 or by email at Additionally, please visit their museum at 6 Fairview Avenue. Museum hours are on Sunday from 2PM to 4PM, or by appointment. There is no admission fee. 


The Washington Township Land Trust is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of open space within the Township. The Land Trust also owns, and is in the process of restoring, the historic Obadiah LaTourette Grist and Saw Mill located in the center of Long Valley on Route 513. 

mill 200The Land Trust was organized in 1990 and incorporated in 1991 as a 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation. It is exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes - to protect and preserve the lands, watercourses, ponds, streams, and structures which contribute to the natural beauty and rural character of Washington Township. To achieve this, the Land Trust acquires interests in land through purchase or donation, manages land uses for the benefit of the public, and makes itself available to the Township of Washington to assist in the stewardship of public lands and easements. 

For more information contact the Washington Township Land Trust of Morris County Inc., PO Box 4, Long Valley, NJ 07853-0004 or by telephone at (908)876-5986, or by e-mail at



The Garden Club of Long Valley was organized in July of 1970, and is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey and the National Council of State Garden Clubs. Many of the gardens around town are planted and maintained by the Garden Club. The Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in members' homes or local establishments. Visit their web page at for additional information.


The Long Valley Trail Association (LVTA) is a community group of riders and horse owners whose primary goal is to establish a network of bridle trails throughout Washington Township. The LVTA works with public agencies, governmental groups and private land owners. The LVTA hosts several events throughout the year. They include:   •  Guided Trail Rides Competitive •  Trail Rides Educational Riding Clinics •   A Used Tack Sale •   Please contact the Long Valley Trail Association at PO Box 702, Long Valley, NJ 07853, or call Jean Haggas, President at (908)876-0179 

 LONG VALLEY WOMAN'S CLUB (Evening Membership Club)

The Long Valley Woman's Club is a service organization that fosters the Civic, Cultural, Charitable, and Educational interests and needs of the community. The Organization formed in 1987 and has offered women the opportunity to share common experiences and interests while helping their community. In 1989 the Long Valley Woman's Club became affiliated with the New Jersey State Federation of Woman's Clubs (NJSFWC) 

The club's fund raising efforts contribute to the support of a variety of Long Valley's, and the region's non-profit, community service institutions. These organizations include local Fire Departments, Rescue Squad, and PBA Local 301, the Seeing Eye Dogs, the NJ Battered Woman’s Shelter, the Safe Homes program, Foster Care Program to name a few. For information call 908-876-4880 or 908-852-8323. For additional information please visit the website:


The Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1992 to protect and enhance the Musconetcong River and it's related resources. MWA members are part of a network of individuals, families and organizations that care about the Musconetcong River and its watershed. 

The Musconetcong Watershed Association's primary mission is education and awareness. The Musconetcong River drains a 158 square mile watershed area within the New Jersey Highlands Region. For its entire length the Musconetcong River forms the boundary between Morris and Sussex Counties, and between Hunterdon and Warren Counties. The Musconetcong River begins at Lake Hopatcong - New Jersey's largest lake -- and flows 42 miles to the Delaware River at Rieglesville.

Visit their website at or contact Alan Hunt, Executive Director at


The MOMS Club is a support group all Moms who are interested in the community and desire a variety of activities for Moms and their children. The MOMS Club is for all moms providing support from pregnancy through college. The MOMS Club is the only non-profit international support group just for today's mother! A group that understands and supports your choice of mothering either stay-at-home or for the working mom and is a wonderful way for you to meet other moms and a fun way for your child to meet other children 

The MOMS Club provides monthly meetings with speakers, discussions and fun programs, Casual get-togethers in parks and members' homes, outings for mothers and children, family parties throughout the year, playgroups for children of all ages. Activities for the mothers such as crafts, exercise, a monthly MOMS night out, and/or other special interests are scheduled. Contact us at



FaceBook page for Long Valley Mom's to connect and exchange thoughts, ideas, questions and concerns in our town. You must live in town or have kids in district. Link to FaceBook Page

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  Chester Lions Club
  Washington Township Newcomers and Friends Club


Calvary Assembly of God
450 Schooley's Mountain Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
156 Mountian  Road 
Ledgewood, NJ 07852

Church of the Messiah (Episcopal)

50 Route 24
Chester, NJ 07930

Drakestown Methodist Church
6 Church Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Emmanuel Bible Church
P.O. Box 3
Route 24 and Pleasant Grove Road
Schooley's Mountain, NJ 07870

Highlands Presbyterian Church
12 Pleasant Grove Road
Schooley's Mountain, NJ 07870-0033

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
40 Coleman Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey
Youmans Avenue
Washington, NJ 07882

Long Valley Presbyterian Church
Bartley Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Our Lady of the Mountain Roman Catholic Church
Route 24 and Springtown Road
Schooley's Mountain, NJ 07870

St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church
265 W. Mill Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

St. Marks Roman Catholic Church
59 Spring Lane
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Temple Hatikvah/Mt. Olive Jewish Center
58 Pleasant Hill Road
PO Box 672
Flanders, NJ 07836

Skylands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
229 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Valley View Chapel of the Christian and Missionary Alliance
Route 24
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Zion Lutheran Church of Long Valley
11 Schooley's Mountain Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853




There are links to other organizations, government agencies, political offices, public safety etc. throughout the web site. If your organization fits the criteria as a non-profit public service organization, entry here as a link MAY be considered. Please contact us at



Safe Medicine Drop


Project Medicine Drop is a program designed to allow Township residents to properly and safely dispose of their unwanted or expired household medications.

Residents can bring their unwanted or expired household medications removed from the original packaging and placed in a zip lock or similar type plastic bag to the Washington Township Police Department  24 hours a day. Residents will then place their medication into the Project Medicine Drop box which is located inside Police Headquarters at the police station anonymously and free of charge.  The medications will then safely and properly be destroyed.  

No liquids or sharps/needles can be taken at this location.

The Washington Township Police Department is located at 1 East Springtown Road.