Frequently Used Resources
MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION: 201-368-5955
This County run service provides transportation for elderly and disabled to and from medical appointments anywhere in Bergen County. Noteworthy, medical care such as dialysis treatments, physical therapy and dental are included. Registration is done by phone. This service is financial-need blind.
PARAMUS TRANSPORTATION: 201-649-0738 or 201-265-2100 x3150
Available to elderly or disabled Paramus residents only, this bus provides scheduled picks up for food shopping and malls.
CARE PLUS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER: 201-265-8200 www.careplusnj.org
Located in Paramus at 610 Valley Health Plaza Rd., this agency provides comprehensive mental health care to all age groups. A full range of services, such as Out-Patient, Partial-Care, Family Outreach and residential programs are offered.
CHILDREN'S AID AND FAMILY SERVICES: 201-261-2800 www.cafsnj.org
Located at 200 Robin Rd., this agency provides a wide range of therapeutic foster care and adoption programs. Child care for low income families is available 201-262-HELP: Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESP).
NJ FAMILY CARE: 1-800 701-0710
Affordable health insurance is available to all NJ children and some low income adults who cannot afford health insurance. Monthly premiums and co pays are determined by financial need. Coverage includes comprehensive medical care, dental….
BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP INC.: 201-968-0200
241 Moore St, Hackensack
Aka Bergen County Cap, this program provides assistance with utility bills to those meeting financial need criteria.
MEALS ON WHEELS: 201-358-0050
Meals are delivered to disabled and elderly.
BERGEN VOLUNTEER MEDICAL INITIATIVE: 201-342-2478 www.bvmi.org
241 Moore St. Hackensack
Provides healthcare to low income residents without insurance coverage.
BERGEN COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES: 201-368- 4200 www.bcbss.com or www.bergenfamilycare.org
Located at 216 RT 17 N in Rochelle Park, food stamps and welfare eligibility are assessed and administered here.
NJ EASE: 1-877-222-3737
Provides information and assistance to elderly and disabled.
Community resource helpline.
DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: 973-977-4004Located at:100 Hamilton Plaza, 7th floor, Paterson, NJ 07505