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BERGEN RECOVERY
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Housing Assistance

Eviction Prevention & Rental Assistance

Bergen County Housing Coalition (Affiliate of Greater Bergen Community Action)
389 Main St #215, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-488-6767
Website: www.greaterbergen.org
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Free or low cost legal guidance on landlord-tenant issues and solutions to problems in the areas of rights/responsibilities under NJ Law, state and local property maintenance codes, and other applicable statutes. 

Center for Food Action
192 West Demarest Avenue, Englewood NJ
Contact: 201-569-1804
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Monday–Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Tuesday, 9:00 am-7:00  pm;
first Saturday of every month: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Areas Served:  Bergen County
Services: Provides funds for paying security deposits available to low income and Section 8 recipients. Funds can also be used to pay for first month’s rent for a new home or apartment, or for back rent. If facing eviction.  CFA locations  also available in Fairview, Hackensack, Mahwah, Ridgefield, Ringwood, and Saddle Brook.


Fair Housing Council
131 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-489-3552
Website: www.fairhousingnj.org
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Fights housing discrimination. Help people find housing that they can afford. Provides mortgage counseling, pre-mortgage counseling, and pre-foreclosure counseling.  No financial aid.


Greater Bergen Community Action (GBCA)
241 Moore Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-968-0200
Website: www.greaterbergen.org
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP). Offers financial support to prevent eviction, to pay deposits and first month’s rent. Also helps with affordable housing, eviction prevention and emergency social services.

Housing Authority of Bergen County
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-336-7600
Website: www.habcnj.org/
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm 
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Runs the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, a rental assistance subsidy program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program reduces rental costs to eligible low-income households. 

NJ State Housing Assistance Program
100 First Street, Suite 207, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-996-8990
Services: Financial assistance with paying rent for eligible older adults.

Social Service Association of Ridgewood
6 Garber Square, Ridgewood, NJ
Contact: 201-444-2980
Website: www.ridgewoodssa.com
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9AM - 3PM, Friday – Sunday: Closed
Areas Served: Ridgewood, Glen Rock, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Waldwick, and Wykoff
Services: Resources for low-income persons, the elderly, and the disabled who are in need of rental assistance.

Urban League for Bergen County
40 North Van Brunt Street, Suite 28B, Englewood, NJ
Contact: 201-568-4988
Website: www.ulbcnj.org
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Mortgage assistance, housing counseling, referrals, foreclosure counseling, affordable healthcare, employment counseling.

WorkFirst New Jersey
(Hackensack Dept of Human Services)

215 State Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-646-3947
Hours: Mon-Friday 9am-4pm
Areas Served: Hackensack
Services: General assistance and state-funded program that provides rent assistance, financial aid and housing help, utilities, and other aid.

Loan Modification & Foreclosure Prevention

Fair Housing Council

131 Main St., Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-489-3552
Website: www.fairhousingnj.org
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Fights housing discrimination. Helps people find affordable housing. Provides mortgage counseling, pre-mortgage counseling, and pre-foreclosure counseling.  No financial aid.

Homeownership Preservation Foundation Hotline
Contact: 888-995-4673
Website: www.995hope.org
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, in over 170 languages
Areas Served: NJ
Services: Through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline, HPF provides free comprehensive financial education and confidential foreclosure prevention counseling.

Making Home Affordable Program
Contact: 800-225-5342
Website: www.makinghomeaffordable.gov
Areas Served: NJ
Services: Provides deep and meaningful savings for homeowners devastated by unaffordable increases in expenses or reductions in income.

Legal Assistance

Community Health Law Project (CHLP)
650 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 210, Bloomfield, NJ
Contact: 973-680-5599
Website: www.chlp.org
Areas Served: North, East, Central, & South NJ
Services: A not-for-profit agency that provides legal assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy. This may include but not be limited to credit card issues, landlord-tenant, consumer or health issues, and an array of civil litigation issues. A CHLP attorney and advocate will meet with residents at their local office.

Community Mental Health Law Project

One Bergen County Plaza, 4th Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-634-2762 or 201-634-2763
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Provides free legal services to eligible clients who are involved in civil matters only such as those related to Social Security, Disability, housing, landlord-tenant and family law.

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) hotline
40 North Van Brunt Street, Suite 28B, Englewood, NJ
Contact: 888-222-5765
Website: www.lsnjlawhotline.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:30 pm
Services: Advice, information, and referrals for low-income people in civil legal matters.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS)

One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-487-2166
Website:
Areas Served: Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties
Services: Comprehensive legal representation for low-income, senior and disabled residents who have civil legal problems and cannot afford a private attorney.

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
650 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 210, Bloomfield, NJ
Contact: 855-301-2525
Website: www.vljnj.org
Areas Served: NJ
Services: Provides free legal services, through volunteer attorney assistance, to New Jersey’s under-served residents on a wide range of civil legal issues. Hurricane Sandy-specific cases only.

Emotional, Mental, & Spiritual Care

The Addictions Hotline
Contact: 800-238-2333 or dial 211
Website: www.nj211.org/AddictionsHotline.cfm
Services: Provides free, personal assistance to those attempting to navigate the health and human services system, government assistance programs, and local community resources.

Bergen County Division of Mental Health Services (Bergen County Department of Health Services
Contact: 201-634-2750
Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/Index.aspx?NID=559
Services: provides advocacy, Information and referral for all mental health disorder needs including but not limited to Outpatient Services, Partial Hospitalization, Short-term and Long-term Inpatient Treatment Services , Psychiatric Screening, Case Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Consumer Support and Social Programs and Supportive Housing, etc. regardless of the resident’s ability to pay.

Bergen County Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency (Bergen County Department of Health Services)
Contact: 201-634-2740
Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=344
Services: Provides advocacy, information and referral for all substance use disorders including but not limited to Assessment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Detoxification Services, Short-term Residential Treatment, Halfway House Services and Self-Help Groups regardless of the resident’s ability to pay.  Provides oversight of the Bergen County Addiction Recovery Program (ARP), Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) and Spring House.

Center for Hope and Safety
Contact: 201-836-1075/201-944-9600 (hotline)
Website: www.hopeandsafetynj.org
Services: Hotline available 24/7. Shelter Our Sisters is dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence and their children, by turning fear into safety, helplessness into strength, and isolation into hope.

Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
Contact: 201-646-0195/201-646-0333
Website: www.cbhcare.com
Services: Provides free services for families.  Services include counseling, adolescent, rehabilitation, and residential services.

Disaster Distress Helpline
Contact: 800-985-5990
Website:   http://disasterdistress.samhsa.gov/
Hours: 24-hour, seven-days-a-week
Services:
Provides crisis counseling and support. Text, “TalkWithUs” for English or “Hablamos” for Spanish to 66746.

The Domestic Violence Hotline
Contact: 800-572-SAFE (7233)
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/women/domestic/
Areas Served: 24-hour, seven-days-a-week
Services: Provides access to domestic violence victims and others seeking information about domestic violence.

FDU Center for Psychological Services
131 Temple Avenue, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-692-2645
Website: www.fdu.edu/cps
Hours:
Monday–Thursday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am –5:00 pm; limited weekend hours available.
Services:
The center offers comprehensive neuropsychological, educational, and psychological testing, as well as individual, couples, group, and family therapies for children, adolescents and adults. Fees for student providers are on a sliding scale; fees for doctoral level providers are competitive.

Jewish Family Services
1485 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ
Contact: 201-837-9090  x216
Website: http://www.jfsbergen.org/
Areas Served: Bergen and North Hudson, NJ
Hours: Monday, Wednesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 am-5:30 pm; Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
Services: Provides human services and professional counselling.

Mental Health Screening Care Plus NJ
Contact: 201-262-HELP (4357)
Website: http://www.careplusnj.org/psychiatric-emergency-screening-program/
Hours: 24-hours a day, 365 days a year for immediate crisis.  For appointments call: 201-986-5000
Services: Provides emergency mental health services to residents of Bergen County. There is a fee for all evaluations, however it is often covered by health insurance. No individual will ever be denied services due to an inability to pay.

NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Contact: 800-367-6274
Website: www.NJgroups.org
Services: Find supports groups for mental illness, addiction groups, physical illness, disability, loss of a loved one, parenting situations, caregivers concerns, etc.

The Sandy Stress Line (NJ Mental Health Cares)
Contact: 866-202- HELP (4357)
Website: http://www.njmentalhealthcares.org/
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Services: Provides callers information and connects them to the behavioral health and services they need, such as: legal, housing, employment, rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient, self-help and more. Professional staff also provides supportive counseling, psycho-education, advocacy and case management to ensure every caller is linked to their desired service plan.


Health & Medical (Help With Bills)

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
Contact: 800-335-3863
Website: http://www.njcatastrophicfund.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Services: Provides eligible families with financial assistance to help them cover medical expenses that were previously incurred because their child became catastrophically ill or injured. Covered expenses include, but are not limited to, special ambulatory care, acute or specialized in- or out-patient hospital care, medical equipment, medically-related home modifications, home health care and medical transportation.

Hospital Care Payment Assistance Program (Charity Care)
Contact: 800-588-5696
Website: www.state.nj.us/health/charitycare/
Services: Provides free or very low cost medical care for lower income patients who receive outpatient or inpatient services at an acute care hospital in NJ.

New Jersey Family Care
Contact: 800-701-0710
Website: www.njfamilycare.org
Hours: Monday, Thursday 8:00 am- 8:00 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Services: Provides free or very low-cost health insurance to lower income working families and also their children. Those eligible for aid from this program include parents with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty level, and children who are in families earning up to 350% of the federal poverty level.

NJ WorkAbility
Contact: 888-285-3036 prompt #7
Website: www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Services: Provides health insurance coverage to those who work, and whose income makes them ineligible for Medicaid. It will also help the disabled with paying their medical bills and outstanding debt.

Health Services For Chronic Disease & Communicable Diseases

The Bergen County CEED Program (Cancer Education and Early Detection)
Contact: 201-634-2660
Services: Provides comprehensive outreach, education and screening services for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers. Screenings focus on healthy people who do not have symptoms. This program does not provide treatment for people who have already been diagnosed with cancer. Program services are provided by area hospitals. Free Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests. Services available in Korean, Polish, and Spanish.

The Bergen County HIV Counseling and Testing Center

120 South River St, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-336-3350
Website: http://www.bergenhealth.org/communicable/STD-HIV.html
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm; Wednesday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday's twice a month, please call for Saturday hours.
Services: Provides free and condiential HIV testing and Counseling. Se Habla Español.

LightHouse Pregnancy Resource Center
Contact: 201-501-8876; For free, confidential help TEXT 201-677-2394
Website: http://www.lighthouseprc.org/
Services: FREE and confidential services include pregnancy tests, medical confirmation of pregnancy via ultrasound, options education, limited STD screening, material resources and referrals, and post-abortion counseling. Same day appointments can usually be accommodated. At Lighthouse, we care about you and your physical, emotional and spiritual health.

Tuberculosis/Chest Clinic for Bergen County

Contact: 201-634-2676; 201-634-2656; 201-634-2677
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: TB case management, screening, testing, consultation with a physician, FREE TB Medications, and direct observation therapy



Veterans Services

Hope for Veterans
Contact: 1-855-483-8466 (referral hotline)
Website: www.communityhope-nj.org
Services: Provides supportive services for veteran families at risk of homelessness; provides case management services.

Operation Red Shield (The Salvation Army)
Contact: 908-851- 9300
Website: www.newjersey.salvationarmy.org/NewJersey/veterans
Services: Provides assistance to current military personnel, dependent family members and veterans.  Information, referrals, advocacy, Pastoral counseling and needs-based financial assistance are available on an individual basis.

Family Support Services

Bergen County Department of Human Services (Office of Special Child Health Services.)
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-634-2621
Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/Index.aspx?NID=1255
Services: Provides assistance to special needs children and their families; case management support for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Center for Hope and Safety
12 Overlook Ave., Ste. D, Rochelle Park, NJ
Contact: 201-300-6666/201-944-9600 (hotline)
Website: http://hopeandsafetynj.org/
Services: Hotline available 24/7. Provides support services and assistance to help women and their dependents attain safety, build a strong foundation for healing, gain self-reliance and stop the cycle of violence. Case manager assistance also available for children impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Jewish Family Service

1485 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ
Contact: 201-837- 9090  x216
Website: http://www.jfsbergen.org/
Areas Served: Bergen and North Hudson, NJ
Hours: Monday, Wednesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 am-5:30 pm; Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Services: Provides human services and professional counselling.

Family Support Organization of Bergen County
0-108 29th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ
Contact: 201-796-6209
Website: http://fsobergen.org/
Areas Served: Bergen County
Services: Provides education, support and direct family–to–family peer support to family members of children with emotional and⁄or behavioral challenges. Some of the services include a Warm Line, Peer to Peer Support, Weekly support groups, Youth Partnership, and Community Development.

Meadowlands Family Success Center
Contact: 201-464-4714
Website: www.meadowlandsFSC.org
Areas Served: Little Ferry and Moonachie area, as well as the surrounding communities
Services: Provides support, information and services such as access to child, maternal and family health information; family goal setting; economic self-reliance/employment related services; information and referral services; life skills training; housing related services; parent education; parent-child activities; advocacy; home visiting; hurricane Sandy recovery/support ;financial assistance for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

PRAHD (Puerto Rican Association for Human Development)
Contact: 732-442-1081
Website: http://www.prahd.org/
Services: Provides assistance to underserved Hurricane Sandy survivors with their long term recovery efforts; longterm case management to underserved Sandy survivors in need of resources.

SPAN (Statewide Parent Advocacy Network)
Contact: 973-642-8100
Website: www.spanadvocacy.org
Services: Support and technical assistance to Sandy-impacted families in Bergen County that have children/youth with disabilities.

Traumatic Loss Coalition/Turning the Tides Program
Contact: 732-235-2810
Website: http://ubhc.rutgers.edu/tlc/index.html
Services: Provides programs targeting youth in grades K-12. This initiative uses proven strategies to promote healing and increase resiliency among youth and families, equipping them with skills and knowledge necessary to recover from the effects of Super Storm Sandy. Services, free of charge, in the most storm impacted schools and communities. Schools as well as interested individuals are encouraged to call.

Senior Support Services

Bergen County’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Contact: 201-336-7400
Website: http://www.adrcnj.org/
Services: Refer homebound individuals and their caregivers to care management. ADRC care managers can help care recipients and their families understand the complex long-term care community-based system and obtain needed services. Helps  older adults, individuals with disabilities over the age of 18, and their caregivers, access the complex, long-term care, community-based, health and human services.

Bergen County Division of Senior Services
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-336-7400; 1-877-222-3737
Website: www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=578
Services: Provides information and assistance about various resources and services. This agency is the primary agency that plans and coordinates services for countyresidents age 60 and above and their caregivers. Some of the programs are Meals on Wheels, State Health Insurance, and ADRC Care Management.

Meals on Wheels/Senior Lunch Nutrition Program (Bergen County Department of Human Services)
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact:
201-336-7420
Website: www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=579
Services: Provides a midday meal that is delivered directly to homebound adults’ homes. It assists eligible adults who are unable to shop and prepare their own meals, to remain in the community with independence and dignity. To learn more about the services, please download: www.co.bergen.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/2707

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
64 Passaic St. Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 800-792-8820; 201-336-7400
Website: www.bergenvolunteers.org
Services: Provides trained to help explain Medicare benefits to new enrollees and offers one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.

Volunteer Center of Bergen County (Chore Service)
64 Passaic St. Hackensack, NJ
Contact:
201-489-7790
Website: www.bergenvolunteers.org
Services:
Provides minor household repairs for seniors (60 or older) and people with disability of all ages, helping them to remain safe and live independently in their own homes.  No charge for service except for materials.

Utility & Heating (Help With Bills)

Energy/Phone/Water Assistance (NJ SHARES)
Contact: 866-657-4273
Website: www.njshares.org
Services: Provides relief to people who are not eligible for other types of assistance to pay their energy, and water bills.

Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)
Contact: 1-855-465-8783
Website:  www.njpoweron.org/page-application.html
Services:  This program is designed to assist moderate income households. You can receive a grant of up to $1,400 (depending on the balance owed) toward your PSE&G bill.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Contact: 1-800-510-3102
Website: www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html
Services: Provides heating assistance, help in a crisis situation, and assist with cooling bill expenses if someone has a medical need. In order to get more information or to apply for LIHEAP in NJ, call your local community action agency or a non-profit social service type organization in your town or city.

New Jersey Comfort Partners
Contacts:

PSE&G: 888-773-8326
Jersey Central Power & Light: 800-207-9276
Atlantic City Electric: 888-773-8326
Elizabethtown Gas: 888-773-8326
NJ Natural Gas: 888-773-8326
South Jersey Gas: 888-773-8326
Website: www.njcleanenergy.com/residential/programs/comfort-partner
Services: If eligible, participants receive: Installation of cost-effective energy efficiency measures in the home (determined on a home-specific basis) which can include: efficient lighting products; hot water conservation measures (water heater insulation, water heater pipe insulation and energy-saving showerheads and aerators); replacement of inefficient refrigerators; thermostats; insulation upgrades (attic, wall, etc.); blower-door guided air sealing; duct sealing and repair; heating/cooling equipment maintenance and other measures. This program is available through June 30, 2015 or while funds last.

New Jersey Lifeline Assistance Program
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 1-800-792-9745 prompt #5
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/lifelinedetail.html
Services: Lifeline is a utility assistance program that offers $225 to persons who meet the eligibility requirements of the PAAD program or who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This includes utility customers (gas and/or electric) as well as tenants whose utility bills are included in their rent. Only one tenant in a household is entitled to this assistance.

Food Pantries and Banks 

Bergenfield
Bergenfield Borough Hall
198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield
Contact: 201-387-4055
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am- 4:00pm
Area Served: Bergenfield residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Bergenfield residence

Bogota
St. Joseph’s Church
115 E. Fort Lee Road, Bogota, NJ
Contact: 201-342-6300
Hours: Tuesday 12:30pm-2:00pm, Wednesday 5:30pm-7:00pm, Thursday-Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Area Served:  Bogota and Teaneck residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of residence

Cliffside Park
Church of the Epiphany Food Pantry
247 Knox Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ
Contact: 201-943-7320
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm
Area Served: anyone who needs assistance
Website: www.epiphanyfoodpantry.moonfruit.com
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Closter
Closter Borough Hall
295 Closter Dock Road, Closter, NJ
Contact: 201-784-0600 ext: 429
Hours: 2nd Thursday of every month (morning and evening hours)
Area Served: Closter residents and neighboring communities without food pantries
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Cresskill
St. Therese/Cresskill Food Pantry
65 B Madison Ave, Cresskill, NJ
Contact: 201-569-5400
Hours: Tuesday 6:00pm-7:30pm, Wednesdday 10:00am-11:00am, Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm
Area Served: Cresskill residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Edgewater
Holy Rosary Church Pantry
56 Edgewater Place, Edgewater, NJ
Contact: 201-945-6329
Hours: 3rd Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm
Area Served: anyone who needs assistance
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Elmwood Park
Center for Food Action
21 Church Street, Elmwood Park, NJ
Contact: 201-569-1804
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:00am-2:00pm.
Cities and towns served: Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Garfield, Lodi, Maywood, Paramus, Rochelle Park, Saddle Brook, Wallington, New Jersey.

Englewood
Center for Food Action
192 W. Demarest Ave, Englewood, NJ
Contact: 201-569-1804
Hours: Mon-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-7:00pm, And first Saturday of every month: 10:00am-1:00pm
Information needed to Qualify: Call for appointment
Area Served: anyone who needs assistance

Englewood
St. Cecilia Church/ Office of Concern
55 W Demarest Ave, Englewood, NJ
Contact: 201-568-1465
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Area Served: anyone who needs assistance
Website: http://officeofconcern.com/
Information Needed to Qualify: Application to fill out

Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn Health Department
8-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fairlawn, NJ
Contact: 201-794-5327
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm
Areas served: Fair Lawn residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Fairview
Center for Food Action (In St. John the Baptist Church)
239 Anderson Avenue, Fairview, NJ
Contact: 201-945-5831
Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 9:30am-5:00pm
Area Served: Anyone who needs assistance
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Hackensack
Center for Food Action
316 First Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-883-9375
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm, Friday 9:30am-2:30pm
Area Served: Anyone who needs assistance
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Hackensack
Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center
120 South River St., Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-336-6475
Hours: Lunch 11:30am-12:30am, Dinner 5:00pm-6:00pm
Area Served: Bergen County resident
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Hackensack
Bergen County Community Action Partnership Shelter and Walk-In Lunch Program
241 Moore Street Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-968-0200

Hackensack
Buddies of New Jersey, Inc
149 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-489-2900 or 800- 508-7577 (NJ only)
Hours: Mon 11:00am-2:00pm, Tuesday-Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Areas Served: Bergen and Passaic County
Website: njbuddies.org
Information Needed to Qualify: AIDS/ HIV positive clients

Hackensack
On Our Own Drop in Center
179 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-489-8402
Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00pm-7:00pm; Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm (on a limited basis)

Hackensack

Greater Bergen Community Action (Bergen County Homeless Shelter)
67 Orchard Street, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: (201) 488-5100
Hours: Monday-Sunday 5pm-6pm
Services: Shelter, hot meals, and information on short term transitional housing are offered.

Hackensack
The Salvation Army
436 Union St, Hackensack, NJ
Contact: 201-342-6531
Hours: Lunch, Sunday 12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Hasbrouck Heights
Hasbrouck Heights Borough Hall
320 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Hts, NJ
Contact: 201-288-0195
Area Served: Hasbrouck Heights residents
Hours: Monday 9:00am-11:00am
Information Needed to Qualify: Copy of lease or utility bill

Hillsdale
Hillsdale Board of Health/ Helping Hands, Interfaith Food Pantry, United Methodist Church
349 Hillsdale Ave, Hillsdale, NJ
Contact: 201-664-0600
Hours: Monday 5:30pm-6:45pm; 1st Saturday of month 9:00am- 10:30am
Area Served: Hillsdale and neighboring residents
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Little Ferry

St. Margaret of Cortona Food Pantry
31 Chamberlain Ave, Little Ferry, NJ
Contact: 201-641-2988
Hours: 3rd Wednesday 10:00-Noon
Area Served: Little Ferry and Moonachie residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of residence

Leonia
St. John the Evangelist Church – Rectory Office
235 Harrison Street, Leonia, NJ
Contact: 201-947-4545

Mahwah
Center for Food Action
90 Ridge Rd, Mahwah, NJ
Contact: 201-529-2029
Hours: Monday 10:00am-6:30pm, Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-2:00pm
Area Served: Anyone who needs assistance Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Maywood/Rochelle Park
Maywood/Rochelle Park Welfare
151 W Passaic Street, Rm 160, Rochelle Park, NJ
Contact: 201-581-7730
Hours: Monday- Friday 10:00am-4:00pm
Area Served: Maywood and Rochelle Park residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of residence

New Milford
Church of the Ascension Food Pantry
256 Azalea Drive, New Milford, NJ
Contact: 201-836-8961
Hours: 3rd Monday 6:00pm-7:00pm, 3rd Tuesday 9:30am-10:00am
Area Served: New Milford and Neighboring town residents
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

North Arlington
Queen of Peace Church
174 Ridge Rd., North Arlington, NJ
Contact: 201-997-0700
Hours: Saturday 9:00am
Area Served: North Arlington residence
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Oakland

Ponds Reformed Church
341 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ
Contact: 201-337-6744

Palisade Park

St. Michael's Food Pantry
19 East Central Boulevard, Palisade Park, NJ
Contact: 201-944-1061

Paramus
Paramus Dept. of Human Services
93 N. Farview Ave, Paramus, NJ
Contact: 201-265-2100 x634
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
Area Served: Paramus residence
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Ridgefield Park
St. Francis Food for Friends
114 Mt. Vernon St., Ridgefield Park, NJ
Contact: 201-641-6464
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm (pickups bi weekly)
Area Served: Ridgefield Park residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of residence

Ridgewood
Family Promise of Bergen County (Lower level of Ridgewood United Methodist Church)
100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Contact: (201) 833-8009
Services: Shelters homeless families through a network of churches and synagogues around Bergen County

Ridgewood
Social Services of Ridgewood
6 Station Plaza, Ridgewood, NJ
Contact: 201-444-2980
Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm
Area Served: Ridgewood, Wyckoff, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Waldwick, Glen Rock
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of residence and financial need

Rutherford
Rutherford Community Food Pantry
176 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ
Contact: 201-460-3000 x3168
Hours: Monday/Thursday 2:00-4:00pm, Wednesday 5:00-7:00pm
Area Served: Rutherford residents
Information Needed to Qualify: Proof of Residence

Saddle Brook
Center for Food Action
224 Midland Ave, Saddle Brook, NJ
Contact: 201-703-9857
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 10:00am-3:00pm, Tuesday 12:00-6:00pm
Area Served: Clifton, Carlstadt, East Rutherford, Elmwood Park, Fairlawn, Garfield, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Maywood, West Arlington, Paramus, Rochelle Park, Rutherford, Saddle Brook, Wallington, Woodridge
Information Needed to Qualify: Call for appointment

Teaneck
Faith and Hope Food Pantry
480 Warwick Ave, Teaneck, NJ
Contact: 201-833-4501
Hours: Saturday 9:00am-11:00am
Area served: anyone who needs assistance
Information Needed to Qualify: ID

Westwood
St. Andrew’s Church
120 Washington Ave, Westwood, NJ
Contact: 201-666-1100
Area Served: Westwood and neighboring town residents
Hours: Thursday 7:30pm
Information Needed to Qualify: ID


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