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Tuesday, June 9th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Moonachie Civic Center
125 Moonachie Road, Moonachie, NJ 07074

Christie Administration Information Session for eligible RREM Program or LMI Program participants

This session will provide personal assistance for storm-affected homeowners participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) Program and LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program.

Wednesday, June 17th at 6:30 pm
Little Ferry Borough Hall
215 Liberty Street, Little Ferry, NJ 07643

Town Hall Meeting: Emotional Strength in PARENTING
Learn about Emotional Strength in Parenting


  • Traumas, disaster, and daily living
  • Self-care for me, the parent
  • Bergen County community support services

June 23, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Region V
700 Kinderkamack Rd. Suite 201, Oradell, NJ 07649

Free Workshop: When Disaster Threatens to Strike Twice
How to Protect Yourself and Others
Come learn where to report financial exploitation and how to get help when someone is victimized.


  • The types of exploitation that occur in the wake of a disaster and the most effective ways to respond
  • How to recognize potentially unscrupulous contractors and find a reputable professional to repair a damaged home
  • Simple precautions to help you protect property and assets

Prior registration required. Please contact Gloria Andrade at

Wednesday, June 24th at 1:45 pm
Moonachie Civic Center
125 Moonachie Road, Moonachie, NJ 07074

Town Hall Meeting: The Wisdom to Weather the Storm

For Adults aged +60 years and their caregivers


  • Traumas, disaster, and daily living
  • Relationships during times of adversity
  • Bergen County community support services

Hurricane Sandy Resources
State Housing Recovery Programs.  
Apply on-line at or call  1-855-SANDYHM (726-3946)

Sandy Home Repair Advocacy Program: Program is designed to provide home repair and advocacy for eligible seniors and persons with disabilities to replace or repair damages to their primary residences/property, but not covered through other programs.  You must schedule an intake appointment at 201-470-3143 (The Bergen VOAD/LTRC Recovery Information Center) and ask for Eric.  DEADLINE Friday, May 29th at 4:30 PM!

Sandy Relief Home Access Program: funding available for VERTICAL PLATFORM LIFTS
Call Division of Disability Services (DDS) at 1-888-285-3036.

FREE HUD counseling services at Greater Bergen Community Action
316 State Street, Hackensack, NJ  from 9:00-5:00 PM; call for evening hours at 201-374-8838

This program offers free HUD-certified housing counseling services to renters and homeowners who were impacted by Superstorm Sandy

Click on the link for additional Sandy Recovery Resources

Recuperación posterior a Sandy

Asesoría GRATIS sobre recuperación de viviendas posterior al huracán: LLame(n) al 201-374-8838.

Para información adicional sobre recursos disponibles posterior al huracán Sandy, por favor haga click aqui

Ayuda financiera para personas mayor de 60 años o con discapacidad en la reparación de daños al hogar/propiedad.  Por favor llame(n) para hacer una cita al 201-470-3143 y pregunte por Eric.  Tienen hasta las 4:30 PM, 9 de mayo de  2015 para hacer su solicitud!

How to Keep Your Home Environment Clean and Safe

Help Yourself to a Healthy Home. Learn how to identify safety risks and hidden dangers in the home environment

Carbon monoxide safety. Keep Generators Outdoor (.pdf) >>

 Video: how close is too close for portable generators?

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology


Mold Guidelines for New Jersey Residents

Your Poison Center Brochure (.pdf) >>

Guide for Older Adults and Caregivers

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) Health-Related Resources 800-654-SPAN

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