|Human Services / Special Needs|
United Way of Northern NJ providing Financial Serivces for Families in need; do you Qualify?
Appointments are required. For more information contact The United Way Family Success Center at: 973-746-4235.
Eat. Play. Live...Better presents its latest newsletter for all your healthy living needs and news!
Eat. Play. Live… Better initiative is to improve our community’s well-being where we live, learn, work and play.
Mountainside Hospital Community Health Screenings Pricelist Available for viewing!
HOMECorp is proud to present its partnership with NCJW Center for Women!
Coming this fall HOMECorp in collboration with NCJW Livingston will be offering a series of Career and Self-Improvement sessions free of charge for women only. The program is designed to prepare women that require assistance with getting back into the workforce due to many challenges will all face in life at some point,(parenting, change in household income, lack of work, etc.)
For more information about NCJW please visit: http://www.centerforwomennj.org/
Recovering from Hurricane Sandy?
FEMA DISASTER ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
Essex County residents and business owners affected by Hurricane Sandy are eligible for federal disaster assistance. If you sustained losses you can begin applying for assistance by registering online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov , by web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585(TTY) for hearing and speech impaired. The toll free telephone numbers will operate from 7:00AM-10:00PM 7 days a week. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.
BEFORE YOU CALL:
You need your social security number
Financial information: family's gross total household income at the time of the disaster
Fight Against Addiction and Violence!
Presented by League of Women Voters of New Jersey and NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence) Take a stand against violence and addiction in young women. On Thursday November 29, 2012 6:30pm-8pm at The Montclair YMCA- Geyer Family Center located at 159 Glenridge Avenue. Be the Change. Be The Help. Be HERE.
New Services to keep Women Healthy
New Services to keep Women Healthy; Forty-seven million women are getting greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related health services without paying out of their own pocket. These new rules take effect at the next renewal date– on or after Aug. 1, 2012 — for most health insurance plans. www.fda.gov/womens
Emergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP)
Unemployed homeowners who are struggling to stay in their homes have until September 15, 2011 to apply for a forgivable "bridge" loan to save their homes underEmergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP). EHLP offers qualified homeowners up to $50,000 to pay mortgage, insurance and tax bills for up to two years. For more information, visit www.findehlp.org or call (855) 346-3345 to learn how to apply.
Free Tax Preparation Services
Social and Human Services
The overall goals of the Division of Community Action are to make a significant impact on the lives of the disenfranchised population of Essex County by providing a broad array of social and human services that promote self-sufficiency and economic independence; to create ways to help prevent evictions, homelessness, and provide positive intervention through the provision of counseling and referral services when homelessness occurs; to reduce heating and cooling cost via the promotion of weatherization services in the homes of the poor, disabled, and elderly in Essex County; to enhance the quality of life among eligible refugees/entrants through job preparedness, counseling and placement.
Bessie Walker, Director
Homeless / Potential Homeless
Newark Emergency Services for Families, Inc. (NESF)
NESF is one of a few non-profit and non-sectarian social service agencies in the country delivering comprehensive emergency services to families in crisis. It provides emergency assistance to working families, the unemployed, destitute, homeless, elderly, handicapped, victims of crime, and those affected by HIV/AIDS. Qualified individuals and families may receive temporary assistance for rent/mortgage, public utilities, child care, transportation, shelter, food, prescriptions, information and referrals to other service provider agencies.
Rental assistance for non-elderly disabled families in support of designated housing allocation plans: www.hud.gov/progdesc/mixpop.cfm
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs: HOUSING ASSISTANCE ELEMENT
For further information on any of the following programs, call or write to:
Seniors / Families With Disabilities
NJ EASE (New Jersey Easy Access, Single Entry) is a New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services' initiative, in partnership with county governments, to provide a new and easy way for senior citizens and their families to learn about and obtain needed services.The goal of NJ EASE is to create a consumer-focused statewide system that aids access to services for seniors and promotes informed personal choice, dignity and the use of high quality and cost-effective services.
Division of Senior Affairs
Housing For People With Disablities
Find Public Programs You May Be Entitled To
Citizen Action's Economic Security Center provides free, confidential benefits couseling to help individuals and their families get information on public programs for which they qualify. These include food stamps, health insurance, heating and utility bill assistance and more. They also provide free tax preparation for those who qualify.
Citizen Action Economic Security Center
Family Success Center - United Way of Northern New Jersey
Low Cost Health Insurance for Children
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey provides health care coverage for children of families who do not qualify for NJ Medicaid or NJ FamilyCare benefits.