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HRG 2016 Full Community Resource Guide

THE RIVER MISSION HAS MOVED TO SECOND REFORMED CHURCH 436 UNION ST HACKENSACK “The River Homeless Mission”;
HACKENSACK- 42 Court Street, Hackensack NJ (across from courthouse)
(Tours of The Church)

NEW
**Tuesday-
“The River Mission; Hope & help for the Homeless and the Community”
11:00 am to 2:00 pm



Every Tuesday 11 am-2pm -snacks and beverages, group discussions, resources, Shelter referrals, Spiritual guidance if you want or sit back and relax in good company!


Wednesday- “Bibles & Bagels” 6PM Bible study with snacks & beverages.
Sunday 6PM – Worship service, Free Community dinner & free clothing –“ANYONE in need”! Contact them directly: (201) 342-7050. (Food & clothing pantry)
The River Homeless Mission for hope and help for the homeless and the Community. Inviting in and reaching out to all, especially the homeless, hurting, and marginalized, and a center of help, hope, and healing through providing physical, mental, and spiritual needs and helping build our community though information, communication, uniting, providing life essentials, and organizing. With-Pastor Don McCracken


Every Jan. 27, 2016 (PIT) Point in time count of the homeless in Bergen County: (Get involved and Spread the word)-(PHC) the 2016 (Jan. 27).. During and after the street teams homeless point in time count PHC gets services for the homeless and also their voice that counts. Getting them needed services.




230 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus Phone: (201) 967-4000
Outpatient services BRMC provides:
Behavioral Health Services at Bergen Regional Medical Center All community based inquiries for services can begin with a call to our: Access Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services-800-730-BRMC (2762)-The Access Center provides 24/7 availability to accept phone calls requesting services or information. Phone screenings/assessments are done by experienced mental health professionals and done confidentially. Determinations can be made as to the proper service needed with scheduling or referrals made. You can even call just to get information to help yourself or others in deciding upon requesting services. Service options include:
Outpatient Mental Health Services include- psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring, counseling, families & groups. We provide services, youth, senior citizens and those with co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders. Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm; Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Acute Partial Hospital Program is for those needing more intensive outpatient care after being hospitalized psychiatrically or to avoid being hospitalized through more intensive community services. The program provides assessments, psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring and counseling in a group model format with individual and family support built in. Consumers can participate as much as five days per week with six hours of programming each day. Successful step-down to half-day programming and then outpatient care is a typical course of treatment. Transportation is provided or facilitated though linkage to Medicaid authorized transport services.
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 3:45 pm
Evergreen Substance Abuse Treatment Program provides both outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Program services for consumers experiencing problems with substance abuse or dependence. The IOP service is available for people needing daytime or evening program hours and runs three times each week. This is often used as a follow-up step after detoxification or an inpatient rehabilitation program of 14 – 21 days and serves as a supportive reentry into the community. It provides a group based psycho-educational model within a 12-step framework augmented by individual counseling and psychiatric support. Outpatient level of care provides an additional, less intensive step-down from the IOP and also includes aftercare and family support groups.-For a direct communication to the Evergreen Program call 201-967-4000 x6345 or x6360 -Hours of operation: Monday – Friday: Intakes are scheduled between 9:00 am – 2:00 pm-Intensive Outpatient Program hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday day: 9:30 – 12:30 and evening: 6:00 – 9:00. Evergreen Teen T.H.R.I.V.E. program for adolescents age 13- 17, an Intensive Outpatient Program model for youth experiencing substance abuse disorders and co-occurring mental health/behavioral issues. The program is based on early intervention, intensive outpatient treatment and aftercare with a family involvement emphasis. The program runs three days per week after school (4:00 – 7:00) and transportation is provided.
Emergency Department and Inpatient Psychiatric Services are available 24/7 for those experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms that can pose a risk to the safety of one’s self or to others. Our inpatient services include acute voluntary and involuntary care, specialized services for youth and geriatric populations, co-occurring services, longer term psychiatric care and substance rehabilitation units.
All services at Bergen Regional Medical Center are covered by Medicare and Medicaid, charity care is available for those who qualify.
All community based inquiries for services can begin with a call to our:
Outpatient Mental Health Services include psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring, counseling for individuals, families and groups and coordination of care with other service providers. We provide services tailored to adults, youth, senior citizens and those with co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders.
Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm; Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Acute Partial Hospital Program is tailored to those needing more intensive outpatient care after being hospitalized psychiatrically or to avoid being hospitalized through more intensive community services. The program provides assessments, psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring and counseling in a group model format with individual and family support built in. Consumers can participate as much as five days per week with six hours of programming each day. Successful step-down to half-day programming and then outpatient care is a typical course of treatment. Transportation is provided or facilitated though linkage to Medicaid authorized transport services. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 3:45 pm
Emergency Department and Inpatient Psychiatric Services are available 24/7 for those experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms that can pose a risk to the safety of one’s self or to others. Our inpatient services include acute voluntary and involuntary care, specialized services for youth and geriatric populations, co-occurring services, longer term psychiatric care and substance rehabilitation units.
All services at Bergen Regional Medical Center are covered by Medicare and Medicaid, charity care is available for those who qualify.
Outpatient Medical Clinic and Ancillary Services
Bergen Regional Medical Center is unique in offering more than twenty Ambulatory Specialty Services to Bergen County and its surrounding communities. These outpatient services offer wonderful convenience, enabling patients to see their doctor(s), complete lab work and have all their prescriptions filled at the same location.
Scheduling an Appointment at BRMC Just Got Easier! If you need to schedule an appointment for any of BRMC's Ambulatory Clinics (Medical & Specialty); Radiology; Cardiology or Respiratory Service Areas, simply call the new Central Scheduling Department at 201-225-7130, open 8:30 am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday.
All other clinics require referrals from our medical clinic.
What if you don't have insurance? - You may be referred to the Credit and Collection Department to determine if you qualify for financial assistance.

Outpatient Department - Ambulatory Specialty Services
our outpatient specialty clinics offer services in:
Allergy Breast Cardiology Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology
Dermatology Gastroenterology Genitourinary Gynecology
Hematology Infectious Disease Medical Nephrology Neurology
Ophthalmology Optometry Orthopedic Pain Management
Physiatry Podiatry Pulmonary Rheumatology urgical Vascular
Imaging Services Department
MRI/MRA Services
General Diagnostic Radiography including fluoroscopy
Mammography C.T. Scanning Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
Diagnostic Ultrasound and Echocardiography
Complete Pharmacy and Laboratory Services

spring house: Cynthia Anderson; admissions - To be considered for admission to Spring House, clients must
* Be 18 years of age or older
* Have a primary diagnosis of alcoholism or drug abuse
* Have had prior treatment for alcohol and or drug abuse
* Be alcohol-free and abstinent from use of addictive substances
* Be eligible for employment and eventually, able to be self-supporting
* Have medical and psychiatric clearance for halfway house level of care.
Clients may be referred from alcohol rehabilitation centers or hospitals – both inpatient and outpatient – self-help groups, families and the community at large. Clients are also referred to Spring House through the state welfare-to-work program, Work First New Jersey and Drug Court.


Priority for admission is given to Bergen County residents who meet the criteria for halfway house level of care. Those taking psychotropic medications are evaluated on a case-by-case basis for admission to the program.
To request a pre-admission interview, please call (201) 261-3582 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Charity Care- low insured, uninsured, Medicade/Medicare- co-pays can possibly be covered by Charity Care. 201-967- 5577
Addiction Recovery Program (ARP), Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) and Spring House.
Transportation-to/from BRMC- 762 Ridgewood to Hackensack, 752 Oakland to Hackensack, 168 Port Ath. To Paramus, 758 Paramus Pk. mall to Passaic Trmnl. Logisticare- 1-866-527-9934


Many towns in Bergen County Have passed resolutions to become stigma free. If your town wants to get involved in the program or find out what it is about, please call Bergen County Mental health division at One Bergen Plaza. -Michele Hart-Loughlin; Program Coordinator Bergen County Department of Health Services Division of Mental Health One Bergen County Plaza 4th Floor Hackensack mhartlo@co.bergen.nj.us 201-634-2745 http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=1242
If you have a mental illness and you have legal needs; you have rights! Contact the Bergen County Mental Health Law project at one Bergen Plaza 4’Th floor-Phone: 201-634-2762
Bergen county mental health board meeting is once a month at plaza one in Hackensack. They are on different days but all are welcome to air concerns and such. 6-7 pm call plaza one for details 201- 336-7000


Remember, if you have a problem w/ addiction- teen challenge- (any age by the way) –new location-for info check with Church Emanuel in Hackensack
Domestic Violence Advocate / Organization: CELEBRATING 6 YRS- Never Alone Again Resource Center Interested in our services? contact -Never Alone Again Resource Center Phone: 201-281-7295 - 201-289-1718 Email: neveralonagain@aol.com
https://neveraloneagainblog.wordpress.com http://www.neveraloneagain.org/contact
Center for Hope and Safety (Formerly Shelter our Sisters) Bettered Woman's shelter is in Teaneck phone # (201) 498-9247 If you or you know woman that is abused you can call their new # (201) 498-9247 / (201) 944-9600
Addictions Hotline -Bergen County Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency – 201-634-2740 Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=344
VETERAN SERVICES Directory-
VETERANS- BERGEN COUNTY Division of Veterans Services One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor- Hackensack NJ 07601 (201) 336-6325 http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/veterans
North Hudson Community Action Corporation SSVF Program | NHCAC -6’th floor, Urban Plaza Building, 25 East Salem Street, Hackensack (201) 320-0816
Catholic Charities Paterson-1-855-sos-VETS 973-399-1333- Monday – Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Head Strong project- PTSD/ADDICTION/DEPRESSION COUNCILING-201-783-4918
Soldier On- Various Veteran Services- 413-533-2941-NY & NJ Soldier On- 1-866-406-8449
Community Hope Veterans Services Garfield NJ- Phone: (973) 463-9600
855-483-8466-SSVF HOTLINE
VA Hackensack Clinic 385 Prospect Ave Hackensack (201) 342-4536 Veterans Crisis confidential toll-free hotline, call 1-800-273-8255 & Press 1, support http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ HRG Community Resources -206-350-7769 resources for homeless/low income & where to get free: Services, clothing, Food, Meals and Free events in Bergen County!
Social Services Rochelle Park. 201-368-4200 218 North, 17, Rochelle Park (201) 368-4200
CHURCH ON THE GREEN’S “River Mission” , HACKENSACK- -Church on the Green: 42 Court Street, Hackensack NJ (across from courthouse)
Bergen County Housing Health and Human Services Center
(Homeless shelter) Located at 120 South River Street Hackensack 201-336-6475 The Bergen county homeless shelter, human services besides being a homeless shelter they have a wide variety of services for all of our homeless and low income community….


If you want to know what services there are out there that you might qualify for, they have a very knowledgeable staff that can direct you & next step- where you can get a wide variety of resources and programs that might fit your needs. Many organizations are there to help with your needs in our community.


Free meals for the community lunch & dinner lunch 7 days a- 11:30-12:30 dinner 5pm-6pm


Next Step is 9:30-11 am and 1pm-4pm and has a variety of information and things to do. * use the phone, take showers, get toiletries and clothing. A computer Lab for job search is open Monday thru Friday 9am-12pm and Sat, 9:45am to 4:45pm, Sunday 10am -1pm. Other services during next step organizations like P.A.T.H, care plus, social services for EBT applicants, and H.O.P.E. reentry program, project literacy, Job Tracks- employment services for mentally ill in Bergen County. Legal Services are available Wednesday 11-3pm and AA meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays 7pm in the wellness area. ****SIT UP SHELTER Dec. 15 2016- March 15 2016****
How to appeal for shelter:



How to appeal for shelter


Discharged from shelter for behavioral issues


Denied for shelter or were discharged- request meeting with Coordinator for Program Services. By calling 201-336-6475




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Coordinator for Program Services? Then you need to contact the Center Director to schedule an appeal with the Center Director.






Not satisfied with the meeting with the Center Director? Then you need to contact the Housing Authority of Bergen County’s Executive Director and asking for an appeal


Denied shelter admission-or discharged


Call the Program Manager of Next Step- and request a meeting.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Program Manager? Then you need to contact the Director of the Shelter at 201-336-6475.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Director of the shelter? Then you need to contact the Coordinator for Program Services and ask for an appeal at 201-336-6475.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Coordinator for Program Services? Then you need to contact the Center Director by calling 201-336-6475.








Not satisfied with the meeting with the Center Director? Then you need to contact the Housing Authority of Bergen County’s Executive Director












Homeless shelters and half way houses- (Some of the shelters we will only list a phone number and not the address)
Bergen county homeless shelter 120 south river street Hackensack nj 07601 Shelter Our Sisters: Emergency Shelter Program , NJ 07601


(201) 498-9247 this program offers safe and confidential housing 24/7, as well as basic needs for women and children as they escape violence. A variety of services are provided: therapeutic counseling, case management services, court and legal assistance, advocacy, community resource referrals, job and housing searches and Hispanic outreach.


Conklin youth shelter teeterboard 201-336-3953 200


Family shelter call Rochelle Park Social services 201-368-4200 We have heard that you must we receiving TANIF you can also call plaza one in Hackensack. drop by housing authority. Other shelters for specific needs like homeless pregnant teens and such:


BC homeless shelter: 201-336-6475


PHASES-threw CAP for homeless adolescents 201-489-6586 in Hackensack. Covenant house- 1-800-999-9999


Zoies teaneck-973-458-1007


Ramsey and hotline: 800-662-2678- 888-323-7436 A good resource for teens is Light house:


809 Main St Hackensack, New Jersey (201) 501-8876


Halfway houses-


The ladder project- for substance abuse and such call for information-201-342-0029


Spring house / halfway house for women is still in Paramus nj on the property of Bergen Regional: call for information: 201-261-3582 it is a halfway house for drug and alcohol recovery!


Teen Challenge is transitional housing and that is all over and Church Emmanuel at 34 van wetering place Hackensack is directly connected to this great resourceIf you cannot get into a Bergen county shelter you can try some of the Paterson's shelters and some programs that can help:Eva's Village (Main Facility) 393 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07501 Main Number (973) 523-6220Eva's Men's Shelter 389 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 247-0143


Eva's Women's Shelter 31 Jackson Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 279-1004


Eva's Hope Residence for Mothers and Children Women's Shelter


25 Jackson Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 742-2302Family Promise of Passaic County Director Catherine S. Boccard PO Box 1588 Passaic (973) 928-6007
Bergen County also has RX discount cards which dramatically cuts out of pocket expenses if you have to pay cash for medications for you and your pets!


How to appeal for shelter


Discharged from shelter for behavioral issues


Denied for shelter or were discharged- request meeting with Coordinator for Program Services. By calling 201-336-6475




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Coordinator for Program Services? Then you need to contact the Center Director to schedule an appeal with the Center Director.






Not satisfied with the meeting with the Center Director? Then you need to contact the Housing Authority of Bergen County’s Executive Director and asking for an appeal


Denied shelter admission-or discharged


Call the Program Manager of Next Step- and request a meeting.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Program Manager? Then you need to contact the Director of the Shelter at 201-336-6475.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Director of the shelter? Then you need to contact the Coordinator for Program Services and ask for an appeal at 201-336-6475.




Not satisfied with the meeting with the Coordinator for Program Services? Then you need to contact the Center Director by calling 201-336-6475.








Not satisfied with the meeting with the Center Director? Then you need to contact the Housing Authority of Bergen County’s Executive Director












Homeless shelters and half way houses- (Some of the shelters we will only list a phone number and not the address)
Bergen county homeless shelter 120 south river street Hackensack nj 07601 Shelter Our Sisters: Emergency Shelter Program , NJ 07601


(201) 498-9247 this program offers safe and confidential housing 24/7, as well as basic needs for women and children as they escape violence. A variety of services are provided: therapeutic counseling, case management services, court and legal assistance, advocacy, community resource referrals, job and housing searches and Hispanic outreach.


Conklin youth shelter teeterboard 201-336-3953 200


Family shelter call Rochelle Park Social services 201-368-4200 We have heard that you must we receiving TANIF you can also call plaza one in Hackensack. drop by housing authority. Other shelters for specific needs like homeless pregnant teens and such:


BC homeless shelter: 201-336-6475


PHASES-threw CAP for homeless adolescents 201-489-6586 in Hackensack. Covenant house- 1-800-999-9999


Zoies teaneck-973-458-1007


Ramsey and hotline: 800-662-2678- 888-323-7436 A good resource for teens is Light house:


809 Main St Hackensack, New Jersey (201) 501-8876


Halfway houses-


The ladder project- for substance abuse and such call for information-201-342-0029


Spring house / halfway house for women is still in Paramus nj on the property of Bergen Regional: call for information: 201-261-3582 it is a halfway house for drug and alcohol recovery!


Teen Challenge is transitional housing and that is all over and Church Emmanuel at 34 van wetering place Hackensack is directly connected to this great resourceIf you cannot get into a Bergen county shelter you can try some of the Paterson's shelters and some programs that can help:Eva's Village (Main Facility) 393 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07501 Main Number (973) 523-6220Eva's Men's Shelter 389 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 247-0143


Eva's Women's Shelter 31 Jackson Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 279-1004


Eva's Hope Residence for Mothers and Children Women's Shelter


25 Jackson Street Paterson, NJ 07501 (973) 742-2302Family Promise of Passaic County Director Catherine S. Boccard PO Box 1588 Passaic (973) 928-6007
Bergen County also has RX discount cards which dramatically cuts out of pocket expenses if you have to pay cash for medications for you and your pets!
Center for Food Action All information:


Emergency Food Program
CFA at the Student XChange at Bergen community College: CFA hours: Tues 9 am-1 pm& Thurs 2 pm-6 pm Pitkin Education Center, Room B 105 | 201.879.7223 CFA Pantry CFA Homelessness Prevention Program CFA strives to help individuals and families maintain the stability that a roof over their heads gives. CFA provides landlords with rents and security deposits in order to prevent evictions and permit people to move into more affordable and/or more decent housing. CFA also makes payments on behalf of clients to utility and heating oil companies. Check Cfa locations. Emergency Food Program
An emergency food package consists of seven days nutritious food. Hackensack: Mon-Thurs 9:30am-3:30pm, Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 316 First Street 07601 | 201-883-9375 Englewood: Mon-Friday 9am-5pm, Tues 9am-7pm. Now open first Sat of every month: 10am-1pm 192 West Demarest Avenue 07631 | 201-569-1804 Fairview: Mon, Tues and Thurs 9:30am-5pm39 Anderson Avenue 07022 | 201-945-5831 Cfafairview@cfanj.org | Jeanette Melendez, Site Manager Mahwah Site & Warehouse: Tues-Fri 10am-2pm -Mon. 10am-6:30pm. Now open first Sat of every month: 10am-1pm 90 Ridge Road 07430 (next to Mahwah Library) | 201-529-2029 Ridgefield: Mon & Fri 10am-4pm 1061A Slocum Avenue 07657 | 201-956-7630 Ringwood: Tues and Thurs 10am-1pm 145 Carleton dale Road 07456 | 201-529-2029 Saddle Brook Site & Warehouse: Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9:30am-3:30pm. Tues - 12pm-6pm. Now open first Sat of every month: 10am-1pm 224 Midland Avenue 07663 | 201.703.9857 cfasb@cfanj.org | Renee Gordon-Johnson, Site Manager NEW!!CFA at the Student XChange at Bergen community College: CFA hours: Tues 9 am-1 pm& Thurs 2 pm-6 pm Pitkin Education Center, Room B 105 | 201.879.7223 CFA Pantry CFA Homelessness Prevention Program CFA strives to help individuals and families maintain the stability that a roof over their heads gives. CFA provides landlords with rents and security deposits in order to prevent evictions and permit people to move into more affordable and/or more decent housing. CFA also makes payments on behalf of clients to utility and heating oil companies. Check Cfa locations


Center for Food Action Location information:


FOOD PANTRIES
Carlstadt & East Rutherford- St Joseph's Church-20 Hackensack St(201)939-3441mo.wed fr 10-12-prof Bogota- Saint Joseph's Church 115 E Fort Lee Rd (201) 342-6300food pantry: Kristina- 201-390-0867 Cliffside Park -Church of the Epiphany RC 247 Knox Ave (201) 943-7320 call for details Fair Lawn- Saint Anne's Church 15-05 St Anne St (201) 791-1616 residents get set up ask for Lenora Garfield & Lodi -St. Joseph Church 8 St. 40 Spring Street Lodi, New Jersey 07644. Tel. 973-779-0643 ... (St.Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church; Spiritual Maxims #65). visit. serves: mon 10-12 Hackensack- 1’ST B. CHURCH. EMERGENCY FOOD CALL FIRST 487-1244 ANDERSON PARK BUDDIES CALL (HIV POS.)M-F9-5 149 HUDSON STREET HACK201-489-2900 Mt. Olive 2’nd &4’th Th. 10-12 Central avenue Hackensack Holy Trinity Church2’nd Sat. & 4’th Pang born st. Hackensack & CFA-call for appt. 201-343-6543 m-f lt. ferry -ST MARGRET’s 3’rd wed of mo. liberty st Leonia -St. John the Evangelist Church 235 Harrison St must set up with buro hall to register then they will set up an appointment with St. john's (201) 947-4545 by appointment residents No. Arlington / Lyndhurst- Queen of Peace Church- Sat. 8:30 am 200 Ridge Rd , North Arlington (201) 991-0235 Rochelle pk -Sacred Heart 201 843 8812 call-emergency basis only every sat. Register - other towns too Teaneck Assembly of God 185 W Englewood Ave (201) 837-9300 tu. 1230-2:00th &6:30 residents’ non-res. Only bread/basics Teaneck Teaneck-Faith & Hope Food Pantry Christ Church480 Warwick Ave. Teaneck-location at 201-833-4502/3 Westwood-St Andrew Parish 120 Washington Avenue, Westwood Phone: 201.666.1100 call 4 info Woodcliff lake & Hillsdale - Hillsdale United Methodist Church 349 Hillsdale Ave, Hillsdale 201-664-5231 call first for info Wyckoff- Reformed Church 580 Wyckoff Ave, Wyckoff(201) 891-1782 call for details

NJ Food & Clothing Rescue A great resource For people in need- 201-747-8706 Bergen County towns bordering Passaic County & Passaic County as well
Follow them on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/njfoodclothingrescue
Passaic County food pantries for Bergen County Residence
Emergency Basis-CUMAC is closed on Fridays. Phone: 973.742.5518 Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm Food Pantry -Monday: 11am - 2pm Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 2pm
Towns surrounding Ridgewood there is: Social Services of Ridgewood , NJ Social Service Association basic supplemental financial assistance 6 Station Plaza Ridgewood NJ, (201) 444-2980 www.ssa6.org/ ‎


For anyone with credit problems and can’t get a Regular back account: 1’st Federal Credit Union is a great way to Start. - Hours: Monday – Wednesday9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday – Friday9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Address: 1st Bergen Federal Credit Union 241 Moore Street Hackensack, NJ 07601 PHONE: 201-968-0202, FAX: 201-968-0203 e-mail address: info@1stbergen.com
BABY PANTRIES
FATHER ENGLISH 435 MAIN ST, PATERSON NJ MON-FRI (973) 881-0280 NEED ID & BABY ASWELL
LIGHTHOUSE809 MAIN ST, HACKENSACK MON-FRI 9-4 (201) 501-8876
BABY BASICS PARAMUS MON-FRI (201) 261-2800 CFA- Refer - information area
PET PANTRIES
ANIMAL ORG PET NEEDS-63 N. WASHINGTON AVE BERGENFIELD (201)768-0200 http://www.clawsadopt.org
**NOTE: If you are homeless and you have pets, We know that Claws might be able to help Also Bergen County animal shelter can house your pet while you are at the “Center” in some cases-Bergen County Animal Shelter 100 United Lane Tetrboro’s, Phone: 201-229-4600


FREE CLOTHING
CHURCH ON THE GREEN “River Mission” Tu.-11-2 we.-6pm Sundays 6pm – 8pm 42 Court Street, Hackensack - by Bergen County courthouse
CHURCH EMMANUELThursday at 7pm and Sunday at 10am 34 Van Wettering Pl, Hackensack - across from the shelter on South River Street
Transition PROFESSIONALS- CLOTHING FOR X-OFFENDERS “unlocked” 4-5 Shelter thrs.
Hope for x-offenders- Food and clothing for x-offenders- Passaic st Hackensack (directly crossed from Trinity Church)
FREE MEALS
**NEW**Ebenezer Church-169 Hudson St. Hack Sat. 8-10 am FREE BREAKFAST
*** SCHEDUAL FOR THE VARACK/NEW HOPE CHURCHES FREE LUNCHES!-
Varack Church on Atlantic St. (A crossed St from Friendship house)-Even month’s 3’rd Sat-11:30
New Hope church (next to CFA on 1’st St.)-Odd months-12:00 3’rd Sat.
CHURCH ON THE GREEN WED MASS & SNACKS BAGELSWednesdays 6pm-7 pm
CHURCH ON THE GREEN SUNDAY MASS & Dinner Sundays 6pm-7pm
TRINITY CHURCH BREAKFAST -8:00am-1st Saturday -the month.218 Passaic St, Hackensack TRINITY CHURCH LUNCH 11:30am 2nd Saturday of the month 218 Passaic St, Hackensack
CHURCH EMMANUEL Thursday at 7:00PM and Sunday at 10:00am
34 Van Wetering Pl, Hackensack - across from the shelter on South River Street
FAMILY PROMISE OF BERGEN COUNTY DAILY AT 5:00PM120 South River Street, Hackensack
MT.olive- Central ave- 4’Th Sat. of month 11 am
Church Emanuel- 34 van wetering pl. Hackensack Thrs.-7:30 mass free
Dinner & clothing pantrySunday-10:30 mass free dinner and clothing pantry
One Stop Organizations That Serve the Bergen County Area
**NOTICE: Buddies of North Jersey 149 Hudson street Hackensack NJ is offering FREE MC DONNALDS gift cards anonymous HIV testing drop by or call for information. www.njbuddies.org/


Another great Organization: Heightened Independence & Progress (hip) in Bergen County and in Hudson County. Programs and. In some situations identical services are handicapped needs .provided, programs are specific to each CIL which may have County - Call Hackensack Location (201) 533-4407


“ON OUR OWN” Wellness Center-179 Main Street, Hack.(201) 489-8402


CBH Care: 395 Main Street, Hackensack - they help people with mental illness. Their Path program helps mentally ill find housing & other things. (201) 646-0333 Senior Center: 101 Hudson Street, Hackensack-Everything for seniors 60 and over you can check out our website for their information or call at: (201) 336-3322


Family Promise of Bergen County has played a pivotal role in serving thousands of Bergen County's most vulnerable citizens - homeless, hungry & needy families and individuals. Contact Executive Director, Kate (201) 833-8009 http://www.familypromise.org


Path program at comp care helps homeless people with mental illness, find housing & various resources and if you need a dr and mental health issues, 201-646-0333 http://www.cbhcare.com/




CAP has many programs available in our community of Bergen County. http://greaterbergen.org/ -241 More St. Hackensack NJ cont.: Ladder Project- -201-342-8469 -ACES project- 201-968-0200
ETC cap's Garfield location 973-685-0005 ext. 1050- Cap's head start program-201-968-0200


Care Pluswww.careplusnj.org610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 265-8200 mental health housing help icms


Housing information: - http://fairhousingnj.org/ The Fair Housing Council: 131 Main Street #140 Hackensack- Offers clients expert housing & financial counseling. This includes in-person and telephone counseling, housing referrals Homelessness Prevention Counseling


If you are in Bergen County NJ and are homeless and need shelter for tonight, please call the Bergen County Homelessness Prevention Hotline at 888-3-Bergen.
New Resources for Native American Indians:
Ramapough Lenape Community Center 189 Stag Hill Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07470 201-529-1171 One Stop for American Indians
http://www.ramapoughlenapenation.org/
NJ American Indian Affairs: http://www.nj.gov/state/programs/dos_program_njcaia.html


Government sponsored free phones-Lifeline Assistance, low income
cell phone http://www.assurancewireless.com/ https://www.reachoutmobile.com/ https://www.safelinkwireless.com/Safelink/enroll_lifeline
Contact phone #’s -Vital Stats : 609-292-4087 -Fax 609-943-3126 SSI Hackensack 866-964-4680 Uscis: 800-375-5283 Social Services Rochelle Park. 201-368-4200 Surrogate court: 201-646-2252- for adoption- records to obtain id’s Logistic-care: 866-527-9933 F O I A 800-375-5283 One Bergen main line- 201-336-6000, **Bergen County homeless hotline 1-888-323-7436 24/7 **BC Homeless prevention hotline-201-336-6490, HRG Resource Guide 206-350-7769








HRG approved rooming house list
(Based on BCBSS list)






Misc. Info.:
Other good resources: Something to note for seniors and the disabled:
Bergen County meals on Wheels program Meals on Wheels: 201-336-7420; Main: 201-336-7400; Fx: 201-336-7436 … home delivered meal programs serving Bergen County residents call to see if you qualify! BC CAP weatherization assistance program and usf/leheap 316 state street Hackensack- 201-488-5100 You may qualify to have your apartment / place of residence weatherized for maximum energy efficiency!
NJT has a disabled/senior single trip ticket program Reduced rate program call NJT-973-275-5555
If you have a mental illness and you have legal needs; you have rights! Contact the Bergen County Mental Health Law project at one Bergen Plaza 4’Th floor-Phone: 201-634-2762
County Board of Social Services
218 Route 17 N. Rochelle Park, New Jersey Tel 201-368-4200
Hours: Weekdays 8:00 am thru 4:30 pm (Tuesday's until 8:00 pm)
Services: Food Stamps, General Assistance, TANF, Family Care! Note: advice if you can and if you need to apply for EBT try to do the online app. This way you are in the system when/ if you have to go over there!- https://oneapp.dhs.state.nj.us/


**Center for Hope and Safety (Formerly Shelter our Sisters) Bettered Woman's shelter is in Hackensack phone # (201) 498-9247 If you or you know woman that is abused you can call their new # (201) 498-9247 / (201) 944-9600
Transition Professionals- aware of issues ex-offenders: employment, counseling, clothing, healthcare, housing +. That's what we do, we help give the second chances they deserve.269 Passaic Street, Hackensack 201-883-9360 info@transitionprofessionals.org 285 Passaic Street, Hackensack
NA MEETINGS SUNDAY @ 2 PM

We have a great Board of Chosen Freeholders that really want to help the residence of Bergen County and if you have any concerns their public meetings are usually on Wed. 7:30 pm you can call them and make an appointment or speak at their open sessions @ One Bergen plaza-201-336-6526
http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=470
** C.E.E.D.-FREE CANCER TESTING CALL 4 INFO-201-634-2660
LOW INSURED/UNDER INSURED, HOMELESS & LOW INCOME