|1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ 07601 |
we tried to make the steps simple:
simple explanation from the HRG Resource guide on appeals process:
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
What is a Freeholder and which freeholder is assigned to what agency they advocate for the residents of Bergen county…
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
2016 Freeholders’ Committee/Leaison to community- Assignments:
Freeholder Board Representation
BC Housing Liaison -Zur
BC Economic Development Corp. (BCEDC) -Zur
BC Open Space Trust Fund-Tanelli
Board of Social Services -Voss and Zur
Board of School Estimate Bergen Community College Chair: Ganz
DeNicola and Voss
Vocational Schools Chair: Voss
DeNicola and Tanelli
Special Services Chair: Voss
Ganz and Zur
Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC) Felice
Bergen Regional Medical Center Zur
Flood Advisory Council Tanelli
Community Action (GBCA) Ganz and- Zur
Workforce Investment Board (WIB-Zur
Municipal Advisory Council- Sullivan and Voss
Environmental Committee -Zur
Asian Advisory Committee -Voss
New Jersey Legislature Voss and DeNicola
African American Advisory Committee Ganz
Planning Board Voss (member), Ganz (alternate)
Utilities Authority Liaison Zur
BCIA Liaison Tanelli
Hispanic Advisory Committee Tanelli
*Note: Chairman is ex-officio member of all committees
2016 Freeholders’ Committee Assignments
Ganz and Zur
*Budget/Finance functions as a committee of the whole in which all meetings are publicly noticed and more than a quorum may attend
Community Development Chair: Ganz
DeNicola and Voss
Health Services Chair: Zur
Felice and Ganz
Human Services Chair: Voss
Felice and Zur
Labor and Personnel Chair: Tanelli
Sullivan and Voss
Law & Public Safety- Chair: Zur
Sullivan and Tanelli
Organization and Internal Affairs (Agenda)-Chair: Tanelli
Sullivan and Zur
Parks Chair: Tanelli DeNicola and Sullivan
Planning Chair: Sullivan
Ganz and Zur
Public Works Chair: Ganz
DeNicola and Sullivan
Shared Svcs/Consolidation Chair: Zur
Felice and Sullivan
Transportation hair: Sullivan
Tanelli and Zur
Veteran liaison: Ganz/Tanelli (DeNicola alternate) Cultural
The Bergen county homeless shelter and dept. of housing and human services besides being a homeless shelter they have a wide variety of services for all of our homeless and low income community.
they are located at 120 south river street in hackensack. 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 to a program that is right for you and if you don't need their services you can drop in to have a great lunch and dinner.
after breakfast they have what they call next step. it is where you can get a wide variety of resources and programs that might fit your needs.
many organizations are placed there to help with your needs in our community. drop by there sometime!
free meals for the community lunch and dinner
lunch 7 days a week 11:30-12:30
next step is 9:30-11 am and 1pm-4pm
next step has a variety of information and things to do:
job tracks- employment services for mentally ill in Bergen county during next step you can use the phone for free, take showers, get toiletries and clothing.
other services during next step organizations like p.a.t.h
social services for ebt applicants and services
h.o.p.e. reentry program,
the shelter has a computer lab. for job search open mo-fri-9-12 and sat. 9:45 to 4:45 sunday 10-1
other things to take advantage of :
wed. legal services wed. 11-3pm
aa meetings mo wed fri sat 7pm in the wellness area
a couple of important #'s
NJ hope and healing help line: 1-877-294-help
national homeless vet line: 1-877-424-3838
NOTICE: if you were kicked out or discharged from the BC homeless shelter their is an appeals process we will have information about that coming soon, in the meantime you can stop at plaza one next to the court house and go to housing dept. and start the appeals possess
if you have a problem reading this they have a copy at housing and at the shelter.