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Welcome to the Mid Bergen Regional Health Commission’s comprehensive resource page! As a trusted source of information and support for the community, our goal is to provide you with easy access to valuable resources related to health and wellness.

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Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission Newsletter

February 2024 Issue 2

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2023 Bergen County Social Service Directory in English, Spanish and Korean.

English Version
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Korean Version
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Spanish Version
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Air Quality and Outdoor Activity Guidance for Schools

Educate yourself on the air quality index

Visit https://www.airnow.gov to find out the air quality in your area.

The table below shows when and how to modify outdoor physical activity based on the Air Quality Index

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Medicated Assisted Treatment Program

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

230 East Ridgewood Avenue,
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 597-4130

ChoicePoint

23-00 Rt. 208, Suite 2-9
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Forge Health

4 Forest Avenue, Suite 201
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 565-2920

North Jersey Recovery Center

22-08 NJ-208, Suite 2
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Eating Disorder Treatment Program

Center for Discovery

45 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 250
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 380-7376

The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders

1 Kalisa Way, Suite 211
Paramus, NJ 07652
(800) 736-3739

Bergen County Division of Family Guidance, Therapeutic Programming

The Bergen County Division of Family Guidance provides clinical, residential, educational, correctional, case management, and monitoring services to at-risk children, adolescents, and families, particularly those who are otherwise unable to receive needed services. It is Bergen County’s resource for youth and families in need.

Bergen County Juvenile Family Crisis Intervention Unit
Adolescent & Family Treatment
Children After-School Treatment Services
Multi-Systemic Therapy Program

Bergen County Division of Family Guidance, Housing Support

Bergen’s Place Youth Shelter
Shelter Plus Care
Visions Transitional Living Program

Free at home Radon Test Kits for Bergen County Residents

Radon Kit

Please call ahead so they have a test kit ready. 201-634-2804.
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Directions:

From Pascack Rd. Turn onto Sorbello Rd. Left turn onto E. Ridgewood Ave.
Pass New Bridge Hospital Entrance.
Follow the road and green signs for “Bergen County Health Services.”
Enter the Health Services Building and Fill out the form to obtain Radon Test Kit.

Free Radon Test Kit

Regulations for Radon Testing

Instructions:
Detailed instructions will be inside of the test kit. Close all windows and doors in your home and open the test kit in the lowest level of your home, i.e. the basement, for 72 hours. After 72 hours close the test kit and mail it in the pre-paid and pre-addressed envelope. Test results should be available and sent within 1-2 weeks.

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Mental Health Treatment

West Bergen Mental Healthcare - Main Campus

120 Chestnut Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 444-3550

West Bergen Center for Children & Youth

One Cherry Lane
Ramsey, NJ 07446

West Bergen Counseling

140 Chestnut Street, Suite 202
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 934-1160

Center for Discovery, Discovery Mood & Anxiety

(Virtual Mental Health Programming)
45 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 250
Paramus, NJ 07652
(855) 823-4179

Advance Housing, Advance Counseling Center

64 E Midland Avenue, Suite 2
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 498-9140 ext. 201

Compass Counseling & Psychotherapy

411 Hackensack Avenue, Suite 200
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(973) 259-8557

CarePlus New Jersey - Main Headquarters Paramus

610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 265-8200

Substance Disorder Treatment

CarePlus New Jersey

Main Headquarters Paramus
610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 265-8200

CarePlus New Jersey - Children & Family Services

17-07 Romaine Street
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 797-2660

CBH Care

25 East Salem Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 646-0333

New Pathway Counseling

20 Powers Drive
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 730-9713

High Focus Centers

40 Eisenhower Drive
Paramus, NJ 07652
(866) 935-4424

Retreat and Recovery at Ramapo Valley

1071 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

The Gregory P. Shadek Behavioral Care Center

25 Rockwood Place
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 292-1400

The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn

16-01 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 797-0001

Project Medicine Drop Box Locations

Bergenfield Police Department

198 North Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
(201) 387-4000

Carlstadt Police Department

500 Madison Street
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
(201) 438-4300

Cliffside Park Police Department

525 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
(201) 945-3600

Garfield Police Department

411 Midland Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026
(973) 478-8500

New Milford Police Department

930 River Road
New Milford, NJ 07646
(201) 261-1400

River Edge Police Department

705 Kinderamack Road
River Edge, NJ 07661
(201) 262-1233

Tenafly Police Department

100 Riveredge Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 664-1140

Wallington Police Department

54 Union Boulevard
Wallington, NJ 07057
(973) 473-1715

Affordable Housing

US Department of Housing & Urban Development

1085 Raymond Boulevard
Newark, NJ 07102

Provides an online directory that lists all county and municipal public housing agencies in the United States. Public housing agencies help clients with housing matters relating to public housing assistance or information on public housing programs such as housing choice vouchers.

Habitat for Humanity International

121 Carver Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 457-1020

Builds or rehabilitates homes for purchase for low-income families, largely using volunteer labor and donated materials. Houses are then sold to applicants with an affordable, 30 year no-interest mortgage.

Buddies of New Jersey Inc.

149 Hudson Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 389-2900

Provides case management, substance abuse programs, individual and group counseling, emergency financial assistance, housing assistance, support groups, transportation, a food pantry, and a helpline for individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

Ex-Offender Services, Hackensack

259 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 646) 1995

Hope for Ex-Offenders is a full service re-entry and recovery program for ex-offenders and their family members. Services include: – Promoting opportunity for ex-offenders – Prevention towards recidivism – Employment referrals – Job search assistance – Short/long term housing assistance – Assistance with obtaining food, clothing, and other necessities – General Assistance (GA) referrals – ID replacement assistance – Bus/transportation assistance

Greater Bergen Housing Coalition

235 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201 488-5100

Provides guidance and case service in matters of Landlord-Tenant Law to low and moderate income individuals. Clients involved in landlord-tenant disputes are counseled and informed of their rights and responsibilities under New Jersey laws, local rent control ordinances, state and local property codes and other applicable statutes.

Assistance includes budgeting, housing counseling by HUD certified Housing Counselors, information and referral, rental delinquency counseling, advocacy with landlords/mortgage companies, referrals to legal services, and obtaining affordable housing.

Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey

131 Main Street, Suite 140
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 489-8472

The Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey provides low-income individuals and families counseling for fair housing related matters. Services available include: – In-person and telephone-based counseling – Housing referrals – Adjustment assistance after moving into a new housing unit – Information and educational programs related to housing topics – Assistance in finding affordable housing

Open to individuals and families of low income discriminated against due to sex, ethnicity, race, religion, disability, or national origin. Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, or Passaic Counties.

Vantage Health System

93 West Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631

Vantage Health’s Residential Program purchases, manages, and maintains safe, decent, and affordable housing for rent to people who are homeless or who have special needs.

Fair Lawn Senior Housing Urban Renewal

1825 River Road
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Provides an affordable apartment building with 84 one-bedroom units available for adults age 55+. The one-bedroom apartments includes a full kitchen, a private bedroom and an in-unit washer and dryer.

Greater Bergen Community Action (GBCA)

235 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-5100

Supportive transitional and permanent housing for homeless adults and/or mentally ill/MICA individuals. Supportive services include case management, information & referral and advocacy for housing and employment.

Learn more by visiting this website

Housing (Emergency Shelter)

Center for Hope & Safety
Location Confidential
(201) 944-9600
(201) 498-9247

Housing (Home Accessibility)

Bergen Volunteers

63 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 489-7790

Performs consultations for minor household repairs that help keep residents of the coverage area ages 60 and over, and people with disabilities safe in their own homes. Safety installations such as grab bars, rails, and hand held showers are performed with the landlord’s permission. The program welcomes volunteers familiar with typical household repairs.

Jewish Home Family

10 Link Drive
Rockleigh, NJ 07647
(201) 518-1175

Provides a variety of home repair services for older adults living in their own homes. The program offers participants a single point-of-contact for all required home modifications, repairs and renovations. Available services include: – Routine home and property maintenance – Scheduled home safety and property inspections – Scheduled check-in calls from an Aging Life Care Specialist – Fixed discount on labor and materials – Emergency service calls and repairs – Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists (CAPS) design and engineering services and evaluations – Installation of railings, grab bars and accessibility ramps – Minor plumbing and electrical repairs – Other modifications that make the home a safe and comfortable place to live.

Bergen County Division of Community Development

One Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 336-6999

Offers interest-free loans to Bergen County homeowners/occupants who are seeking to make necessary repairs/replacements to their homes. The program applies to single-family homes, two-famly homes, and condominiums. Eligible improvements include exterior and interior improvements (heating, plumbing, electrical; roof, leaders, gutters, exterior siding; windows, doors; driveway, sidewalk, steps; other home improvements) but does not include repairs/replacements to attics and basements except for infrastructure (i.e., plumbing, heating, etc.). HIP offers deferred payback loans of up to $17,500 for a single-family home and condominium interiors and up to $25,000 for a two-family home.

Heightened Independence and Progress

131 Main Street, suite 120
Hackensack NJ, 07601

Provides elderly and disabled persons with funding toward assistive devices, equipment, or services which enable them to function independently in their everyday lives.

Greater Bergen Community Action

61 Voorhis Lane
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-5100 ext. 6

Assists older adults, handicapped and low-income persons in weatherizing their homes, improving their heating system efficiency and conserving energy.

Housing (Supportive)

Bight Side Manor
300 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692-1000

Provides a 65-bed, assisted living facility that offers affordable housing to low and moderate income older adults, ages 65 and over. Residents receive around the clock supervision and assistance with personal care from 24/7 nursing staff and certified home health aides. The facility also provides three meals a day plus snacks, daily housekeeping, and linen and laundry service. The facility is not equipped to handle wheelchairs.

CareOne

173 Bridge Plaza N
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
(977) 992-2731
(201) 242-4059

CareOne operates 29 facilities throughout New Jersey offering a wide variety of services and living arrangements to people in need of short-term and long-term care. Services include: – Sub-Acute Rehabilitation – Long-Term Care – Assisted Living – Alzheimer’s/Memory Care – Respite Care – Long-Term Acute Care Hospital

Spectrum for Living

50 Blanche Avenue
Closter, NJ 07624
(201) 784-9400
(201) 358-8000

Provides long-term care for adults with physical, medical, and developmental disabilities. The barrier-free, 60-bed residence provides 24-hour nursing care, as well as a comprehensive program of clinical and support services which promote independent living, including: – Pre-vocational training – Continuing education – Recreation – Social and psychological/behavioral services.

Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties

223 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-0322 ext. 2258

Offers supervised group homes, supervised apartments, and supported and independent living services for individuals with developmental disabilities. These residences provide training and assistance in all aspects of daily living, including: – Homemaking – Meal preparation – Money management – Shopping – Safety – Health and personal development – Community travel – Leisure – Social skills Residents also receive informal counseling, advocacy, and support through the program. Residences are located throughout Bergen and Passaic Counties.

Financial Assistance & Legal Needs

Greater Bergen Community Action

235 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-5100

Provides guidance and case service in matters of Landlord-Tenant Law to low and moderate income individuals. Clients involved in landlord-tenant disputes are counseled and informed of their rights and responsibilities under New Jersey laws, local rent control ordinances, state and local property codes and other applicable statutes. Assistance includes budgeting, housing counseling by HUD certified Housing Counselors, information and referral, rental delinquency counseling, advocacy with landlords/mortgage companies, referrals to legal services, and obtaining affordable housing.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

190 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 487-2166

Provides free legal services and legal counseling to low-income individuals. Assists with the following domains: – Consumer Rights and Debt Cancellation – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault – Education – Elder Justice – Expungements (Clearing Your Record) – Family and Relationships – Federal Taxes – HIV/AIDS (Rya White Project) – Housing – Immigration – Public Benefits – Seniors – Veterans

Advance Housing, Inc.

100 Hollister Road
Teterboro, NJ 07608
(201) 498-9140

Aims to provide permanent, safe, affordable housing and support services for people with a diagnosed mental illness, who are able to live on their own. Provides the following services: – Assessment of rehabilitative needs – Individualized rehabilitation planning – Therapeutic skill development – Illness management and recovery – Care coordination – Crisis intervention

Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey

131 Main Street, Suite 140
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 489-4692

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling is available for individuals interested in getting financial assistance for a mortgage. The program assists people who are unable to make their mortgage payments and are at risk of losing their homes through foreclosure, or who are already in the foreclosure process. Those seeking assistance from the Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) or Home Savers Program must receive counseling before applying for these programs. Services may include: – Advocacy – Information about the foreclosure process – Legal timelines – How to contact and negotiate with a lender – Assessment of the homeowner’s financial situation and development of a plan to address homeownership and financial issues.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark - Community Access Services

57 Pink Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(973) 399-1333

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program is a homeless prevention program which provides assistance to veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to maintain their housing, or to rapidly re-house those who have recently become homeless. The program operates under a “housing first” model that prioritizes housing stability for veterans. For veterans and their families who are eligible for this program, SSVF will provide financial aid with rental and utility security deposits and initial rental payments. Additional support services can range from assistance with transportation; child care; linkage to medical care, behavioral healthcare and recovery services for veterans experiencing PTSD and other effects of combat; and other services to help the veterans and their family re-establish financial stability and self-sufficiency.

Bergen County Board of Social Services

218 Route 17 North
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
(201) 368-4200

Provides a variety of financial, medical and social services to individuals and families who meet the necessary program criteria.

Center for Food Action

316 First Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 883-9379

Offers clients with a court-ordered eviction notice payment assistance when funding is available.

Housing (Supervised Living)

Greater Bergen Community Action

265 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-5100

Provides a transitional living program for homeless youth ages 16-21. Individual case plans are developed for each resident, focusing on their education, employment, family relationships, life skills training, financial literacy, nutrition and health.

Youth Resource Center

125 Essex Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Aims to address the needs of homeless young adults in preparation for living independently in the community. Also aims to model and teach young adults the value of acceptance, respect, tolerance, empathy, inclusion, education and employment.

Food Resources

Buddies of New Jersey

149 Hudson Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201 489-2900

Provides case management, substance abuse programs, individual and group counseling, emergency financial assistance, housing assistance, support groups, transportation, a food pantry, and a helpline for individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

Center for Food Action

192 West Demarest Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-1804

316 First Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 883-9375

Provides food assistance, personal care items, paper goods, and cleaning supplies to people in need.

Buddies of New Jersey

149 Hudson Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 489-2900

Provides food assistance to people in need.

Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church

115 E Fort Lee Road
Bogota, NJ 07603
(201) 342-6300

Volunteers can leave non-perishable items in the back of the Church or at the rectory. Cash donations can also be sent to the Parish Office or by using the monthly Food Pantry envelope.

Jewish Family and Children Services

1485 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 837-9090

Provides food assistance to people in need.

Calvary Baptist Church Food Pantry

217-245 Passaic Street
Garfield, NJ 07026
(973) 773-2444

Provides food assistance, including baby food, and (limited) personal care items to people in need.

Food Brigade

185 W Madison Avenue
Dumont, NJ 07628
(201) 614-4414

Provides emergency food assistance to people in need.

Grace Redeemer Church

21 Harristown Road
Glen Rock, 07452
(201) 357-4216

Provides food assistance to people in need.

Church of Saint Andrew

124 Washington Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 693-4600

Provides food assistance to people in need.

Family Promise of New Jersey, Walk-In Dinner Program

120 South River Street
Hackensack NJ, 07601
(201) 833-8009

Bergen County Division of Senior Services, Senior Lunch Nutrition Program

1 Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 336-7420

Bergen County Board of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

218 Route 17 North
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
(201) 368-4200

New Jersey Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

BCCAP Weatherization Training Center
541 Midland Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026

Cliffside Park Head Start

263 Lafayette Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
(973) 754-4575

Provides nutrition and breastfeeding education, nutritious foods, and improved access to regular health care and social services to low and moderate-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and young children with, or at risk of developing nutrition-related health problems. Service includes: Promotes and supports exclusive breastfeeding Provides health and nutrition screenings for early identification or treatment of existing risk factors that contribute to poor growth rates in infants and children, poor pregnancy outcomes and poor health and nutrition status. Refers program participants to needed health care, social and other community services.

Bergen County Clerk’s Office

1 Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 336-7420

Offers comprehensive services for the elderly and their families including care management. Services include individual and marital counseling, information & referral, coordination of homemaker service, transportation, widow/widowers group, volunteer services. Programs for families of the elderly include consultation, family counseling, case management, assessment and planning, housing information and nursing home referrals, support and therapy groups, and Caring Connections. Also sponsors a Kosher Meals on Wheels program for eligible persons. Offers opportunities for volunteers, specialized services, & Holocaust survivors.

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Fax: 973-772-7721

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