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JACC (Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving)

Agency: Middlesex County Office of Aging & Disabled Services
Service Description:

Jersey Assistance Community Caregiving Program (JACC) is a state-funded program that provides a broad array of in-home services to enable individuals, ages 60 and older, at risk of placement in a nursing facility and who meets income and resource requirements to remain in his or her community home. Services include:

- Respite Care
- Homemaker Services
- Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
- Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
- Home-Delivered Meal Service
- Caregiver/Recipient Training
- Social Adult Day Care
- Adult Day Health Services
- Special Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Transportation
- Chore Services
- Attendant Care
- Home-Based Supportive Care

Fees:

None. Total assistance amount is limited to a maximum of $600 per month, or $7,200 per year.

Eligibility:

Individuals, ages 60 and older. Additional criteria includes:

- NOT financially eligible for Medicaid or Medicaid waiver services;
- Having a countable monthly income that is no more than 365% of the Federal Poverty Level; and
- Having countable resources at or below $40,000 for an individual or $60,000 for a couple

Application Instructions:

Call to apply.

Last Update: November 20, 2017

Mapit
Address:

75 Bayard St

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Web Address:

http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us/Government/Departments/CS/Pages/Aging%20and%20Disabled%20Services/Office_AgingDisabled.aspx

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/services/jacc/

Areas Served:

Middlesex County

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:15pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (732) 745-3295
Fax (732) 246-5641

Email: answersonaging@co.middlesex.nj.us

Features:

Languages other than English

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required