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Essex County Office on Aging

Agency: Essex County Division of Senior Services
Service Description:

The Essex County Division on Aging is the primary center for planning, program development, and coordination of services to individuals, ages 60 and over, in the county. The Division's Information and Assistance (I&A) unit is the central source for information and referral for older adults in Essex County. The I&A unit provides information and referral for senior citizens/older adults on available resources including:

- Food: Including home delivery and nutrition sites.
- Health insurance information: Including Medicare and Medicaid
- Telephone reassurance
- Emergency Heating & Cooling
- Financial assistance for seniors and caregivers
- Community agencies and organizations offering specialized services where available
- NJ EASE services including:
* Home care services
* Long term care options
* Nutrition programs
* Transportation
* Adult day care program
* Jersey Assistance for Community Caregivers (JACC): Provides in-home services to qualified seniors who are not eligible for Medicaid or Medicaid Waiver programs and who are at risk of placement in a nursing facility.
* Respite care

The office handles the telephone intake for the home health aide program for eligible older people and for the respite program for caregivers of the elderly. Senior ID cards are also distributed through the office.




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Last Update: April 20, 2016


900 Bloomfield Ave

Verona, NJ 07044

Web Address:

Areas Served:

Essex County

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Toll Free (877) 222-3737 NJ EASE
Main Phone (973) 395-8365 Information & Assistance (I&A)
Alternate Phone (973) 395-8367 Veterans Services
Alternate Phone (973) 395-8368
Alternate Phone (973) 395-8838
Alternate Phone (973) 395-8385
Alternate Phone (973) 618-1280 Special Transportation Unit
Fax (973) 228-8687




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