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Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC)

Agency: NJ Division of Aging 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 and at risk of placement in a nursing facility 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 to apply. There may be a co-pay with services.

Eligibility:

A JACC eligible individual is a New Jersey resident who:

- Is 60 years of age or older;
- Resides in a home that he/she owns or rents, or lives in an unlicensed home of a relative or friend;
- Has no alternate means available to secure needed services and/or supports;
- Has been determined to be clinically eligible for nursing facility level of care as determined by State regulation, N.J.A.C. 8:85-2.1; and
- Is a United States citizen or a Qualified Alien.

Meets financial eligibility by:
- Being financially ineligible for Medicaid or Medicaid waiver services;
- Having a countable monthly income that is no more than 365% of the Federal Poverty Level ($3,668 individual; $4,938 couple in 2017); and
- Having countable resources at or below $40,000 for an individual or $60,000 for a couple

Application Instructions:

Please call for information.

Last Update: July 17, 2017

Address:

Call for location

NJ

Web Address:

http://www.aging.nj.gov

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

Areas Served:

New Jersey

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (800) 792-8820
Alternate Phone (877) 222-3737 Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)

Email: doas@dhs.state.nj.us

Features:

Accessibility features

  • Full ADA accessibility
  • Payment/Funding

  • Sliding Scale
  • Special Populations

  • Developmental/Learning Disabilities
  • Older Adults
  • Physical Disabilities