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Division on Disability Services

Agency: Bergen County Department of Human Services - Hackensack
Service Description:

General information and assistance services to Bergen County residents with disabilities and their caregivers, including:

- Personal Assistance Services Program (PASP): Provides up to 40 hours/week of in-home, non-medical services for eligible individuals with physical disabilities, charged at sliding-scale fee rates based on income.

- Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC): Free case management and assistance with insurance and government benefits programs.

- Post Stroke & Disabled Support Group: Facilitates free group discussions, activities, arts and crafts, games, parties, and outings for disabled and post-stroke individuals.

- Statewide Respite Care Program: Provides respite services to overburdened caregivers, including home care, adult day care, temporary nursing home stay, and day/residential camps, charged at sliding-scale fee rates based on income.

- In-Home Caregiver Education & Support Program: Free in-home instruction and support to caregivers, given by registered nurses, social workers, and other professionals.

- Meals on Wheels: Weekday home delivered meals to homebound adults on a regular diet. Kosher and weekend meals may be available. A small donation is encouraged to cover cost of delivery.

- Disability Resource Center: Keeps information on disability rights, advocacy, and legal matters.

Fees:

Varies by program. Please call for more information.

Eligibility:

Individuals with disabilities and their caregivers residing in Bergen County.

Application Instructions:

Please call for information.

Last Update: April 13, 2017

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Address:

One Bergen County Plaza

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Web Address:

http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=425

http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/bcdhs/divisions/disability.htm

Areas Served:

Bergen County

Business Hours:

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

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (201) 336-6500
Alternate Phone (201) 336-6508 PASP coordinator
Alternate Phone (201) 336-6501 Meals on Wheels coordinator
Alternate Phone (877) 222-3737 NJ EASE
Alternate Phone (201) 336-6506 Statewide Respite Care coordinator
Alternate Phone (201) 336-6504 ADRC/Support Groups coordinator
TTY/TDD (201) 336-6505
Fax (201) 336-6510

Email: dkotkin@co.bergen.nj.us

Features:

Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Sliding Scale
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Special Populations

  • Caregivers
  • Developmental/Learning Disabilities
  • Health Conditions
  • Physical Disabilities