Bergen County ADRC: Ley Telephone Numbers for Bergen County Older Adults & Caregivers:
(Phone Numbers to help you through the system)
Accesslink: Curb to curb service for disabled clients unable to use public transportation and who live within 3/4 miles of a bus route.
Adult Protective Services: To report self-neglect, exploitation or abuse of an older adult.
201-368-4300 or 1-800-624-0275 (after hours)
Assisted Living Information: General information and guidelines on licensed assisted living facilities in Bergen County.
Bergen County Board of Social Services: Medicaid/New Jersey Care/CCPED/Food Stamps.
Chore: Minor home repairs. No emergencies. Cost of materials only; no labor costs.
Consumer Protection: (Bergen County)
Durable Medical Equipment (DME): A list of Medicare participating providers of durable medical equipment including diabetic supplies.
Elder Care Locator: Nationwide toll free resource information for seniors
Elder Law: (Senior Law Project): Free legal assistance & referrals to lawyers.
LIHEAP: (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program):
The Homeless Hotline: Emergency assistance and related services.
Housing Authority of Bergen County: Information and applications for subsidized senior housing.
Homeowner Property Tax Reimbursement Information Line/Homeowner and Tenant Property Tax Rebate Information
Housing Coalition of Bergen County: Free legal rights related information for tenants and landlords.
Long Term Care Facilities (State of NJ Division of Long Term Care): http://www.medicare.gov-click on nursing homes/New Jersey/Bergen for profiles of facilities) or to request copies of Selecting a Long Term Care Setting guide or deficiency profiles of facilities.
Meals on Wheels of Bergen County: Provides one mid-day meal to homebound Bergen County senior citizens aged 60+
Medicare (www.medicare.gov): The official word on Medicare/Medicare Handbook.
Medicare Part A: (www.medicare.gov): Payment for inpatient hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF)/payment for outpatient services at a hospital or SNF/EOMB information.
Medicare Part B: Empire Medicare Services/Physician and outpatient billing/appealing a Part B payment determination.
NJ Medicaid Office:
NJ State Division of Aging & Community Services: (Trenton) Available programs, services and benefits for older adults, local offices on agin outside of Bergen.
Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly: promotes and protects the rights, health and welfare of seniors in healthcare facilities: investigates complaints & report of abuse.
PAAD/Senior Gold/Lifeline/HAAD: $5 Prescription discount program/$225 Annual Utility Credit/$100 Reimbursement for hearing aid.
Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc. (HQSI): (www.pronj.org): Formerly PRONJ-improvement in healthcare quality for Medicare beneficiaries.
Reverse Mortgage Information: The Division of Senior Services provides the required free counseling on FHA-insured loans.
Senior Activity Center Information: The Division of Senior Services provides the required free counseling on FHA-insured loans.
(7:00am to 7:00pm)
S.H.I.P.: State Health Insurance Program for Medicare enrollees
Transportation (Bergen County Community Transportation): Transportation for the Disabled and Elderly of Bergen County Information:
for further information call 201-336-7400
Disclaimer: Please check each department as numbers do change. There are many more departments as well. This pamphlet is put out by the Bergen County Department of Human Services/Division of Senior Services.