Moving on Life Center Inc.-An Intensive in Community Transitions Coaching Service

Moving on Life Center Inc.-An Intensive in Community Transitions Coaching Service

Moving On Life Center Inc. is a multifaceted therapeutic licensed counseling network of diverse providers that are committed to serving this transitioning patient population.

We will provide coaching at the home, as well as in the community of the youth and/or young adult, providing an agreement is reached with the guardian and a guardian is present during the session for young people under 18. If the home is not a suitable place to meet, we can meet at a mutually agreeable location, such as a library, house of worship or community center.

All of our coaches have many years of experience in treating mental health challenges:

Including: substance abuse, psychiatric diseases, emotional disorders, developmental disabilities, neglect, abuse, juvenile justice/conduct disorder, parenting skills and behavior modification to improve challenging behaviors.

These services are being provided by: Moving On Life Center Inc., to the youth of families who have third party insurance excluding Medicaid. A sliding payment arrangement can be made for the uninsured.

Referrals: We provide services primarily to Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Hudson and Mercer Counties.

Attention CMO’s

You can email all referrals to: Please include a treatment history, if available, intended goal and outcome, contact information for family and referral source.

Community referrals can be made directly by contacting: Moving On Life Center

Moving on Life Center Inc.

121 Cedar Lane, Suite 101

Teaneck, NJ  07666

Phone: (201) 837-8590

Fax: (201) 837-8593

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from Moving on Life Center Inc. and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email them for more information.

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The Clinic at NJI-Affordable & Caring Mental Health Treatment Center

The Clinic at NJI-Affordable & Caring Mental Health Treatment Center


Contact us for a consultation today

(201) 836-1065

About Us:

The Clinic of The New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis has provided affordable psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for over 40 years to residents of local communities. Our select caring practitioners present with the highest quality, offering supportive, effective strategies for the difficulties facing individuals and their families in our modern world.

At our clinic, we routinely work at a discounted rate with people who are seeking help for difficulties with anxiety, depression, relationship problems and a wide variety of other concerns providing them with the mental health services of highly skilled professionals who are receiving advanced training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. We look forward to helping you navigate the mental health field and to assisting you in finding an excellent therapist who meets your specific needs.

The Clinic of NJI serves everyone without regard to gender, age, race, sexual orientation, nationality/ethnic origin, religion or disability.

Rates & hours:

The starting fees at the Clinic are set at modest rates. For those in need, a slicing scale based on ability to pay is also available. Most insurance companies provide reimbursement for our services as well.

Therapists are available 7 days a week. Early morning, evenings and weekend appointments are also available, depending on the schedule worked between you and your therapist.

Every person deserves quality care:

Therapists at the Clinic at NJI treat people with:

*Depression/Bi-Polar Disorder

*Anxiety or Fears

*Bereavement & Loss

*Eating Disorders

*Divorce, Separation & Infidelity

*Domestic Abuse or Violence

*Impulse Control Disorder

*Issues of sexuality and sexual identity

*Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

*Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

*Personality Disorders

*Parenting of Children with Special Needs; ADD/ADHD/School Related Issues

*Retirement & Adjusting to Senior Living

*Relationship Issues

*Trauma & Dissociative Disorders


Clinic therapists possess expertise in providing psychotherapeutic treatment for individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families.

Group Therapy:

The Clinic of NJI also offers a variety of therapeutic groups for the community at large. These groups, include but are not limited to , bereavement groups, social skills groups, living with chronic health conditions etc.

Sliding scale fee for service to help those in need.

Getting Started:

To get started, call our clinic at (201) 836-1065, ext. 2 and speak to our clinic Director to discuss your particular concerns and how they may be addressed.

During this initial conversation, we can discuss your specific situation and we can address any questions or concerns that you might have about psychotherapy.

Every effort is made to schedule an appointment with one of our professionals within 24 hours.

The Clinic of NJI is in compliance with the HIPPA Privacy Act to ensure patient privacy and confidentially.

The Clinic at NJI

121 Cedar Lane, Suite 3-A

Teaneck, NJ  07666

Telephone: (201) 836-1065

Fax: (201) 836-3902

The Clinic at NJI does not discriminate with regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, creed, military status, genetic information or employment status.

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the NJI: The Clinic at NJI pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email them for more information on the program.

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Vet Assist Program: Veterans Home Care

Vet Assist Program: Veteran’s Home Care

The VA’s ‘Aid and Attendance’ benefit is for wartime veterans or their surviving spouses, who meet certain medical and financial requirements.

VA Requirements-3M’s

*Military Service: Minimum 90 days active duty, with at least one day during wartime and a an honorable discharge. (Gulf ware veterans must have served active duty for two years.)

*Medical Needs: Non service-connected disability which requires assistance with activities of daily living.

*Money (Financial Limitations): Limited resources in relation to medical expenses.

Why we’re unique-3S’s:

*Speed: With the Vet Assist Program, home care begins the first week of the month after your application is submitted to the VA.

*Savings: The Vet Assist Program interest-free loan allows you to pay for home care with NO out of pocket costs, BEFORE the VA approves your application.

*Service: Continue client service ensures you get the quality care you need when you need it. And our compliance monitoring helps you keep your pension and care.

Our quality home care services include:

*Help with bathing and with dressing


*Light Housekeeping

*Transportation (where available)

*Transferring to and from bed

*Medication Reminders

*Additional Services-Including help to access other community resources to improve your quality of life.

*Meal Preparation


*Personal Care

*Respite Care

Over 15 years of experience means peace of mind for you and your loved one.

We Keep Working:

Once your benefit is approved, the Vet Assist Program keeps working for you:

*Monitors your home care.

*Ensures that you remain in VA compliance for medical expenses

*Provides you community resources for additional assistance.

Our Story:

Veterans Home Care, was founded in 2003 after Edith Sperling, mother of our founder, Bonnie Laiderman, passed away from cancer. Late in Edith’s illness, Bonnie learned of a Department of Veterans Affairs benefit for veterans or surviving spouses, called “Aid and Attendance”, which can pay for personal care services. Edith, the widow of a Korean War veteran, would have qualified. But by the time Bonnie applied for the pension on her mother’s behalf, it was too late. Edith passed before her application was approved. It was then that Bonnie vowed to start her own private company to serve the needs of veterans and their surviving spouses.

Since our founding we have helped over 14,000 veterans or their surviving spouses receive assistance with activities of daily living and retain their quality of life.

If you qualify for our unique Vet Assist Program:

We can get you the home care you need, NOW, while the VA reviews your claim.

Our Mission:

To assist veterans, who protected our freedom to stay in their homes and live with dignity.

Our Program provides:

*The benefit of over 15 years’ experience to help you accurately submit your application to the VA.

*Expertise in obtaining military and other records required by the VA.

*An interest-free loan to pay for home care NOW.

*Quality home care from a contracted provider./

*Continuing client services both before and after VA entitlement.

*Due diligence in monitoring home care expenses to keep you in VA compliance.

*Access to on-staff VA-accredited attorney.

*Continuity of care to help you remain in your home.

Vet Assist:

With 10 offices serving 44 states located throughout the United States, an experienced team of of Vet Assist regional managers and regional support staff are ready to assist you with any of your needs.

Contact Us Today!

National Referral Number: 1-888-314-6075



National Headquarters

11861 Westline Industrial Drive, Suite 750

St. Louis, MO  63146

(877) 390-6377

*Veterans Home Care and the Vet Assist are not part of any government agency and are not affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Vet Assist pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. I have not used the service so I have no opinion either yes or no to how it works. Please call or email the above numbers to ask for more information.


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Heightened Independence & Progress (hip)

Heightened Independence & Progress (hip)

Providing Support Coordination Services in Bergen and Hudson Countries in Partnership with the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)


Empowering People with Disabilities to Achieve Independent Living through Outreach, Advocacy and Education

What is Support Coordination?

*Assessing the needs, wishes and desired outcomes of each individual.

*Developing an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) along with the individual, their family and those identified as part of the team.

*Locating the supports and services identified in the ISP so as to meet the needs of the individual and their family.

*Linking the consumer and family with service providers and generic community resources.

*Coordinating the identified supports and services as requested by the individual and their family.

*Monitoring supports and services to assure that the ISP is implemented and continues to meet the needs and desires of the individual, while their health and safety are assured.

*Maintaining eligibility information and assisting individuals in applying for the benefits for which they are eligible.

*Who is Eligible for Support Coordination Services?

Support Coordination Services are available to individuals registered with DDD.

*What is a Support Coordination Agency?

A Support Coordination Agency helps you get the services you need. A Support Coordinator will assist through the process of self-direction and empowerment. The Support Coordinator will provide information about the range of services available during the planning meeting.

Why Choose Heightened Independence and Progress as your Support Coordination Agency?

hip has been providing services to people with disabilities for over 30 years. Our Support Coordinators understand the concept of independent living and have extensive training in the DDD Supports Program, person-centered planning and developmental disabilities. Our Hudson County Support Coordinators are bilingual and can meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking community.

hip’s DDD Support Coordination Program

Step 1:  If you registered with DDD and a resident of Bergen or Hudson Countries:

hip’s Support Coordinators will:

*Assist in identifying and utilizing community-based programs, resources and services to develop a plan to meet your individual needs.

Step 2: Through developing the individualized Service Plan:

hip’s Support Coordinators will:

*Assist in identifying goals and needs in accessing community-based programs and services.

*Explore the natural supports of family, neighbors and community to assist in developing and designing a plan to meet your individual needs.

Step 3: Once your plan is approved by DDD:

hip’s Support Coordinator will:

*Continue to be there every step of the way. Ongoing contact will ensure that necessary services are in place not only for today but also for the future.

About Heightened Independence & Progress

Heightened Independence and Progress (hip) is a private, non-profit agency that administer two non-residential Centers for Independent Living. hip has been assisting people with disabilities to maintain their independence in the community for the past 30 years. Run by and for people who themselves have disabilities, hip’s mission is to empower people with disabilities to achieve independent living through outreach, advocacy and education.

hip’s Services Include:

*Information and Referral

*Home/Needs Assessment

*Case Management Programs

*Youth Transitioning Services (Ages 14-21)

*Assistance Applying for Financial Entitlement Programs

*And Much More….

Contact Information:

DDD Support Coordination-Bergen

Phone: (201) 996-9100

Fax: (201) 996-9422

DDD Support Coordinator-Hudson

Phone: (201) 533-4407

Fax: (201) 533-4421

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Division of Developmental Disabilities pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call them directly for more information.




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Support Coordination Program for Individuals over the Age of 21

Support Coordination Program for Individuals over the Age of 21

Bergen County Board of Social Services

218 Route 17 North

Rochelle Park, NJ  07622

Purpose of the Program:

The Supports Program links needed supports and services to individuals who are aged 21 or over and living on their or with their family.

Who is Eligible?

Those with prior approval from DDD 21 years of age or older Receiving Medicaid Services

Why Choose BCBSS as your support coordination site?

We will be your community advocates working with you own customized and unique plan to help achieve your hopes and dreams. We offer 24 hour emergency coverage of support services.

Questions to ask a support coordination agency:

*Do they have experience in working with the most up to date discovery tools like the Information Gathering Tool?

*Have they been trained in the new NJ Individualized Support Tool (ISP) and the Person Centered Planning Tool (PCPT)?

*Are they up to date on your country’s community resources and information?

*Can they be reached for emergencies 24 hours a day 7 days per week?

*Are they friendly, professional and understanding of individuals’ need?

*Our support coordinators average over 20 years of experience providing exceptional public service.

Bergen County Board of Social Services

218 Route 17 North

Rochelle Park, NJ  07662

(201) 368-4300

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Bergen County Board of Social Services pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call the above number for more information. I have never used the service so I have opinion on it either yes or no to the service.

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Become a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC) Disaster & Terrorism Branch

Become a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC) Disaster & Terrorism Branch (NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services): A program of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services).

About the Disaster and Terrorism Branch:

The Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHAS) within the New Jersey Department of Human Services (NJDHS) houses a highly specialized behavioral health Disaster and Terrorism Branch (DTB). DTB is responsible for administering as well as directly providing, emergency response behavioral health program to assist the citizens of New Jersey. The Branch has the capacity to provide ongoing and on demand training for emergency responders from many backgrounds including but not limited to behavioral health, human services, first responders, health care, public health, emergency management and faith based organizations to further increase the state’s capacity to address the psychosocial needs of communities affected by disasters and overwhelming events.

Responses have included declared disasters:

*September 11th

*Anthrax Postal System Attacks

*Hurricane Floyd

*Hurricane Ivan along the Delaware River

*Tropical Storm Irene

*Super Storm Sandy

Also non-declared disasters:

*Seton Hall Dormitory Fire

*Edison Gas Line Explosion

*Haitian Earthquake

What is a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor?

New Jersey is one the first states to certify its behavioral responders in preparation for response to disasters and traumatic events. The development of a cadre of paraprofessionals and professionals enhances the capability of activating a timely and effective behavioral health response. A Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC) is a volunteer who becomes part of an Emergency Response Network and responds to the needs of communities in the event that a disaster strikes.

The DRCC’s are trained in disaster response, disaster behavioral health and crisis counseling, among other topics and they collaborate with the various response partners who participate in the statewide emergency response network. The DRCC does not need to have a clinical background as the crisis counseling program does not provide traditional mental health services.

To become a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor:

The credentialing process consists of a series of steps including the application, the submission of references and possible interviews. Participants are also required to attend designated training and to undergo fingerprinting and background checks. You must complete the five required trainings listed below to apply to become a DRCC.

  1. Introduction to Disaster Behavioral Health and Crisis Counseling.
  2. Ethical Issues in Crisis Response
  3. National Incident Management System (NIMS 700/Incident Command System 100; Note: NIMS and ICS training can be taken online).
  4. 4. Cultural Diversity in the Provision of Disaster Mental Health Services
  5. Psychological First Aid

For more information or to apply go to:

You can also contact your County Mental Health Administrator for more information.

DTB Partners: NJ has developed critical partnerships and working relationships between:

*NJ State Police: Office of Emergency Management

*Department of Health

*Department of Homeland Security and Preparedness

*NJ Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

*American Red Cross

*Salvation Army

*Public Health

*Emergency Managers

*First Responders

*County Mental Health Administrators

*County Office of Emergency Management

*Academic Institutions

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the NJ Jersey Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email the above numbers for more information.

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New Jersey Firemen’s Home

New Jersey Firemen’s Home

565 Lathrop Avenue

Boonton, NJ  07005

Phone: (973) 334-0024

The New Jersey Firemen’s Home (est. 1898) is the only licensed health care facility in New Jersey whose primary mission is dedicated to the men & women of New Jersey’s Fire Service.

Located on the historic Lathrop Estates in Boonton, NJ, the Firemen’s Home provides both long term care & residential health care services. Providing outstanding service delivered by a loyal and caring staff has made the Firemen’s Home as trusted and respected choice for many of New Jersey’s Bravest.

Governed by a twenty-one member Board of Managers, the Firemen’s Home is supervised by a full time administrator. Our Nursing Staff provides continuous 24 hour care seven days a week. In addition, our facility provides a fully licensed Health Care physician five days a week to ensure the best care possible.

About the home:

Established by an act of the New Jersey Legislature and given as a gift from the Lathrop family, the New Jersey Firemen’s Home is a reliable life care choice for those who have faithfully served in the Fire Service. Every resident in the NJFH is a Fire Fighter.

Licensed and Inspected by the New Jersey Department of Health, the Firemen’s Home provides a Nursing Staff, Recreation Director, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Head Chef, Dietary Manager and Licensed Dietitian.


All potential applicants who contact the Home are referred to the appropriate Board Manager of the County Manager in which they served as a fire fighter to obtain information and an application.

The Board Manager then becomes the primary liaison for the application process. Once the application is completed in its entirety, it is then forwarded to the Home for clinical review by the Medical Director, Director of Nursing and Superintendent to determine appropriateness.

The New Jersey Firemen’s Museum ( or

The Firemen’s Home is also home to our 8000 square foot, two story museum, which opened in May 1985. Steamers, ornate hose carts and fire trucks are among the many items on display for all to see.

Visiting Hours: Sunday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the New Jersey Firemen’s Home pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please feel free to call the home or email them for more information on the home. YOU MUST BE A NEW JERSEY FIRE FIGHTER TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE HOME.


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