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Important Agencies’ Numbers

New Jersey Department of Human Services: Division of Aging Services:

For access to aging services in your county: 1-877-222-3737

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/

Aging & Disability Resource Connection/Area Agency on Aging (ADRC/AAA)

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/saaaa.html

Main Hotline 1-877-222-3737                 Ocean County: 732-929-2091

Monmouth County : 732-431-7450

American with Disabilities act Hotline: 800-514-0301

http://dredf.org/

NJ Division of Disabilities Services: 888-285-3036

NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD): 800-832-9173

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/

Addictions Hotline: 800-238-2333

www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhas/home/hotlines/

WE CARE (24 hour crisis hotline) : 908-232-2880

Division of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing: 800-792 8339

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhas/home/

NJ Community Information Helpline:       211

Medicare counseling and general aging services questions SHIP): 1-800-792-8820

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/SHIP/SHIP_Prog/

Ocean county board of Social Services:

http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/SocialServices/

Main Office     732-349-1500

Emergency After-Hours       732-240-6100 / 609-693-5834

Monmouth County Board of Social Services:  https://co.monmouth.nj.us/page.aspx?ID=163

Main Office (732) 431-6000

Mercer County (Trenten) :

http://www.mcboss.org/

Main Office(609) 989-4320   AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT COORDINATOR:

(609) 656-6301

Financial/Referral Help

Family support center of NJ : http://www.fscnj.org/  800-372-6510

Habitat for Humanity:  732-818-9550 ext 105

Catholic charities  http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/central_new_jersey_catholic_ch.html

732 350- 4120 ext 3234

Jewish Federation/ Family Services

http://www.jewishoceancounty.org/

732-774-6886

Metropolitan Jewish Council: 212-453-9542

VA (Veterans Benefits Administration):   973 297-3230. ( ask about the SAH & HISA  Grants)  http://www.newjersey.va.gov/

for the SAH grants go to http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/adaptedhousing.asp

NJ Chapter of the MS society: 732-660-1005

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/NJM

Helping Hands of Toms River

NJ Area Agency on Aging877-222-3737 (Ask about the HCBS Waivers and PACE programs for home modifications. Or ask about the Personal Preference and the NJ (GO) for Long-Term Care Waiver programs from Medicaid)

New Jersey Division of Disability Services 1-888-285-3036.

Senior Information Hotline:    609-588-7997

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission: 609 292-0600

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/cicrf/home/

Office of Quality Improvement/ Division of Developments:  609-689-1932

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)   (800) 829-1040

If you  incur home modification expenses related to medical or employment purposes, some or all of the cost may be deductible from federal income tax as a medical expense (IRS Publication 502).  Call for more information.

http://www.irs.gov

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS): May help individuals with a disability achieve employment. (609) 292-5987

http://jobs4jersey.com/jobs4jersey/jobseekers/disable/index.html for assistance. 

Disability Rights NJ (609) 292-9742

http://drnj.org/index.htm

Home Modification Specialists

Guardian Home Modification:     732-200-1282

www.guardianhomemodification.com

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