Local Resources

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Aging & Disability Resource Connection: Information about programs and services located in the New Jersey communities where seniors and adults with disabilities live.

Bergen County Home Improvement Program: Resources to rehabilitate existing one- and two-family homes to increase safe and affordable housing for low-income Bergen County residents.

The Center for Non-Profits: Helping organizations build a better New Jersey.

Consumer Affairs:  Reports on agencies and organizations that try to help consumers avoid trouble or resolve problems. Includes info on home health care and home security systems and automation.

DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency. A comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Greater Bergen Community Action: Early childhood education, adult education, housing, asset development, neighborhood revitalization.

ITN-North Jersey: The Independent Transportation Network of North Jersey provides a community-based, quality transportation system for Bergen County seniors and adults with visual impairments.

New Jersey’s Nonprofit Information Center: A one-stop shop for nonprofits in New Jersey seeking to utilize various funding sources and volunteer opportunities available throughout the State.

NJ SHARES: A non-profit organization that provides energy assistance to moderate and fixed-income households experiencing a financial crisis.

PSEG: Managing Your Energy Costs.

Renovate Right: Information on lead-safe work practices provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

FINAL Bergen County Home Improvement Resource Guidea very helpful tool for all of us and, most importantly, very useful to Bergen County homeowners in need.

 

POST-DISASTER RESOURCES:

Bergen County VOAD Long Term Recovery CommitteeThe LTRC is a voluntary association of organizations involved in relief, recovery, rebuilding and community development. Includes info about the Storm Recovery Information Center.

RENEW JERSEY stronger: A housing initiative committed to rebuilding a lasting foundation for New Jersey in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

Mold – A Hidden Health Hazard: Download this brochure with information on detecting mold, removing it, and keeping it out, with additional resources, from FEMA.

FEMA assistance: Get information about qualifications, applying, and checking on the status of an application.

Bergen County Emergency Preparedness InformationLinks to Bergen County and State of New Jersey advice in the event of a disaster and, in particular, Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.

 

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