New Jersey senior services are readily available – if you know where to look. For most elders and caregivers, the primary place to access resources and get referrals is your local Area Agency on Aging or the Aging and Disability Resource Centers. We have listed those below in addition to other places to access help.
Area Agencies on Aging: What is an Area Agency on Aging?
New Jersey uses “County Offices on Aging” as their Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). Call 1-877-222-3737 to reach your AAA or click below.
- Atlantic County – Inter-generational Services
- Bergin County – Division of Senior Services
- Burlington County – Office on Aging
- Camden County – Division of Senior & Disabled Services
- Cape May County – Department of Aging
- Cumberland County – Office on Aging and Disabled
- Essex County – Division of Senior Services
- Gloucester County – Division of Senior Services
- Hudson County – Department of Family Services
- Hunterdon County – Division of Senior Services
- Mercer County – Office on Aging
- Middlesex County – Division on Aging
- Monmouth County – Division on Aging
- Morris County – Human Services
- Ocean County – Department of Human Services
- Passaic County – Senior, Disability, Nutrition, and Veteran Affairs
- Salem County – Office on Aging
- Somerset County – Senior Programs & Services
- Sussex County – Division of Senior Services
- Union County – Human Services
- Warren County – Division of Aging & Disability Services
- Attorney General’s Office
- Division of Aging Services – Department of Health and Senior Services
- Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
- Long-Term Care Ombudsman – established in each state by the Older Americans Act to enhance the quality of life, improve care, protect rights, and promote the dignity of residents in a long-term care facility.
State Agencies and Non-Profits:
- Camden Center for Law & Social Justice – legal ministry serving the immigrant community and the working poor
- Legal Services of New Jersey – provides free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters