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(609) 888-7164, displaced homemaker programs provide short-term educational or training grants to help individuals become economically self-sufficient, many years, is forced to join the paid workforce due to the separation, divorce, disability, or death of a spouse or significant other, and is receiving public assistance because of dependent children in the home but is within one year of no longer being eligible for assistance, or is unemployed or underemployed and is experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment, or is at least 40 years of age, an age at which discrimination based on age is likely, and at which entry or reentry to or advancement in the labor market is difficult; services include: job counseling, training, and placement assistance, job development services, educational information and services, short term certificate education training, computer literacy training, financial management services, legal information and services, life skills development, referrals and community outreach, workshops; for more information email DOW@dcf.state.nj.us or visit www.nj.gov/dcf/women/displaced

DISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAM
WHEELCHAIRS

Go to www.lifenets.org/wheelchair, acts as a matchmaker, uniting wheelchairs with those who need them

NJ WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

(609) 349-4469, 1 S New York Ave, #308, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, assistance for low income, handicapped and elderly in weatherizing homes and improving heating and conservation systems; visit www.nj.gov/dca

DIAL 211

Basic human needs resources, support for children, youths, families, seniors and persons with disabilities, physical and mental health resources, visit www.nj211.org

MONMOUTHRESOURCENET.ORG

A web-based directory of more than 1,300 resources available for Monmouth County children, families and individuals

MONMOUTH COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE

(732) 683-8675, 3000 Kozloski Rd, Freehold Twp, NJ 07728, assistance with Veterans benefits, mental health services, and disabilities Mon— Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; visit www.visitmonmouth.com

VETWORKS

(609) 971-7613, 103 N Main Street, Forked River, NJ 08731, emergency response services, housing/shelter assistance, Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm; visit www.vetwork.org

COMMUNITY HOPE

(973) 463-9600, 959 Route 46 suite 402 Parsippany; provides emergency housing for 3-9 months, permanent housing and search support, recovery support and education for substance abuse and mental illness, employment opportunities and education, and pro bono legal services, Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; visit www.communityhope-nj.org/what-we-do/hope-for-veterans

Long Branch

MONMOUTH OCEAN INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER

(732) 571-4884, 565 Broadway, disabilities advocacy and referrals; visit www.moceanscil.org

Freehold

SOUTH JERSEY LEGAL SERVICES

(732) 414-6750, 303 W Main St, 3rd Fl; provides assistance with denial of FEMA appeals, insurance claims, tenancy issues, evictions and refusal by landlords to make repairs; visit www.lsnj.org/sjls

LONG BRANCH DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR AFFAIRS AND SENIOR CENTER

(732) 571-6542, 85 2nd Ave; resource center for Long Branch citizens 60 years of age and older, all programs are free, transportation, recreational socialization, benefits counseling, educational programs, medical screening, contact center for information on current classes and programs, Pat Krosnicki, Director; Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; visit www.longbranch.org/departments/SeniorAffairs

THE ANNA GREENWALL GERIATRIC PROGRAM AT MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER

(732) 923-7550, 300 2nd Ave; offers comprehensive evaluations for adults 65 and older, geriatric social work services, caregiver support group, physician services, memory disorders program, Alzheimer’s support group, Mon—Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; visit www.rwjbh.org/monmouth-medical-center/treatment

Neptune

CHILD CARE RESOURCES

(732) 918-9901, 3301 Route 66, Bldg. C; help with child care referrals for daycare and in home services, financial assistance for eligible working families and students, Mon—Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Wed 8:30 am-6:30 pm; visit www.ccrnj.org

300 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 07740 

(732) 571-1670

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