Division Director: Frances A. Benson
Phone: 908-527-4869 | Fax: 908-659-7410
Information & Referral: 908-527-4870 Toll Free: 888-280-8226 | ADRC: 877-222-3737
Plans , implements and coordinates services for residents aged 60 and older .Implements 25 congregate lunch sites throughout the County serving hot lunch on weekdays. Arranges an array of services including home delivered meals, legal, health care, homemaking, housing, Paratransit, volunteer programs, adult day care and caregiver services.
The Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC) program is opening their waiting list in Union County and can now serve up to 50 clients per month. JACC provides a broad array of in-home services and supports that enable an individual at risk of placement in a nursing facility to remain in their home.
JACC services may include care management, home health aides, home modifications, in-patient respite care, special medical equipment and supplies, a personal emergency response system, home delivered meals, and adult day care. Care recipients must be 60 years of age or older and live in Union County. Call the Union County Division on Aging at 908-527-4872 or toll free at 888-280-8226 for additional qualification requirements and to apply today.
The Union County Division on Aging, in conjunction with Alzheimer’s New Jersey, is hosting its annual free Caregiver Conference on Saturday, November 5, located at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave. Cranford, from 8:30am-12:00pm. Seating is limited so please register by calling Alzheimer’s New Jersey at 973-586-4300.
The Union County Division on Aging, Department of Human Services, will be distributing Farmer’s Market Vouchers one final time! Eligible seniors of Union County, 60 years of age or older who meet financial requirements and who have NOT received their vouchers yet, are invited to Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave, Roselle, on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. A farmer will be on sight for your produce needs! For more information, please call the Division on Aging at 908-527-4870.