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Union County Provides Bilingual Assistance for Seniors Seeking Services in June

The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites seniors and their caregivers to come to Union County’s ASK community events in June, and meet in person with professional staff for expert guidance on senior programs and resources. Help with filling out forms is also provided.

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Bilingual staff will be present at all of these events to offer assistance in Spanish.

“We encourage all seniors and care givers to visit a nearby ASK program to connect with accurate, reliable information about helpful resources and programs,” said Commissioner Chairman Sergio Granados. “We bring our staff to libraries and community centers in order to provide this assistance in person, at convenient locations throughout the County.”

ASK stands for Aging Services Kiosk, a program of the Union County Department of Human Services through the Division on Aging and Disability Resources, serving seniors age 60-plus and their caregivers.

The ASK program provides Union County residents with a friendly, convenient way to find out about helpful programs and services for seniors and caregivers. The program brings professional staff from the Division on Aging to local public libraries and other community centers.

Staff at the ASK events can help seniors and care givers connect with a variety of services including home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care and support services for caregivers.

Any Union County senior or care giver can visit any ASK event, regardless of their hometown.

No appointment or pre-registration is needed. The upcoming ASK events in June all include bilingual assistance in Spanish:

Thursday, June 1st

Union Public Library

1060 Stuyvesant Avenue

Union, 07083

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday, June 5th

Westfield Memorial Library

550 E. Broad Street

Westfield, 07090

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  

Monday, June 12th

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

Clark, 07066

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, June 14th

Garwood Public Library

411 Third Avenue

Garwood, 07027

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, June 21st

Elizabeth Public Library – Main

11 S. Broad Street

Elizabeth, 07202

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Contact the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection for information on upcoming ASK events and any other services for seniors in Union County. Call 1-888-280-8226 toll free or visit online at

The goal of the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is to promote wellness, independence, dignity and choice for seniors and their families, in accordance with a statewide initiative adopted by Union County in 2012. The Division is one of 622 Area Agencies on Aging nationwide established under the federal Older Americans Act.   

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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