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ESSEX COUNTY DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES
Jaklyn DeVore, Director

The Essex County Division of Senior Services, located at 900 Bloomfield Avenue in Verona, New Jersey is the doorway to programs and services located in the Essex County community where seniors and adults with physical disabilities live. It is the primary center for planning, program development and coordination of services to persons age 60 and over.

 

The Division's services are targeted to individuals with the greatest social and economic need.


Programs offered by the Division of Senior Services include:

Adult Day Care
Adult Protective Services
Assisted Transportation
Caregiver Assistance
Care Management
Certified Home Health Aide
Dental Health Services
Emergency Heating/Cooling Program
Financial Counseling: Friend/Advocate
Grandparent Caregivers
Health Insurance Counseling (SHIP)
Home Delivered Meals
Home Friend (in-home chore service)
Home Modifications (ramps)
Information & Assistance (NJ EASE)
Legal Services
NJ State Caregivers Assistance
Nutrition Sites
Outreach
Programs: Jersey Assistance for community caregivers (JACC)

Residential Repair
Respite Services
Senior Citizen Newspaper – Essex Advisor
Socialization/Recreation-Grandparent
Telephone Reassurance
Title IIIE Family Caregivers Support Services
Transportation
Visiting Nurse

Main Office Number 973-395-8375

Information & Assistance Number 973-395-8365
973-395-8367
973-395-8368

Special Transportation Number: 973-618-1280

Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC): Toll Free Number 877-222-3737
ADRC provides older adults, adults with disabilities, their families and other concerned individuals with information about and referral or linkage to community services.

 
 
 
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May 27, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES PRESENT AWARDS TO WINNERS OF ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN LEGACIES WRITING CONTEST Essex County Senior Citizens Experience the Joys of Writing by Sharing Anecdotes and Life Stories
May 20, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HONORS THE LIFE OF THE LATE WORLD WAR II VETERAN AND VETERAN’S ACTIVIST JOSEPH FORNATTO Bronze Plaque Dedicated in Veterans’ Area of Glendale Cemetery during County’s Annual Memorial Day Observance
May 19, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF THE LATE D. BILAL BEASLEY Mr. Beasley Served as Essex County Freeholder and Irvington Councilman
May 18, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES CELEBRATE ESSEX COUNTY'S 9th ANNUAL OLDER AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Essex County Legend Awards are Presented to West Orange Resident Beverly L. Oliphant, Essex Fells Resident Dr.
May 07, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY DIVINCENZO CONFIRMS COMMITMENT TO CREATE A NEW COUNTY PARK ON THE SITE OF THE OLD HOSPITAL CENTER IN CEDAR GROVE
May 07, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS SIX ESSEX RESIDENTS WITH OUTSTANDING SENIOR CITIZEN AWARDS Annual Awards Program Recognizes Seniors who Contribute to the Success of the Senior Club Program
May 06, 2015
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF ESSEX COUNTY WEST SIDE PARK COMMUNITY CENTER AFTER COMPREHENSIVE RENOVATION Gymnasium, Classrooms, Locker Rooms and Restrooms are Upgraded
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