New Jersey Resources

General Resources

Health Resources

  • NJ Family Care (800-701-0710 toll-free)
    • NJ FamilyCare is a federal- and state-funded health insurance program created to help qualified New Jersey residents of any age access affordable health insurance. This program is for people who do not have employer insurance.
  • NJ Medicaid (800-356-1561 toll-free)
    • Medicaid provides health insurance to parents/caretakers and dependent children, pregnant women, and people who are aged, blind or disabled. It covers hospital services, doctor visits, prescriptions, nursing home care and other health care needs.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Jersey Assistance for Community Caregivers (JACC) (877-222-3737 toll-free)
    • JACC provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home, including: respite care, homemaker services, environmental accessibility adaptations, emergency response systems, meal service, caregiver training, social adult day care, health services, medical equipment and supplies, and transportation.

Housing Resources

Specific Audience Resources

Care for Caregivers

  • United Way Caregivers Coalition (973-993-1160)
    • Offers a range of responses and programs that are free and open to all, and that promote knowledge and action around critical issues, and provide access to help for unpaid family caregivers in New Jersey. Services include caregiver support groups, educational workshops and a free educational video series.
  • Mental Health Association in New Jersey (866-202-4357 toll-free)
    • Staff of mental health professionals who use their experience and understanding of the mental health system to provide individuals with information and connect them to the mental health services they need, such as: legal, housing, employment, rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient, self-help and more.

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