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Senior Supportive Services (SSS) Program / National Family Caregivers (NFCG) Services

Senior Supportive Services Program/National Family Caregivers Services [SSS/NFCG] provides the following services to seniors 60 years and older who face health and/or economic tribulations:

  • Case management
  • Assistance and advocacy
  • Extended assessments
  • Benefits screenings
  • Care planning
  • Information and assistance
  • Referrals to all collaborating agencies that provide energy assistance and home repairs

The services the participants and their relatives/caregivers need are in the area of advocacy and referrals to Healthcare, Home Based Supportive Care, Housing, JACC, Dental, Optical, Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged & Disabled (PAAD), Senior Gold, Companionship and Emergency Services as needed.

**Prospective participants must show**

  • Proof of address, Age, Income, Last year’s income tax (if applicable), Power of Attorney (if applicable), Proof of citizenship, Financial resources, Health coverage(s), Life insurance, and Home ownership (if applicable).

**For a detailed brochure in English click here — BROCHURE – English 

**Para un folleto detallado en Espanol haga click aqui — FOLLETO – Espanol

Jersey Assistance Care Giving Community (JACC)

JACC is a State funded program that provides a broad array of in-home services to enable an individual, at risk of placement in a nursing facility and who meets income and resource criteria to remain in his/her community home.  By providing a uniquely designed package of supportive services for the individual, JACC may delay or prevent placement in a nursing home.

Services include:

  • Respite Care, homemaker services, environmental accessibility adaptations, personal emergency response systems (PERS), home-delivered meal service, caregiver/recipients training, social/adult day health services, special medical equipment and supplies, transportation, attendant care and home-based supportive care.

General Social Services

General Social Services offer critical and emergency assistance to Jersey City residents. Referrals, advocacy and follow-ups are our primary focus. Referrals are made to: Food Pantries, Furniture Replace Services, WIC, Welfare/TANF/GA, local health institutions and shelters. In addition we assist clients with their application process for other services.

**Potential participants must present**

  • Proof of residency, photo identification, proof of income and family size.


For more information, and/or for any of these services please call:
Nydia Ortiz at (201) 451-8888 x248 or