The Bergen County Job Center (One Stop Career Center) serves prospective workers, employers and at-risk youth in Bergen County, and strives to provide the county with a skilled labor force.
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The Bergen County Juvenile Fire Prevention Program (BCJFPP) is an early intervention program for youth up to the age of 18 displaying recurring interest and/or engagement in firesetting behavior. The goal of the program is to reduce the overall problem of firesetting by working with juvenile firesetters to identify underlying issues and provide intervention to minimize firesetting behaviors.
Our mission is to advocate for equality and resources for the LGBTQ+ community in Bergen County, NJ, to celebrate our diversity, and to provide safe spaces to allow us to be our true selves.
The Municipal Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, initiated in 1989, exemplifies a public/private partnership at the community level to prevent alcoholism and substance abuse.
The mission of the Bergen County Office for Children is: Strengthening Bergen County families, connecting them with quality, inclusive childcare, and supporting the childcare community with education and training.
Our Quality Team is pleased to offer Professional Development classes for Directors, Assistant Directors, Teachers, Teacher’s Assistants, Registered Home Providers and Family Child Care Providers.
The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management is the lead agency for preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation in Bergen County.
These meetings are designed to offer parents whose children have been impacted by addiction, a place to find support and encouragement.
The Bergen County Prevention Coalition (BCPC) is a collaboration of individuals and organizations that are committed to, and passionate about reducing the rates of alcohol and drug use among youth and young adults in Bergen County.
The Bergen County Prevention Hub is an initiative of The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources which is a program of Children’s Aid and Family Services. Bergen County’s Prevention Hub was created in collaboration with The New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) to support the members of our community by providing a direct link to evidence based support services and educational programs.
Bergen County’s Prevention Hub was created in collaboration with The New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) to support the members of our community by providing a direct link to evidence based support services and educational programs.
The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is proud to participate in Project Lifesaver International, which helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce the potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, dementia and other related disorders.
Project SEARCH Transition-to-Work Program is a unique, business-led, one-year employment preparation program that takes place entirely at the workplace. Total workplace immersion facilitates a seamless combination of classroom instruction, career exploration, and hands-on training through a series of targeted non-paid internships.
Bergen County Social Services Directory 2023
County, state, and local nonprofit agencies providing food, financial aid, childcare, mental health, substance abuse, and many other resources for County residents.
The Bergen County Specials Services CAPE Resource Center connects individuals and families with special needs to appropriate resources and services, regardless of age or disability.
Bergen County Special Services is a unique county-wide public school district offering special education programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, as well as an extensive array of services to facilitate the transition from school to adult life, including employment and/or post-secondary education.
The school programs at Bergen County Special Services are organized into five separate divisions known as continuums that provide a broad range of special education options for pre-Kindergarten through secondary students.
This initiative is a county-wide program which aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. We are dedicated to raising awareness of the disease of mental illness and create a culture wherein residents who have the disease feel supported by their community and neighbors and feel free to seek treatment for the disease without fear of stigma.
This document contains an FAQ to help families identify which provider agencies offer mental health assessments for school clearance needs, it will also go into some specifics on how they will help and what they will help with.
Bergen County Vocational-Technical High School, the first full-time facility of its kind in the state, opened at 200 Hackensack Avenue. At that time, students studied the union trades of plumbing, carpentry, masonry, and electrical work. The District offers full- and part-time technical instruction to over 18,000 secondary and adult students. Through innovative programs, the district has created a new model for secondary education in New Jersey.
BCTS Adult Ed is a post-secondary institution serving the area residents and beyond in the State of New Jersey. The Full-Time Day program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and offers four programs of study in the trades of Plumbing & Heating, Electrical Technology, HVAC/R, and Business Professional. Part-time programs are offered in the day, evening, and weekends and include ESL, HSE, recreational, enrichment, and various certificated and recertification courses.
Help is available to initiate requests for various programs, services, and entitlements, which includes employment advice and referrals, compensation for injuries received or aggravated during military service, VA home loans, pension, educational benefits, VA healthcare enrollment, VA insurance claims, and request for discharge papers.
Our Community Wellness Centers’ mission is to create a warm welcoming place where people can gain skills and motivation to set and achieve wellness goals necessary for recovery.
We strive to offer opportunities to access education, support and resources to help people in recovery realize a lifestyle centered on wellness in all dimensions (physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social, occupational, environmental, and financial).
At approximate pre-specified hours, you will receive a free daily phone call from the Bergen County Wellness Check Program to check on your well-being. The call will begin with the following prerecorded message: “This is the Bergen County Wellness Check Program. If you are OK please press '1'.”
The Bergen County Wildcats Program is a team of special needs athletes ages 8 and above, from around the Bergen County, NJ area. These athletes compete in a variety of Special Olympics sports including volleyball, floor hockey, bowling, basketball, softball and bocce.
The Bergen County Wildcats Program is a NJ non-profit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS. All donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Bergen WDB does not operate programs or provide direct services — it is a business-led policy, planning, and oversight body that supports employment-related programs for youth, adult workers, and businesses.
The purpose of the BCYSC is to promote public safety, accountability and rehabilitation through the planning, implementation and administration of a comprehensive program of sanctions and services for juveniles adjudicated or charged as delinquent and delinquency prevention programs.