Community Resource

Bergen County Board of Social Services (BCBSS)

(201) 368-4200
Rochelle Park

Bergen County Board of Social Services (BCBSS)

The Bergen County Board of Social Services (BCBSS), working within the guidelines of Federal & State statutes, helps individuals and families meet their basic needs so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential.

 MyNJHelps is a free and easy way for you to pre-screen for  programs that are available to help you and your family. MyNJHelps is private. MyNJHelps will tell you where to go for help and what to bring with you, after you have answered all the questions. To see if you may qualify click on MyNJHelps.GOV.

After completing the online application, and depending upon the program(s) you appear to be eligible to apply for, you may need to complete a phone or in person interview. The standard processing time for SNAP/TANF/GA applications is 30 days and Medicaid 45 days.

Services provided include:

Eligibility Varies according to program, age, income circumstances and family make-up.
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Health Services
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Language Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Creole
  • Greek
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
Areas Served
  • Bergen County

Last Updated: 09/19/23