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September 20, 2022

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Community Impact Grant (WellCare of New Jersey)

WellCare of New Jersey is offering you the opportunity to apply for a grant where you may be able to receive up to $4,000 in unrestricted funds to promote DEI within your organization. What areas within your organization can you identify where Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be addressed.

September 2, 2022

Hum Kids Toothbrush Research Study for Kids with Autism

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the experience of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1 or 2 with using the Colgate hum Kids toothbrush. This toothbrush connects to an interactive game on your phone or tablet, which guides your child’s brushing.

August 18, 2022

School Supply Tax Break

Back-to-school supplies — from pencils to laptops — are set to be TAX-FREE in New Jersey for 10 days later this summer which will waive New Jersey’s 6.625% sales tax on all back-to-school supplies from Aug. 27 to Sept. 5.

The holiday will apply to both online and in-person sales.

August 12, 2022

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (Federal Reserve)

In 2022, the Federal Reserve System and several national partners are again fielding this survey to report how the effects of COVID-19 are evolving within low- to moderate-income communities and among the organizations serving them.

August 3, 2022

Monkeypox Vaccination in New Jersey

The following information details what New Jersey residents are eligible for the monkeypox vaccine, and where they can get vaccinated.

July 14, 2022

Dial 988 for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Starting July 16, New Jerseyans will be able to use the new, three-digit number 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 988 will be available for call, text, or chat on July 16 for those experiencing a mental health-related or suicidal crisis, or those looking to help a loved one through a crisis.

June 30, 2022

Community Health Needs Assessment (Englewood Health)

Residents of Bergen County are invited to take a confidential, online survey. This survey will give you the chance to share your input about health concerns in your community. Taking the survey is quick and easy. We then use the findings to guide efforts to improve community health and wellness.

February 10, 2022

Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance (ERMA)

New Jersey’s Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance (ERMA) program provides financial assistance for eligible homeowners who have experienced a significant decrease of income or increase of expenses due to COVID-19 and have been unable to remain current with their mortgage payments. Applicants may receive up to $35,000 per household.

February 2, 2022

Free COVID Tests for NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid Enrollees

The New Jersey Department of Human Services has announced that eight (8) free COVID tests, per month, are available from participating pharmacies for individuals enrolled in NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid. 

January 18, 2022  

Free at-home COVID-19 Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

January 13, 2022

FCC Launches Affordable Connectivity Program for Low Income Households

On December 31, the FCC launched the ACP. This program, created by Congress in the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, is a longer-term replacement for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. This investment in broadband affordability will help ensure households can afford the internet connections they need for work, school, health care, and more.

January 6, 2022

Hackensack Renters Assistance Program (HABC)

You may be eligible for a one-time stimulus payment to assist with rent arrears, future rent, utilities, or necessary household necessities during these tough times.

Greater Bergen is facilitating the new Hackensack Renter’s Assistance Program, brought to you by the Mayor & City Council of Hackensack, to provide relief to eligible residents.