Brain Injury support groups are an opportunity for both persons with brain injury and their family members to discuss the difficulties and hardships they are facing, as well as the accomplishments and joys in their life. This free group meets at Englewood Hospital on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.
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The mission of Bergen County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. is to speak up in court for the best interests of the nearly 500 children (annually) in Bergen County who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and/or neglect. They are living in foster homes, group homes, or treatment facilities. Bergen County (CASA) is an independent, non-profit organization of professionals and trained volunteers who have been appointed by the Bergen County Family Court to advocate for children removed from their homes due to abuse and/or neglect. CASA works to ensure that needed services and assistance are made available to these children while helping to move them toward safe and permanent homes.
Bergen Center for Child Development is a therapeutic school promoting the education and development of children with special needs. Students have the opportunity to grow and reach their potential in a warm and caring atmosphere.
The College's three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs. Bergen maintains accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
The primary purpose of the Bergen Community College Wellness Center is to promote total wellness in the College Community for students, staff and faculty, by combining all the dimensions of wellness–-physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and mental. The Wellness Center focuses on a holistic approach to wholesome living through healthy lifestyles and informed choices.
The program provides outpatient treatment services to, self referred, court-mandated, Probation, Parole, DCPP, DUI and Family Court clients. ARP helps people with alcohol and/or drug related problems when those problems affect their ability to perform on the job, at home or in society.
If you or a loved one needs help accessing addiction services or support, call or text to speak with a Peer Recovery Specialist.
The American Dream First Time Homebuyer Program provides eligible Bergen County first time homebuyers and those who have not been homeowners for at least three years or more with matching down payment assistance of up to $10,000 and an interest free, no monthly second mortgage of up to $40,000.
If you have a legal problem but don’t know where to turn for help, call the Bergen County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. We will refer you to an attorney who is experienced and skilled in the area of law that relates to your legal problem.
COVID update 3/20/2020: Bergen County Board of Social Services building is closed to the public. People could apply in different ways, open to review details.
If you speak any other language, language assistance services are available at no cost to you. Call 1-800-701-0710 (TTY: 1-800-701- 0720).
Call Central Intake and connect to free or affordable resources to help you and your family met life's challenges. The purpose of Central Intake is to increase screening, referrals and/or linkage of pregnant women and women of child bearing age to needed services within the county.
The division is here to provide a safe, trouble-free, and scheduled transportation system for the disabled, elderly, and frail residents of Bergen County. Service is provided in a timely, courteous, and caring manner in all types of weather. Service is door-to-door when possible, and is provided by drivers who are specially trained to assist elderly and persons with disabilities.
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).
- Are you a parent/caregiver of a child who is 8 years old or younger?
- Are you interested in making changes in your community to provide an opportunity for a better tomorrow for your child?
To improve and maintain the quality of health for all citizens in Bergen County through public health community outreach and service delivery initiatives; to be an adaptive, learning organization that serves as an effective and accountable local public health authority and an innovative provider of community health services.
Bergen County Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000
Bergen County Department of Health Services, Childhood Lead Program and Lead Abatement/Lead Removal grant
Free Lead Hazard Remediation and Home Repairs at NO cost for qualifying tenants or homeowners. Lead Hazard Reduction and Healthy Home Program has funding available for qualified tenants or homeowners.
A skilled professional staff works within seven divisions to provide services that include clinical, residential, and correction services for youth, coordination of child care, assisted transportation, domestic violence intervention, information and referral, counseling, and assistance.
Child Protection and Permanency, CP&P (formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services, DYFS), is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families.
The Englewood Public Library Literacy Department welcomes all adults from Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, and Leonia who need help with Basic Literacy (reading and writing) or with English as a Second Language. We offer all classes free of charge.
Students wishing to learn or improve their English language writing and speaking skills will find a wide array of challenging courses available at Bergen Community College in Hackensack. ESL courses are offered in a convenient format of 4 mornings per week or 4 evenings per week, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Morning classes run from 9-11:45 a.m. and evening classes run from 6-8:45 p.m.
The mission of the ESL Department is to provide English as a Second Language (ESL) students, from beginner to advanced levels, with the knowledge and English language skills needed to reach their academic, professional, and personal goals.
The ESL (English as a Second Language) program at the Park Ridge Public Library is affiliated with the Pascack Valley Literacy Volunteers of America. Volunteers teach foreign-born adults to speak and read English.
One-on-one English-As-A-Second Language (ESL) instruction is available to its residents. Registration is required – any Teaneck residents who are interested in the program should call Cynthia Zimmerly or Tobey Weiss at theTeaneck Public Library
Bergen County Head Start Expectant Mother’s Program is designed to guide your family through the pregnancy with an opportunity to sign up for free quality child care from the safety of your home.
- Free Gifts
- Free Weekly Food Distribution
- Family Development
- Postpartum Guidance
- Preparation for Baby
- Information and Referrals