The Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center (The Center) is a one stop location serving men and women who are homeless, individuals and families who are precariously housed, and others who require assistance connecting to needed services.
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The Bergen County Jazz Society, LLC was created to celebrate the musical talents of jazz artists throughout Bergen County and the world. Our mission is to keep jazz close to our bodies, hearts and minds. We will be advocates for the jazz musician/instrumentalist during challenges in housing, hunger, homelessness and other. We will mentors to students in the classrooms. We live jazz! Come join us!
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. For important information about COVID-19, services, unemployment benefits, the State's COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal, please visit http://bergenworkforce.org/
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.
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 to strengthen and coordinate child care services for families and child care providers, focusing on the availability, affordability, and quality of early care and education.
The Office for Children:
- Assists families in assessing their child care needs
- Describes child care options
- Provides counseling to families on the importance of quality early childhood programs and how to choose a provider
- Provides free referrals to child care programs in Bergen County
The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management is the lead agency for preparedness, response, and recovery in Bergen County.
Use this site to find out:
- Functions of the Bergen County OEM
- Bergen County emergency plans
- Fire Coordinator
- Traffic Incident Management
- About the municipal OEMs
- How to protect your family during an emergency
- And more
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) brings together individuals and organizations that are committed to, and passionate about, reducing the prevalent rates of alcohol and drug use among youth and young adults in Bergen County and preventing the problems that often result. We also offer a wide array of resources, presentations, and support in tackling substance misuse issues around the county.
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.
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.
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.
The safety and security of a roof over your head is that one lifeline upon which so much else depends.
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).
The Bergen County Wellness Discount Program was formed to provide a way to reduce the medical costs for you and your family. This free program is open to all residents of Bergen County and the State of New Jersey. There are no age or income requirements.
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, formerly Bergen WIB, is a partnership of labor, business and government dedicated to helping individuals obtain and succeed in jobs, while meeting the employers need for skilled workers.
Bergen County's Juvenile Justice Planning Group. Three-year Youth Services Plans/Updates, Allocation of Funds; Advocacy on Policies and Practices.
An equine guided experience for growth, healing and learning. Our equine experiences support family in crisis, at risk youth, substance use and recovery as well as all mental health support. We are not a traditional talk therapy, we are a hands on experience guided by horses.
Bergen Family Center (BFC) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit whose mission is to support, strengthen and enrich family life including services for youth/adolescents (The Zone, Teen Leadership Council, Facing Forward); Children's daycare, summer camp, and after-school program and Home Instruction for Parents of pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY); Individual, group and family counseling (victims of domestic violence and Families in Court).