Community Resources for Seniors & People With Disabilities
Listed below are links to resources and information on important federal, state and community long-term services and support for seniors, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers.
Aging & Disability Resources
Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) - information for seniors, adults with physical disabilities age 18 or older and family caregivers. Mercer County: call 609-989-6661, for other counties call toll-free 1-877-222-3737.
Division of Aging Services (DoAS) Program Guide - guide to Federal and State-funded programs that promote the well-being of seniors and adults with disabilities living in the community.
NJ 2-1-1 - provides connections to services that often mean the difference between hope and despair. To connect: Dial 2-1-1; text your zip code to 898-211; or chat with us online.
Health & Wellness
The Mercer County REASSURANCE Program
For more information, call 609-883-2880 or visit www.contactofmercer.org
Oaks Integrated Care Senior Well-being Program - 609-694-2595
Mercer Home Health Care - 609-227-2727
Mercer County Board of Social Services, Call 609-989-4346
Legal & Financing
Central Jersey Legal Services - Provides legal assistance for housing Problems, Access to Health Care, Senior Citizens. For more information, call 609-695-6249.
Community Health Law Project - serves low income individuals living with disabilities, chronic health conditions, and the frail elderly who meet eligibility guidelines.
Care & Support
Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC), a State-funded program that provides in-home and community-based services to individuals age 60 or older who meet clinical eligibility for nursing home level of care and who desire to remain in their homes within the community. For more information, call 609- 989-6661.
The Personal Assistance Services Program (PASP) assists those living with disabilities in Mercer County. Services are consumer-directed and supervised and are considered to be social services, rather than medical.
Program brochure in English or in Spanish
The Statewide Respite Care Program (SRCP), provides respite care services to relieve caregivers of stress from providing daily care. For more information, call 609-969-6661.
Dial '988' for help in mental health crisis
Community Transportation options in Mercer County - Affordable and accessible transportation services that help people stay independent, participate in their communities, and access vital public services
Housing & Utility
Utility Assistance Programs offered by NJ Division of Housing and Community Resources. Low-Income eligible households that are having a difficulty paying their heating and cooling bills can contact this office for financial assistance and help in weatherizing their homes.
State Rental Assistance Program
SRAP is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of very low-income New Jersey residents, for decent, safe and sanitary housing.