Workshops & Resources for ICGMC Volunteers

Interfaith Caregivers of Grater Mercer County provides volunteer workshops for our volunteer caregivers. These educational programs help volunteers to develop skills needed in serving seniors and people with disabilities. Workshops, also provide volunteers with community, healthcare and social service resources they can share with their care receivers. These workshops, led by experts in the field who donate their time, are open to ICGMC volunteers and friends of the agency at no cost.

Recent Workshop

Caregivers Wellness Workshop art

Caregivers Wellness Workshop

In March of 2022, ICGMC hosted a virtual wellness workshop presented by Dr. Carla Winters. The workshop challenged its participants to recognize their individual needs as they work toward improving their levels of wellness. The discussion included specific issues faced by caregivers and provided suggestions to help navigate these complexities.

Community Resources

Senior Services

Benefits & Assistance

  • NJSave

    NJSave is an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses.

  • I Choose Home NJ

    The I Choose Home NJ Program may be able to help you move back into the community with low- or no-cost in-home services.

  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

    The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about their health insurance. Call: 1-800-792-8820

  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

    Mercer County Department of Human Services, through its Office on Homeless Services, has launched this program to provide financial assistance toward unpaid rent or utility bills for renter households in Mercer County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • NJhelps

    This site will help to see if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (WFNJ/TANF or WFNJ/GA), and health Insurance (NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid). From there you can apply for services or learn about additional resources.

  • Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)Programs

    The IRS's programs offer free tax help and basic tax return preparation, particularly for those who are 60 years of age and older.