Programs & Services
MONMOUTH COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING (ADRC)
Is a major component of the Office on Aging. By simply dialing 1-877-222-3737, you get a live voice that offers information and assistance to a vast array of senior care giving programs and services, such as:
HOME & COMMUNITY-BASED LONG-TERM CARE
For information about MLTSS, go to http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/home/mltss.html.
There are eight senior centers partially funded by the Monmouth County Office on Aging, and they are located throughout the County. They are situated in the community centers and provide activities for seniors, such as recreation, health screening, education and counseling. They are open Monday through Friday. Transportation can be arranged for those who are unable to drive or take public transportation.
South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. provides legal services to seniors, including advice on Living Wills and guardianships. The number is 856-964-2010.
At twelve sites throughout the County, including two Kosher sites, hot noontime meals are served to people 60 years and older. Educational and recreational programs, as well as counseling are also offered. Home delivered meals are provided to homebound elderly, once a day, Monday through Friday, with a suggested donation.
The Special Citizens Area Transportation (SCAT) program provides transportation services to elderly residents of Monmouth County to nutrition sites, food shopping medical appointments and non-competitive employment. Services are not available in all towns please call for information at 732-431-6480.
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Is a program that investigates reports of abuses, neglect or exploitations of vulnerable adults age 18 and over living in the community. This includes cases of self neglect. APS provides or arranges for community based services for the client and/or caretaker. The telephone number is 732-531-9191.
Home healthcare is provided by the Visiting Homemaker-Health Aide Service sponsored by Family and Children’s Service. Aides provide personal care, meal preparation, and food shopping, and perform household tasks necessary to maintain a healthy environment. For homemaker service call
732-531-9111, any time of the day or night. A 24 hour answering services are available, seven days per week.
HOME REPAIR/BARRIER FREE
The Office on Aging offers a limited, home repair/barrier free program to qualified seniors. Call 732-431-7999 for details.
OTHER IMPORTANT NUMBERS
For Fraud, Scams or Crime:
Call your local police department or 9-1-1
For Information on: PAAD, LIFELINE, and other important Senior Programs, call our Office at 732-431-7450 or 1-877-222-3737.