Updated: May 11
Programs are available for those in need from the county and town. Maplewood's
Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinator, Taliah Jeffers has asked if we would share the programs available. Clicking the flyer will take you to a clickable document or the website of the sponsoring organization. If you have any questions please contact Taliah at email@example.com. Maplewood has put together a comprehensive guide to get a lot of information in one place- find it here- Maplewood Community Resources.
Maplewood Offers several programs for resident seniors.. day activities or courses, free or low cost. Check out the programs on their website. SOMA Two Towns for all ages also has a variety of programs for people of all ages... their website can be found here.
In addition, COVID information and help from the State of NJ is available. See the flyers below.. or visit the state website.
COVID SURVIVORS may find these resources helpful. Survivor Corps, St. Barnabas Post-COVID assessment and care , or COVID Care Mental Health Support Group
Atlantic Health Systems offers a variety of online programs some free, some at a cost. Everything from support groups to healthy cooking or yoga classes. Here is the March brochure.
Flyers posted below, most with links to sponsoring organization, grouped by category: COVID Testing and Vaccines, Support Groups, Children and Family, Financial/food Needs
COVID-19 VACCINES, TESTS, SUPPORT, HEALTH
Get all of the COVID information you need from the NJ COVID website.
The State of New Jersey's COVID website suggests using an app on your phone to track your vaccinations... Get the DOCKET app information here.
ATLAS Provides Support For People Struggling With Substance Use Disorder
ATLAS®, or Addiction Treatment Locator, Assessment, and Standards Platform, allows individuals with substance use disorder and their loved ones to do a free search for and compare participating programs using criteria such as location, services offered, and insurance accepted so they can find the best treatment for their unique needs.
MENTAL HEALTH and SUPPORT GROUPS
Call 988 for Mental Health Emergencies
The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a new 3-digit dialing code, 988, for mental health crisis and suicide prevention.
The 988 line will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for calls, texts, and chat.
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
FOOD INSECURITY/FINANCIAL NEED PROGRAMS
211 New Jersey- the 211 systems is devoted to connecting people in need to the resources that can help. Call 211 any day, any time for confidential referrals to local health and human services assistance throughout New Jersey. You can also search the NJ 211 database
The waiting list for the State Rental Assistance is now open. This document has info.
HELP IN PAYING YOUR UTILITY BILL
Winter Utility Termination Program
Individuals or families experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness can contact their county social service agency for assistance. After business hours, call 2-1-1 or visit NJ211.org.
Seniors Exercise Programs SOMA
Dementia and Caregiver Information