Updated: Sep 15
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.
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
The State of New Jersey has teamed up with VAULT testing to offer free, at home, Covid Tests. Find the information here.
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®, 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
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.
Mental Health America has information for students returning to school and the post-COVID fear that might cause... "Facing Fears, Supporting Students".
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
HUNGER/FINANCIAL NEED PROGRAMS
FEMA is offering some COVID related Funeral expenses relief. Click Here for Info.
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.
At the February 2022 Presbytery meeting there was a speaker from the Jarvie program. A program to help people over 65 with financial need in our area. If you would like more information, see their website: www.jarvie.org/