Updated: 2 days ago
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.
There are also flyers from New Jersey Hope and Healing. A group providing ways to get free, mental health help through groups (all working on zoom right now.) They have a range of free, weekly or monthly groups meeting online for many different issues. Currently, there are groups for COVID survivors, teens, college aged people, first responders, seniors and Spanish speakers. There are also several groups for substance use recovery- a spiritual based group, general support, families and a holistic wellness group. You can find the full list with times and zoom links here. If none of the groups listed seems like your type, they also do individual counseling and have lists of local services.
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
Reminder- EVERYONE over the age of 5 is now eligible to get the COVID vaccine. Find an appointment here!
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.
MENTAL HEALTH and SUPPORT GROUPS
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
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/