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Local Resources

 

   
Organization

Website and Phone Number

Types of Service

American Red Cross, Colonial Crossroads Chapter (Summit)

www.redcross.org/nj/summit
908-273-2076

Blood
General Reference

Atlantic Health System

www.atlantichealth.org
800-247-9580

Healthcare
Hospice

Berkeley Heights, Township of

www.berkeleyheightstwp.com
908-464-2700

Town Government

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad

www.bhvrs.org
Emergency call 911or
908-464-1141

Emergency Medical Services

Chatham, Borough of

www.chathamborough.org
973-635-0674

Town Government

Chatham Township

www.chathamtownship-nj.gov
973-635-4600

Town Government

Connection for Women & Families, The (Summit)

www.theconnectiononline.org
908-273-4242

Social
Recreation

Interfaith Council
of Churches, Summit

www.summitinterfaith.org

Social
Religious

Kessler Institute
for Rehabilitation

www.kessler-rehab.com
888-KESSLER

Rehabilitation

Millburn, Township of

www.twp.millburn.nj.us
973-564-7000

Town Government

Morristown Medical Center–
Atlantic Health System

www.atlantichealth.org/Morristown
973-971-5000 (Main number)

800-247-9580 (Physician referral)

Healthcare

Mountainside, Borough of

www.mountainside-nj.com
908-232-2400

Town Government

New Providence, Borough of

www.newprov.org
908-665-1400

Town Government

Overlook Medical Center– Atlantic Health System

www.atlantichealth.org/Overlook

908-522-2000 (Main number)

800-247-9580 (Physician referral)

Healthcare

Runnells
Specialized
Hospital of Union County

Runnells Specialized Hospital
908-771-5700

Rehabilitation

SAGE Eldercare

www.sageeldercare.org
908-273-5550

Adult Day Care
Homecare
Meals On Wheels

SAGE Furniture Restoration Workshop www.sageeldercare.org/workshop-resalt-shop/workshop.html
908-598-5531

Furniture Restoration
Furniture Repair

SAGE Eldercare
Resale Shop

www.sageeldercare.org/workshop-resale-shop/resale-shop.html
908-273-5564

Donations
Retail

Springfield, Township
of

www.springfield-nj.us
973-912-2200

Town Government

Suburban Chamber
of Commerce

www.suburbanchambers.org
908-522-1700

Business in New Providence, Summit & Berkeley Heights

Summit Area YMCA

www.thesay.org
908-273-4270

Recreation

Summit, City of

www.cityofsummit.org
908-273-6400

Town Government

Summit
Downtown, Inc.

www.summitdowntown.org
908-277-6100

Retail

Summit Senior Citizens Housing
(Summit Housing Authority)

www.summitnjha.org
908-273-6413

Housing

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad

www.summitems.org
Emergency: 911
Non-emergency: 908-277-9479

Emergency Medical

Temple Sinai

www.templesinainj.org 
908-273-4921

Local synagogue

United Way of Millburn Short Hills 

www.unitedwayofmillburn.org 
973-467-1170

United Way

United Way of Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights 

www.uwguc.org/news/united-way-greater-union-county's-summit-new-providence-berkeley-heights-community-council-host
908-771-0717

United Way

 


County/State

 

Organization

Website and Phone Number

Types of Service

American Association of Retired Persons
(AARP) - New Jersey Office

www.aarp.org/states/nj
866-542-8165

General Reference

Arthritis Foundation –
New Jersey Chapter

www.arthritis.org/communities/
chapters/chapter.asp?chapid=38

Arthritis Reference
Caregivers Reference

Community Foundation
of New Jersey, The

www.cfnj.org
973-267-5533

Philanthropy
Planned Giving

Essex County

www.essex-countynj.org
973-621-4400

County Government

Jersey Battered Women’s Service

www.jbws.org
973-267-4763

Domestic Violence Prevention

Morris County

www.co.morris.nj.us
973-285-6010

County Government

Morris County Department of Senior,
Disability & Veteran Services

morrishumanservices.org/adv
/deptlongtermcare.asp
800-564-4656

General Reference

New Eyes for the Needy (Short Hills)

www.neweyesfortheneedy.org
973-376-4903

Eyeglasses

NJ Division on Aging and Community Services

www.state.nj.us/human services/doas/home/
800-367-6543

General Reference

NJ Department of Human Services, Division on Medical Assistance & Health Services (DMAHS)

www.state.nj.us/humanservices/
dmahs/index.html
800-356-1561

Medicaid

NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, Pharmaceutical Assistance and Medicare Part D

www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/pbp.html
800-792-9745

Medicare Part D

NJ Foundation for the
Blind

www.njffb.org
973-627-0055

Eye Disease
Visual Impairment

New Jersey Helps

www.njhelps.org

General Reference

NJ Sharing Network

www.njsharingnetwork.org
800-SHARE-NJ

Organ & Tissue Donation

SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) of Union County

www.sageeldercare.org/Medicare-Assistance/ship.html
908-273-5550

Insurance

Somerset County

www.co.somerset.nj.us
908-231-7000

County Government

Union County

www.unioncountynj.org
908-527-4000

County Government

Union County Division
on Aging

ucnj.org/government/human-services/division-of-the-aging
908-527-4869

General Reference

United Way of Greater Union County

www.uwguc.org
908-353-7171

General Reference

 

 

National

 

Organization

Website and Phone Number

Types of Service

Administration on Aging

www.aoa.gov
202-619-0724

General Reference

Alzheimer’s Association

www.alz.org
800-272-3900

Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiver Reference

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

www.alzheimers.org
800-438-4380

Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiver Reference

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

www.alzfdn.org
866-232-8484

Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiver Reference

American Association of
Retired Persons (AARP)

www.aarp.org
888-687-2277

General Reference

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org
800-227-2345

Cancer Reference
Caregiver Reference

American Diabetes
Association

www.diabetes.org
800-342-2383

Diabetes Reference
Caregiver Reference

American Foundation for
the Blind (AFB)

www.afb.org
800-232-5463

Eye Disease
Visual Impairment

American Heart Association

www.heart.org
800-242-8721

Heart Disease

American Lung Association

www.lung.org
908-687-9340 (Union)

Respiratory Disease
Lung Cancer

American Medical
Association (AMA)

www.ama-assn.org
800-621-8335

Healthcare
General Reference

Arthritis Foundation -- New Jersey Chapter

www.arthritis.org/new-jersey/
800-283-7800

Arthritis
Caregiver Reference

BenefitsCheckUP
(a service of the National
Council on the Aging)

www.benefitscheckup.org

Medicare

Cancer Hope Network

www.cancerhopenetwork.org
877-HOPENET

Cancer Caregiver Support

Caregiver – Information.com

www.caregiver-information.com

Caregiver Reference

CareGivers.com
(see AgeNet)

www.caregivers.com
866-414-4143b

Service Guide
Caregiver Reference

Department of Health & Human Services,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)

www.cms.hhs.gov

Medicare
Medicaid

Eldercare Locator

www.eldercare.gov
800-677-1116

Service Guide

Eldercare Online

www.ec-online.net

Service Guide

Family Caregivers Alliance

www.caregiver.org

Caregiver Reference

Healthy Caregiver.com

www.healthycaregiver.com
215-836-4262

Caregiver Reference

InteliHealth:  An Aetna Company

www.intelihealth.com

Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiver Reference

Internal Revenue Service

www.irs.gov

Taxes

Medicare

www.medicare.gov
800-MEDICARE

Medicare

National Alliance for Caregiving

www.caregiving.org

Caregiver Reference

National Caregivers Library

www.caregiverslibrary.org
804-327-1112

Caregiver Reference

National Council on the Aging

www.ncoa.org
202-479-1200

General Reference

NIH Senior Health

nihseniorhealth.gov/
800-896-3650

Caregiver Reference

National Institute on Aging

www.nia.nih.gov
800-222-2225

General Reference

National Long Term Care
Ombudsman Resource Center

www.ltcombudsman.org
202-332-2275

Caregiver Reference

National Stroke Association

www.stroke.org
800-787-6537

Stroke Reference
Caregiver Reference

Seeing Eye, The

www.seeingeye.org
973-539-4425

Dog Guides

Social Security
Administration

www.ssa.gov
800-772-1213

Social Security
Medicare
Medicaid

U.S. Postal Service

www.usps.com

Postal
Passport

United Way 2-1-1 (call center)

www.211.org
2-1-1 or 800-HELP-555

Service Guide

Visiting Nurse Association
of America

www.vnaa.org
202-384-1420

Nursing

Well Spouse Foundation

www.wellspouse.org
800-838-0879

Caregiver Reference

 

 

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