Caregivers Resources

Caregivers of NJ is involved in the operation of many county caregiving coalitions in New Jersey. These coalitions meet on a regular basis to discuss issues, events and projects relevant to their local community.

Coalition Corner

Below you will find meeting information for existing caregiving coalitions by county in our Coalition Corner:

Bergen County
For more information, please call 201-336-7427 or email Linda Cross, lcross@co.bergen.nj.us.

Ocean County
When: 4th Tuesday of the month, 1:30-3:30pm
Where: Rotating locations

For more information, please call 732-262-8020 or email Renata Svincicka at rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org

Suburban Essex County
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30am
Where: Verona Community Center
880 Bloomfield Ave, Verona, NJ
Contact Deborah Day to register at 973-746-4040 ext 209.

Mercer County
For more information, please call 732-262-8020 or email Renata Svincicka at rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org

Atlantic, Cape May County
For more information, please call 609-652-3800 or email Christine Miller at cmiller@mhanj.org

Union County
For more information, please email Cheryl Abdur-Rahman at cabdur-rahman@elizabethnj.org and Lagretta Stephens at lstephens@elizabethnj.org

Morris County
When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Ukrainian American Cultural Center
60 North Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ 07981

Monmouth County
When: 1st Thursday of the month, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Where: Monmouth Agriculture Building
4000 Kozloski Rd., Freehold, NJ 07728

 

Somerset County
When: 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:30am
Where: Shimon & Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd.
Bridgewater, NJ

Sussex County
When: 1st Thursday of the month, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Visions Federal Credit Union
47 US Highway 206
Augusta, NJ

Warren County
When: 3rd Monday of the month, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Wayne Dumont Administration Building
165 County Route 519 South
Belvidere, NJ

Coalitions Forming in Mercer and Camden County
Groups of interested stakeholders in Camden County and Mercer County stakeholders are holding discussions preliminary to possibly launching two new coalitions. If you are a family caregiver or a non-profit, faith community, for-profit or governmental agency serving either Camden or Mercer counties and wish to be kept informed or to participate in the formation of these coalitions, please email Renata Svincicka at rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org.

Don't see your location listed? Apply to become a Coalition Member

Renata Svincicka, Health Coordinator

Lions Head Office Park
35 Beaverson Blvd, Suite 11
Brick, NJ 08723
Email: rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org
P: (732) 262-8020, ext: 220 F: (732) 262-4373

As a coalition member, we will work to build upon the strength of the state's existing experts, services, diversity, and active Lifespan Respite Coalition to strengthen linkages to create a more coordinated system of accessible community-based respite care services for family caregivers of children or adults regardless of age or disability.

NJLRC Membership Application

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Helpful Links

Care.com
Improving the lives of families and caregivers by helping them connect in a reliable and easy way.

Caringbridge
Amplifying the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Advancing Family Caregiving through research, innovation and advocacy.

Caregivers Action Network
Non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers.

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)
Financial assistance program for New Jersey families.

Providing Respite: Supporting People and Families Across the Lifespan


In partnership with the NJ Lifespan Respite Program, The Boggs Center has published–Providing Respite: Supporting People and Families Across the Lifespan.

 

This booklet offers an overview of respite and highlights the positive impact that respite makes in the lives of people with disabilities, seniors, and their families.