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 at lcross@co.bergen.nj.us.

Ocean County

When: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1:30-3:00pm
Where: Rotating locations
For more information, please call 732-262-8020 or email Renata Svincicka at rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org

Suburban Essex County

Millburn-Short Hills
44 Main Street, Suite 1, Millburn, NJ 07041

Montclair
60 South Fullerton Avenue, Suite 205, Montclair, NJ 07042
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

When: 1st Thursday of the month, 9:00-10:30am
Where: 4 East Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205
For more information, please call 732-262-8020 or email Renata Svincicka at rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org

Morris County

When: 2nd Wednesday of most months, 9:30 am
Where: Morris County Non-Profit Mall, 1 Executive Drive, Morris Plains 07950
For more information, please contact Stephanie Howland at 973-993-1160, ext 534 or stephanie.howland@unitedwaynnj.org

Monmouth County
For more information, please contact Colleen Smith at 732-431-7450

Somerset County

When: 3rd Thursday of most months, 9:30am
Where: Ted Blum 4-H Center of Somerset County, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
For more information, please contact Stephanie Howland at 973-993-1160, ext 534 or stephanie.howland@unitedwaynnj.org

Southern Tri County (Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester)

For more information contact Renata Svincicka at 732-262-8020 or rsvincicka@familyresourcenetwork.org

 

Sussex County

When: 1st Thursday of most months, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Visions Federal Credit Union Building, 47 Route 206, Augusta, NJ
Office Location:  NJ Herald Building, 2 Spring Street, Suite 1, Newton, NJ 07860
For more information, please contact Robin K. Ennis at 873-993-1160, ext 305 or robin.ennis@unitedwaynnj.org

Warren County

When: 3rd Monday of most months, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Wayne Dumont Administration Building (lower level), 165 County Route 519, Belvidere, NJ
Office Location:  699 Washington Street, Suite 102, Hackettstown, NJ 07840


For more information, please contact Robin K. Ennis at 973-993-1160, ext 305 or robin.ennis@unitedwaynnj.org

Coalitions Forming in Middlesex, Salem and Gloucester Counties

Groups of interested stakeholders in Middlesex County are holding discussions preliminary to possibly launching a new coalition. If you are a family caregiver or a non-profit, faith community, for-profit or governmental agency serving the above-mentioned county and wish to be kept informed or to participate in the formation of this coalition, 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.