Office On Aging and Disabled
New Jersey ADRC website
N.J.ADRC toll-free number 1-877-222-3737
The Office on Aging & Disabled has several primary functions:
- Serving as a focal point for information, planning, coordination, and advocacy for programs and services for senior citizens age 60+, and for the disabled, through the Office for Disabled.
- Planning and funding aging programs under the Older Americans Act, Social Service Block Grant, State Safe Housing & Transportation Program and casino revenue funds.
- Administering programs sponsored by the County Board of Chosen Freeholders including transportation through the Cumberland Area Transit System; home delivered meals through Cumberland County Meals on Wheels; the Congregate Luncheon Program for senior citizens; Cumberland County Outreach Information and Assistance; Cumberland County Tel-Assure; Cumberland County Retired & Senior Volunteer Program; Cumberland County Personal Assistance Services Program; Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program; and Cumberland County Office for Disabled.
The Executive Director of the Office on Aging & Disabled works under the direction and authority of the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The activities of the Office are reviewed and assisted by Advisory Councils appointed by the County Freeholder Board as follows: Cumberland County Office on Aging Advisory Council, County Transportation Advisory Council, County Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council, and County Disabled Advisory Council.
Further, the Office on Aging & Disabled is under the administrative authority of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services and other State and Federal funding agencies in matters regarding programs and services funded by or through State and Federal agencies.
Directory of Services for Senior Citizens and Disabled Residents
(Spanish Edition of Directory)
The Cumberland County Office on Aging & Disabled (CCOoAD) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. CCOoAD does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. For our full non-discrimination policy click here.
The New Jersey Special Needs Registry Web site allows residents with special needs and their families, friends and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies, so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency. Click on the "Register Ready" logo below to sign up for New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters.
Administration Office, Room 29
800 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: (856) 453-2220
Fax: (856) 455-1029
Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday ~ Friday
Barbara Nedohon, Executive Director
Gina Table, Confidential Assistant
Linda Bara, Senior Accountant
The NJ Division on Aging Services administers a number of federal and state-funded programs that make it easier for older adults to live in the community as long as possible. Access to some of these progams is through the NJ Save, an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription drugs, and other living expenses. Click on the above NJ Save image to access the application.
Information & Assistance/Outreach
Cumberland Area Transit System (CATS)
Meals on Wheels
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Grant Funded Partner Agencies
Legal Resources for Special Needs
Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs
FEMA: Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs
Disability Resources from the NJ Dept. of Labor
Financial Planning for Special Needs