Office On Aging and Disabled
|Administration Office, Room 29
800 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
|8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday ~ Friday
|Barbara Nedohon, Executive Director
Kristopher Matkowsky, Senior Accountant
New Jersey ADRC website
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.