Assistance

Utility Assistance


Public Service Gas and Electric
Phone: 800-436-7734

PSE&G Energy Assistance Programs


NJ Lifeline
Helps with gas and electric bills for disabled or senior homeowners and renters with limited incomes.
Phone: 800-792-9745

NJ SHARES
Helps with gas and electric bills for people facing a temporary financial crisis.
Phone: 866-657-4273

Jersey Central Power and Light
Phone: 888-544-4877

Tax Assistance


Property Tax Reimbursement Program (PTR)
Phone: 800-882-6597

Homestead Rebate
Phone: 877-658-2972

More Tax Assistance Information
Additional information on tax relief programs is available on the State of New Jersey Department of Treasury Division of Taxation website.

Please contact Michael Barker in the Assessing Department at 973-835-0143, ext.231 for questions regarding eligibility for different tax rebate programs.

Resources

  1. Discount Prescription Drug Programs


    Phone: 1-800-633-4227
  2. Meals on Wheels


    Phone: 973-569-4099

  3. Passaic County Department of Senior Services


    Disability and Veterans' Affairs
    930 Riverview Drive, Suite 200
    Totowa, NJ  07512

    Phone: 973-569-4090

    Email
  4. Passaic County Para Transit


    Phone: 973-305-5756

    Passaic County Para Transit is a free curb to curb service provided by the Board of Chosen Freeholders for senior and disabled residents. Para Transit also accommodates recurring routes to workshops, dialysis, physical therapy, adult daycare and nutrition sites.

    Availability
    Transportation to the Veteran's Hospital in East Orange is available every Monday and Tuesday. Remember, all rides are scheduled on availability and reservations are made on first come first serve basis. A two week advance notice is not required.

    Fee
    A donation of $1 per trip is suggested.
  5. Public Assistance


    Phone: 973-839-5705
  6. Senior Citizen Housing


    Phone:  973-839-2000