Social Services

    

The Borough of Edgewater works with the Bergen County Board of Social Services to provide general assistance to Edgewater residents, you must contact the Bergen County Board of Social Services directly.

 

  A list of what is required is found here. This office also completes online applications for NJ SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – formerly Food Stamps)  and Medicaid for any resident regardless if you have dependent children or not.
Click here for the required documents check list. You must make an appointment and bring the required documents.
  
If you have a dependent child or children, you need to apply for cash benefits at:
Bergen County Board of Social Service, 
218 Route 17 North
Rochelle Park, NJ
201-368-4200
 www.bcbss.com


Resources

 State Rental Assistance program: State Rental Assistance 

Council on Affordable Housing  "COAH"

The Borough of Edgewater uses CGP&H to rent their State-regulated affordable housing.  You can complete the on-line application here.

Please visit https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/ for more information about affordable housing available in Edgewater. 

Edgewater Housing Authority

http://www.edgewaterha.org/

Meetings & Agendas
http://www.edgewaterha.org/meeting-minutes-and-agendas





  


County of Bergen


1 Bergen Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-336-6000
http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/

Bergen County Board of Social Services (Food Stamps, Medicaid)


218 Route 17
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
201-368-4200 
Bergen County Board of Social Service
  

Social Security Administration


401 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
www.ssa.gov


1-800-772-1213
   

Edgewater Housing Authority/Section 8 Housing


300 Undercliff Avenue
Edgewater, NJ
 201-943-6000
 http://www.edgewaterha.org/ 


Home Energy – Utility Assistance


www.pseg.com/help
 

Food, Rental and Utility Assistance
1. Center for Food Action
239 Anderson Avenue
Fairview, NJ  
201-945-5831
www.cfanj.org
Hours- Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 – 5:00
You MUST call before going to CFA

2. Holy Rosary Church
Undercliff Avenue
Edgewater, NJ  07020
201-945-6329 – You MUST call before going to the church.

For all state programs:
State of New Jersey
Trenton, NJ  08625
www.state.nj.us