Office of Home Care provides case management and outreach services
to eligible individuals seeking to remain in the community rather than
live in a long-term care facility through the use of specific home
and community based services and informal supports. For more information
on any of these services or other questions simply dial:
1 (888) 426-9243.
ADULT PROTECTIVE Services (APS)
The Adult Protective Services Unit (APS) is designed to investigate cases of abuse, neglect and exploitation. For more information click here...
AGING AND DISABILITIES RESOURCE CONNECTION (ADRC)
The ADRC provides outreach, assessments and case management services to seniors and individuals with disabilities. Knowledge staff are available to provide information for such programs as adult day care, support groups, transportation, home care, respite, senior centers and home delivered meals to name a few. If necessary, a case mangers can complete a home visit and along with the resident and family identify the needs and create a service plan to meet those needs. The services available through the ADRC are designed to help residents to remain living in the a community setting. For more information: 1 (888) 426-9243
AIDS COMMUNITY CARE ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM (ACCAP)
The AIDS Community Care Alternatives Program (ACCAP) program provides community-based services for individuals who are in need of long-term institutional care. The purpose of ACCAP is to help eligible individuals remain in the community rather than be cared for in a nursing facility or a hospital setting. For more information click here...
ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM (ALP)
The Assisted Living Program is an in-home program that provides a package of assisted living services, including nursing and personal care, by and agency licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services. This program is available only to individuals residing in publicly subsidized housing. An individual continues to be responsible for rent, food, and other household expenses. For more information click here...
ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE (ALR)
An Assisted Living Residence is a residential facility licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide apartment-style living and congregate dining and assure assisted living services are available when needed. Apartment units offer, at a minimum, one unfurnished room, a private bathroom, a kitchenette and a lockable door on the unit entrance. For more information click here...
GLOBAL OPTIONS (GO) FOR LONG-TERM CARE
Global Options (GO) for Long-Term Care is a program that provides in-home services to seniors and individuals with disabilities at risk of nursing home placement. For more information click here...
JERSEY ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUNITY CAREGIVING (JACC)
The Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC) is a program that provides in-home services for seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home. JACC is designed to supplement the assistance and individual receives from his/her natural support network. Qualified individuals may have the opportunity to hire their own eligible family, friends, or neighbors to provide the care they need. For more information click here...
Outreach staff conduct home visits to any Atlantic County resident
60 years of age or older in need of home delivered meals, personalized
attention for completing applications or explaining programs and benefits
for which the senior may qualify. For more information: 1 (888) 426-9243
PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROGRAM (PASP)
The Personal Assistance Services Program (PASP) provides supports to adults with physical disabilities who are working, attending school or vocational training and living independently in the community. For more information click here...
RESPITE CARE PROGRAM
The Statewide Respite Care Program (SWR) is designed to provide assistance to families by giving caregivers a break from the daily responsibility of caring for an elderly or disabled relative or friend. For more information click here...