SENIOR RESOURCES

If you have Comcast Cable, please turn to your local Channel 20 to get the latest weather updates,
closings, cancellations of trash and recycle pickups and ongoing Senior Activities.

BRICK TOWNSHIP

A monthly calendar of events and booklet outlining all the available services and programs are available
on their website http://www.bricktownship.net/senior-services, or by calling their office at 732-920-8686.

OCEAN RIDE

Ocean Ride provides rides for non emergency medical transportation services and to various Malls and
shopping areas in Ocean County. Obtain a pamphlet in the Club House.

Hospitals

Community Medical Center              732-557-8000

Deborah Heart & Lung Center          800-555-1990

Monmouth Medical Center                732-222-5200

Southern Branch (formerly PKH)      732-363-1900

Meridan Health Ocean Medical Ctr    732-840-2200

Veterans Outpatient Clinic               732-206-8900

Ocean County Offices

Ocean Ride Transportation-Monday,Wednesday,Friday 732-736-8989 area stops:Stop & Shop, Brick
Municipal Complex, Kohls/Shoprite, Brick Plaza, Ocean Medical Center. Fare $1.00

Ocean County Office of Senior Services:  732-929-2091

Ocean County Board of Social Services Adult Protective Services:  732-349-1500
Ocean County Department of Consumer Affairs: 732-929-2105

To report potholes, please call Mayors' office at  732-262-1240.

The Ocean County One-Stop Center, located at 1027 Hooper Avenue, Toms River (Building #2 - first
floor) serves as the focal point for senior services and info.

Residents are encouraged to call  (732) 929-2091 or toll-free          1-877-222-3737 for information on
available services and programs.

Websites

Ocean Ride www.co.ocean.nj.us/transportation

Dept. of Human Resources   www.state.nj.us/humanservices  provides a comprehensive list of all
programs and services supported by the state.

NJHelps.org www.njhelps.org is a one-stop website which screens individuals for eligibility to over 30
social service programs.

NJ Food Stamps http:www.state.nj.us/humanservices/  dfd/programs/foodstamp   gives eligibility
requirements and provides an application for food stamps.

Ocean County Health Department's website is www.ochd.org.

Township of Brick's website is www.twp.brick.nj.us/

Disabilities  

Ocean County Individuals with Disabilities    732-506-5374 V/TTY  732-506-5062

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged & Disabled Program:    800-792-9745

Self-Help Clearing  House:        800-367-6274

Women's Groups:

Coalition on Women & Disabilities 732-255-2733           

Health Services

Alzheimer's Assn. 800-883-1180

Alzheimer's Disease             800-272-3900

American Cancer Society           732-914-1000

American Diabetes Assn.         732-469-7979        Hotline  800-342-2383

American Heart Association   609-208-0020                  Hotline   800-634-1242

American Lung Association         908-687-9340

Arthritis Foundation                  732-283-4300

Cancer Info Center              800-4-CANCER

Counseling & Referral Services 732-920-2700

NJ Dept. of Health & Senior Serv. 800-792-8831

NJ/APDA Parkinson's Disease & Referral Center                732-745-7520

State Health Insurance Assistance Program Coordinator                        732-929-2091  

Visiting Home Care Services  732-244-5565

Legal

Ocean County Bar Assn./Lawyer Referral 732-240-3666

South Jersey Legal Services 1-800-496-4570

Senior Services
Adult Protective Services          732-349-1500

Food Stamps 732-349-1500 Emergency After Hours              732-240-6100

Community Medical Center's Adult Day Care 732-505-9420

Community Service of Ocean County  732-367-1400

Meridan Community & Senior Services (Brick Hospital)       732-836-4193

N.J. Div. of Senior Affairs           800-792-8820

Ocean County Office of Senior Services   800-668-4899

PAAD/Lifeline Utility Assistance  800-792-9745

Visiting Homecare Serv.O.C.     732-244-5565

Day Care

For a complete listing of Day Care Centers, please call the Ocean County Office of Senior Services at  
732-929-2091 or  800-668-4899 (in NJ only).

AARP Tax Aid

Tax-aides are available.  Closest places are Brick Library by appt only 9:00 - 1:30.     Call 732-477-4513.  
Also Church of the Visitation by appt only 9:00 to 1:00 call 732-477-7059.



Phone Numbers Frequently Needed:

Public Works Brick                    732-451-4061

Tax Office  732-262-1021

Ocean County Recycling Center 732-367-0802

Social Security   800-772-1213

Veterans Service Bureau         732-929-2096

Senior Centers

Brick Township Senior Center     732-920-8686    

Senior Beehive Community  Service  732-899-3797

Toms River Senior Center    732-341-1000    

The Brick Township Senior Center is located at 373 Adamston  Road (732 920-8686)
is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  

It provides service for township residents 60 years and older.  It provides information, assistance with
forms, applications, meals on wheels requests, insurance counseling, benefits counseling, referrals to
appropriate agencies and transportation to physicians for Brick residents.  In addition, caregiver support,
education, health screenings, exercise for the mind and body, telephone reassurance, movies, seasonal
parties and events are also part of the offerings.  You can also participate in the regular health fair,
multi-cultural fairs,  and receive assistance with simple income tax filing.  

Housing - General Information

Lifeline Utility Assist.Program    800-792-9745  

Reverse Mortgage               732-929-2091  

Outreach

Brick Sr Outreach Serv.       732-920-8686

Nutrition

Food Stamp Prog.               732-349-1500

Ocean County Hunger Relief     732-505-4537

Home Delivered Meals         732-367-1400 Ext. 17

Lakewood Kosher Home Del. Meals  732-901-6001

Salvation Army 732-270-8393

Ocean County Office of Senior Services

A representative from OCOSC is also available at the County Connection, the Ocean County government
service outlet located at the Ocean County Mall in Toms River, as well as other Satellite Resource
Centers.  For a comprehensive look at all the services and programs available from the OCD of SS,
please visit their Website.

Caregivers Volunteers will do online shopping for residents who need help and cannot shop for
themselves. Call 732-505-2273.  They are looking for volunteers.