Senior & Veterans Services

Senior & Veterans Services:

Senior Day Programs provided in the City of Paterson.

Senior Activities Program is located at 211,195,255 20th Avenue, Paterson, NJ in the Governor Paterson Towers. This is a free program that serves over 300 seniors, 62 years old or older that reside in Paterson. The overall goal is to create a safe haven where seniors can enjoy social experiences while aging in place. The Senior Activities Program provides the seniors the opportunity for physical and social development while creating new bonds for social support.

Paterson Adult Day Center is located at 163 Rosa Parks Blvd, Paterson, NJ. The Paterson Adult Day Center provides socialization, a hot midday meal, social services support, transportation and activities to older adults living in City of Paterson. The social worker and the center nurse visits 7 senior buildings of the Paterson Housing Authority each week, seeing up to 200 tenants per month to support tenants’ efforts to live independently.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, provides supportive services to Veterans with very low income who are literally homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Veteran families are provided a range of supportive services designed to promote housing stability. The SSVF Program serves Veterans residing in the counties of Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Sussex, Union, Hudson and Essex. Services provided included case management, outreach, financial assistance, employment opportunities, legal aid assistance, and advocacy to support the Veteran household. SSVF dollars are used to pay short-term rent and utilities, rental arrears, utility arrears, moving expenses, child care expenses, apartment application fees, client transportation costs, broker’s fees and other costs that directly support the housing stability of low-income Veterans per eligibility requirements. For more information please call our confidential Hotline(855) SOS- VETS (855) 767-8387

Veteran’s Clothing Closet

The Veteran’s Clothing Closet is a place for our male and female Veterans to get back on their feet. We provide FREE clothing, hygiene, products and small household items for our Veterans. Whether you are looking for a single pair of jeans or a full suit for a job interview, the Veteran’s Clothing Closet has you covered.

We currently have four locations in Passaic, Hudson, Bergen and Sussex.

Clothing donations are always welcome and can be made at any of our four Veteran’s Clothing Closet locations.

For more information contact Gina Pollut at 973-951-9867 or Carl Perry at 973-592-1393.