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The Senior Services Division provides a wide range of services that promote independence, dignity, and choice for older adults in the Hoboken community. The Division acts as a conduit between Hoboken senior citizens and State and County agencies to help them navigate programs and services made available to better their everyday quality of life. 

The Division maintains a service network capable of meeting the health, economic, and social needs of seniors with a particular emphasis on assisting those who are considered frail, economically disadvantaged, or vulnerable.

Senior Services highly trained staff is ready and able to assist you and provide answers and information on various topics, including healthcare, insurance, home care services, long-term care options, transportation, social activities, nutrition, volunteer opportunities, and more.

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Activities & Programs

Senior Services provides a wide array of recreational programs for Hoboken seniors, including monthly birthday parties, luncheon discussions and shows, monthly field trips, art classes, bingo, yoga, holiday parties, summer BBQs, and more.   

For the February calendar of programs and events, CLICK HERE.

To stay up to date on the latest offerings and events, join the Division’s mailing list by calling (201) 420-2054 or emailing Division Head Thomas Foley at tfoley@hobokennj.gov.

Senior Care Management 

Senior Services provides a number of in-house services at the Multi-Service Center at 124 Grand St. The Division can assist with the following:

  • Notary services
  • Flu shots
  • Dental program referrals 
  • Medical equipment lending 
  • Farmers’ market vouchers
  • Local transportation services to and from medical appointments
  • Home wellness checks 
  • Medical bill assistance 
  • Translation services for English, Spanish, and Italian
  • Correspondence assistance for legal issues, government-issued programs, Social Security Office, and more. 

Program Connections 

The Division works closely with local, State, and Federal agencies to connect seniors to their needed services. The Division can assist with the following: 

  • MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Services and Supports) – A program designed to expand home and community-based services, promote community inclusion and ensure quality and efficiency. 
  • MEDICAID – A medical assistance program designed to help low-income individuals and families get the necessary medical care. 
  • JACC (Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving) – A State funded program that provides a broad array of in-home services to enable an individual who is at risk of placement in a nursing facility that meets the income and resource requirements to remain in their private home. 
  • LIFELINE – A program that provides discounts on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers. 
  • PAGE (Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric) – A state-funded utility assistance program that helps low to moderate-income families in New Jersey pay their utility bills. 
  • SLMB/QMB (Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary) – A program that pays partial or full Medicare Part B premiums for eligible participants. 
  • PAAD (The Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled) – A program that helps eligible seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on their prescription drug costs. 

Senior Shuttle Services 

The Hop — Free senior Hop service operates from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Shuttles leave from the Multi-Service Center every hour on the hour with breaks from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. every day, except Wednesday when the break is from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

View the schedule and bus route by clicking here.| Call 201-653-1919 with any questions.

Free bus trips to local shopping malls are available. The schedule is posted monthly in Multi-service Center at 124 Grand Street, or call (201) 420-2054.

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