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Community Services

Some of the information below is from The Jewish Community Resource Guide, a publication of the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County.

 

Bikur Cholim Organization of Raritan Valley
28 Marshall Drive
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 572-7181
This is a community-based organization servicing the needs of homebound and hospitalized Jewish patients. The services they provide include hospital and homebound visitation, transportation, provision of food, a blood donation program, and organized daily prayer for the sick. Bikur Cholim members also make provision for other religious needs of patients. They welcome calls for information and new volunteers. For medical equipment reservation http://www.bcwheelchairs.com/ or call hotline (732)572-7181

 

Central New Jersey Jewish Home for the Aged
380 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 873-2000
The Central New Jersey Jewish Home for the Aged is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the provision of a therapeutic environment for the Jewish aged who are no longer able to live independently in their respective communities. CNJJHA provides a full scope of medical services, social services, 24-hour nursing care, glatt kosher meals, and recreation activities for its residents.

 

Chabad House at Rutgers University
Rabbi Baruch Goodman
170 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 296-1800
Chabad House offers many educational, cultural, and religious activities aimed at promoting the ethical, philosophical, and spiritual values of Judaism.

 

Chevra Kadisha
(732) 572-1712

 

Day Care

 

Rutgers University Hillel Foundation
8 Bishop Place 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 545-2407
Rutgers Hillel provides opportunities for Jewish students to meet other Jews, and provides individual religious counseling and teaching, informal Judaic courses, Shabbat services, holiday programs, and Jewish awareness to area Jewish undergraduates, graduates, and faculty on Rutgers University campuses. Students participate in many community-wide social service projects.

 

Israel Bond Office
300 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08814
(732) 828-0200

 

Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County
1775 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 494-3232
The Jewish Community Center has an active Senior Club and offers a gamut of programs and activities, including adult social activities that serve single adults and senior citizens in a warm, caring Jewish environment. Room rentals are also available.

 

Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County
10 Franklin Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 738-5225
The Jewish Family & Vocational Service provides comprehensive social services, therapy, and career and vocational counseling. Ongoing services include couples, family, and individual counseling for men, women, adolescents, and children; consultation; needs assessments and case management for the elderly and their families; ELDERDAY Care (social kosher adult day care program); kosher Meals-on-Wheels; caregiver services; CHAT (counseling for groups of homebound adults on the telephone); companions for the frail elderly; extensive volunteer services; resettlement; group work services for a variety of populations; adoption services; Jewish family life education workshops; and a myriad of other services.

 

Jewish Family Service of Southern Middlesex County
517 Ryders Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 257-4100       FAX: (732) 257-0995
Highland Park Office:
105 North Third Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
(732) 257-4100       FAX: (732) 257-0995
The Jewish Family Service of Southern Middlesex County offers a comprehenesive program of social services for residents of central and southern Middlesex County. JFS programs include professional counseling for individuals, couples, and families; support groups; elder care services; kosher Meals-on-Wheels; children's counseling center; addiction recovery services; adoption resource center; resettlement services; holiday food programs; and emergency food bank.

 

The Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County
230 Old Bridge Turnpike
South River, NJ 08882
(732) 432-7711       FAX: (732) 432-0292
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Kosher Meals on Wheels
(732) 738-5225