Union County Gives Handy, Skilled Steering for Seniors In search of Companies – County of Union

Union County’s “ASK” program will go to 4 areas in September, together with bilingual help in Spanish

Union County seniors and their caregivers can come to any one in all 4 Union County Getting older Companies Kiosk occasions this September and meet in particular person with skilled workers for skilled steerage on senior packages and sources, together with assist with filling out purposes and varieties. Bilingual workers can be out there to help residents in Spanish in the course of the occasion on September 21.

“The ASK program is a pleasant, handy method to discover out about useful packages and providers, and our bilingual workers will assist be certain that we are able to attain everybody who’s looking for help,” stated Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams. 

ASK is a program of the Union County Division of Human Companies via the Division on Getting older and Incapacity Assets, serving seniors age 60-plus and their caregivers.

Employees on the ASK occasions can assist seniors and care givers join with quite a lot of providers together with residence delivered meals, respite care, residence care, grownup day care and help providers for caregivers.

Any Union County senior or care giver can go to any ASK occasion, no matter their hometown.

No appointment or pre-registration is required.

The September dates and areas can be:

Thursday, September 1

Union Public Library

1060 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, 07083

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Monday, September 12

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue, Clark, 07066

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Wednesday, September 14

Garwood Public Library

411 Third Avenue, Garwood, 07027

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Wednesday, September 21

Bilingual workers can be out there at this occasion to help residents in Spanish

Elizabeth Public Library

11 South Broad Road, Elizabeth, 07202

12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

To examine for different upcoming ASK occasions, name the Division on Getting older and Incapacity Useful resource Connection 1-888-280-8226 toll free or go to the Division on-line at ucnj.org/dhs/getting older.

ASK updates are additionally posted on Union County’s social media channels and are incessantly carried by native media, each print and digital.

The purpose of the Division on Getting older and Incapacity Useful resource Connection is to advertise wellness, independence, dignity and selection for seniors and their households, in accordance with a statewide initiative adopted by Union County in 2012. It’s one in all 622 “Space Businesses on Getting older” nationwide established below the federal Older People Act.  

For extra data and updates on all Union County providers in the course of the COVID-19 outbreak, together with free vaccination, free testing, emergency meals distribution and different help providers, go to ucnj.org/covid19. Basic details about COVID-19 is obtainable via the New Jersey Division of Well being at nj.gov/well being.

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For all Union County packages and providers go to ucnj.org, name the Public Data Line, 877-424-1234, e-mail data@ucnj.org or use the net Contact Kind.

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