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ATTENTION PATERSON HEAD START PARENTS: New food sites are going into effect on Monday, April 6th. In the Third Ward, student meal distribution at Public School 20 will now be at Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Complex at 851 East 28th Street.· St Luke’s Baptist Church’s student meal distribution will be at Edward W. Kilpatrick School at 295 Ellison Street· Student meal distribution at Templo Shalom will be at Public School No. 3 at 448 Main Street.Just as a reminde...

It's Census Day! Wondering why the Census is so important? GBCA's Marketing Manager, Andrea Borja breaks it down for you in this video! Take a listen and don't forget to fill out your census atwww.My2020Census.Gov

To learn more about the 2020 Census go to

While GBCA buildings are temporarily closed to the public, our commitment to our communities remains. Read below to learn how you can still receive services from GBCA.

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START: Free Quality Preschool Ages 0-5

AVAILABLE IN: Bergen County, Jersey City, and Paterson, NJ

STATUS: Schools are temporarily closed but enrollment is still open!


HAVE QUESTIONS? Call us Monday to Friday, 9a.m. to 1p.m. at (844) 472-4453


GBCA is working to help encourage our communities to take the census and educate on why it's so important.  Check out 8 Reasons Why you should take the 2020 Census below.

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Greater Bergen Community Action
Greater Bergen Community Action

Greater Bergen Community Action is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit Community Action Agency. Established in 1967, Greater Bergen is part of a nationwide network of poverty-fighting enterprises which were established as part of the nation’s effort to address the intractable and persistent problem of poverty in America.


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