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Remarks from Robert Halsch, President and CEO of Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc.:

Greater Bergen Community Action is excited to share great news in proud support of Representative Josh Gottheimer's Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2019.

The bipartisan bill is now one step closer to legislative amendment, which in effect, will not only provide a centralized and multi-functional credit resource for all Americans, but will most notably be a transformative opportuni...

WASHINGTON – Today, Thursday, December 12, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that his bipartisan bill, H.R.5332 — the Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2019 — has been successfully marked up and favorably reported out of the House Financial Services Committee.

The bipartisan bill directs the three credit reporting bureaus to work together to create one online portal to provide free and unlimited access to credit reports and scores, the ability to...

Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. (GBCA), the federally-designated anti-poverty agency of Bergen County, which in recent years expanded to provide services in the cities of Paterson, Jersey City and Passaic, announced that its Bergen County-based weatherization program has relocated to 316 State Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601.

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is a nationwide effort designed to reduce energy costs for low-income households by increasing the...

Hackensack, NJ – Greater Bergen Community Action Inc.’s (GBCA) Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are hosting healthy lunch events led by the programs’ Food and Nutrition Department featuring a fall season favorite: butternut squash. The event, in alignment with the program’s health and nutrition curriculum, will be held on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at the following locations and times:

GBCA Paterson Head Start at Eastside
500 East 35th Street, Paterson, NJ...

GARFIELD, NJ - As a Garfield stakeholder, we would love to hear your thoughts about how you see the present and future of Garfield's "River to Rail" District around Passaic Street as the City of Garfield and its non-profit community partner Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. (GBCA) works with the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) to improve the district.

This brief and private survey of your opinions and ideas is one of the ways the Garfield NPP Program is ga...

Jersey City Residents at the Marion Gardens affordable housing complex now have a new community center, computer lab, and place to shoot some baskets after Mayor Steven Fulop and the Jersey City Housing Authority officially cut the ribbon on the upgrades on Wednesday, Sept. 18.. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.   

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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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