• Greater Bergen Community Action

Assisting Those Left Homeless by Edgewater Fire

In times of crisis, Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. is there to help! Greater Bergen staff were on the scene of the tragic fire at the Avalon Bay apartments in Edgewater on Thursday and Friday, January 22nd and 23rd. Our Housing Counselors were taking preliminary applications for security deposits and first month’s rent, made available through the Department of Community Affairs. If you need assistance, please contact our housing counselors at 201-488-5100. Pictured with GBCA staff is Jim Tedesco, Bergen County Executive (2nd from the left), and, also 2nd from left in the photo below, Richard E. Constable, III, Commissioner of the NJ Department Community Affairs.


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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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GBCA Headquarters
392 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601


Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 22-1818014