GBCA IS STILL PROVIDING SERVICES

 

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!

TO START THE APPLICATION PROCESS: CLICK HERE

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

 

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING CENTER: Citizenship Classes, English as a Second Language, High School Equivalency 

AVAILABLE IN: Bergen County, Passaic County, Hudson County

STATUS: Classes are temporarily suspended but enrollment for future classes is open!

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAMS: CLICK HERE

TO START THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS:Call Us Monday to Friday, 9a.m. to 1p.m. at (973) 685-0005 

 

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE RESIDENTIAL & ENERGY SERVICES

AVAILABLE IN: Bergen County

 

Utility Payment Assistance

STATUS: Our offices are closed to the public but applications are still being processed

TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE: email completed applications and supporting documentation to Sharon.Williams@GreaterBergen.org. 

TO VIEW APPLICATION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: CLICK HERE  

 

Homelessness Prevention 

Financial & Housing Counseling 

Tenant/Landlord Assistance

STATUS: Our offices are closed to the public but assistance is being provided via phone and email.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE PROGRAMS: click on the program names above

TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE: call Crystal Harrington at (201) 968-0200 ext 7166 or email crystal.Harrington@greaterbergen.org 

 

Home Weatherization

Lead Remediation (also available in Cities of Paterson & Passaic)

STATUS: Our offices are closed and work inside home is on hold until further notice however applications are still being processed.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE PROGRAMS: CLICK HERE

TO START THE APPLICATION PROCESS: call (201) 488-5100 and press 6 for Weatherization or 7 for Lead Remediation

 

COMMUNITY HOUSING IN PARTNERSHIP (CHIP): Low Income Housing

STATUS: Our offices are temporarily closed.

RENT CHECKS AND APPLICATIONS MUST BE MAILED TO: 392 MAIN ST, HACKENSACK, NJ 07601

(PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH)

FOR ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: call 201-968-0200 Ext 7799 or email PROPERTY.MGMT@GREATERBERGEN.ORG

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM: CLICK HERE

 

BANKING: 1st Bergen Federal Credit Union

STATUS: The credit union is operating on  Temporary Bank Hours. Schedule is as follows: Mondays—9a.m. to 1p.m., Wednesdays—9a.m. to 1p.m., Fridays— 9a.m. to 1p.m.

TO SPEAK TO A REPRESENTATIVE: call (201) 968-0202 and leave a detailed message including your name and phone number and we call you back during normal business hours.

REMINDERS: Online banking, mobile app, and ATM network are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that at this time there will be a temporary withdrawal limit of $1,500 per person, per day.

 

CAREERS AT GBCA

To see what positions GBCA is hiring for CLICK HERE

TO APPLY: email application and resume to humanresources@greaterbergen.org or Fax to (201) 342-9339

 

DONATIONS

To help support the programs and services of Greater Bergen Community Action CLICK HERE Or email Cynthia.Arone@greaterbergen.org

 

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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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GBCA Headquarters
392 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-968-0200

 

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Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 22-1818014