Weatherization Assistance

Improving Home Energy Efficiency

Greater Bergen Community Action
OVERVIEW

The Weatherization Assistance Program is a nationwide effort to assist homeowners & tenants in improving the energy efficiency of their homes.  GBCA is the provider of this service in Bergen County.

Greater Bergen Community Action
SERVICES

Qualified crews of technicians repair and replace faulty windows and doors, install high-efficiency insulation and, if necessary, repair or even replace boilers, furnaces or water heaters.  Replacement of air filters to improve circulation and the quality of air in the home.

 
WHO WE SERVE
  • Bergen County residents

  • Households below 200% of Federal Poverty Level.

  • Veterans receiving cash benefits for 100% disability.

  • Recipients of Food Stamp and TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families).

WHAT TO EXPECT

After completing the application packet completely, the applicant’s eligibility is determined.  Once eligibility is established you will receive a call to schedule an appointment with a weatherization technician who will perform an inspection of your premises and determine the scope of work necessary to fully weatherize.

HOW TO APPLY

A complete list of the documentation that is required is included in the application packet.

 

They include:

  • Proof of income for all family members 18 and over

  • Tax return for all family members

  • Social security cards for all in household

  • Proof of ownership of home, or landlord verification/approval form

DOCUMENT CHECKLIST
 
Greater Bergen Community Action
LOCATION

Greater Bergen Weatherization Assistance Program

61 Voorhis Lane

Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-488-5100, press 6

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