Community Resources

Community Resources Guide

RESOURCE GUIDE FOR NEW JERSEY VETERANS

CLOTHING

Catholic Family and Community Services Veterans Clothing Boutique
435 Main Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07505
973‐592‐1393
Primary Contact: Carl Perry, Suppor􀆟ve Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Outreach Worker
cperry@catholicharities.org

EDUCATION

upSKILL IT/STEM Training Grant
323 MLK Blvd, Room 173
Newark NJ
973‐596‐5592
Primary Contact: Art O’Brien

Passaic County Community College
1 College Blvd
Paterson NJ 07505
973‐684‐6309
Primary Contact: Lynn D’Amario, Veterans Affairs Coordinator
ldamario@pccc.edu

Sussex County Community College
One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
973‐300‐2109
Primary Contact: Micheal J. Devillers, Veteran Services Coordinator
mdevilliers@sussex.edu

Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford NJ 07016
908‐709‐7133
Primary Contact: Paul Belmonte, Enrollment Specialist
pbelmonte@ucc.edu

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair NJ 07043
973‐655‐4462
Primary Contact: Kenney J. Key, Veterans Assistant
keyk@mail.montclair.edu

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Passaic County One‐Stop Career Center
20 Memorial Drive
Paterson NJ 07505
(973) 977‐4964
Primary Contact: Wendell Greene
wendel.green@dol.state.nj.us

Mental Health Association in New Jersey
88 Pompton Avenue
Verona, New Jersey 07044
973‐571‐4100 x 136
Primary Contact: Ruth Kaluski, MS, CRC, LMHC
Assistant Director, Career Connection, Employment Resource Institute
rkaluski@mhanj.org

HOUSING (PERMANENT, TRANSITIONAL AND EMERGENCY)

Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Paterson and Newark
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
Confidential Helpline 1‐855‐767‐8387

Bergen County Office 57 Pink Street
Hackensack, NJ
908‐612‐2491

Essex County Office
481 Sanford Avenue
Newark NJ
973‐399‐1333

Hudson County Office
591 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ
201‐395‐5441

Morris County Office
19‐21 Belmont Ave
Dover, NJ
973‐361‐5555

Passaic County Office
24 DeGrasse Ave
Paterson NJ
973‐279‐7100x10

Sussex County Office
48 Wyker Rd.
Franklin, NJ
973‐818‐3606

Union County Office
505 South Avenue E.
Cranford, NJ
908‐497‐3940

Eva’s Men’s Shelter
393 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
973‐279‐0783

Eva’s Women’s Shelter
31 Jackson Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
973‐279‐1004

Paterson Park Apartments
601 East 18St. Suite 2
Paterson NJ 07501
(973) 333‐9848
Primary Contact: Michele Kadell
info@patersonpark.com

Salvation Army of Passaic
550 Main Street
Passaic, NJ 07505
973‐779‐1155

Operation Chillout
PO Box 353
Long Valley NJ 07853
Veterans Hotline: 609‐619‐0861
All other: 908‐509‐1462
Primary Contact: MAJ. Anthony DeStefano, USAR Ret., Veterans Coordinator
Email for Veterans: tony@operationchillout.org
Email for others: info@operationchillout.org

Urban League of Essex County
508 Central Avenue
Newark NJ 07107
973‐624‐9535x168
Glenn Best, Director of Business Development
gbest@ulec.org

New Hope Village for Veterans, Inc.
www.newhopevillage4veterans.com
973‐477‐7327
Primary Contact: Cheryl (Kit) Turner, President/Founder

St. Peters Haven
380 Clifton Avenue
Cli􀅌on NJ 07011
973‐546‐3406
Primary Contact: Lynn Bocchini, Manager
info@stpeterhaven.org

Veterans Haven North
NJ Department of Veteran’s Affairs
200 Sanatorium Road Suite 101
Glen Gardner NJ 08826
908‐537‐1999
Primary Contact: Corinne Balaskas
Corinne.Balaskas@dmava.nj.gov

Family Promise of Sussex County
19 Church Street
PO Box 154
Newton NJ 07860
973‐579‐1180
Primary Contact: Julie Schuldner, Executive Director
Julie@scihn.org

HEALTH

East Orange General Hospital
Designated Screening Center
300 Central Avenue
East Orange NJ 07018
973‐266‐4478/4479/4480
Primary Contact: Tracey Weeden, Crisis Interven􀆟on Unit Manger
weedent@evh.org

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Sussex
PO Box 652
Sparta NJ 07871
973‐214‐0632
Primary Contact: Jeri Doherty, President
nami.sussex@yahoo.com

Department of Veterans Affairs (Paterson Clinic)
11 Getty Avenue (Medical Office behind St. Josephs Medical Center)
973‐247‐1666
Primary Contact: Michael Villancourt
michael.vaillancourt@va.gov

Bloomfield Vet Center
2 Broad Street Suite 703
Bloomfield NJ
973‐748‐0980
Primary Contact: Timothy Vermillion LCSW, Team Leader

Trenton Vet Center
934 Parkway Avenue
Ewing NJ 08618
609‐882‐5744
Primary Contact: Debra Adamczyk, Ed.S. LADC, Team Leader

Lakewood Vet Center
1255 Route 70
Parkway Plaza
Lakewood NJ
908‐607‐6364
Primary Contact: Daria M. Pampaloni LCSW, Team Leader

Ventnor Vet Center
6601 Ventnor Ave Suite #105
Ventnor New Jersey 08406
609‐487‐8387
Primary Contact: Team Leader

Eva’s Village Adult Free and Charitable Clinic
20 Jackson Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07501
973‐523‐6220
Medical, Podiatry, Dental and HIV Testing

Paterson Outpa􀆟ent Clinic‐VA New Jersey Healthcare System
11 Getty Ave, Building #275
Paterson, New Jersey 07501
973‐247‐1666

LEGAL SERVICES

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (Bergen County Division)
190 Moore Street
Hackensack New Jersey 07601
201‐487‐3513
Primary Contact: Anna P. Navatta, Assistant Executive Director, Attorney

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (Free legal assistance)
101 Commerce Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 645‐1955
Primary Contact: Karen Robinson, Staff Attorney

FOOD PANTRY

St. Peters Haven
380 Clifton Avenue
Clifton NJ 07011
973‐546‐3406
Primary Contact: Lynn Bocchini, Manager
Bring picture ID and social security cards for all members of the family

Bob and Carol Food Pantry
435 Main Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07501
Monday, Wednesday. Thursday and Friday
9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday: 4:00pm‐6:00pm
973‐881‐0280 x 532
Primary Contact: Carlos Roldan
Bring picture ID and social security cards for all members of the family

CUMAC
223 Ellison Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
973‐742‐5518x11
info@cumacecho.org
Primary Contact: Debbie Fletcher