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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Senior Services, Disability, Nutrition, and Veteran Affairs

2021 Senior Art Show

2021 Passaic County Annual Senior Art Show

Calling all Passaic County Senior Artists!

The Department of Senior Services is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Annual Senior Art Show this year! We have had to make some procedural adjustments due to the current pandemic, but we are looking forward to seeing your artwork submission. The information and documents required to participate are available for download below. If you would like to receive these forms in the mail, please contact our office at 973-569-4060 and we will gladly mail a packet to you. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Participant Documents:

The Department of Senior Services provides and coordinates numerous services and sponsors many activities for senior citizens. Services available within the County include transportation, seasonal cleaning, housekeeping, certified home health aides, telephone reassurance, social adult day care and legal services. 
Activities include educational conferences, evening socials, health fairs and trips to various locations. Advocacy efforts on behalf of the senior citizens range from policy development to petitioning elected officials. 

The department is an ADRC (Aging Disability Resource Connection) coordinating and providing information and assistance, outreach, in-home evaluations, benefit screenings and care management services. A coordinated effort with the Passaic County Board of Social Services improves access to community programs and services as well as nursing facility placement. To contact ADRC, please call 1-877-222-3737.

The Department of Senior Services further administers the provision of congregate meals, nutrition education and counseling, and home-delivered meals. 

To learn more about the services offered by this department, view the brochures below.

Department News

March 26, 2019
Social Security and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to receive reports of fraudulent phone calls from people falsely claiming to be Social Security employees. If you receive one of these calls, report the information to the OIG Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271 or at https://oig.ssa.gov/report.