Community Resources

There are ``Core Service`` agencies throughout Passaic County providing basic emergency and support services. These agencies help with basic needs such as food and shelter, and long term client advocacy.

  • 1 Passaic County Board of Social Services


  • 2 NJ Family Care

    Affordable health coverage

  • 3 Catholic Family & Community Services

    Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson provides service to people in need.

  • 4 4CS of Passaic County

    4CS of Passaic County assists families to obtain child care that is accessible, and affordable.”

  • 5 NJ Legal Services

    Free legal assistance to low-income in New Jersey.

  • 6 Paterson Housing Authority

    Provides housing opportunities to Paterson residents eligible for Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and Public Housing that is decent, safe and affordable.

  • 7 Center for Food Action

    Provides food, housing, utility, and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals and families.

  • 8 CUMAC

    Non-profit organization dedicated to feeding people and changing lives.

  • 9 NJ Shares

    New Jersey SHARES assists income eligible households throughout New Jersey to pay their energy, telephone and water bills.

  • 10 Passaic County Womens Center

    State designated lead domestic violence and sexual assault agency in Passaic County.