Dorothy McDonough, Director
Department of Human Services,
Affordable Housing and Access Transportation
475 Corporate Drive - Lower Level
Open 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Weekdays
Human Services/Affordable Housing: 201-529-5757 x205 or x206
Access Transportation: 201-529-2691
The Department of Human Services covers a wide spectrum of services, including counseling and referrals to designated agencies. All inquiries received and any assistance provided is confidential. Some of the other services we provide include:
~ offer education on many County, State, and local programs.
~ act as liaison to senior organizations
~ provide emergency assistance of food and necessities
~ make employment referrals
~ disseminate information on drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs.
For additional information or consultation contact Dolores Raiz, ext. 205
Left to right: Beverly Valenti and Marthina Suazo
Access Transportation provides van service for senior citizens, people with disabilities and other residents unable to drive. We offer curb to curb transportation for doctor's appointments and weekly trips to the Mahwah Senior Center, Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey Square, Midland Park Senior Activity Center and several senior daycare centers. Periodic trips are also made to Paramus shopping malls. A $1.00 round trip donation is recommended. For additional information or to request transportation, contact Marthina Suazo at AccessTransportation, 201-529-2691.
The Township of Mahwah is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied the benefits of our services on the basis of race, color, or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to the Township of Mahwah. To file a complaint, or for information on the Township of Mahwah’s obligations under Title VI write to: County of Bergen, Human/Senior Services, 1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ 07601 or visit www.co.bergen.nj.us. Transportation services provided by this agency are in whole or part funded through federal funds received through NJ TRANSIT and as an individual you also have the right to file your complaint under Title VI to NJ TRANSIT by writing to: New Jersey Transit Customer Service, Title VI Division, 1 Penn Plaza East, Newark, NJ 07105 or visit www.njtransit.com/diversity. A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.
The Department administers Mahwah's Affordable Housing Program and supplies applications for rentals and purchases of affordable housing units in the Township. Residents and non-residents alike may apply for affordable housing; income limitations apply. Applications are available at our office. For additional information contact Dorothy McDonough, ext 206.
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