Frequently Called Numbers


Adult Protective Services 1-908-497-3902
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) – In New Jersey 1-866-542-8165
1-888-687-2277
Consumer Affairs, Union County Division of 1-908-654-9840
Disabled, Union County Office for the 1-908-527-4807
Hispanic Services 1-908-497-3950
Home Energy Assistance Program
(HEAP a/k/a LIHEAP)
1-908-351-7727
Homeless Emergency Services:
(For Homeless Individuals / Families, or Victims of Domestic Violence)
Eastern Union County YWCA 1-908-355-4357
Plainfield Area YMCA 1-908-756-6060
Plainfield Area YWCA Women’s Center 1-908-756-3500
Medicaid / District Office 1-732-499-5700
Medicare 1-800-633-4227
Nursing Home Information 1-908-497-3950
Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults 1-609-341-5555
Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly
ELDERLY ABUSE HOTLINE:
1-609-943-4026
1-877-582-6995
Parks and Recreation, Union County Division of 1-908-527-4900
Passport Information
Elizabeth:
Westfield:
1-908-527-4968
1-908-654-9859
Psychiatric Emergency Services
HOTLINE:
1-908-668-2599
Social Security/Medicare (7 am – 7 pm) 1-800-772-1213
State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) 1-908-273-6999
State Health & Senior Services 1-800-367-6543
Transportation for Seniors
(Union County Paratransit System/Reservations)
1-908-241-8300
UNION COUNTY DIVISION ON AGING
Toll Free: 1-888-280-8226
(Call about Employment, Counseling, Housing, Legal Help, Help with Prescriptions, Support Group Information, etc.) 1-908-527-4872
1-908-527-4870
For Spanish: 1-908-527-4863