Links & Resources

COMMERCIAL SITES

Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development– 2010 Census Information

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission – NJ Handicapped Placard/Plates Application Form

COMMUNITY LINKS

American Red Cross – Humanitarian organization that responds to disaster and helps people prevent and prepare for emergencies. Also provides local senior support services, such as transportation, medical equipment lending, etc.

Community Service Association – This association helps residents in times of need.

Enright Melanoma Foundation – The Enright Melanoma Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise sun safety awareness and to help prevent melanoma through education and early detection.  Take their free, online Enright Sun Safety Certification program.

EZ Ride Senior Transportation – Community Cars Provide Seniors with New Mobility

Newcomers Club of New Providence, Summit, and Berkeley Heights – A non-profit community organization designed to help new (and existing) residents meet new people and learn more about the community, and  to provide social opportunities.  The club also strives to provide assistance to residents within their community.

New Providence Alliance – The New Providence  Alliance Committee is comprised of members of the community, volunteering their time as interested parents, teachers, police officers or business people, working to improve the lives of our neighbors and friends by preventing alcohol and drug abuse.

New Providence Business Community – Association of business owners and professionals in New Providence

New Providence Rescue Squad – The official website for the New Providence Rescue Squad.

New Providence School District – The official website for the New Providence school system.

NJ Sharing Network– NJ Sharing Network is dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of organ donation and transplantation and supporting both donor families and transplant recipients.  NJ Sharing Network is a non-profit, federally-certified, state-approved organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for the 4,500 New Jersey residents currently awaiting transplantation, and is part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the over 106,000 people on waiting lists.

NP Lions – New Providence Lions Club

NP-TV (TV35) – NP-TV is the television broadcast facility of the Borough of New Providence and the New Providence Board of Education. It provides a 24-hour television channel for the residents of New Providence. It can be viewed on cable (Comcast Channel 35), Verizon FIOS ( Channel 37).  Check the NP-TV schedule.

Suburban Chambers of Commerce – The chamber of commerce site for the New Providence area.

Summit / New Providence Rotary Club – The Summit / New Providence club is part of Rotary International, an organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders in more than 165 countries, promoting goodwill and humanitarian service throughout the world.

Summit Area Jaycees – The Summit Area Jaycees is a chapter of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce. Their purpose is to provide volunteer service to the community and leadership training to their members. Their chapter serves New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Millburn, Short Hills, Springfield and Summit. Membership is open to men and women from 21 through 40 who live or work in our service area.

SENIOR LINKS AND RESOURCES

Medical Alert Program – The Medical Alert Program administered by the Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights is designed to help those living on their own to get assistance in the event of an emergency when at home but not able to use a telephone.   Call (908) 665-0046 for more information.

New Providence Senior Affordable Housing – Elizabeth Barabash Manor (908) 464-6131

SAGE Eldercare – SAGE is a nonprofit organization which provides programs and services to meet the changing needs of older adults, their families, and caregivers.

Senior Citizens Council – The Senior Citizens Council is a non-profit organization which provides informational and educational services and programs to seniors in the area.

Union County Department of Human Services – Division on Aging – The Division on Aging’s Information & Assistance team can assist you in locating services including, but not limited to, home care; legal services; nutrition; nursing homes, assisted living facilities; reverse mortgages; visiting physician /dentists; caregiver assistance programs; utility problems and questions about Medicare Part D. Please call the Division on Aging at 908-527-4870, or toll free at 1-888-280-8226.

Union County Paratransit – The Union County Paratransit System is a curb-to-curb transport service specializing in transportation of senior citizens (age 60 or older), persons with disabilities and/or economically disadvantaged residents of Union County.

COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Union County Prosecutor – Home Page for Union County Prosecutor’s Office

Union County Road Construction Information

Union County Construction Updates – Link to current or scheduled Union County construction projects

Union County Economic Development Corporation – A private, nonprofit organization dedicated to economic development in Union County.

Union County Emergency Management – Trains for, maintains equipment for, and responds to disasters and emergencies and coordinates county and regional response and provides Hazardous Materials Response Team.

Union County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling – Union County Household Special Waste Collection Dates

Union County, NJ – The official web site of Union County, of which New Providence is a part.

Union County-LINCS – County wide Local Information Communication System that supports interactive reporting, health data analysis,and the dissemination of public health information between the County of Union, local health departments, health care providers, emergency responders and the state Department of Health and Senior Services.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Congressional Directory – THOMAS Legislative site with links to members of the Senate and House of Representatives. Use Contact Members of Congress link on top of page. This site includes information sources for legislative research. Links include Government Records & Publications; Indexes; News Services; Partisan Congressional Sites; Contacting Members of Congress; Education Resources; and Voting Records.

FedStats – A gateway to statistical reports of more than 70 government agencies.

Computer Emergency Readiness Team – Web-site for Homeland Security Computer Emergency Readiness Team

Military Veteran Peers for Families is a free and confidential helpline designed to help veterans and their families. The helpline is dedicated to being an extra resource to assist our veteran families. MVP operates as a free and confidential support network for the family of veterans and active duty personnel. The helpline helps answer any question or concern a family member may have about veteran benefits and services

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT

NJMdirect.com – Pay your parking or traffic ticket on line through NJMCdirect. Payment hours available are: MON-THURS 7:30AM – 11:45PM, FRI 7:30AM – 11:00PM and SAT 7:30AM – 4:00PM. There is an additional fee added to the traffic ticket penalty amount for this service which is based on the penalty amount of the ticket.

NJ GOVERNMENT

New Jersey Association of County Tax Boards – Generic tax forms available for download

New Jersey Voter Registration – New Jersey Voter Registration Application Form

NJ Family Care – NJ Family Care is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help New Jersey’s uninsured children have affordable health coverge.

NJ State Division of Taxation – Variety of taxation topics

NJ Transit – Official site of the state transit agency. Includes train and bus schedules.

Port Authority of NY & NJ – Official site for this bi-state agency

State of New Jersey site – The official state web site. Directories, general information, and access to all states statutes.

The League of Women Voters –  A comprehensive reference containing voting information, a list of state and federal legislators – including office addresses and phone numbers, state commissioners and legislative committees.

Attorney General – New Jersey Attorney General

New Jersey Public Records– Useful links to New Jersey Public Records sites

Known Contaminated Sites in New Jersey – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection website

Site Remediation Requests  – Homeowner Property Access Information – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

OTHER SITES OF INTEREST

New Jersey Press Association – NJ Press Association website. Search here for New Providence legal ads.

POLICE INFORMATION

New Jersey State Police – Home Page for the New Jersey State Police

NJ 12 Most Wanted People – New Jersey’s 12 Most Wanted List

Sex Offender Registery – NJ State Police Sex Offender Web-site

www.getnetwise.org. – Internet Safety Tips

PROFESSEIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

New Jersey State Chief’s of Police Association – Home Page for State Police Chief’s Association

Union County Police Chiefs Association – Union County Police Chiefs Association

SITES OF GENERAL INTEREST

Governing – The commercial site of “Governing,” a magazine devoted to issues of interest to state and local government officials.

NJ Online – A commercial site of statewide interest. Provides links with some major state newspapers.

NJ Serves – Access to a searchable database of NJ nonprofit, community, and governmental organizations and to the services they provide.

The Alternative Press – The Alternative Press is a local online newspaper delivering the latest news in the New Providence area.

DARE – National– Web-site for National DARE

DARE – NJ – DARE -New Jersey Web-site

NIDA– National Institute of Drug Abuse

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