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  Phyllis Monguso, Supervisor of Senior Citizens Activities
  Phone: (908) 851-5290
  968 Bonnel Court, Union NJ 07083
 
senior@uniontownship.com

    The Division of Senior Citizens Activities provides
    information and referrals to senior citizens of Union, sixty
    or older. Identification cards required to obtain discounts,
    transportation and assistance in procuring social services,
    financial or medical aid are available.

    The Senior Center, at 968 Bonnel Court, is open Monday through Friday
    from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. all year except holidays. It has facilities for
    group meetings, classrooms for adult education courses, a library, cable
    TV, recreation equipment and socialization. Areas are set up for club
    meetings, several of which are held between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

    The Senior Center has been designated as a Nutrition Site for the elderly.
    Well-balanced meals are served Monday through Friday (except on
    holidays). Reservations are required two days in advance by calling (908)
    851-3293. For further information, call the department at (908) 851-
    5290.



  FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ON SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
  WITHIN UNION COUNTY CALL THE UNION COUNTY DIVISION OF
  AGING AT 908-527-4869 OR 1-888-280-8226


  Offered Senior Programs

  RECREATION
  For those who are interested and eligible the Township of Union offers the
  following activities at the Senior Center, line dancing, exercise, billiards, knitting,
  crocheting, quilting and a variety of card games.

  MOVIES
  The Senior Center has the ability to show video tapes and/or movies films upon
  request.

  SPECIAL EVENTS
  SENIOR CITIZENS OLYMPICS
  HEALTH FAIRS
  SENIOR CITIZENS ITALIAN FEST
  ST. PATRICK'S DAY LUNCHEON

  BUS TRANSPORTATION
  Daily Bus service to Pathmark, Shop-Rite, and Union Center. Bus trips to points
  of interest outside the city are available upon request of senior group coordinators.


Important Phone Numbers:

NJ EASE
(888) 280-8226

DIVISION OF ADULT SOCIAL SERVICES (908) 965-3745

CHIME (OFFERS ASSISTANCE WITH MEDICAL BILLS)
(908) 497-3948

MEALS ON WHEELS
(908) 486-5100

OLDER AMERICAN PROGRAM
(908) 527-4869

LIFT EQUIPPED ACCESS LINK TRANSPORTATION
(800) 955-2321

PARATRANSIT SYSTEM
(908) 241-8300

NJ TRANSIT REDUCED FARE PROGRAM (973) 378-6300

STATE AGENCIES:
PAAD PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANCE PLAN
(800) 792-9745

LIFELINE UTILITY BENEFIT PROGRAM (800) 792-9745

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
(800) 772-1213

MEDICARE (800) Medicare

MEDICAID DISTRICT OFFICE
(732) 603-3151