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|Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:02 pm Post subject: SANDY RESOURCES IN NEW JERSEY
From Mar 22, 2013 to May 05, 2013 (included)
|Hurricane Sandy NJ ~ Where to Get Help & Where to Give Help http://tinyurl.com/Hurricane-Sandy-Get-Give-Help
As a community service to pay it forward, the directory was created and is maintained in a volunteer capacity by
Coleen Markey , Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Life Coach at My Soul Shack https://www.facebook.com/MySoulShack
~ Individuals, Grassroot Groups, Non-Profits, Agencies and Social/Media have contributed to the information on this
directory through postings and links on their sites... all with compassionate hearts and true GO-GIVERS. I research
to find resources for the gaps and am the gatherer of all the information.
CATEGORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
(Click on the link next to each category for resource information pertaining to that section)
Due to how extensive the information in the directory has grown, there are now only the sublinks to direct you to the information within each category.
SCROLL PAST THE LIST OF CATEGORIES TO SEE FREE EVENTS/WORKSHOPS THAT ARE AVAILABLE
(FOOD, SUPPLY, GIFT CARD, NEW CLOTHING EVENTS ETC)
(FEMA, INSURANCE, MITIGATION, TAX, LEGAL WORKSHOPS, ETC)
NEW RESOURCES ADDED THE WEEK OF http://tinyurl.com/New-Resources-Added
This link will list all NEW resources added to the directory for the current week for easy reference and knowledge. They are also listed in the corresponding category(ies) to the service they provide. Check this link daily or weekly as the information will change on a weekly basis.
AMERICAN RED CROSS (TO GET ASSISTANCE) http://tinyurl.com/Assistance-Red-Cross
BABY SUPPLIES http://tinyurl.com/Supplies-Babies
BEACH CLEAN UPS http://tinyurl.com/Beach-Clean-Ups
BLANKETS ~ TOWELS http://tinyurl.com/For-Blankets
BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY HURRICANE SANDY http://tinyurl.com/Help-for-Businesses
CLEAN OUT SUPPLIES (TO DONATE OR OBTAIN) http://tinyurl.com/Clean-Out-Supplies
CLEAN OUTS ~ GUT OUTS http://tinyurl.com/Clean-Outs-Gut-Outs
CLOTHING ~ TO RECEIVE OR DONATE http://tinyurl.com/Clothing-Donations
COATS (COAT DRIVE) http://tinyurl.com/Coat-Drives
COLLEGES (OFFERING ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS) http://tinyurl.com/College-Assistance
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL TOWN WEBSITES http://tinyurl.com/County-Town-Websites
COUNTY BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES http://tinyurl.com/General-Social-Services
DEMOLITION OF HOMES http://tinyurl.com/Demolition-Homes
DISABILITIES (PERSONS WITH) http://tinyurl.com/Disabilities-Persons-With
DISASTER ASSISTANCE http://tinyurl.com/For-Disaster-Assistance
DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT http://tinyurl.com/Disaster-Case-Management-Help
DISTRIBUTION CENTERS http://tinyurl.com/Distribution-Relief-Centers
DOCUMENTS (REPLACEMENT) http://tinyurl.com/Documents-Replacement
DONATIONS ~ MONETARY~GIFT CARDS~GOODS http://tinyurl.com/Donation-Needs
DONATIONS IN BULK TO DONATE OR OBTAIN http://tinyurl.com/Bulk-Donations
DUNES (REBUILD THE SAND DUNES WITH CHRISTMAS TREES) http://tinyurl.com/Dunes-Christmas-Trees
ENTERTAINMENT ~ FAMILY ACTIVITIES http://tinyurl.com/Family-Activities-Free
EYE GLASSES & EYE EXAMS ~ FREE http://tinyurl.com/Eye-Glasses-Exams-Free
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/GRANTS http://tinyurl.com/Financial-Assistance-Resources
FINANCIAL RECOVERY AND GUIDANCE http://tinyurl.com/Financial-Recovery-Guidance
FINDING PEOPLE IN THE USA FOLLOWING HURRICANE SANDY
FIRST RESPONDER NEEDS & GRANT RESOURCES http://tinyurl.com/First-Responder-Needs
FLOODED HOMES (FREE PUMP OUT) http://tinyurl.com/Floods-Free-Pump-Out
FOOD & FOOD PANTRIES http://tinyurl.com/Food-Pantries
FUND RAISING http://tinyurl.com/Fund-Raising-NJ
FURNITURE / APPLIANCES http://tinyurl.com/Furniture-Free
GARDENING (PLANTING GARDENS FOR FAMILIES) http://tinyurl.com/Gardens-for-Families
GIFT CARDS ~ TO RECEIVE IF IN NEED OR TO DONATE http://tinyurl.com/Gift-Cards-Give-Receive
GIRL SCOUT UNIFORMS http://tinyurl.com/Girl-Scout-Uniforms
GRANTS For 501c3, NonProfits, GrassRoots & New Products for Distribution. http://tinyurl.com/Grants-Financial-Help
GROUT & TILE RESTORATION http://tinyurl.com/Tile-Grout
HAIRCUTS (FREE) http://tinyurl.com/Haircuts-Free
HARDSHIP NEEDS NOT RELATED TO HURRICANE SANDY http://tinyurl.com/Hardship-Needs
HEATING SYSTEMS (FREE) http://tinyurl.com/Heating-Systems
HEAT, HOT-WATER SYSTEMS, ELECTRICAL METERS, & EMERGENCY EXTERIOR REPAIRS-(Grants from municipalities) http://tinyurl.com/Heating-Systems
HELP NEEDED ~ FOR FAMILIES WHO ARE IN NEED. http://tinyurl.com/Receive-Help
HOME BUY OUTS ~ PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS http://tinyurl.com/Home-Buy-Outs
HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS (Construction, Carpenters, HVAC, Plumbers, Tile) http://tinyurl.com/Home-Improvement-Contractors
HOME RECONSTRUCTION ~ REBULIDING ~ FIXING http://tinyurl.com/Home-Reconstruction
HOUSE RAISING http://tinyurl.com/House-Raising
INFORMATION & REFERRAL~RESOURCE CENTERS~DIRECTORIES http://tinyurl.com/Information-and-Referral
INFORMATIONAL RECOVERY WORKSHOPS ~ FEMA ~ INSURANCE ~ TAXES ~ ETC http://tinyurl.com/FEMA-Workshops
INSURANCE (HOMEOWNERS/FLOOD) COMPLAINTS/ADVOCACY http://tinyurl.com/Insurance-Homeowners-Flood
INTERIOR DESIGN & AUTOCAD DRAWINGS (FREE) http://tinyurl.com/Design-AutoCad
IRS TAX RELIEF http://tinyurl.com/IRS-Tax-Relief-Hurricane-Sandy
JERSEY SHORE INFORMATIONAL SITES http://tinyurl.com/Jersey-Shore-Info-Sites
JEWISH COMMUNITY http://tinyurl.com/Jewish-Community-Resources
LEGAL SERVICES http://tinyurl.com/Legal-Services-Hurricane-Sandy
LONG TERM RECOVERY GROUPS http://tinyurl.com/Long-Term-Recovery-Groups
LOST ~ TREASURES ~ PHOTOS ~ BOATS http://tinyurl.com/Lost-Photos-Items-Boats
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT http://tinyurl.com/Medical-Equipment-Free
MENTAL HEALTH/COUNSELING http://tinyurl.com/Mental-Health-Counseling
MITIGATION ~FLOOD INSURANCE ~ ABFEs & ICC GRANTS http://tinyurl.com/Flood-ABFE-ICC
MOLD REMEDIATION http://tinyurl.com/Mold-Specialists-Remediation
MORTGAGE INSURANCE for DISASTER VICTIMS http://tinyurl.com/Mortgage-Ins-Disaster-Victims
MORTGAGES/LOANS/DISASTER LOANS/FOREBEARANCE http://tinyurl.com/Mortgage-Disaster-Loans
MOTORCYCLE STORAGE FREE http://tinyurl.com/Free-Motorcycle-Storage
PAJAMAS (PAJAMA DRIVE) http://tinyurl.com/Pajama-Drive
PHOTO RESTORATION FREE http://tinyurl.com/Photo-Restoration-Free
PRESCRIPTION REFILLS FREE / DISCOUNTED http://tinyurl.com/Prescriptions-Free
PRICE GOUGING / FRAUD http://tinyurl.com/Report-Price-Gouging
PROPERTY TAXE ISSUES AFTER THE STORM http://tinyurl.com/Property-Tax-Issues
PUBLIC ADJUSTERS http://tinyurl.com/Public-Adjusters
REBATES/DISCOUNTS ~ APPLIANCES, HEATING, COOLING, REBUILDING , BED BATH & BEYOND http://tinyurl.com/Rebates-Hurricane-Sandy
RELIEF SUPPLIES & SERVICES FOR THOSE IN NEED http://tinyurl.com/Relief-Supplies
REPAIRS ~ FREE http://tinyurl.com/Repairs-Free
SCHOOLS IN NEED OF HELP http://tinyurl.com/Schools-In-Need
SECURITY DEPOSIT FOR RENT ~ RENTAL & MORTGAGE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE
SELF-STORAGE FREE http://tinyurl.com/Self-Storage-Free
SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS / PAYMENTS http://tinyurl.com/SOC-SEC-Cards-Payments
SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATES http://tinyurl.com/Social-Media-JSHN
STUDENT LOANS http://tinyurl.com/Student-Loans-Assistance
TAX RETURNS ~ FREE http://tinyurl.com/Tax-Returns-Free
TENANT RIGHTS ~ RENTERS http://tinyurl.com/Tenant-Rights-Renters
TOWING SERVICES ~ FREE http://tinyurl.com/Towing-Free
TOYS ~ HOLIDAYS ~ CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKET DONATIONS
TREE REMOVAL SERVICE (FREE) http://tinyurl.com/Tree-Removal-Services-Free
UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS http://tinyurl.com/Disaster-Unemployment-Benefits
UTILITY ASSISTANCE http://tinyurl.com/Utility-Assistance
WELLNESS ~ SELF CARE http://tinyurl.com/Wellness-Self-Care
All residents affected by Hurricane Sandy are invited to attend a seminar regarding house raising on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Atlantis & Coral Ballrooms at the Holiday Inn in Toms River, New Jersey. Two informational sessions will be offered. The first session will be from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. The second session will be from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Tickets are FREE, but each session will be limited to 400 guests.
The seminar will give general information about the requirements and processes involved with elevating homes to meet the FEMA Requirements in the V Zone. The main focus of the seminar will be on how to use helical piles to overcome the challenges of retrofitting conventional masonry foundations to pile foundations without moving the home from its footprint.
Presenters at the seminar will include:
J & N Construction and Roofing – J & N Construction is a custom home builder with over 18 years of experience. They have raised several homes throughout the country and was heavily involved in rebuilding the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. J & N Construction and Roofing has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
Careaga Engineering, Inc. – Careaga Engineering is a full service professional engineering and land surveying firm. Careaga Engineering has over 30 years experience of providing services to thousands of clients throughout New Jersey. Services include Land Use and Zoning Approvals, NJDEP Permitting, Foundation Engineering, and Structural Engineering.
Pier Tech Systems – www.piertech.com Pier Tech Systems is a manufacturer of helical pile systems. Pier Tech has been providing foundation solutions for challenging construction projects for over 10 years. They have developed two pile foundation solutions that meet FEMA Requirements and will allow homes to be raised without moving them from their footprint.
Hayman Engineering, Inc. – Hayman Engineering has been providing structural engineering support to Pier Tech for over 5 years. They have a great knowledge of all of Pier Tech’s products and have worked intimately with Pier Tech on a variety of types of projects.
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FREE Ocean County Caregiver Coalition Meeting
3/26 at 1:30pm
Helping seniors & caregivers connect & learn about local resources.
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News | Stafford Township
2012 FREE INCOME TAXES PREPARED
TAXAIDE SITES FOR SOUTH OCEAN COUNTY
FEBRUARY 7 THROUGH APRIL 12, 2012
TUESDAY- 9 AM TO 1 PM APPOINTMENTS ONLY CALL 609-978-6221 OCEAN COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES 179 SOUTH MAIN ST. RT #9, MANAHAWKIN
TUESDAY- 1 PM TO 5PM APPOINTMENTS ONLY CALL 609·693·8566 LACEY LIBRARY 10 EAST LACEY ROAD, FORKED RIVER
WEDNESDAY - 9 AM TO 1 PM WALK IN LITTLE: EGG HARBOR COMMUNITY CENTER 319 CALABREEZE WAY, LITTLE EGG HARBOR MYSTIC ISLANDS
WEDNESDAY -- 1 PM TO 5 PM APPOINTMENTS ONLY CALL 609·994-3671 PERRY'S LAKE: CLUB HOUSE 4 PRINCETON AVENUE, MANAHAWKIN
THURSDAY - 9 AM TO 1 PM WALK IN ST. MARY'S CHURCH REINBOLD HALL (ENTER AT REAR OF BUILDING) 747 WEST BAY AVENUE. RT #554, BARNEGAT
THURSDAY - 11 AM TO 3 PM APPOINTMENTS ONLY CALL 609·494-8861 ST. FRANCIS CENTER 4700 LONG BEACH BLVD .• BRANT BEACH. LBI
AN APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED WHERE INDICATED.
FEB & MARCH 2013
Superstorm Sandy Tax Assistance Outreach Events:
The Division of Taxation will offer a series of free tax assistance events in areas that suffered severe damage during Superstorm Sandy. Representatives from Taxation, the IRS, and other New Jersey State agencies will be available to help individuals and businesses prepare their 2012 tax returns and to answer questions on other Sandy-related issues.
Taxpayers can pre-register to attend any of the events listed below or request additional information by calling 609-633-6015 and leaving a message or sending an email. Walk-ins are welcome.
A series of tax-assistance events will be offered through March to superstorm Sandy victims in Bergen, Monmouth and Ocean counties.
Organized by the Treasury Department’s Division of Taxation to help individuals and businesses prepare 2012 tax returns, the tax help is supported by the AARP’s Tax-Aide program and the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Experts will help with Sandy-related personal and business losses, how to deal with property tax issues caused by Sandy-related damage and how to recover lost tax documents or reconstruct lost personal or business records.
The events in this area will be
Feb. 26 at the Keyport Municipal Building,
Feb. 28 at the Ocean County Library branch in Little Egg Harbor,
March 9 at the Sea Bright Gym,
March 14 in Bradley Beach,
March 18 at the Ocean County Library branch in Toms River,
March 26 at the Ocean County Library branch in Brick.
Out-of-state contractors and other businesses working temporarily in New Jersey on post-Sandy cleanup and reconstruction projects can register their businesses with Treasury’s Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services at any of the events. To register, visit https://www.state.nj.us/treas/taxation/contactus_tytstormsandyrelief.shtml,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-633-6015.
APRIL 5 TO 7, 2013
The Shade Tree Committee is hosting a tree sale April 5 to 7 to help residents re-plant after Sandy. The sale of commonly planted trees will be held at both Brock’s Farms and Gasko’s Family Farm. For more information, call the Shade Tree office at 732-446-8416.
RENTAL FAIR ~ RETURNING FAMILIES TO SAFE PERMANENT HOUSING
WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH 10:00AM-2:00PM
WHERE: TOMS RIVER INTERMEDIATE EAST SCHOOL
ADDRESS: 1519 HOOPER AVENUE, TOMS RIVER, NJ
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs invites individuals and families displaced by Superstorm Sandy to attend this Rental Fair. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with prospective landlords and realtors on-site to discuss available housing, review listings, and discuss permanent housing options.
Learn about Special Admissions for Section 8 Vouchers available for those who qualify.
Registration to attend is not required, but strongly recommended. Please e-mail at HurricaneSandy@dca.state.nj.us Or call 609 633-6606 Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need and tell us how to contact you if we need more information. Make your request as early as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Call 609 633-6606 or send an e-mail to HurricaneSandy@dca.state.nj.us
GEORGIAN COURT COLLEGE WELLNESS EXPO
** Free Admission **
Casino at Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
APRIL 11, 2013
A superstorm Sandy Resource Fair will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. April 11 at the Middletown VFW 2179, located at Route 36 in Port Monmouth. The fair, which is being organized by the Middletown Volunteer Corps, is expected to include representatives from government agencies, non-profits, and relief organizations. Invited participants include FEMA and the SBA; the state departments of Banking and Insurance, Environmental Protection, and Community Affairs; the township’s Building and Planning Departments, Save Big Bread, Inc; and the Visiting Nurse Association. Updated information will be added to the township website at www.middletownnj.org as the event date draws closer.
Please join Door 21 Foundation for a day of fun to help raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Families.
Sunday April 28, 2013
REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 14, 2013
High School North
Old Freehold Road
1 Mile Kid Run begins at 9:30 am
5 Mile Run begins at 10:00 am
Goody-bag pick up and same day registration begins at 8:30
To register go to the Facebook Event link above for instructions:
Other opportunities are available:
To become a SPONSOR, VENDOR or to VOLUNTEER
Download the appropriate forms. Instructions listed in the Facebook Event link above.
SaveBigBread researchers will be offering free educational seminars on how homeowners can take advantage of rebates and credits. Register for FREE on http://Sandy.SaveBigBread.com so we can notify you of our seminar schedule and locations in your area.
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