Assisting Those Left Homeless by Edgewater Fire

 In times of crisis, Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. is there to help! Greater Bergen staff were on the scene of the tragic fire at the Avalon Bay apartments in Edgewater on Thursday and Friday, January 22nd and 23rd. Our Housing Counselors were taking preliminary applications for security deposits and first month’s rent, made available through the Department of Community Affairs. If you need assistance, please contact our housing counselors at 201-488-5100. Pictured with GBCA staff is Jim Tedesco, Bergen County Executive (2nd from the left), and, also 2nd from left in the photo below, Richard E. Constable, III, Commissioner of the NJ Department Community Affairs.



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Greater Bergen Community Action

Greater Bergen’s Head Start program provides free early childhood education and family services to low-income families in Bergen County, Jersey City and Paterson, NJ. Comprehensive services and resources prepare children for kindergarten, enhance their emotional and physical well-being, and foster stable family relationships.


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Bergen County Head Start

263 Lafayette Avenue

Cliffside Park NJ 07010


Jersey City Head Start

93 Nelson Avenue

Jersey City, NJ 07307


Paterson Head Start

500 E 35th Street

Paterson, NJ 07504

973-546- 2634

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