Social Service Programs Essex County

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Essex County Adult Protective Services

This program is to protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation, which prevents inappropriate institutionalization and reduces unnecessary stress and dysfunction of clients and their caregivers/family.

For more information contact: Arianna Vazquez, APS Case Manager Supervisor at 973-624-2528, ext. 136 or email at:

1-866-90-FOCUS or 1-866-903-6287

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Hispanic Seniors Program


A comprehensive array of services is offered in our headquarters in a friendly cultural environment to help improve a senior’s overall quality of life. Some of the services are: Congregate Meals, Case Management, and Meals-on-Wheels.

For information contact Maria V. Manangao, at 973-624-2528, ext. 142 or email at:

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Emergency Assistance

Limited temporary assistance is given to individuals facing an emergency or crisis. Individuals who qualify receive food bags.

Contact Rosa Rosario at 973-624-2528, ext. 112 or e-mail at: