Senior Information & Assistance
Senior Center Community Resource Guide
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Emergency Cell Phone Program
The Center will supply Hamilton Seniors with a cell phone for the use of 911 calls ONLY. Only one phone per household is permitted. If interested in receiving a cell phone, stop by the Front Desk or call 890-3686 to make an appointment.
Income Tax, Homestead Rebate Preparation
AARP volunteers will help seniors with income taxes and the homestead rebate applications. Volunteers are at the center one morning per week between February and mid April. Appointments are mandatory. See a staff member or call 890-3686 for an appointment time.
Mercer County Bar Association Paralegal is at the center usually the first Monday of every month. Appointments are mandatory. See a staff member or call 890-3686 to make an appointment.
The Center has donated medical equipment such as canes, crutches, commodes, walkers, wheelchairs, etc. A deposit of $10.00 is required and refunded when the equipment is returned in good condition.
NJ EASE Access Site
NJ Ease is a Statewide Program of information and assistance for the older adult. Information is available, referrals given and coordination provided on services and programs for seniors on local, county, state and federal levels. Includes options on senior housing, home care and entitlement programs.
NJ Shares (NJ Statewide Heating Assistance and Referral for Energy Services)
NJ Shares is a fund for individuals who may not otherwise qualify for low income assistance programs. Individuals applying for NJ Shares must meet NJ Shares qualification guidelines. Middle-income households with a temporary hardship due to illness or other misfortune might be eligible for the program. See Front Desk for more information.
The Hamilton Township Health Department and Local Community Partners provide health education classes and screenings at the center by appointment only. Please call 890-3686 for additional information and to schedule an appointment.
The Hamilton Township Police Department provides a program to Hamilton Seniors and the disabled to ensure their daily safety. If you would like participate in this program, contact the Hamilton Township Police Department personnel at 581-4033.
PAAD/Senior Gold Card
A statewide program for assistance in helping older adults with prescription costs. For assistance in completing the application, please stop by the Front Desk or call 890-3686 for an appointment.
Medical Insurance Assistance Program
A program of trained volunteer counselors who assist with completion of Medicare and supplemental health insurance forms and review of policies. Call 890-3686 for an appointment.
Mercer County Surrogate’s Office
For your convenience, the Surrogate will meet with you at the Hamilton Township Senior Center on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. To make an appointment, call the Surrogate’s Office at 989-6331. By appointment only.
Handyman Helpers Program makes small home safety related repairs for Hamilton Township Seniors. The labor is provided at no cost; the homeowner pays only for materials. Examples of the work that our Handyman is able to do: install grab rails, repair leaky faucets, install smoke alarms, replace light bulbs, batteries and fuses, install or remove small window air conditioners and other screwdriver and pliers type of repairs. For more information stop be the Front Desk or call 890-3686.