Anyone 60 years & over is eligible for the Senior Services Program.
There are three locations in Southern Ocean County to better serve you:
If you live on: Long Beach Island
St. Francis Community Center, LBICC Inc.
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
If you live in: Little Egg Harbor, Tuckerton, Eagleswood, Stafford Township, Barnegat or Waretown
Ocean County Southern Services Center Satellite Office, LBICC, Inc.
179 S. Main Street
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
If you live in: Lacey, Ocean Gate, Pine Beach, South Toms River, Beachwood or Berkeley
Berkeley Satellite Office,
LBICC., Inc. Senior Services
Bayville, NJ 08721
How Much Will It Cost Me? There is no charge for any Senior Services. However, the program provides the opportunity for individual to make a voluntary contribution for services received. All donations are confidential. No one will be denied service because they will not or cannot contribute.
See below for more information.
DUE TO COVID-19 GUIDELINES - SOME PROGRAMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
PLEASE CALL FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION
Lunch is served in a warm, friendly atmosphere and provides the opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy a well prepared meal.
Lunch reservations must be made one day in advance, either in person or by calling 609-489-4644 before 1:00 pm.
Participants should pick up a donation envelope, by 11:30 am, on the day they come for lunch.
Home Delivered Meals
A noon-time meal will be sent to homebound, elderly who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves; and, who have no other person to prepare a meal for them.
Each applicant will be visited by an Outreach Worker who will interview him or her to assess the need for home-delivered meals.
Although there is no charge for this service, voluntary contributions are accepted
Available to the Southern Ocean County Service Center, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, for the congregate lunch program for those who have no other means of transportation.
It is necessary to call Senior Services at 609-978-6221, one day in advance, to reserve a seat on the van.
Although there is no charge for this service, voluntary contributions are accepted.
Lift Assist Van Transportation
Available to transport wheelchair-bound clients to the Nutrition Site. Call Senior Services for details. In addition, Senior Services coordinates a van service, provided by the Ocean County Transportation Department, for Long Beach Island residents, for medical appointments and shopping trips.
Please contact Senior Services at least two weeks in advance to reserve a seat on this vehicle. This service
Available Tues - Fri
& Benefits Counseling
This program provides trained Outreach Workers to visit the elderly in their homes, to determine their needs, and to provide them with information about benefits and services for the elderly.
For more information or if you know a friend or neighbor who would benefit from this service, please call 609 - 494-8861, ext. 108 or 109
One-Stop Eligibility Screening
for a wide range of programs such as: PAAD, Lifeline utility assistance, and others.
Outreach Visits in the home, if needed, to provide eligibility screening and assessment.
& Fitness Classes
State Health Insurance Program – Trained volunteers & staff will provide assistance understanding coverage, payments & benefits of private insurance plans & Medicare.
Appointments must be made in advance through the Senior Services Department by calling
Walking Program HealthEase:
Mon. Wed. & Fri.
in the Gym
8:00 – 8:45 AM
Tuesday & Thursdays
9:45 – 10:30 AM.
Senior Exercise Program
Please Call 609-494-8861
For Program Times
Monthly & Weekly
Activities And Programs
Bingo, FYI Series, You Be the Judge, Trivial Pursuit, Cards, Arts & Crafts Let’s Go to the Movies
(video & refreshments)
Holiday Parties & Entertainment
Garden Club Presentation
3rd Wednesday of the Month at 10 AM.
Reminiscence Group, Remember When?
BP Screening, Day Trips,
Special Events & Workshops
Available Tues - Fri
In St. Francis Senior Lounge
(Tue. and Fri. 12:00-4:00)
The National Family Caregiver Support Program
The enactment of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2000
(Public Law 106-501) established an important new program, the
National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP).
The program was developed by the Administration on Aging
of Health and Human Services (HHS).
are as follows:
• Information to caregivers about available services
• Assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive services
Volunteer Attorney - Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
By appointment only for those who qualify.
Please call 609-978-6221 for more information.
Currently Unavailable Due To Covid Restrictions
St. Francis Senior Services Is Funded By: A grant from the Ocean County Office of Senior Services with Title III Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended through a grant from the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services; Ocean County; Local Municipal Contributions and St. Francis Community Center.
A Senior Advisory Committee, made up of elected and appointed members, meets once a month to inform and advise on the
implementation of the Senior Program objectives. Meetings are announced in the Senior Center. The meetings are open to all interested persons.
THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is landmark federal legislation that opens up services and employment opportunities to the millions of Americans with disabilities. The ADA affects access to employment; state and local government programs and services; transportation, and access to places of public accommodation such as businesses, non-profit service providers; and telecommunications.
Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. ADA COMMITMENT AND COMPLIANCE
Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis on their disability as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. management, and all supervisors and employees share direct responsibility for carrying out Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. commitment to the ADA. Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc., Wendy Saunders, Executive Director ensures accountability in this commitment, and supports all parts of the organization in meeting their respective ADA obligations. Wendy Saunders, Executive Director coordinates internally with all appropriate offices in the investigation of complaints of discrimination, and takes a lead role in responding to requests for information about Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. civil rights obligations and operations.
If you wish to file an ADA complaint of discrimination with Long Beach Island
Community Center, Inc. please contact Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc.
via 609-494-8861 or 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, N.J. 08008
or use our online form (if applicable).