Home Repair and Advocacy Program to Help Seniors, People with Disabilities


A new Sandy grant program, the Home Repair and Advocacy Program, aims to help seniors and people with disabilities with expenses related to rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy.

The program offers up to $5,000 and comes with state help tailored to navigate the complex rebuilding process. The $8.2 million program, through the state Department of Human Services, is the latest to be announced in a series of grants paid for through a $226.8 million Social Services Block Grant New Jersey received.


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Federal Programs Related to - Disaster Relief/Recovery

Programs that provide short-term assistance for people who have suffered injuries or incurred losses due to natural or man-made disasters. Also offers longer-term assistance for people who have suffered injuries or incurred losses due to a major disaster or large- scale emergency with the objective of facilitating the return of the community to its pre-disaster condition and/or rebuilding the community in a way that makes it less vulnerable in the future. Debris Removal; Disaster Donations; Disaster Hotlines; Disaster Loan Programs; Disaster Recovery Centers; Disaster Service Centers; Disaster- Specific Home Repairs; Disaster-Specific Rent Assistance; Post-Disaster Clean-Up; Post-Disaster Housing Assistance; Post-Disaster Housing Databanks/Referrals; Post-Disaster Rebuilding Assistance; Post-Disaster Volunteer Management

Federal Programs Related to - Senior Residential Facilities Programs

Residential facilities for older adults who are unable to function in an independent living environment. Adult Foster Care; Assisted Living; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Life Care Communities; Senior Residential Care Homes; CCRC's; Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly; Senior Board & Care

    Federal Programs Related to - Services for Individuals with Disabilities

    Programs that provide or coordinate a wide variety of services to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Activities of Daily Living; Adult Development Centers; American Sign Language Interpretation; AMESLAM Interpretation; Animal Aides Services; Audio Books Programs; Books on Tape Programs; Braille Transcription; Canine Assistants; Companion Animals; Daily Living Instruction; Day Programs for the Developmentally Disabled; Deaf Relay Services; Developmentally Disabled Activity Centers; Developmentally Disabled Behavior Management Programs; Developmentally Disabled Social/Recreation Programs; Drop in Centers for the Developmentally Disabled; Easter Seals; Equestrian Therapy; Equine Therapy; Guide Dogs; Hippo Therapy; Independent Living Skills Instruction: Self Care Programs; Mental Retardation; Recorded Books Programs; Recordings for the Blind; Seeing Eye Dog Programs; Service Animals; Service Dogs; Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired; Services for the Deaf & Hearing Impaired; Services for the Developmentally Disabled; Sign Language Interpretation; Talking Books Programs; Telecommunication Relay Services; Therapeutic Horseback Riding; Therapeutic Riding; Therapeutic Swimming; TTD Linkage




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