Senior Services

The Division of Senior Services is located in the Municipal Building at 204 Flanders Drakestown Road, Mt. Olive, NJ. For detailed information please contact the Mount Olive health department at (973)691-0900 ext. 7331. The fax number is (973) 691-7681.

Senior Services System

  1. Mt. Olive Meals Delivery for Homebound Elderly
  2. Transportation
    1. Nutrition Site at Mount Olive's Senior Center
    2. Local Grocery Shopping
    3. Senior Citizen Health and Wellness Programs
    4. Local Doctors' Appointments
    5. Local Medical/Therapy Program
    6. Special Doctor's Appointments
    7. Emergency Food Assistance
    8. Senior Holiday Programs
    9. Senior Citizen Meetings
  3. Special Holiday Programs
    1. Senior Citizen's Day
    2. Older American's Month
  4. Information and Referral
    1. Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
    2. Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Aging and Disabled (PAAD)

 

Senior Services

  1. Senior home visits upon referrals from schools, etc.
  2. Coordination of donations of food and money donated to the food pantry
  3. Special Holiday Programs
    1. Holiday gift list for children of needy families
    2. Thanksgiving and Christmas and Easter baskets for needy families of Mount Olive township
  4. Information and Referral to Morris County Board of Social Services (973)326-7800
    http://www.co.morris.nj.us/services/humanservices.asp
    1. General Assistance and Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)
    2. Food Stamp Program

 

Senior Transportation available in Mount Olive

Welcome to Mount Olive Township Senior Transportation! The Mount Olive Township Senior Citizen Bus is available free of charge for senior residents (age 55 and older.)

The bus operates Monday through Friday, from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM except when municipal offices are closed. However, there is no medical transportation between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. A monthly calendar is published with exact destinations and pick-up times and can be accessed at www.mtoliveseniors.org.

The bus transports seniors to:

    • Medical and Health Services. Medical transportation is limited to Mount Olive, Roxbury, Chester, Dover, and Hackettstown. One week's notice is required for all medical appointments.
    • Food Shopping.
    • Shopping at area Malls.
    • The Nutrition Site at the Senior Building on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Please call the Nutrition Site in advance to reserve your meal. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, call (973) 448-7474. On Tuesday and Thursday, call (908) 879-6837.
    • Monthly Health Seminars.
    • Senior Citizen Meetings/Social and Recreational Activities.
    • To arrange for transportation call (973) 691-0900, Extension 7357, 7365 or 7331.

 

 

Senior Services

 

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Jenna Murphy
Senior Driver
(973) 691-0900 x7331
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Health and Welfare Fax Line

973-691-7681

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Contact Information

Mailing Address

Mount Olive Township
Post Office Box 450
Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Physical Address

Mount Olive Township
204 Flanders-Drakestown Road
Budd Lake, N.J. 07828

 

Telephone:

Main (973) 691-0900, Fax (973) 347-0860

 

Business Hours:

8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Monday thru Friday)

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