A Healthier Somerset Initiative to make Bound Brook & South Bound Brook Healthier & Stronger Communities.

www.healthiersomerset.org

BOUND BROOK |  SOUTH BOUND BROOK
SOMERSET COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

TRANSPORTATION

 

Agape House

https://www.voadv.org/familyshelters

(908) 707-9753

60-bed shelter providing temporary housing and case management to homeless families and individuals. Volunteers of America Delaware Valley provides community-based assistance to populations in need so that they can lead self-fulfilled, independent lives.

Services:  Health, Food, Housing, Education, Work, Youth, Transportation

Shelter residents receive 24-hour staff support and supervision, case management, transportation, child enrichment, life skill workshops, referrals to health insurance and mental health treatment, support with employment and education, and supplemental food, clothing, and household items.

Location:  122-128 East Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876

Guide to Housing Resources

https://www.hcdnnj.org/assets/documents/somerset%20county%20housing%20resource%20guide.pdf 

Online resource guide from the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey

Services:  Health, Food, Housing, Youth, Seniors, Transportation

Includes resources for housing, food, health, and more.

Guide to Human Services Resources

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/home/showdocument?id=22384

Online resource guide from the Somerset County Department of Human Services.

Services:  Health, Food, Housing, Education, Work, Youth, Seniors, Transportation

Includes hotlines and local resources for mental health, substance abuse, food, health/medical, employment, housing/shelter, financial assistance, legal services, transportation, youth services, senior services, disability services, and more.

Guide to Substance Abuse Resources

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/home/showdocument?id=32485

Online resource guide from the Somerset County Department of Human Services.

Services:  Health, Food, Housing, Work, Youth, Seniors, Transportation

Includes hotlines and local resources for assessment, detox, outpatient and residential services, transitional housing, and more.

Guide to Youth Services

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/home/showdocument?id=26198

Online resource guide from the Somerset County Office of Youth Services.

Services:  Health, Food, Housing, Education, Work, Youth, Transportation

Includes hotlines and local resources for mental health, substance abuse, employment, housing, recreation, developmental/learning disabilities, pregnancy, abuse and neglect, specialized health/medical services, specialized schools, and more.

 

 

NJ Find a Ride

https://www.njfindaride.org/

NJ Find A Ride is an online directory of public and accessible transportation options for those who do not own a car.

Services:  Transportation

The website helps you find how to get from one place to another using public and accessible transportation options.

NJ Transit

https://www.njtransit.com 

(9732) 275-5555

NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. It provides safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service.

Services:  Youth, Seniors, Transportation

 

Train service from Bound Brook:

  • to points east (Dunellen, Plainfield, Netherwood, Fanwood, Westfield, Garwood, Cranford, Roselle Park, Union, Newark Penn Station, Hoboken, New York Penn Station - A change of trains is sometimes required at Newark Penn Station to travel to New York Penn Station. Check the rail schedule for trains offering “one seat ride” services into New York.)

  • to points west (White House, Lebanon, Annandale, High Bridge)

Bus service:

  • Bus #114 provides service along route 22 and 28, from Union Avenue & Tea Street to Bridgewater, Somerville, North Plainfield, Dunellen, Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Springfield, Union, Hillside, and New York Port Authority.

  • Bus #117 provides express service along route 22 (weekdays only) from Route 22 & Mountain Avenue to Somerville, North Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Union, and New York Port Authority.

  • Bus #65 provides limited service from Union Avenue & Tea Street to Bridgewater, Somerville, North Plainfield, Dunellen, Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, and Newark Penn Station.

Location:  Bound Brook Train Station, various bus stops

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RideWise

https://ridewise.org 

(908) 704-1011

RideWise Inc. is an independent non-profit organization that promotes efficient and sustainable travel options like public transit, ridesharing, biking and walking.

Services:  Health, Youth, Seniors, Transportation

RideWise helps people find transportation options including local buses, ridesharing, walking, and biking routes. They also promote Safe Routes to School, safety education, and Complete Streets policies.

Location:  360 Grove Street, Bridgewater

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Ryde4Lyfe

https://ezride.org/transportation/senior-transportation/

(866) 208-1307, Option 4

Ryde4Lyfe provides transportation to adults in partnership with Lyft and Uber.

Services:  Seniors, Transportation

Lyft and Uber rides are provided Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.  A credit or debit card and a cell phone (not a smart phone) are required to participate in the program.

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Somerset County Transportation

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/transportation/county-shuttle-schedules

(908) 231-7151

Somerset County operates three different public transit bus lines – SCOOT, DASH and CAT. These buses can be used by anyone for work, school, errands, or recreation.

Services:  Youth, Seniors, Transportation

SCOOT-R1 and SCOOT-R2 provide bus service from Bound Brook to Bridgewater, Somerville, Manville, and Hillsborough.

 

CAT-1R provides bus service from Bound Brook to Branchburg (RVCC), South Bound Brook, Somerville, Franklin Township/Somerset, and New Brunswick.

CAT-2R provides bus service from Bound Brook to Branchburg (RVCC), Somerville, Raritan, and North Plainfield.

DASH 851 and DASH 852 provide bus service from Bound Brook to the New Brunswick train station, Bridgewater, and Franklin Township/Somerset.

FREE & LOW-COST SERVICES IN BOUND BROOK & SOUTH BOUND BROOK

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SEARCH FOR FREE OR REDUCED COST SERVICES

Use the search box below to find resources for health, food, housing, education, and more. For local resources specific to Bound Brook and South Bound Brook, see above.