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Community Resource Guide





Community Resource Guide

Ocean Health Initiatives is an integral part of the community that it serves by working closely with government agencies, health care providers and community human and social service organizations. These collaborations and partnerships encompass Ocean County, NJ with respect to specific services and programs and have been ongoing for years.


OHI strives to engage in community education services regarding lifestyle changes that impact preventable diseases. One of OHI’s major goals is to increase the prevention of disease. Since the major chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, COPD, and diabetes have become more common  OHI seeks to promote healthier behavior choices to users of all ages, relative to chronic disease, for both adults and the elderly. OHI hopes to accomplish this through education and collaboration with local community agencies to reduce the incidence of chronic disease.


OHI provides primary health services with both regional and local health care and human services providers.


State and local agencies dedicated to helping people live healthier lives include:

Affordable Care Act – Marketplace website: www.healthcare.gov

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey – Serving Senior Citizens in Ocean County: www.caregivervolunteers.org

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium: http://cjfhc.org/

Catholic Charities - www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org

Census 2010 - http://2010.census.gov/2010census/

Community Medical Center - www.sbhcs.com/hospitals/community_medical

Delta Dental Foundation of New Jersey - www.deltadentalnj.com

Division of Medicaid- http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/clients/medicaid

Division of Medicare- http://www.state.nj.us/health/senior/federalbenefits/health.shtml

Dotties House - www.dottieshouse.org

Eckerd Connects - www.eckerd.org

Family Planning Services - http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/adult/familyplan.shtml

Family Promise - www.familypromise.org

Food Stamp Information - www.njfoodstamps.com

Fulfill previously know as The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Inc. -  www.fulfillnj.org

HRSA - http://www.hrsa.gov/

JBJ Soul Kitchen - www.jbjsoulkitchen.org

Kimball Medical Center - www.saintbarnabas.com/hospitals/kimbal_medical

Lakewood Police Department - http://twp.lakewood.nj.us/town_polfir_police.htm

Lakewood School Systems - http://twp.lakewood.nj.us/educ_pub.htm

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - www.state.nj.us/health

New Jersey Family Care - www.njfamilycare.org

New Jersey Primary Care Association - www.njpca.org

New Jersey’s Community Resource - www.nj211.org

New Jersey Family Care - www.njfamilycare.or

NJ CEED - www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/njceed

NJ Head Start - www.benefits.gov/benefit/1926

NJ Helps - http://www.mynjhelps.com

NJ ReEntry Corporation - www.njreentry.org

Ocean, Inc. - www.oceaninc.org

Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders - http://www.ocean.nj.us/home2.aspx

Ocean County Board of Social Services - www.co.ocean.nj.us

Ocean County Connections - www.co.ocean.nj.us/CountyConnectionPage

Ocean County Department of Health - www.ochd.org

Ocean County Libraries - www.theoceancountylibrary.org

Ocean County Office of Senior Services - www.co.ocean.nj.us

Ocean Mental Health Services- http://www.oceanmhs.org/

Ocean County YMCA - www.ocymca.org

Preferred Behavioral Health of NJ - www.preferredbehavioral.org

Providence House - http://www.providencehousenj.org

ScreenNJ - www.screennj.org

Seashore Family Services - www.sfsnj.org

The Arc, Ocean County Chapter - www.arcocean.org

Township of Dover - www.townshipofdover.com

Township of Lakewood - www.twp.lakewood.nj.us

Toms River Police Department - http://www.trpolice.org/

Toms River School Systems - http://www.trschools.com/

Turning Point - www.turningpointnj.org

United Way of Ocean County - www.uwocnj.org

Waters & Sims Employment Services - www.watersandsims.com

WIC:  Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children: http://www.nj.gov/health/fhs/wic/index.shtml

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