Bergen County's Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program is COMING SOON!

The County of Bergen is providing financial relief to eligible Bergen County residents who experienced a financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tenants who have been unable to pay their rent and/or utility payments since March 2020 are encouraged to apply for funding.

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To qualify for Bergen County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance funding, applicants must meet the following criteria::

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Please call us for assistance or more program information at the Call Center 855-203-6952. Call Center will be open Monday through Friday 9AM to 6PM until July 23, 2021.

Need Help Filling Out Your Application? Need Additional Language Services?

Greater Bergen Community Action is partnering with County of Bergen to assist any applicant who needs one-on-one help filling out their ERAP application - whether over the phone or to use their computer resources.

If you need in-person or technical assistance with the ERAP Application please call Greater Bergen’s help line – 201-464-8970.

Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM - 5PM

Evening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 5PM - 8PM

Weekend: Saturdays 9AM – 1PM

In person appointments are at Greater Bergen Headquarters: 392 Main Street, Hackensack NJ.
*No walk ins, must call ahead

Language Translation Services Available (Spanish, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, French, Filipino, and Turkish)