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As of 1/4/16, Disaster Case Management, Construction Management and Volunteer Housing will still be available.

Please call the main # 848-206-2050 or the following numbers for any MCLTRG related matters:

Disaster Case Management: Laura Fox – 848-206-2040

Melissa Pisarski – 848-206-2557

Construction Management: Mike Venditti – 732-567-6113

Bob DeCurtis – 848-459-6875

Volunteer Management: Joy Blazak – 848-206-2551

Contact Us


Social Worker Education RequirementsRecovery Specialists work in partnership with residents acting as a helping hand in accessing resources. Recovery Specialists work together with individuals and families to assess their needs, secure assistance, and achieve their goals.

At MCLTRG we have a limited number of case managers on staff but can place you in touch with affiliate organizations if you are still in need of a case manager.

If you need assistance in your recovery and have not been able to access resources through other channels please call 848-206-2050.

Rental Assistance for those in RREM or LMI Rebuilding Programs: Applications Open Now (first come first serve)

 Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Homeowners Rebuilding Program: Newly Announced program in Nov 2014 that is similar to the RREM program and is expected to serve roughly 400 households statewide

Sandy Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program: Newly Announced in Nov 2014.

Lead Hazard Reduction Program: If your home was built before 1978 and you suspect lead might become exposed in your home or apartment as a result of Super Storm Sandy, Community Affairs and Resource Center may be able to
Help you through our Lead Hazard Reduction Program.

Home Repair and Advocacy Program: A new program to help seniors (Age 60 and older) and individuals with disabilities, focuses on primary homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy and offers those eligible up to $5,000

Assistance for the undocumented living in Monmouth and Ocean County:  Rental Assistance, Furniture, Appliances, Groceries, Clothing, Personal Items, Transportation

Modular Ramp Program : aimed at replacing, repairing or building modular ramps for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

ICC Grant: Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage, administered through the National Flood Insurance Program. Flood insurance policyholders in high-risk areas, also known as Special Flood Hazard Areas, can get up to $30,000 to help pay the costs to bring their home or business into compliance with their community’s floodplain ordinance

Other Programs
TRUE Energy Program:  Helps Residents with Utility Bills

Home in a Box Program:  provide residents with home furnishings. Items include furniture, bedding, dishes, cookware, and towels.

MOVE Furniture Bank: Assisting Sandy affected residents and the general public with furniture needs across Monmouth and Ocean County

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium: Central Intake (Family Connections) – One stop shop for resources, transportation, housing, health insurance, finding a physician, early intervention, addiction services

Seer Farms: Seer Farms is a New Jersey based 501c3 social services organization that provides animal care, resources, and support for pet-owning families in crisis. This safety net gives families facing domestic violence, financial turmoil, a health crisis, natural disaster

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People’s situations vary considerably. You might feel you need nothing more than a cup of coffee with some neighbors or you may need deep emotional support. Either way we have a resource here for you. Each of our programming partners have a different speciality. You can get more information on each of them by clicking their names below to learn more about the services they offer

Long Branch Concordance Support Group in Sea Girt

CPC Behavioral Health :

Mental Health Association: Programs for children, adults, and families

The Red Bank Resource Network & Sandy Wellness Program : Services include, but are not limited to: free counseling services for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Sandy; referrals to disaster case managers; linkages to and application assistance for financial assistance programs and health insurance, including SHRAP. Call 732-542-6422

The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN): provide intensive assistance to families of children with special needs

New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hotline / 1-855-654-6735 : NJ’s 24/7 Peer Support & Suicide Prevention Hotline

Having basic food,  clothing and shelter needs taken care of are essential for being able to focus on your personal recovery plan. We’ve put together a list of links to assist you with these needs.



Home/Rental Options for Displaced Renters

Affordable Housing Alliance Rental Search Assistant:  AHA assists clients in finding affordable rentals once an initial Intake has been conducted and income eligibility has been determined.

The New Jersey Housing Resource Center : A guide from the Governor’s office on renters options.

FEMA Housing Portal: The FEMA Housing Portal is intended to help individuals and families, who have been displaced by a disaster, find a place to live. The portal consolidates rental resources identified and provided by federal agencies,

Habcore, Inc. Habcore, Inc. Is A Not-For-Profit Corporation Serving Monmouth And Adjacent Counties In New Jersey. Habcore Is Devoted To Providing Permanent And Transitional Supportive Housing In A Family Setting To Low-Income Persons Who Are Homeless, Disabled Or Unable To Care For Themselves And While Affording Them Lives Of Dignity And Meaning.

To suggest a trusted resource for this section please e-mail: Comm@MCLTRG.org

Monmouth County Long-Term Recovery Group Unmet Needs Funding: funding unmet Hurricane Sandy Needs such as mortgage and rental assistance, mold remediation and elevation and construction costs. Note This is a service a Case Manager must apply for on behalf of their client

Request for Construction Services: 

St.Bernard Project Skilled Labor Program: offering electrical and plumbing services to nonprofit rebuilding organizations