Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, is the proud recipient a generous 2016 grant from The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust. The grant will support the nonprofit’s efforts to assist elderly veterans and their families through their respite, friendly visiting, Caregiver Canine® home pet visitation and grocery shopping services.
Ocean County is home to the largest veteran population in New Jersey. Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) has been providing their supportive services since 1993. In 2016, their service area expanded to include parts of Monmouth County as well, with a satellite office in Freehold, NJ.
CVCJ relies on volunteers to provide services and currently utilizes over 1000 dedicated individuals in a number of assignments. All volunteers complete orientation, undergo criminal background checks and driver history abstracts and are provided supplemental insurance.
According to Lynette Whiteman, Executive Director “We are so grateful to The DAV Charitable Trust for their support of our community’s elderly veterans and their caregivers. We are dedicated to honoring these individuals who gave so much to our country by helping them age with dignity in the comfort of their own homes. This financial support allows us to continue our mission of care.”
To learn more about CVCJ, visit their web site at: www.caregivervolunteers.org or “LIKE” them on facebook at: facebook.com/caregivervolunteers. You can call them at 732.505.2273.