Free Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service for Homebound Seniors

Toms River, NJ (July 3, 2017)-The nonprofit agency, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) offers a grocery shopping and delivery service, every two weeks and free of charge, to Ocean County seniors, veterans, elderly disabled, and those with dementia, who are at least 60 years old and no longer drive. To learn more about the program or register, call 732.505.2273 or email

Once registered, seniors can call 732.505.2273 and a thoroughly screened Volunteer is selected to pick up their shopping list and payment, visit the grocery store to shop, and deliver their order free of charge every two weeks.

Joann participates in the program and shared her experience. “When I run out of something I need, it’s good to know Carol will come by every two weeks and pick it up for me. She’s so dependable. I look forward to her visits because it’s nice to have someone to talk to.”

CVCJ also offers medical transportation, family caregiver relief, and companionship so seniors can remain independent and socially connected in their own homes.

If you or someone you know would like to register for the CVCJ grocery shopping service, call 732-505-2273, or email To learn more about other CVCJ in-home programs, visit, or go to Facebook @caregivervolunteers.

CVCJ is a nonprofit organization that provides vital assistance to seniors, the elderly disabled, veterans, and caregivers of loved ones with chronic illness or dementia, so they can continue living independently in their own homes. All services are free of charge and delivered by 1,200 volunteers to over 2,500 Ocean and Monmouth County residents over the age of 60, who no longer drive. Volunteers provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, reassuring phone calls, friendly visits, and relief for family caregivers. The Caregiver Canines® program brings certified comfort dogs to the homes of dog-loving seniors who can no longer care for a pet. To learn more about CVCJ, visit or call 732-505-2273. For Caregiver Canines®, visit, @caregivercanines on Facebook, or call Danielle at 732-505-2273 x 202. CVCJ is recognized by the National Council on Aging as an exceptional program.   “Caring for People by People Who Care”