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Wayne for All Ages Resource Center

Mayor Vergano is proud to announce the grand opening of the new Wayne for All Ages Resource Center on Oct. 3 at 10am in the Clubhouse at Captain Kilroy Park.

Wayne Township Departments
Annual Wayne Township Events
Wayne Council Members

Visit the Applications and Forms page maintained by the Township Clerk.

Adult Civic/Recreational Activities/Organizations
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
AARP American Association Retired Persons888-687-2277aarp.orgAARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization empowering Americans ages 50+. Provides discounts to seniors from travel, shopping, and entertainment to financial services.
Calvary Temple – CTI Seniors973-694-2938calvarynj.comCTI Seniors is a fellowship group that meets 3rd Tues. of each month.
Chilton Community Health/Atlantic Health System1-844-472-8499communityhealth@atlantichealth.orgAtlantic Health System offers fitness and educational programs.
Elks, Lodge No. 2181973-696-2181elks.orgElks invest in their communities through programs and socialization.
Golden Age Circle973-420-2701waynegoldenage@gmail.comMeets every Thursdays 1:00 pm September-June. Open to Wayne residents age 50+. Non-residents may join if sponsored by a Wayne resident. At present, membership is $7 annually.
Greater Wayne Chamber of Commerce info@tricounty.orgProvides new businesses an opportunity to network. Can assist with marketing and publicity.
Kiwanis Club of Wayne NJ KiwanisClubWayneNj@gmail.comMeetings are 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each Month at 5:30 pm, at the Wayne Public Library.
Lions Club volunteer, nonprofit organization supporting many causes primarily vision and other community issues including youth through the Leo club.
Lionshead Lake lionsheadlake.comOpen to senior lake members living in Lionshead Lake.
Newcomers Club973-835-5233 Women aged 55 +meet the first Wednesday of the month Sept – June) for luncheons, plays, and visits to museums and historical sites.
Our Lady of Consolation Seniors Unlimited973-839-3444olcparish.orgSeniors age 55 + meet in the afternoons for spiritual and social activities. Dates listed in Church Bulletin.
Passaic County Senior Services Adult Day County Senior Services provides programs, services as well as an adult day center. Senior Police Academy, health screenings, and movie nights are just some of the programs available.
Pines Lake SeniorsContact Pines Lake Association for more informationpineslake.comOpen to senior residents living in Pines Lake.
Smile On Seniors Chabad Center973-694-6274jewishwayne.comMatches local volunteers with local seniors for a weekly visit.
Toastmasters Wayne wayne.toastmastersclubs.orgMembers are inspired to work on overcoming the fear of public speaking while also developing leadership skills for greater success in their professional and personal lives. Meets regularly.
Wayne Adult Community Center973-633-0734WACCI.netA self-supporting, all-volunteer organization that gives adults 55 + the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends, and join a variety of organized recreational/educational activities.
Wayne American Legion Post 174973-694-9777americanlegionpost174.orgAnthony Wayne Post 174 is involved in a number of charitable endeavors, including  Veterans outreach programs.
Wayne Rotary Club rotaryclubwaynenj.orgMembers are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health, sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace.
Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department973-694-1800 ext. 3260 or ext. 3259Parks & RecreationThe Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of activities, events, and trips for adult residents.
Wayne YMCA973-595-0100metroymcas.orgAn inclusive and community-centered organization. Offers pool, gym, and workout equipment. Includes a variety of recreational activities and programs for all ages. Bingo on Wednesdays.
Animals Services
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Animal Control973-694-9295Wayne Animal ControlFor situations of concern involving animals, that occur after regular business hours, contact the Police Department at 973-694-0600.
Animal Shelter – Alan Purcell Animal Shelter973-694-0767Animal ShelterDedicated to providing humane treatment of dogs and cats.
Dog and Cat licensing973-694-1800 X 3313waynetownship.comResidents are required to license their dogs and cats annually at the Wayne Health Department.
Rabies Clinic973-694-1800 X 3313waynetownship.comFree rabies clinics are offered by the Wayne Health Department. Dogs must be licensed. Dates TBA.
Spay/Neutering Services973-282-0890pfaonline.orgLow cost neuter and spaying to making animals infertile, and thus decrease pet overpopulation.
Dental Services
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Wayne Township Dental Clinic973-694-1800 X 3237Health DepartmentDental screening for eligible Wayne Township seniors and children. Free to children ages 5 through 18 years, who can’t afford the services of a private dentist determined by financial screening.
ESL Programs
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Wayne Public Library973-694-4272 ext. 5102waynepubliclibrary.orgFREE English-As-A-Second Language Program, teaching basic English to adults.
Faith-Based Organizations
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church973-694-5700abvm-wayne.orgRoman Catholic Church.
Bethany Church of NJ973-694-3880bethanychurch.netMethodist Church.
Calvary Gospel Church973-694-6067calvarygospelwayne.comCommunity Church minsitry.
Calvary Temple International973-694-2938calvarynj.comAssemblies of God.
Chabad Center of Passaic County973-694-6274jewishwayne.comTraditional Observant Jewish Outreach Center.
Circassian Benevolent Association973-790-8979cbaamerica.orgCircassian.
Grace United Presbyterian862-248-5582gracechurchofwayne.comPresbyterian.
Holy Cross Resurrection Orthodox Church973-696-6572heisrisen.orgEastern Orthodox.
Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (joined with Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church)973-694-4585olvwayne.orgRoman Catholic.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church973-694-3400ihmwaynenj.orgRoman Catholic.
Lakeland Unitarian Universalist Fellowship973-696-1063luuf.orgInclusive of all people.
Liquid Church – Passaic County973-879-8655liquidchurch.comNon-Denominational.
Mahatma Gandi Center973-595-7117gandhicenter.orgIndian Cultural Society.
Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church973-839-3444olcparish.orgRoman Catholic.
Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church973-694-4585olvwayne.orgRoman Catholic.
Packanack Community Church973-694-0608packanackchurch.orgNon-Denominational.
Pequannock Reformed Church973-694-3423 Congregation rooted deeply in Christ.
Preakness Bible Church973-942-8833preaknessbiblechurch.orgPreach God’s word that salvation is by grace through faith in Christ.
Preakness Reformed Church973-694-5481preaknessreformed.orgChristian Reformed.
Preakness Valley United Reformed Church973-628-1313pvurc.orgWorship the triune God of the scriptures.
Shomrei Torah: The Wayne Conservative Congregation973-696-2500shomreitorahwcc.orgConservative Jewish Congregation.
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church973-694-1026stmichaelswayne.orgEpiscopal.
St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church973-595-5816 Russian Orthodox.
St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church973-694-8316sttimothynj.orgLutheran.
Temple Beth Tikvah973-595-6565templebethtikvahnj.orgReform Jewish Congregation.
The Chapel (Spanish services)973-694-1083thechapel.orgBiblical relevant teaching.
United Methodist Church in Wayne973-694-3260umcwayne.orgUnited Methodist.
Vivekananda Vidyapith, Inc.973-628-1877vidyapith.orgAcademy of Indian Philosophy.
Wayne Christian Assembly973-696-0125waynechristianassembly.orgBelieve in the Bible as the word of God.
Wayne Presbyterian Church973-694-7109waynepresbyterian.orgPresbyterian.
Wayne Seventh-Day Adventist Church973-696-5645waynenj.adventistchurch.orgSeventh-Day Adventist.
Food Pantry
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Calvary Temple973-694-2938calvarynj.comWednesdays Food Pantry 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
Wayne Interfaith Network (WIN) Food Pantry973-694-1800 ext. 3281winfoodpantry.orgThe primary purpose of the WIN Food Pantry is to distribute non-perishable nutritious food to eligible Wayne residents in need. Individuals interested in using the WIN Food Pantry must call Wayne Township’s Senior and Social Services Department for more information 973-694-1800, ext. 3281.
Wayne SDA Church Food Pantry973-696-5645waynenj.adventistchurch.orgFood pantry-Wednesdays, from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Health Programs and Resources
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Chilton Medical Center/ Atlantic Health System973-831-5475atlantichealth.orgComprehensive medical and emergency care center.
St. Joseph’s Medical Center Wayne973-942-6900stjosephshealth.orgComprehensive medical and emergency care center.
St. Joseph’s Medical Center – Paterson973-754-2000stjosephshealth.orgComprehensive medical, emergency care, and trauma center.
Pharmacies that Deliver in Wayne
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Black Oak Pharmacy973-837-8770blackoakrx.comPharmacy services.
CVS Pharmacy2440 Hamburg Tpke: 973-839-3400cvs.comPharmacy services.
1762 Ratzer Road: 973-389-2081
1210 Hamburg Tpke: 973-694-5500
Plains Pharmacy578 Valley Road: 973-694-5522Pharmacy services.
Riverview Pharmacy973-831-4080www.riverviewpharmacynj.comPharmacy services.
Rose services. Multi-lingual: Arabic, English, Spanish, and Turkish.
Valley Pharmacy & Surgical973-832-7200valleypharmacynj.comPharmacy services.
ValuRx Pharmacy973-513-9940valurxpharmacy.netPharmacy services.
Wayne Pharmacy973-696-6667waynepharmacy.comPharmacy services.
New patient: 973-310-5643
Pharmaceutical & Medical Supplies
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Black Oak Pharmacy973-837-8770blackoakrx.comA full range of medical supplies.
Tabeek Medical Supplies973-694-6771 or 973-628-9026tabeekmedical.comWide range of medical equipment repair and rental services.
Wayne Pharmacy & Surgical Supplies973-696-6667waynepharmacy.comPharmacy services and surgical supplies.
Project Medicine Drop
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Passaic County Sheriff’s Office973-389-5900pcsheriff.orgDrop boxes accept solid pharmaceuticals such as pills, capsules, patches, inhalers, and pet medications. They can’t accept syringes or liquids. Place all solid pharmaceuticals in a sealed plastic bag (without their containers) in the drop box.
Wayne Police Department Records Department Lobby973-694-0600waynetownship.comAllows consumers to dispose of unused and expired prescription medications anonymously at “prescription drug drop boxes” located within the headquarters of participating police departments.
Recreation Parks/Activities
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Passaic County Parks & Recreation a list of Parks & Recreational facilities in Passaic County including Hiking areas and parks.
Passaic County Historic Attractions973-247-0085seepassaiccounty.orgCultivates interest in the community at large in the history of Passaic County.
Wayne Township Parks & Rec973-694-1800 x 3260Parks & RecreationVarious athletic programs and other activities
Wayne YMCA973-595-0100metroymcas.orgPool, gym and workout equipment. Includes a variety of programs for all ages.
Senior Affordable Housing (Low to Moderate Income Housing)
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Edward Sisco Village – Rental973-694-7530siscovillage.comIndependent affordable senior housing for ages 62 + at the time of application. 242-unit non-profit senior housing for senior citizens of low income.
Siena Village – Rental201-897-5401christianhealthnj.orgAffordable independent senior citizen low-income rentals for individuals 62 + call for availability.
Summer Hill Apartments – Rental201-897-5300christianhealthnj.orgIndependent affordable rentals for 55 + offering one/two bedrooms.
Special Needs Registry Programs
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Passaic County Sheriff’s Office, Community Policing Division973-389-5920pcsheriff.orgPassaic County Sheriff’s Office offers the Angel Sense program to residents of Passaic County. Angel Sense is the only GPS and Monitoring solution designated specifically for individuals with special needs.
Wayne Township Police Registry973-694-0600Special Needs Registry FormA Wayne Police Department program to better serve the members of the community who have Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and/or other Cognitive Impairment. Parents and/or caretakers can complete a Special Needs Registry Form online or at the Police Department’s Records Department.
Wayne Township Special Needs CommissionSpecial Needs Commission Webmail FormThe Special Needs Commission seeks to create a more inclusive community for individuals in Wayne with special needs and their families by promoting acceptance and awareness through advocacy.
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Passaic County Para Transit973-305-5756passaiccountynj.orgTransportation services to eligible senior and disabled residents from Passaic County.
Ride4Life (Fees Involved)201-939-4242  X 4ezride.orgTransportation Services.
Wayne Senior Citizen Bus Transport (Routes A and B)973-694-1800 X 3260waynetownship.comAdults age 55 + or adults of any age with a permanent disability. Operate Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Fixed-route.  Bus stops include major shopping centers, town hall, Wayne Library, YMCA, and businesses along the route.
Volunteer Opportunities
NamePhone No.WebsiteInfo
Alzheimer’s the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey volunteer.
AHS/Chilton Medical Center973-831-5016atlantichealth.orgA variety of volunteer opportunities are available.
CASA for Children Passaic County (Court Appointed Special Advocate)973-832-4002passaiccountycasa.orgVolunteers are trained to work as advocates for children in their local communities who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect.  Passaic County CASA empowers volunteer advocates to champion the best interests of children in the foster care system.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Paterson973-279-7100 ext. 2103 or volunteer opportunities available throughout.
Foundabilities973-956-1313foundabilities.comProvides individuals with disabilities a safe, secure and supportive environment promoting a sense of self-worth, positive relationships, and equality in the local community.
Home Care Options973-523-1224homecareoptions.comVolunteers assist with shopping for seniors and other program activities, etc.
Hospice – Valley Hospice variety of volunteer opportunities to suit your interests.
Kiwanis Club of Wayne NJ
Laurelwood Arboretum973-831-5675laurelwoodarboretum.orgOutdoor volunteers work to maintain and beautify Laurelwood Arboretum.  Some volunteers welcome visitors and serve as tour guides.
Lions of service-minded people who take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.
Passaic County 4-H Club informal, educational programs for youth in grades K–13 (one year out of high school).
Rutgers Master to Passaic County residents.
St. Joseph’s Medical of volunteer opportunities throughout St. Joseph’s healthcare system.  Volunteer Opportunities available in various locations. Assignments vary from clerical to non-clinical direct patient contact.
Table To Table201-444-5500tabletotable.orgPicks up fresh, high quality food that otherwise would be discarded and delivers it safely to agency partners.
United Way of Passaic County Volunteer in education, tax preparation, health & nutrition education, and disaster response.
Wayne Alliance973-694-1800 ext. 3244Email Wayne AllianceCommunity organization providing resources in awareness, education, and prevention of drug and alcohol misuse.
Wayne CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)973-694-0600CERT TeamThe Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program prepares citizens in basic emergency preparedness and response skills with instruction from the Town’s professional emergency services personnel. CERT is part of the National Homeland Security Citizen Corp program.
Wayne Fire Department973-694-1800 ext. 4714Fire DepartmentVolunteers interested in joining their local fire department can do so by visiting any one of the five firehouses in the township for additional details.
Wayne First Aid Serve as a volunteer for the First Aid Squad.
Wayne For All Ages973-694-1800 ext. 3281Wayne for All AgesWayne Township’s Age-Friendly Initiative is part of the AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities. Offering programs geared toward senior citizens, including information and education sessions as well as multi-generational events.
Wayne Interfaith Network (WIN) Food Pantry973-595-1900 or 973-694-1800 ext. 3281winfoodpantry.orgVariety of volunteer opportunities. Helping with deliveries, Food Pantry Staff, help during non-regular pantry hours, picking up donations, attending events, and behind-the-scenes help.