What We Do
At the Bergen Cares Center we offer Food, Emergency Funds Consideration Request Assistance (Bus Pass, Books, Technology), and Rental/Utility Assistance to Students, Staff, and Faculty.
How to Help
If you would like to donate please consider viewing our Amazon Wishlist for new items we need for the Food Pantry!
- Amazon Wishlist*: Click here to access the Bergen Cares Center Wishlist hub
(*)Notes: The donations provided under Amazon are not considered under 501(c)(3).
Center for Food Action/Bergen Cares Center
Bergen Community College
Room C111A, Pitkin Education Center (1st Floor)
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (201) 879-7191
Intake appointments: Contact Rachel Sloma, Pantry Coordinator, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday – Friday: from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- The hours of operation are subject to change.
If you require assistance and the pantry is closed, feel free to choose one of the following options:
Option 1: Visit the Center for Health, Wellness and Personal Counseling located in Room HS-100, Pitkin Education Center, at the College’s main campus in Paramus, NJ, or
Option 2: Visit the Center for Food Action (cfanj.org) and follow the “Get Assistance” link for instructions.
Announcement and Reminders
Remind Text Services
For more information regarding the Bergen Cares Center, email email@example.com to see how you can opt into our new “Remind Text Services” to stay up to date with the Pantry, and the new events and services we plan to provide in the following semesters!