Buddies of NJ, Inc... Serving the Community Since 1985!

Our Mission:to provide support, education, and services

for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Updated Hours & Contacts

RESPONDING:  Compassionately & Responsibly

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm : 201-489-2900

Full Staff may be reached at the below contacts.

PLEASE, Call in Advance for an Appointment.   Masks must be worn and appropriate distancing guidelines must be followed.  Temperatures and Simple COVID-19 Prevention Answers may be asked from each person before entry into facility.


x-118 Carolina – Case Manager | carolina@njbuddies.org

x-114 Iris  –  Housing  | iris@njbuddies.org

x-113 – Medical Case Management |   201-280-8467

Medical Case Management | susanvitale80@gmail.com  201-280-8467

x-115 Jamiaya – Case Manager | jamiaya@njbuddies.org

x-122 Abraham – Operations Manager | abraham@njbuddies.org  201-566-4693

x-110 Patricia Cuffe – Financial Controller | patti@njbuddies.org

x-112 Ric Miles – Executive Director | ric@njbuddies.org

Substance Use / Support  (Please speak to Abraham for referrals.)

Mental Health Support – mario@mariolcsw.com  affiliate non-staff

EMERGENCY DENTAL – ONLY FOR RYAN WHITE CLIENTS:  Dr. Ritter (201) 666-3402  /  Dr.  Jolly  (973) 284-7363  non-staff affiliates

HIV Testing & Counseling Questions: E-mail TEAM MEMBER at testing@njbuddies.org, matt@njbuddies.org , or marc@njbuddies.org to schedule an HIV rapid test.

PrEP Questions:  eric@njbuddies.org Eric (201-696-6009) ,

Email ray@njbuddies.org  FOR INFORMATION  SUPPORT GROUPS ( Wednesday Evenings) 

Community Health Worker – Contact Abraham@njbuddies.org for more info.

FOOD PANTRY: (Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm)  Please Call Ahead of Time 201-489-2900 | Bags will be made in advance and handed at the door.

Support Groups | Counseling | Substance Use Program – Please Contact Peer Leader / Professional for future schedules

Buddies of NJ, Inc. (NJB), 501(c)(3) is Bergen and Passaic County’s Premier AIDS SERVICE ORGANIZATION.

Your support makes it possible to provide:  Service, Education, Resources, and Care to People Living With and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Buddies provides NJHS Licensed Substance Abuse Counseling & Treatment Services; Free Rapid HIV Testing & Counseling; PrEP Counseling; Case Management; Community Health Navigation, Medical Case Management; Housing & Housing Assistance; Dental Services; Counseling Services; Peer Support Groups; Medical Transportation; and a Food Bank.

NJB is supported with federal grants from the Ryan White Care Act, HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS), and the New Jersey Department of Health.  Additional funding is also provided through private foundations, fundraising efforts, and generous contributions from the community at large.  Buddies is a founder and proud Member Organization of the New Jersey AIDS Walk, Inc.


  • FREE Confidential HIV Counseling & Testing

    Knowing is Key to Staying Healthy. Call for an Appointment: 201-489-2900

    Drop-ins Welcome, Mon-Fri 10am–3pm

    Funded by NJ Division of Health

  • Let Us Help You

    Services include: HIV Case & Medical Case Management | Licensed Substance Abuse & Mental Health Center | HIV Counseling & Testing Resource Center | Dental Services/Peer Support | Food Pantry | Medical Transportation | Housing & HOPWA

  • End AIDS / Stop HIV

    Talk About Difficult Issues/Help End Stigma/Stay Healthy & Ready For A Cure /Stay Connected & Volunteer Time /Lower Community Viral Load

Make a Difference

Be A Buddies Supporter! We can’t do it alone! Please donate or volunteer as a way to support our services and help people living with HIV.

Use our 340B partner to get your medications efficiently and at the same time reinvest in your future without added cost!

Ask Abraham Corsino or your case manager about the quickest way to get in on this personalized pharmacy that specializes in your needs.

Latest Posts

Nov 16th | Dinner Presentation on Importance of Remaining in Care

Nov. 16th Client Community Dinner Presentation 6:30PM Janssen …


Nov 04 New Jersey HIV Planning Group's 9th Annual Gay…

Haunted House for the Fun of It

A group a clients, friends and supporters are getting together…