Anyone needing services please see our current operation below: (updated 09-30-2021)
Due to State & Local Mandates for COVID-19, Buddies of NJ has an amended schedule:
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 will be asked from each person before entry into facility.
DIRECT EXTENSIONS – MAY YIELD QUICKER RESPONSES to messages
FOOD PANTRY: 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.
WHAT WE DO
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.
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Buddies of New Jersey
Franklin A. Smith Resource Center
149 Hudson Street Hackensack, NJ07601 USA