Senior Services


Brenda Sloan – Director 


Manchester Senior Services Is Funded By:

• A grant from the Ocean County Office of Senior Services with Title III Older Americans Act of 1965,as amended through a grant from the New Jersey Dept. of Health and Senior Services;

• Local Municipal Contributions

*  Brochures are available upon request in other languages.

If information is needed in another language, contact (732-849-8305).

Si necesita información en otro idioma, Contacta con 732-849-8305

Non-Discrimination Policy Title VI Notice to Beneficiaries

Política de no discriminación título VI aviso a los beneficiaries

Manchester Senior Outreach is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied the benefits of our services on the basis of race, color, or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to Manchester Senior Outreach. To file a complaint, or for more information on Manchester Senior Outreach’s obligations under Title VI call Manchester Senior Outreach at 732-849-8305 or write to:
Manchester Senior Outreach at 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ 08759 or visit the website at
Complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.

If you wish to file a Title VI Non-Discrimination complaint, please click here

Si usted desea presentar una queja del título VI de la no discriminación,
por favor haga clic aquí

A Senior Advisory Council, made up of elected and appointed members meets five times a year to inform and advise the Mayor of concerns and the implementation of the Senior Program objectives. The meetings are open to all interested person. For location, dates and times of the meeting, contact Manchester Senior Services at 732-849-8305.

Manchester Senior Services Department assist residents who are 60 years of age or older with Information & Assistance on a wide range of programs on the Local, County and State level.  Programs such as medical transportation, home-delivered meals, heating assistance, property tax rebates and prescriptions programs. A Benefit Screening is completed for a resident to see what programs they are eligible for according to income. Home visit are available for residents who have no means of getting into the office.

Medical Transportation is provided to medical and dental facilities located in the following towns: Manchester, Lakehurst, Whiting, Brick, Lakewood, Silverton and Toms River. Appointments must be between 10:00 and 10:30 am or between 1:00 and 1:30 pm. Services are provided to residents who are 60 years of age or older who are ambulatory/semi-ambulatory/wheelchair. Service animals and portable oxygen devices are permitted. Priority is given to persons who are unable to drive. This service is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Manchester Senior Outreach at 732-849-8305 to schedule an appointment.





  • S.H.I.P. – State Health Insurance Program

We provide a service where a certified counselor helps you find your way through the Medicare Health Insurance maze. SHIP is a program where a certified counselor can provide you with information on Medicare benefits and claims, Medicare supplement policies, Long Term Care Insurance, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and other related problems.

There sole function is to provide information and assistance to Manchester residents eligible for Medicare so that each client can make the best possible decision to serve their interest.

Counselors do not provide legal advice nor do they sell, recommend, or endorse any specific insurance product, agent, insurance company or HMO.

How Much Will It Cost Me?

There is no charge for any Senior Services. However, the program provides the opportunity for individuals to make a voluntary contribution for services received. All donations are confidential. No one will be denied service because they will not or cannot contribute.

  • Energy Assistance

USF Program is a year round program.

Maximum Monthly Gross Income Eligibility Levels FFY 2014-2015

Household Size              USF Program

1                                         $ 1,701

2                                         $ 2,293

3                                         $ 2,886

4                                         $ 3,478

Applications and assistance are available by contacting Manchester Senior & Social Services at 732-849-8305, or visit the Ocean Inc. website at

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