NJ Stronger Program

O.C.E.A.N., Inc.  NEW Toms River (Ocean County) Location

S&F Plaza

2008  Rt. 37 East – Suite 12

Toms River, NJ 08753

Phone: (732) 288-2614

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm & Evening Hours on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm.

Phone Numbers: The new phone number is (732) 288-2614.  All calls will be answered by the Housing Counselor Administrator.

O.C.E.A.N. Inc. is providing outreach services for those affected by Superstorm Sandy through the following programs:

RREM Social Services Block Grant – Rental Assistance Program (SSBG-RAP)

Landlord Incentive Program (LIP)

Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP), Restoration of Multifamily Rental Housing (FRM).

For questions regarding only the NJDCA Housing Counseling Sandy related program, please call (732) 288-2614,  and speak with the Housing Counselors.   You can also visit the new O.C.E.A.N., Inc. office at the location listed above  and speak directly with the Housing Counselors.

For more information about NJ Stronger and the programs available go to:  http://www.renewjerseystronger.org

For a list of other O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Programs with phone numbers, please click contact at the top menu bar.

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Energy Office in Atlantic City

(Atlantic County)

OCEAN, Inc. Home Energy Atlantic County Division

1125 Atlantic Ave.

6th Floor, Suite 624

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone: 609-345-1359

Fax: 609-345-1365

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O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Head Start partners with the Lakewood BlueClaws, the Ocean County Library, and the Ocean County Health Department on the 2015 FIT Kids Obesity Educational Outreach Initiative funded through the Horizon Foundation of New Jersey.

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O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Weatherization Program For information in Monmouth County call (732) 774-4006. In Ocean County call (732) 244-8176.


 Overcome the Barrier to Self-Sufficiency

O.C.E.A.N., Inc. is a community action agency that was created in the 1960’s to combat poverty throughout the country.

To achieve our goal of identifying and overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency, O.C.E.A.N., Inc. works with local, state, and federal government, other agencies, and members of private sector institutions to provide programs and funding to help residents of the community help themselves.

Please visit our “Programs and Special Projects” pages for more information on the services we offer. Our partnerships with other providers in our community have made our job easier—we could not have done it without them. As always, O.C.E.A.N., Inc. seeks to build partnerships with additional agencies to better assist the residents of multiple counties.

If you are interested in our services, or in working with us as a volunteer, employee, or as a partner agency, please contact us at (732) 244-5333.

O.C.E.A.N., Inc Head Start is accepting applications for the 2015 – 2016 school year

Small children at a daycare center.

Head Start offers a FREEcomprehensive pre-school program at several locations throughout the county. The program provides a developmentally appropriate curriculum, child health screenings, family services, accepts special needs children, provides meals and snacks, and transportation-half day only.

Program services children ages 3 to 5; children need to be 3 years by October 1, 2015. Eligible children who turn 3 years after October 1, 2015 will be placed on a waiting list.

Requirements for eligibility:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Income – Documentation must be from the past twelve months or calendar year
  • Health Documentation – physical, dental, immunizations, H&H/lead screenings

For more information, please call 732-244-9114

O.C.E.A.N., Inc. completed construction on six (6) single-family homes at Berkeley and has begun construction on Phase 2.

O.C.E.A.N., Inc. constructed six single-family homes in Berkeley Township, New Jersey.  These homes are being rented to those affected by Superstorm Sandy.  For more information or to request an application please call (732) 780-1374.