COVID-19 Updates for Hazlet Residents

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Help in Hazlet

Are you in need of assistance? The RAINE Foundation – Reaching All In Need Everyday – is available. Contact the Hazlet-based group by visiting or the Facebook Page.

St. John's UMC Food Pantry

Weekly food distribution on Thursdays between 5:30 and 7 pm. The pantry is located in the rear of the church at 2000 Florence Ave., Hazlet and serves everyone. No questions asked. The pantry is supported by local stores and bakeries as well as Fulfill, which receives donations from Costco and Saker Shoprite.

If you would like to donate food, the church will gratefully accept donations on weekdays in the rear drop-off, between 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer Meals

Free Meals Available For All Students Through September

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the nationwide extension of several waivers that allow all children to continue to receive free nutritious meals this summer when schools are out of session. These flexibilities are now available through Sept. 30, 2021.

Summer meal sites are places where children and youth, age 18 and under, can receive meals at no cost in a safe environment. The meals are also available to persons over age 18 with mental or physical disabilities. Sites may be located in a variety of settings including schools, parks, community centers, libraries, churches and more. Find a location at

Hope & HealingEspecially for Seniors

RWJBarnabasHealth Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope and Healing Program offers emotional support services, education and community-based resources for individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Through a variety of virtual services, this program aims to assist seniors to better adjust to their new reality, mitigate stress, review options, develop coping strategies and, if needed, find linkages to agencies, programs, and other resources in their community. 

Virtual Meetings: Coping with Change

Virtual Meetings
Tuesdays at 3 pm | Coping with Change
Click here to connect with Zoom
Meeting ID: 974 2675 9376 Passcode: 275889
Dial in: 1-929-205-6099

Fridays at 3 pm | Coping with Change
Click here to connect with Zoom
Dial in: 1-929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 957 0977 9459 Passcode: 542469


Find resources in Hazlet and neighboring towns through the Monmouth County Pandemic Resource Guide (PDF), a publication by Monmouth ACTS.


The Hazlet Alliance is sharing articles  and resources related to coping with COVID-19, as well as substance abuse.

Visit the state’s NJ COVID-19 Information Hub to find a comprehensive list of services and information, including live updates of COVID-19 cases by county. The latest news from the governor’s office is summarized on our website

Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your community. For more information, got to the NJ COVID-19 Job Portal.

Also visit these other sites to stay informed: