We ask that everyone remain patient as we continue with the clean-up. Please place any storm damaged debris at the curb, DPW will be working throughout the town for the next few weeks to collect all debris.
As always we cannot accept the following at the curb: Hazardous waste, electronics and liquid paint.
Please call the office at 973-680-4127 to schedule the collection of any metal or appliances.
Electronics can be brought to the DPW Yard on Saturdays between 9am till 1pm.
As always if you have any questions please contact the office.
Tropical Storm FEMA Designation Update. Essex County, including the Township of Bloomfield, has been designated by FEMA as a major disaster area. The declaration allows Essex County residents to register at www.disasterassistance.gov for direct assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the tropical storm. FEMA information and guidance to follow.
Residents may be referred to Human Services during business hours 8:30-4:30 M-F for mental health resources and linkage by calling the main Health Department Phone number at 973-680-4024.
After-hours support can be found at the numbers below. Anyone who is at risk of hurting self or others should go to the nearest emergency room or contact 911.
Mental health hotlines are available 24/7 if a resident is in need of support after hours.
Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990
National Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255
NJ Mental Health Cares 866-202-HELP (4357)