95 W. Veterans Hwy, Jackson, NJ 08527 Tel # 732-928-1200

Melvin Cottrell Center for Senior Citizens and the Disabled

45 Don Connor Blvd 
Jackson, NJ 08527



Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 2:30pm

The Commission serves disabled/handicapped Jackson residents by providing a variety of recreational, educational and social activities throughout the calendar year.

 Mission Statement:

The Commission for the Disabled/Handicapped, under the auspices of Jackson Township, advocates their advancement and independence through events, trips and recreational programs.

The Commission provides help and information to residents in finding the proper agency responsible in resolving specific problems.

Started in 1971, the Commission for the Disabled/Handicapped (formerly the Mayor’s Commission for the Disabled) was the first organization of its kind in Ocean County to offer such a wide variety of programs for people with disabilities.

Equipment Lending Service:
The Commission lends and accepts medical equipment that is new or in good condition.


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About Jackson Township

During 1994, we celebrated the 150th year of Jackson's existence as an incorporated municipality in the State of New Jersey. As the handwritten Legislative Act reads, "Having been three times read in the Council (the State Senate) on February 29, 1844,"