Senior Citizen Services

Senior Citizens Shuttle Bus Service– available Monday through Friday.

View the shuttle schedule.

Free Events/ Programs

Woodbury Senior Citizen Club – meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at the American Legion Social Hall, 1018 Washington Avenue at 1:00 PM.

The Club organizes entertainment, speakers, lunches, day trips, dinners and tickets for the Sketch Club plays for its members.

All seniors are invited to join!

Property Tax Relief

There are two Property Tax Deduction programs, for Senior Citizens and Veterans –both are handled locally through the Woodbury Tax Assessor’s Office.

Senior Citizens and Disabled Annual Property Tax Deduction

Annual deduction of up to $250 from property taxes for home-owners age 65 or older or disabled who meet certain income and residency requirements. This benefit is administered by the local municipality.

To learn more about deductions for seniors and veterans visit
www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/

  • Click on “Forms”
  • Scroll down & click on “print/download tax forms”
  • Scroll down & click on “local property tax forms”

Veterans’ Annual Property Tax Deduction

Annual deduction from taxes due on real or personal property paid to qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses. The deduction is $150 for 2001, $200 for 2002 and $250 for 2003 and thereafter. This benefit is administered by the local municipality.

To learn more about deductions for seniors and veterans visit www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/

  • Click on “Forms”
  • Scroll down & click on “print/download tax forms”
  • Scroll down & click on “local property tax forms”

The State of New Jersey offers other programs for property tax relief. You may be eligible for some of these:
FAIR(the former Homestead Rebates and NJ SAVER Rebates) are now combined into this program) – this program is NOT handled through your local Tax Assessor, it is a State run program. For information and eligibility requirements visit

www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/

  • Click on “Property tax relief program”
  • Click on “2004 FAIR”
  • Click on “Homeowners” for info

Property Tax Reimbursement, a freeze on taxes for Senior Citizens

This program is NOT handled through your local Tax Assessor, it is a State run program. For information and an application on the Senior Freeze Program, please call the Property Tax Reimbursement Hot Line at 800.882.6597 or go to their web site at http://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/ptr/

Make sure you are getting all the tax breaks available to you. Each of these programs has eligibility criteria and filing deadlines. Contact the County tax assessor’s office at 856.307.6445 to find out if you qualify, or for assistance in filling out the applications.