Division of Senior Services
For more information on the City of Rahway's Senior Picnic, please click HERE.
Senior Property Tax Freeze
The Property Tax Reimbursement Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax increases. This state program "freezes" your taxes the year you become eligible and every year thereafter you have reimbursed the difference. You must be 65 (the first year you can apply is the year you turn 67) or receiving federal Social Security disability benefits, lived in NJ for 10 years and your current home the last three years. If you are not currently enrolled in this program, please call 732-827-2016 and make an appointment with an AARP tax specialist. The income limit for filing the property tax freeze is $92,969 for 2020 and $94,178 for 2021.
Senior Handyman Program
Open to Rahway residents ages 62 and over for small home repairs (light carpentry, leaky faucet, smoke alarm installation, etc.) No yard work, emergency services, house cleaning, or roof repair Labor is provided free; you pay for materials only To register, please visit the Senior Center or call 732-827-2016. View Senior Handyman Program information (PDF).
Mayor Giacobbe's Birthday Club
One of the City of Rahway's favorite events run by the Division of Senior Services is Mayor Giacobbe's Birthday Luncheon. Depending on the month of your birthday, you and a guest will be invited to the Rahway Senior Center and treated to pizza along with other members of the Club. To register, please call 732-827-2016. Everyone registered will receive an invitation in the mail with the date and time of the Birthday Luncheon.