Health and Education
Adult Education
  • Total monthly household income may not exceed 250% of the Federal Poverty Level

  • Be uninsured or under-insured

  • Current proof of income, for 4-weeks (paystubs or notarized letter from employer).​

  • Use the calculator to determine if you are eligible (below 100% FPG), Eligibility Calculator (opens a new tab)

  1. select NJ 

  2. select family size*

  3. type in annual income

*If your family size is more than 5, contact HOPES to determine eligibility

Health Screenings

  • HOPES actively educates the community about free cancer screenings 

  • Makes referrals through the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (NJCEED)

The services provided through NJCEED:

  • Education outreach screening

  • Case management tracking follow-up facilitation into treatment

  • The NJ CEED Program follows the American Cancer Society's cancer screening guidelines

  • HOPES will also refer willing clients who are smokers to the New Jersey Quitline


Insurance Enrollment

  • In partnership with GetCoveredNJ and CMS.

  • HOPES works to connect New Jersey residents to health insurance options now available under the affordable Care Act (ACA)

  • Open enrollment will end on January 31st, 2022

  • Classes usually run for 1 day a week, anywhere from 3-4 hours

  • Class sessions run for 10 weeks

  • Classes are only held in Hoboken at 301 Garden Street

  • Check out our calendar to see registration dates



  • English as a Second Language (ESL) –

Students will increase their speaking, reading and recognition of the English language

  • Computer Classes (Beginners and Advanced)–

Students will use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher 

  • Creative Wellness –

Students will create art, painting or 3D mixed media (using everyday objects to create art), as a method to foster wellness in mind, body, and soul 

  • Senior Physical Fitness 

Students will practice chair yoga or other balance and coordination activities

One-day workshops are offered occasionally.

Previous topics included:

  • Physical Health and Nutrition

  • Emotional Wellness

  • Financial Literacy and Budgeting Assistance




Eligibility for free classes: