HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Department of Human Services, division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence is currently recruiting volunteers for a regional team that will respond to victims of domestic violence at police departments located in Bergen County municipalities.

Volunteers from the community are trained to offer necessary information and referrals to victims at a time when they need it most. 
 
Applicants will be required to consent to a criminal background check, urine test, be finger-printed and attend a 40-hour training. Any person interested in applying should either go to co.bergen.nj.us/divisions-of-alternatives-to-domestic-violence/get-involved and under the Application section, open Domestic Violence Crisis Response Team.

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Interested parties may either scan and e-mail the signed application or the application maybe faxed. The e-mail address is adv@co.bergen.nj.us and the fax number is 201.336.7577. Those without internet access can call 201.336.7575 and provide your contact information.

BCDHS/ADV has provided family violence prevention, community education, and emergency intervention services in Bergen County for the past 40 years.