Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
We continue to update this list so please email us your questions and we will get the answers. Here are just a few questions from residents.
Q. Is the Meal on Wheels program still operating?
A. All remaining congregate sites are closed. Any person who previously ate at one of the 23 congregate meals sites and is unable to sustain without this assistance should call Union County Meals on Wheels
Home delivered meals for persons with disabilities and seniors over 60 and older will continue and may be expanded for persons in need of food delivery in their homes.
Q. Is the Senior Bus running?
A. Our Cranford bus is not running. Union County is running life-sustaining medical trips only. All other transportation is cancelled until further notice, including the Route 22 Safety Shuttle.
Q. Will I get my Social Security check?
A. Information from Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security.
Social Security will continue to pay benefits. Please be aware that scammers may try to trick you into thinking the pandemic is stopping your Social Security payments
but that is not true.
Social Security cannot accept visitors in our offices at this time. If you have a critical need that you cannot address online, we can help you over the phone. Information, including how to contact SSA can be found online at
Q. Can I still go to the bank?
A. Many banks are still providing services but please check with your banking provider.
Please be mindful of sanitary rules when using Automated Teller Machines, especially handwashing as soon as possible after use.
Q. Are my taxes still due on May 1?
A. Cranford, like every NJ municipality, cannot make its own rules as per Governor’s Executive Order 108. At this time, we are waiting for guidance from the State.
Q. I have surgical masks and gloves. Where can I donate?
A. The Cranford Fire Dept. has a drop off outside the Fire House, 7 Springfield Ave.