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Primary Elections  June 6, 2017

NJEA, BCEA and BCREA all endorse Democrat


for New Jersey's next Governor


Be sure to vote in the main election

November 7, 2017

when all 121 seats in the legislature and the governor

are up for election


Remember: United We Stand Divided We Fall

Our future is at stake  

Reimbursement Forms: Click on form needed to get a printable version



Click on the banner below for extensive benefits that are available to all NJEA, NJEA-R and BCREA members


Important Dates

BCREA Luncheons at Seasons

9 May 2017


Useful Web Sites:

Important NEA/NJREAWeb Sites:

            Confidential Helpline  866-243-6532

                NJEA Headquarters  609-599-4561 ( During business hours)

                NJEA Disability and NEA Life Insurance  609-704-1365

                Optical Academy  800-530-2730

                NEA Member Benefits  National Programs  800-637-4636

                Deborah Heart and Lung Center  (for NJEA members seeking services) 609-893-1200 ext 5843,  General Info 800-555-1990

State Health Benefit Plan Information

                If you have any questions, may contact plan providers either by phone or by website:

                NJ Direct 10 & NJ Direct 15    800-414-7427

                Aetna HMO    877-782-8365 Also 866-234-3129

                Cigna Healthcare HMO    800-564-7642

                    Unified Provider Directory    Health Benefits Plan list of participating Hospitals and Doctors

Other Useful Web Sites:            


                NJEA Retired Educators    Hot Line Phone Number - 866-657-3259

                NJREA/BCREA Membership Application  Go To Membership Page

                NJEA- Retired Newsletter    (Must use your NJEA  ID to log on first)

                NJ Division of Pensions and Benefits Register for Member Benefits Online System (MBOS) and much more

                New Jersey State Legislature

                Find your State Legislator

                How to Contact your Senators

                  Booker, Cory- (D - NJ)  DC Phone 202-224-3224 

                                                               DC  Fax  202-224-8378

                       141 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510

                       Newark Office - One Gateway Center, 23rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

                                                                Phone: (973) 639-8700   Fax: (973) 639-8723

                         Menendez, Robert - (D - NJ)   Phone 202-224-4744       Email Senator Menendez

                         328 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510

                    How to Contact your US House Representatives

                Social Security online

                Senior Citizens' Resources from the U.S. Government

Useful Phone Numbers

              Division of Pensions

                    Interactive Voice Activated System   609-777-1777

                        Direct to Live Counselor 609-292-7524


                        Member Benefits Online System (MBOS)  Must be a registered user or call 609-777-0534

                 Newly Retired Personnel can get an application for NJEA-R and BCREA at 609-599-4561  then "Ask for Membership"

  or go to Membership Page for form

Stay informed, Receive updates, Stand united, Speak out

NJEA members can stay ahead of the curve on the issues that relate to them. You can get the information as text messages on your phone.

Sign up for text messages by texting the word UNITY to 738674


Do all this and more at:

                The Take Action webpage is accessible only to members by going directly to action

                Log in with your pin found on your membership card or the e-mail address you have registered with NJEA. 

Your password is the last four digits of your Social Security number.

 For problems logging in visit: or call (609) 599-4561 and ask for membership.

Contribute to NJEA-PAC

Support NJEA in their fight to support you and all retirees

Make checks out to NJEA-PAC and send to:

NJEA, c/o Beneficial Bank

PO Box 13661

Philadelphia, PA 19101-3661


The Bergen County Wellness Discount Program was formed to provide a way to reduce the medical costs for you and your family.  This free program is open to all residents of Bergen County and the State of New Jersey.  There are no age or income requirements.

The Wellness Discount Program includes discounts on the following:

                Prescription Drugs

                Hearing Exams and Hearing Aids

                Vision Exams, Eyeglasses, Contact Lenses and Lasik Eye Surgery

                Dental Care

                Diabetic Supplies


This Discount Program is not insurance.  For further information on the program, visit or call 201 336 6405.


HealthCare Assistance with Member Support

Provides all union members and their families with CONFIDENTIAL support for:

Treating Stress Related Conditions

Drug and Alcohol Dependency

Prescription Medication Dependency

Progressive Workplace Discipline

Assisting in DUI Cases

No cost Union Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering confidential Job Protective Assistance including Crisis Situations and Intervention Services at no cost.


800 Easton Road

Willow Grove, PA 19090



BCREA Web Site News

             BCREA is going high tech with our own web site which is called BCREAOnLine, with a web address of:   BCREA member William (Bill) Molnar is chairing the web site committee and is experienced in developing web sites.  Bill taught Physics and Chemistry for 38 years at River Dell High School in Oradell. He also taught an AP course in Environmental Science. Bill made extensive use of award winning course web sites he developed for his teaching,

                The web site committee members are Paul Richert, Mee Lon Yee and Ruth Kerr. BCREA  members will be able to find out about officers and committee chairpersons, check on dates, legislative events and travel tours offered by BCREA by using their computer.  The possibilities are endless. Stay tuned!

                 If you have any suggestions or comments about the web site you can e-mail Bill at:

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Last Updated on

19 Apr 17