Wantage Township New Jersey

888 State Highway 23

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Wantage Township Seniors

On this page you will find information that may be of interest to our seniors.

Information, including website links and contact information, is provided by individuals within the organizations. Programs may have been discontinued or details changed without giving notice to the Wantage website. It is suggested you contact the organization to confirm meeting information before heading out to a meeting. If you know a program's information is incorrect, please contact the editor so the information may be removed/updated. If you would like your Wantage organization to be listed on this page, please contact us.


Senior Times Newsletter

A monthly newsletter published by the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services. Click here for more information.

Division of Senior Services

Resources and Information for seniors. Click here to go to the Sussex County website.

Social Security

For information on retirement, medicare, disability (SSDI) and more, visit the New Jersey Resource Center at socialsecurityofficenear.me/in/state/nj/.

Sussex-Wantage Over Fifty Club

Meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 12:00 noon at the Sussex Firehouse. Refreshments served. All welcome. For info Call Ray at 973-875-2256.

Cover-to-Cover Book Club

The Cover-to-Cover Book Club is an informal group of adults who enjoy reading and discussing the books they read. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Sussex-Wantage Library. No registration required. For more information contact club founder Jane Casale at 973-827-5170 or hanna05@ptd.net. Come be part of the discussion.


The Daughters of the American Revolution is a service organization dedicated to pursuing the objectives of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Meetings are held on the second Monday or Saturday of each month, as scheduled. Monday meetings are held at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday meetings are held at noon. No meetings are held in January. Guests and prospective members are warmly welcomed at our meetings. If you are interested in attending, please contact Barbara Sauvé at 875-4058 or bjsauve@ptd.net. The DAR Elias Van Bunschooten Museum is located at 1097 Route 23. The museum is open from May to October, on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 1-4 p.m., or by appointment. Museum website: vanbunschootenmuseum.com

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library sponsor a variety of programs at the library. E-mail the Friends: sussexwantagefol@gmail.com. website: friendsofswlibrary.org. | Facebook

Friends of Lusscroft

Heritage & Agriculture Association, Inc. is the "Friends" organization recognized by the NJ Division of Parks and Forestry for the preservation and restoration of Lusscroft farm on Neilson Road in Wantage. Lusscroft farm has a long and important agricultural history. HAA's mission is to see that the farm becomes a place for agricultural education and economic endeavors, cultural activities and recreational pursuits in the future. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month at the Sussex-Wantage Library. Please visit the website at lusscroftfarm.org for more information.

Friends of the Wantage Animal Shelter

Supporting the work of the Wantage Animal Control Office by raising funds to make necessary renovations and additions to the Wantage Shelter. Fund-raising activities take place in locations that are serviced by Wantage Animal Control. Donations can be mailed to Friends of the Wantage Animal Shelter, Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461, Attention: Michelle LaStarza. Facebook

Serger/Embroidery Machine Group

A neighborhood group of the American Sewing guild. All are welcome. For more information call Caryln Hudak at 875-1022.

Sussex FD Ladies Auxiliary

This group actively supports the Sussex Fire Department, a volunteer, self-funded, non-profit organization. The Auxiliary supports the SFD by with active fund-raising campaigns—to provide the emergency service volunteers with costly safety equipment that they would not be able to purchase otherwise— and by providing refreshment at rescue scenes and Bingo. Contact: Michelle Clark. Phone: 973-875-6848. Facebook.

Sussex SewTech Group

A neighborhood group of the American Sewing Guild, with a focus of sewing with sergers and embroidery machines. The group meets in the library community room from 12:30 to 3:30 on the first Monday of the month. For more information, please call Carlyn Hudak at 875-1022 or e-mail carlynhudak@hotmail.com.

Sussex-Wantage Historical Society

Promoting education, public knowledge, and interest in the history of Sussex Borough and Wantage Township. Contact info: email swhistoric@gmail.com. Phone: 973-864-7852 Website: swhistoric.org.

Sussex-Wantage Quilters

This quilting group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Library. Experienced and novice, hand or machine, quilters are welcome. Bring an unfinished and/or current project. For more information, call 875-9791 or 875-9187 or e-mail ptpfab@embarqmail.com

Sussex Woman's Club

Meets the first Monday of the Month from September thru June at 7 p.m. at the Sussex/Wantage Library. Refreshments are served and the meetings are open to the public, location subject to change so please call ahead. New members from Sussex, Wantage, Branchville, and Lafayette are welcome. For information call 973-827-1710 or 875-8827, or write to: PO Box 117, Sussex.

Tri-State Stitchers

This neighborhood group of the American Sewing Guild, meets on the fourth Monday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sussex-Wantage library community room. All are welcome. For more information call Ann Alfaro at 702-7124.