The B.E.A.T. Center


1769 Hooper Ave., Toms River NJ  08753

(732) 731-1400


The B.E.A.T. Center stands for Bringing Everyone All Together, and is a hub for community services that end the cycle of food insecurity. Located in Toms River, The B.E.A.T. Center is a partnership of The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, the Peoples Pantry and the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen.

The site houses community organizations that provide a wide array of FREE services, providing assistance with food, housing, utilities, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, SNAP, health insurance, tax prep and job skills. A list of services, days and times available can be found here.

During tax season, now through April 18, the BEAT Center will be providing FREE TAX PREPARATION for low to moderate income households by volunteer preparers trained and certified at the Advanced Level through the IRS-sponsored VITA program. Tax preparers are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11am – 6pm and Saturdays from 10am – 3pm. For more information about the program and what to bring, see here (links to our Free Tax Preparation web page)

Appointments are preferred to reduce wait times. Call 732-643-5888 for an appointment or schedule yourself now by clicking here:

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