The New Jersey Firemen’s Home – established in 1898 – is the ONLY licensed health care facility in the State of New Jersey whose primary mission is dedicated to the men and women of the New Jersey Fire Service. Located on the historic Lathrop Estates in Boonton, NJ – the Firemen’s Home provides both long term care and residential health care services. Providing outstanding service – delivered by a loyal and caring staff - has made the Firemen’s Home a TRUSTED and RESPECTED choice for many of New Jersey’s Bravest.
Our Web Site is designed to provide the individual viewer with a seamless navigation into the initial inquiries you may have about us. Once you have completed browsing our helpful Web Site - Please feel free to contact our FRIENDLY and WELL TRAINED staff at (973) 334-0024. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
On behalf of our Staff and the Board of Managers – we THANK YOU for taking the time to visit us on the Web. We look forward to meeting you in person.
The Full Board Meeting, usually held in Wildwood, will take place on Saturday, 9/25 at The Forsgate Country Club.
Forsgate Country Club - 375 Forsgate Dr. - Monroe Township, NJ 08831
If you would like to make a donation in someone’s memory, simply mail your personalized bequest to:
New Jersey Firemen’s Home
565 Lathrop Ave.
Boonton, NJ 07005
Please include the names and contact information of any individuals you would like NJFH to acknowledge for the memorial donation and we will be happy to process your request. Additionally, you may elect to designate your Memorialized Donation to a specific department or cause (i.e. Activities, furniture, etc.).
The Firemen's Home is also home to our 8,000 sq. ft., two-story museum, which opened in May 1985.
Steamers, ornate hose carts, and fire trucks are among the many items on display for all to see.
The New Jersey Firemen's Home Museum is opened daily 8AM to 4PM and admission is free!
There is no better place in the world than the Firemen’s Home, the staff go above and beyond.
The faculty is very good, helpful, and available. The staff make us feel noticed and cared about.
Its endearing, everyone makes you feel welcomed.
I enjoy living here at the NJFH because of the cleanliness of the whole facility, the desire of the staff to fulfill every request, and the general friendliness of everyone here.
As a resident here for ten years and six months, living at the home, I feel we are fortunate and indebted to the Board of Managers for their dedicated services and blessed to have the A-TEAM.