The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group

Easing the emotional, psychological, social,
financial, and legal effects of Hoarding Disorder.

Resource Directory

The Hoarding Disorder  Resource Directory™  seeks to connect community members to varied professionals who specialize in assisting with de-cluttering; high content homes, and hoarding disorder.

The geographical focus of this Directory is the tri-state area of NEW YORK   NEW JERSEY  and CONNECTICUT.


PLEASE NOTE:   The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, LLC is not affiliated nor  personally endorses any professionals listed.

 It is the consumers responsibility to vette any individual or organization before retaining their services.

 The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, LLC shall be held harmless in that it is not liable for any misrepresentation,  injuries or damages caused by any resource listed in this directory.


BrightStar Care

Patricia Preztunik, President & Owner; Bianna Eskin, RN, BSN, Director of Nursing

70 Kinderkamack Road
Emerson, NJ 07630

T: 201-483-8490

BrightStar Care provides a range of professional services including, non-medical specialty companions, personal care, skilled nurses, and therapies, all in your home/ residence.

Counties served: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic

Mary Lynn Halland

Mary Lynn Halland

340 East 57th St. Suite 4A
New York, NY 10022

T: (917) 657-0943

My professional services are a hybrid blending of professional organizing and life skills coach.  I work with client to organize, recycle, donate and clear out.  My specialized training is with people with challenging hoarding issues.

Counties served: New York

Peace of Mind Care Management Services, LLC

Trish Colucci, RN -BC, CCM - Starr Ramella, BSW, CSW - Rhea Scott, LPN

PO Box 495
Flanders, NJ 07836, New Jersey 07836

T: 973-459-9966

Peace of Mind care managers have received specialized training and education in the care of those who hoard.  We are pleased and prepared to assist caregivers and family members who are facing any situation where hoarding is interfering with their ability to care for a loved one.

Counties served: Morris, Passaic, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, Hudson, Bergen, Sussex

Changing Places, LLC

Paula Meighan, RN, LMSW

41 Soulard St.
Harrison, New York 10528

T: (914) 381-1022

Older Adults planning to move often face daunting tasks: paring down their belongings, making decisions about what should be saved, sold or given away, then actually moving and settling in to a new home.  The organizational and physical tasks associated with the planning and moving can be overwhelming.

Sometimes people feel smothered with too many items, and may be moving from clutter into chaos.  Paula can assess  to help them initiate a supportive plan of action to reopen their space and enjoy a functional home once more.  Paula has completed training in Hoarding Disorder, and understands the complexity of this issue.

Counties served: Fairfield, Westchester, New York

Back Home Safely

Gregg Frank, OTR/L, CAPS, Occupational Therapist

5 Tanglewood Court
Randolph, NJ

T: 973-219-4147

Back Home Safely provides clean-out services for hoarding conditions.  Home improvement services including painting, flooring, convert a neglected home into a clean, comfortable and safe environment to live in or sell.

Counties served: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

Adult Care Advisors

Carol Katz, Dina Frauwirth

P.O. Box 241
Morganville, NJ 07751

T: 732-792-6407

Based out of New Jersry, we cater to the needs of families who are interested in providing senior loved ones with extra care in their golden years.  Our team of expert adult care consultants functions as a competent sounding board while you weigh and decide on the best options for your seniors.

Get a free consultation on senior care options with Adult Care Advisors.  Contact us today for more information on senior living communities in New Jersey.

Counties served:

AMR Care Group

Marideth Morgan, LMSW

500 N. Broadway. Suite 222
Jericho, NY 11753

T: 516-605-0434

As trained care managers / social workers we can help clients with hoarding disorder issues.  We offer therapeutic counseling as well as assistance with active assistance during harm reduction or reoganizatoin of home space.

Counties served: Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, New York

Hunter Eldercare Consultants

Helen Hunter, ACSW, LSW

140 Shepherd Avenue
Middlesex, NJ 08846

T: 239-849-7804

Counties served: Middlesex, Somerset

Matt Baier Organizing, LLC

Matt Baier, Owner / Kim Milera, Account Manager / Marlie Reid, Director of Operations

14 Forest Lawn Ave, #B6
Stamford, CT 06905

T: office: 203.428.6294 / cell: 203.253.8414

At Matt Baier Organizing, LLC, we take a team approach to organizing, which means we are able to work faster, safer and more economically.  The first member of the team is the client, as the key decision- maker.  It is our job to make those decisions significantly easier.

Our specialty is navigating the physical clutter, and we know that only represents the tip of the iceberg.  The "emotional clutter" is hidden below the surface.  We don't specialize in that, be we seek partnerships with those who do, whether it is the client's therapist or a counselor/therapist who is brought in to the case.

All our organizers are employees, who are bonded and insured.  We are associated with the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), and Matt Baier is the upcoming NAPO-CT President.  We are also professional members of the Institute of Challenging Disorganization (ICD) and the Connecticut Hoarding Working Group.

Counties served: Fairfield, Westchester

Jewish Home at Home

Susan Lilly, LSW, C-ASWCM, Director of Geriatric Care Management

10 Link Drive
Rockleigh, NJ 07647

T: 201-750-4247

Jewish Home at Home, part of the Jewish Home Family, is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian program. Geriatric care managers provide assessment, plan of care, implementation, monitoring and emergency management.

Counties served: Bergen, Rockland

Elder Care Family Services

Dr. Tracey Rosenhand, Ph.D., LCSW, ACSW

PO Box 10476
New Brunswick, NJ 08906

T: 732-985-7922

Services to persons with a hoarding disorder include an in-home assessment; working closely with the client to develop a realistic care plan; conferring with social service and medical professionals, including Adult Protective Services; and crisis intervention.

Counties served: Middlesex, Mercer, Somerset, Union

Elder Solutions and Planning

Hector Pou, LCSW-R

40 Hudson St
Warwick, NY 10990-3558


Elder Solutions and Planning has assisted in multiple hoarding cases over the past 20 years of care management and home care experience. On-going care management support and oversight can be provided. We also provide long-term planning, Medicaid planning and establishment of pooled trusts.

Counties served: New York, Rockland, Westchester, Orange

Elder Care Family Services

Dr. Tracy Rosenhand

P.O. Box 10476
New Brunswick, NJ 08906

T: (732) 985-7922

I work closely with individuals with hoarding disorder and their families through: in-home assesments, developing a realistic care plan and coordination with social services and medical professionals.  I also provide crisis intervention.

Counties served: Middlesex, Somerset, Union

Susan S. Groppe Consulting, LLC

Susan Groppe

32 Roundtop Rd.
Yonkers, NY 10710

T: (914) 779-0031

On-going Care Management support for hoarding cases as well as other aging issues.  .

Susan, has assisted with multiple hoarding cases using her expertise in care management.  On going support is provided and she has a large network for referrals to other professional's to assist the client.  Susan is very familiar with assisted living to be used either as a respite or permanent placement. 
Susan, also has a license in Occupational Therapy which enables her to provide safe home assessments.
She also files medicaid and pool trust applications.

Counties served: Westchester, Bronx, Rockland


Kristin P. Bergfeld, owner, Katie S. Price

2440 Broadway, Suite 250
New York, NY 10024

T: (212)666-6649

 With close to 30 years of experience, we specialize in assessing, addressing and providing the clearance services for highly elevated and severe cases of hoarding.  We commit to working full days, not just a few hours over a period of time.  BERGFELD's works closely with other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary approach to not only address the cleaning of the home, but also to work with and support the hoarding individual to maximize awareness and control of hoarding disorder issues.

Counties served: New York

Victoria’s Compassionate Nursing Care Management LLC

Victoria Cox, LPN, CMC

1 Dugans Grove Road
Millstone Township, NJ 08535

T: 732-547-2038

I am a hands-on professional that can assist the client with their hoarding issues by creating a plan of action and implementing a joint contract that we will work on together, including physically downsizing living spaces to promote a safe environment.

Counties served: Ocean, Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer

Posse Partners LLC

Jean Marie Herron

14 Hines Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430

T: 201-405-9643

As a professional organizer, Jean Marie of POSSE Partners helps individuals and families  with a diversity of organizational challenges. She helps people with clutter difficulties by setting up systems based on the way each person thinks so that they “know what they have and they know how to find it.”

Counties served: Bergen, Passaic

Aslan & Company, Inc

George M. Aslan

172 Lincoln Ave
Hawthorne, NJ

T: 973-427-4545

As remediation contractors, we work with high content and damaged homes.  We will clean out, pack up, disinfect the home to assist the owner in moving back in.

Counties served: Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Morris

Family Support Care Management, LLC

Dawn Thomas, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM

165 Cedar Knolls Road
Whippany, NJ 07981

T: 201-803-4131

Counties served: Morris, Passaic, Bergen

Address Our Mess

Megan Rafter

415 Commerce Dr.
West Berlin, New Jersey 08094

T: 855-676-7848

We assist clients who have hoarding behaviors with clutter removal, deep cleaning, with the goal of returning their home to a safe and functional living environment.

Counties served: Albany, Atlantic, Allegany, Bergen, Bronx, Brooklyn, Broome, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Cumberland, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Essex, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Gloucester, Greene, Hamilton, Hartford, Herkimer, Hudson, Hunterdon, Jefferson, Kings, Lewis, Litchfield, Livingston, Madison, Mercer, Middlesex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Monroe, Montgomery, Morris, Nassau, New Haven, New London, New York, Niagara, Ocean, Onandaga, Oneida, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Passaic, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Salem, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Somerset, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Suffolk, Sullivan, Sussex, Tioga, Tolland, Tompkins, Ulster, Union, Warren, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westchester, Windham, Wyoming, Yates

Plan Today for Tomorrow

Salvatore M. DiCostanzo, Esq., Jennifer L. Bienenstock, Esq.

350 Theodore Fremd Ave.
Rye, NY 10580

T: (914) 925-1010

Salvatore M. DiCostanzo is a partner with the firm of , Maker, Fragale & DiCostanzo,  LLP.  Mr DiCostanzo is an attorney and accountant whose main areas of practice include Elder Law, Trusts and Estates, and Tax Law. Mr. DiCostanzo is one of only a few attorneys in New York State who actively understands the legal and clinical issues of hoarding behavior and self neglect.  Mr. DiCostanzo is a member of the Advisory Panel for the Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group. He is a frequent author and lecturer on elder law, legal issues of hoarding and tax topics.


Mr. DiCostanzo also has an office in Yorktown Heights for clients in Northern Westchester and Putnam Counties.

Counties served: Westchester, Putnam, New York, Queens

Susan F. Cohn, LCSW, MPH

Ardsley, NY

T: 914-629-9593

Susan is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist with a private practice in Ardsley, NY.  She has extensive experience in working with people with hoarding disorder, using the clinical modalities of cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and exposure therapy.  She regularly collaborates with care managers and other disciplines as part of a harm reduction approach to creating a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment.  Some insurances accepted for office visits.  Home visits are fee for service.

Counties served: Westchester

Metropolitan Elder Care

Janet T. Smith, LCSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM

20 West Mosholu Parkway South Suite 34M
Bronx, New York 10468

T: (929) 227-0069

For over 27 years, Ms. Smith has specialized  in client advocacy, developing  plans of care, educating clients and families about available resources including government and other entitlements, and facilitating appropriate discharge planning for a successful transition back to community living. on their behalf, providing education about government and private resources to meet their care needs and discharge planning for transiting back to community living.

Ms. Smith has served as a hospital and community liaison, a director of nursing home social work and admissions and director of health care public relations. Ms. Smith’s has an extensive knowledge of sub-acute care rehabilitation and home care. As a result of her broad experience, Ms. Smith is knowledgeable about current health care practices and is able to navigate its modern complexities in order to help clients access needed services.

“It is most important that the needs of the individual are met and they feel empowered with pertinent resources, allowing them to function up to their highest capacity, whether they are living at home or in a facility” Ms. Smith is a staunch advocate for her clients and is passionate about helping to maintain their dignity and honor their integrity.

Ms. Smith has advanced training in working with clients with Hoarding Disorder both in the community and in residential setting.  Her approach to Harm Reduction services to regain functional, comfortable and safe living space is respectful and professional. 

Counties served: Bronx, New York, Westchester

Elder Care Options, LLC

Patty-Masterson Kane, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM - Patty Hemphill, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM

653 Shawnee Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

T: 201-848-8539

Counties served: Bergen, Passaic


Rachel LaQuercia

New York, NY

T: (646) 496-8707

 Working together, we will enhance your space while preserving those items which are meaningful to you.   Dcluttered excels in organizing bedrooms, closets, and the kitchen.  We help identify how to reclaim the space in your home and make it functional and liveable. We can help streamline paperwork, bills and filing systems.

Dcluttered specializes in the organizational tasks associated with loss, bereavement and hoarding.

Counties served: New York, Queens, Westchester, Brooklyn

Eileen Bergman, LLC

Eileen Bergman

West Orange, NJ 07052

T: 973-303-3236

Insured, confidential, and judgment-free organizing and de-cluttering services for your home, apartment, and small business.  Nothing is removed from your location without permission.  We can work seamlessly with other professionals to  help you achieve your goals. Communication with your mental health provider is requested if you are challenged with hoarding disorder. 

Counties served: Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Hudson, Union

Lynne Palumbo Organizing, LLC

Lynne Palumbo

Hastings-on-Hudson, New York 10706

T: 914.584.5161

Lynne Palumbo Organizing, LLC specializes in helping people who suffer with chronic disorganization as well as compulsive hoarding behaviors.  Lynne has worked with clients for more than 10 years, and is an active member of both the Institute of Challenging Disorganization (ICD) and the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO)

The core values of Lynne Palumbo Organizing LLC of establishing a safe space, listening first, collaborating on an action plan, and following through with gentle accountability, are just the spark and support you need to start moving forward.

Lynne respects her client's possessions and understands the levels of attachment people can hold to their belongings.  What may seem like an overwhelming task becomes a joint effort as we move toward your goal in step-by-step, manageable increments.

Typically, chronic disorganization and hoarding behaviors impact more than just the person exhibiting the behaviors.  Lynn has personal expertise in family systems and has established proven practices to work collaboratively through the decision making necessary to unravel complex projects.  If need be, Lynne Palumbo Organizing, LLC can provide a trusted clean out crew.  They come in with care, and we guide them through the clean out.

It is essential to note, that every project is conducted taking special care to protect the clients privacy, while maintaining a protocol that ensures the utmost confidentiality of the clients information. 


Down-sizing and Life Transitions

Hoarding Behaviors

Chronic Disorganization

Counties served: Bergen, Fairfield, Rockland, Westchester

Cozy Oasis, Inc.

Ashley Warmington

Brooklyn, New York

T: 718-986-5942

Cozy Oasis specializes in creating comfortable spaces for people to live and think.  We will clean and organize your space so that you can have a fresh start.  Your home is a safe place and we want to make it your Cozy Oasis.  Our company was founded in 2015 in Brooklyn, NY by Ashley Warmington.  With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Neuroscience, and an MBA, Ms. Warmington has utilized her education to create a tailored experience for each client.  Ms. Warmington built a team based on characteristics such as compassion, honesty, and kindness.  As a result, Cozy Oasis offers cleaning, garbage removal and organization services with the purpose of enhancing the life of the client.

Our Staff:  Each staff member signs a Non-disclosure agreement to legally assure our client's privacy.  They are trained in recognizing the difference between a biohazard and memorabilia.  Our team takes special attention to follow any special instructions given by the client or their liaison prior to the cleaning.

Our Approach:  A support team is invaluable during this process.  We prefer to work in conjunction with our client's therapist, liaison and/or family members.  Together we can create a strategy for the initial deep cleaning and any follow up services.

Services and Areas: 

- Kitchen Cleaning Organization

- Kitchen Drawer and Cabinet Cleaning

- Fridge Cleaning and Organizing

- Dust, Mop, Sweep and Disinfecting

- Bedroom Cleaning and Closet Organization

- Bathroom Garbage Disposal and Cleaning

- General Garbage Disposal and Removal

- Weekly and Biweekly Home Cleaining Services

Counties served: Kings

Senior Care Management LLC

Barbara Bristow, LCSW; Jan McCurdy, LCSW, RG

261 Upper Ferry Road
Ewing, NJ 08628


One-to-one therapeutic relationship building; practical aspects - cleanout, placement, respite care arrangements; coordination of home issues; homecare staff available

Counties served: Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon

Lynn Radov, L.C.S.W.-R

Lynn Radov, L.C.S.W.-R

346 Coney Island Ave. #101
Brooklyn, New York 11218

T: 718-965-0273

Psychotherapy and clinical support for individuals coping with hoarding disorder and related issues. 

Lynn is also a NYS Real Estate Agent.

Counties served: Kings

Margo Tucker Care Management

Margo Tucker, MSW, CSW

360 Forest Drive
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

T: 201-310-0901

Counties served: Bergen

Jacqueline Saltzman

Jacqueline Saltzman, LSW, LMSW

26 Buff Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670

T: 201-567-3800

I approach each client with sensitivity and respect for their life choices and possessions that depict who they are.  Hoarders are encouraged to collaborate on bettering their environment via supportive measures and a fluid plan.

Counties served: Bergen, Bronx, New York

Suzanne Brown, RN, CCM

Suzanne Brown, RN, CCM

PO Box 105
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

T: 917-589-3369

Suzanne is a Registered Nurse and Certified Care Manager; with over 20 years of Health Care experience; and over 5 years of working with hoarding clients.  Suzanne is able to quickly engage and motivate clients while maintaining respect and dignity.

Suzanne has an excellent ability to assess situations and develop a coordinated plan of action.  If referrals are needed; Suzanne has a large network of highly specialized colleagues.


Suzanne has been a member of the Greenwich Hoarding Task Force for 2 years.

"I advocate for clients to access desired/needed services."

Counties served: Westchester, Fairfield

Thomson Blueprints for Living, LLC

Diane Thomson, M.S., COC, Professional Organizer and Life Management Coach

West Orange, NJ 07052

T: 973-534-7974
W: www.ThomsonBlueprints,com

Knowledgeable team of professional organizers respectfully assists with sorting, decision making, and downsizing. Once the clutter is cleared, systems and routines are designed with the client to support the maintenance of a clutter free environment. Collaboration wih client's mental health professional requested.

Counties served: Essex, Union, Somerset, Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Middlesex, Morris

Caring Choices

Maryann Porosky, LCSW, C-ASWCM, Director

420 Boulevard, Suite 101
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

T: 973-627-4087

Caring Choices - Seasoned professionals with specialized experience working with the hoarder and their family with practical solutions and guidance with plans for the future.

Counties served: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union

1 Link 4 Senior Care

Mary Kate Kennedy, CMC, CIRS-A, CSA

120 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

T: 855-4-SOLVE-IT
W: www.1link4seniorcare,com

1 Link 4 Senior Care, Inc. and 1 Link 4 Care, its division serving younger adults, helps those struggling with a hoarding disorder and their loved ones, find solutions through quality mental health interventions and other services, while providing compassion and many other supports for their journey.

Counties served: Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem, Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland



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Dena Mallach, LCSW

Dena Mallach, LCSW

50 Newark Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109

T: 201-787-7142

Counties served: Essex, Bergen, Union, Hudson

Brightstar Care

Patricia Preztunak

70 Kinderhook Rd. Suite 204
Emerson, NJ 07630

T: 201-483-8490

Brightstar has trained nurses, aides and care managers to provide assitance in activities of daily like (ADL's), emotional support, structure and companionship to seniors.  We understand how to work with people coping with hoarding disorder, and can provide respectful, structured assistance for clean outs and organizational efforts.  We can provide assistance with meal preparation, personal care, errands and transportation. All services are individualized to the recipient.

Call us for a complimentary home assessment.

Counties served: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson

Connie Rosenberg & Associates Care Management, Inc.

Connie Rosenberg, MPS, RN, CCM, CMC - Elyse Weber-Sacks,MSW, LSW, CMC - Lisa Monday,MSW, LCSW, CMC - Ricki Weiser, MSW, LSW, CMC

20 Community Place, Suite 8
Morristown, NJ 07960

T: 973-984-3707

Our nurses and social workers provide care management in the homes of people with hoarding disorder.  We can consult with family members, conduct an assessment of the home environment, evaluate for safety, develop a care plan, and provide crisis intervention services.

Counties served: Morris, Essex, Union, Somerset, Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson

Alexa Servadidio. LCSW, PLLC

Alexa Servadidio

585 North Barry Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

T: 914-396-2435

Licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist trained to work with people with hoarding disorder and self-neglect issues.

See my Facebookp page: Insight in to Healing.

Counties served: Westchester

Compassionate Eldercare Solutions

Jamie D. Spielberg, BA, CMC

48 Bi State Plaza
Old Tappan, NJ 07675

T: 201-841-4955

Our goal is to create a better quality of life for individuals with hoarding disorder. We do this by conducting a thorough care assessment, determine potential safety issues, develop an action plan, coordinate services and help monitor the situation in the home. 

Counties served: Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Sussex, Warren, Essex