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Downsizing & Moving

There are many resources to assist you in downsizing, organizing and recycling what you no longer need.

CERTIFICATIONS

CERTIFIED RELOCATION & TRANSITION SPECIALISTS

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR MOVE MANAGERS

  • Dedicated to helping older adults and their families with the physical and emotional aspects of moving
  • Web site: www.nasmm.org

SENIOR REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS

Seniors Real Estate Specialists® are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers age 55-plus. By earning the SRES® designation, your realtor has demonstrated necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 55-plus through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home. To find a SRES realtor, go to www.seniorsrealestate.com/sarec/

 


ASSISTANCE SERVICES

A HOME THAT WORKS FOR YOU

  • Cyndi Kawabata, Professional Organizer
  • (609) 933-1550
  • Ckawa@juno.com

BYRON HOMES

  • Assistance with moving & downsizing
  • CRTS certified
  • 510 Center St, Barrington, NJ 08007
  • 856-573-7840
  • Website:www.byronhome.com

CLEAR YOUR SPACE

CLEANING FOR A REASON

  • This nonprofit offers free professional housecleaning, and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer - any type of cancer.
  • 877 337-3348
  • Web site: http://www.cleaningforareason.org/

ECOFRESH CLEANING

HOMEWORKS

  • 7 Columbia Place, Princeton Junction NJ 08550
  • (609) 933-1550

MOVING SOLUTIONS

  • Assistance with downsizing, moving and profitably disposing of things you don't need.
  • Certificate in Senior Move Management (cSMM)
  • Margit Novack
  • (610) 853-4300, 609-647-2549
  • Web site: www.movingsolutions.com

NATURAL ORDER DESIGN

  • Professional organizing solutions for your home and office
  • Ellen Tozzi
  • 957 Route 33, Unit 206, Hamilton, NJ 08690
  • (609) 588-8660
  • Web site: http://www.naturalorderdesign.com/

RIGHTSIZING DESIGN

SENSITIVE MATTERS

STARS DOWNSIZING

  • Help with downsizing and moving, deciding what to take, dispersal of the rest, new layout.
  • 609-373-9763
  • Website: www.stardownsizing.com 

SUZANNE C. NEILSON SENIOR SERVICES

YOUR HOME & I,  Charlene Laws

1-800-GOT JUNK

A TRUCK & TWO GUYS

  • Haul away unwanted items including appliances, construction debris and yard waste.
  • (609) 651-7237
  • email: clean_outs@yahoo.com.

Also look in the yellow pages telephone directory under "hauling."


HOARDING RESOURCES

CARING.COM

CLUTTERER ANONYMUS

DIGGING OUT BLOG

HOARDING DISORDER INSTITUTE

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE ON HOARDING

BOOKS

  • Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding

    By David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost, Gail Steketee


PLACES TO DONATE, SELL AND RECYCLE

PRINCETON SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER

  • Eyeglasses and hearing aids.  We also accept durable medical equipment at Spruce Circle for the Goodwill Home Medical Equipment Store.

  • (609) 924-7108

AMAZON.COM

  • Sell your books and selected other stuff on Amazon.com
  • Web site:www.amazon.com

AUCTION HOUSES

  • South Jersey Auction 856-467-4834 www.southjerseyauction.com
  • Stephensons 215-322-6182 www.stephensonsauction.com
  • Brown Brothers 215-794-7630  www.brownbrosauction.com

BRYN MAWR BOOK SALE

  • Books, books on tape or CD, audio tapes and commercial videotapes or DVDs.
  • Check their web site to see what they do not accept:
  • Web site: brynmawrbookstore.com/

CAR DONATION

Donate an unwanted vehicle and get a tax deduction. There are many non-profit organizations that take car donations. Just a few web sites are listed below. Google your favorite charity to see if they accept car donations.

CONSIGNMENT SHOPS

Consignment shops take goods they can sell, and pay you a percentage of the selling price when the items sell. Often they will reduce the selling price if the items is unsold for a certain perior of time. What one shop will not take, another one will, as they serve different types of customers. Look around the store to see what kind of merchandise they accept and their pricing structure. Consignment prices are considerably less than new merchandise, and are based on market demand. Call or check the shop's website for their policies and to make an appointment to bring in your goods.

  • Decorators Consignment. Home furnishings. 52 Railroad Ave, Hopewell (609) 466-4400 www.decoratorsconsignment.com/
  • Green Street Consignment Store. Clothing. 162 Nassau Street. (609) 924-1990 http://greenestreetconsignment.com/
  • Jane. Clothing, home furnishings & linens, Princeton memorabilia. 7 Spring Street, Princeton. (609) 683 5263. www.janeconsignment.com/site/
  • Nearly New . Clothing. 234 Nassau Street, Princeton. (609) 924-5720
  • One-of-a-Kind Consigment. Home furnishings. Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison street (609)924-1227. http://www.oneofakindconsignment.com/
  • Princeton Consignment Boutique. Clothing. 1378 US Highway 206 ,  Skillman ,  NJ 08558 (609) 924-2288.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY KITCHEN

  • Clothing Store at the Methodist Church on Nassau St and Vandeventer
  • Accepts men's, women's, children's clothing; accessories such as shoes, pocketbooks, belts, scarves; bed and bath linens, children's books; toys, stuffed animals;toiletries: new cosmetics.
  • Donations of shopping bags also appreciated.

CRAIGS LIST

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

Accepts women's clothing suitable for business, for women entering or reentering the work force.

eBAY

FREECYCLE.ORG

Looking to give away items too good to throw out but not worth the effort of trying to sell them? Recycle them on Freecycle. Find stuff you can use there, too.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES

GOODWILL HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT 

RESTORE -  HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, TRENTON

  • Accepts and resells building materials, working appliances  and furnishings
  • 106 Ewing St, Trenton, NJ 08609
  • (609) 218-6860
  • www.habitatta.org/restore.html

HEARING AIDS

  • New Jersey Hearing Aid Project, Montclair State University, 1515 Broad St., Bldg B, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
  • See others in Hearing section

HOME FRONT (assistance for homeless people)

  • Clothing, household items, furniture
  • (609) 989-9417 ext. 127 for pickup of large furniture in Mercer County only
  • Web site: www.homefrontnj.org

IMPACT THRIFT STORES

  • Stores in Feasterville, Hatboro, Montgomeryville, Norristown PA
  • Proceeds benefit local charities
  • furniture, clothes, household goods, etc
  • 267-699-2000
  • Website: http://impactthrift.org/

MERCER COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY

  • County recycling, hazardous waste disposal, MercerMAX materials Exchange
  • Web site:www.mcia-nj.com

PICKUPPLEASE (Vietman Veterans)

  • Clothing, household goods, small appliances, electronics, toys, etc
  • The items they collect are offered for resale through dealers, such as the Red White & Blue store on Nottingham Way in Trenton.
  • 800 775-8387
  • Web site: www.pickupplease.org

PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE

PRINCETON MUNICIPALITY

  • Computer equipment (residents only)
  • (609) 688-2566 x478

STAPLES

  • Printer ink cartridges
  • Take them to your local Staples store and get a $3 Staples rebate by mail.

WOMANSPACE (assistance to victims of domestic abuse)


The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.



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