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Helmin J. Caba, Mayor

Mayor CabaMayor Helmin J. Caba has lived in Perth Amboy since 1977, and considers it a blessing to have grown up in our historical City of Perth Amboy. He believes that his faith and family upbringing molded him into a stronger person physically and mentally. Mayor Caba and his wife Wendy are lifelong residents and homeowners. They are the proud parents of their son Adam and daughter Audrey.

Mayor Caba was born in La Vega Province of the Dominican Republic in 1973. After emigrating from the Dominican Republic, His parents, Jorge and Gladys Caba, instilled upon him the importance of hard work and the feeling that no matter how successful you are you have a responsibility to help others. His parents led by example in achieving the American dream they so solidly embraced. They became American citizens and worked multiple jobs to support their family.

Mayor Caba has deep, strong roots in Perth Amboy, and is a member of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish. Striving to empower those around him, Mayor Caba has a long history of community activism and volunteerism. He cares deeply about our future and is committed to work as hard as necessary to make our city a better place to live and work. As a community leader that has experience in different fields, he brings fresh vision and renewed energy to Perth Amboy government.

  • Former City of Perth Amboy Councilman (2016-2020)
  • Chairman of the Perth Amboy Democratic Organization
  • PADO committeeman for Ward/District 1-1
  • Former Paraprofessional at Perth Amboy High School
  • Former Union Member / American Federation of Teachers (AFT) member for the Perth Amboy School District
  • Former Board member of the Perth Amboy Arts Council
  • Former Board member of the Perth Amboy Municipal Alliance
  • Former Board member of the Perth Amboy Catholic Schools Advisory Council
  • Former board member of the Perth Amboy Historical Preservation Commission
  • Former Member of The Citizens Campaign Organization
  • Former President of the Latin-American Softball League for 10 years
  • Alumni of Holy Trinity Catholic School
  • Graduate from Perth Amboy High School (1991)
  • Graduate of Middlesex County College with high honors in Marketing and Advertising, and moved onto School of Visual Arts in NYC
  • Alumni of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Entrepreneur / Former owner of Fine-Line Hair Studio, Healthy Choice Grill Restaurant and Forever Young School Uniforms.
  • Member of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Perth Amboy, NJ

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Helmin J. Caba, Mayor
Department Phone Number
(732) 826-7121
Department Hours
Mon. to Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Department Address
260 High Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861