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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Newark, NJ


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New Jersey FamilyCare (NJFC) is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help New Jersey's uninsured children to have affordable health coverage. It is not a welfare program. NJFC is for hard-working families who cannot afford t...
New Jersey administers the Federal Food Stamp program, which enables eligible low-income individuals and families to receive cash benefits to help pay for food. The County Welfare Agency determines eligibility. Individuals and families who are dee...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The New Jersey Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides subsidies to help low-income families and individuals meet home heating and medically necessary cooling costs. LIHEAP funds can also be used for energy crisis intervention and...
The Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) administer state and federally-funded health insurance programs for certain groups of low and moderate income people. New Jersey Medicaid is an entitlement program that provides health in...
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati...
The Special Milk Program (SMP) encourages the consumption of milk by children in order to foster good health and academic achievement. The Special Milk Program may not be operated in a school or institution, which is also participating in the Nationa...
New Jersey Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Services provides supplemental nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to the age of 5. WIC services include n...
The New Jersey Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally assisted meal program that provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need throughout the summer months when they are out of ...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet New Jersey's eligibility requirements....
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources administers the Weatherization Assistance Program designed to promote energy conservation in low-income households....
New Jersey's welfare reform program, Work First New Jersey (WFNJ), was initiated in April 1997, following the passage of sweeping Federal reforms in 1996, known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act. Under the Act, th...

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Newark, NJ welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

351 Social Club

351 W Market St, Newark, NJ

(973) 799-0099

Ad House Inc

15 Clinton Pl, Newark, NJ

(973) 372-0457

AFSC Immigrant Rights Program

89 Market St, Newark, NJ

(973) 643-1924

AIDS Resource Foundation

77 Academy St, Newark, NJ

(973) 643-0400

Alberta Bey Social Services

300 Chancellor Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 923-7173

Apostle's House

24 Grant St, Newark, NJ

(973) 482-0625

Apostle's House

513 Avon Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 375-7447

Apostles House Men's Rooming

24 Grant St, Newark, NJ

(973) 483-1102

Asbestos Workers Welfare Fund

870 Broadway, Newark, NJ

(973) 485-2886

Aspira Inc of New Jersey

390 Broad St, Newark, NJ

(973) 484-7554

Associated Humane Societies

124 Evergreen Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 824-7080

Association For Children of Nj

35 Halsey St # 2, Newark, NJ

(973) 643-3876

Battered Women's Services

755 S Orange Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 484-4446

Brother Project

877 Broad St # 211, Newark, NJ

(973) 639-0700

Casa Do-Ribadejo

148 Rome St, Newark, NJ

(973) 578-8145

Centre Inc

23 Elizabeth Ave # 35, Newark, NJ

(973) 242-0022

Childsight-Helen Kellar International

190 Muhammad Ali Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 242-1619

Clubhouse Commnity Center

205 Spruce St, Newark, NJ

(973) 642-3000

Community League

35 James St, Newark, NJ

(973) 643-6373

Community Solutions Inc

24 Commerce St # 434, Newark, NJ

(973) 297-0500

Court Appointed Special Advct

212 Washington St, Newark, NJ

(973) 693-6785

Covenant House-Nj

330 Washington St, Newark, NJ

(973) 621-8705

Essex County Division of Welfare

Newark, NJ

(973) 733-4703

Essex County Welfare Board: District Office 5

505 S 15th St, Newark, NJ

(973) 733-3259

Essex County Welfare Board: District Office 7

449 Central Ave, Newark, NJ

(973) 733-3025