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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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ACS State Healthcare

100 Hamilton Plz, Paterson, NJ

(973) 754-6134

Adult Health Care

76 E Main St, Little Falls, NJ

(973) 256-1994

Advance Housing Inc

100 1st St # 203, Hackensack, NJ

(201) 498-9140

American Red Cross

165 5th Ave, Paterson, NJ

(973) 653-9633

American Red Cross

74 Godwin Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

(201) 652-3210

American Red Cross

63 Park St, Montclair, NJ

(973) 746-1800

Asssociation-Retarded Citizens

1285 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ

(973) 338-8670

Bergen County Office-Children

1 Bergen County Plz # 2, Hackensack, NJ

(201) 336-7150

Borough of Elmwood Park: Welfare Department

182 Market St, Elmwood Park, NJ

(201) 796-1053

CAMP Youth Development

13 N 1st St, Paterson, NJ

(973) 790-0887

Cancer Care Inc

141 Dayton St, Ridgewood, NJ

(201) 444-6630

Capco Resource Center

100 Hamilton Plz # 1406, Paterson, NJ

(973) 742-6742

Catherine A Rowe Commons

62 Trenton Ave, Clifton, NJ

(973) 546-8825

Catholic Charities Diocese

476 17th Ave, Paterson, NJ

(973) 523-4456

Catholic Family & Community

24 Degrasse St, Paterson, NJ

(973) 279-7100

Center For Food Action Inc

21 Church St, Elmwood Park, NJ

(201) 703-9857

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey

415 Hamburg Tpke, Wayne, NJ

(973) 956-9040

Childrens Aid & Family Services

200 Robin Rd, Paramus, NJ

(201) 261-2800

Childrens Aid & Family Services

240 Frisch Ct, Paramus, NJ

(201) 226-0300

Clifton Adult Opportunity Center

900 Clifton Ave, Clifton, NJ

(973) 777-7114

Community Options Inc

87 Morning Watch Rd, Wayne, NJ

(973) 720-0960

Cystic Fibrosis Nj State

555 Preakness Ave, Paterson, NJ

(973) 595-1232

Dial

2 Prospect Village Plz, Clifton, NJ

(973) 470-8090

Disabled American Veterans

315 Hazel St, Clifton, NJ

(973) 772-9708

Emergency Food Coalition

435 Main St, Paterson, NJ

(973) 881-0415