State of New Jersey Resources

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State of New Jersey Resources

211 offers free telephone and online resources that can help you find state or local health and human services to address urgent needs or everyday concerns.

Hotlines provided by the state of NJ are available for inquiries and concerns related to abuse, addiction, child services, disability, health, housing resources, and more.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

NJ Assistance website lists resources for housing, employment, auto, health, nutrition, and legal services.

NJ Child Care Services provides information related to in home and center/ school based child care options. The site also includes information about eligibility for subsidized child care assistance.

NJ Energy Assistance Programs assist eligible low-income households with paying for heating and cooling bills.

NJ Foster Care Scholars Program provides educational funding for eligible youth who are seeking a post-secondary degree.

NJ Grants and Scholarships such as the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) and NJ STARS are available to eligible students living in NJ. Visit the HESAA website for more information.

NJ Helps offers a variety of resources related to housing, food, health, employment, income support, and child care assistance. Click here to take a free online screening tool to find out if you qualify for state and federal programs.

NJ OneApp allows you to screen for state program eligibility, apply for services, and check the status of your application online.

NJ SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) is a supplemental nutrition assistance program that assists low-income families with paying for groceries. NJ SNAP Hotline: 1-800-687-9512.

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization created to provide quality legal representation and advocacy to low-income individuals.

WorkFirst NJ (NJ's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families- TANF) promotes self-sufficiency through education, job training, and other work-related activities.