- Residents can access information on all programs offered by New Jersey’s Department of Human Services in one place
- New Jersey citizens can find out their qualification status for federally funded and state funded programs that help with food, housing, employment, and health benefits
- NJ Helps can help residents get assistance with addiction, through programs like Prevention & Early Intervention Services, with employment through programs like NJ Workability, for seniors with programs like NJ Caregiving, and with housing through programs like New Jersey Good Neighbors
The state of New Jersey has a “NJ Helps” web site designed to give residents a single sop resource for all of the services offered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services like the Division of Aging Services, the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, Division of Disability Services, and the Office on Autism. With this website, residents can find contact information for New Jersy’s social help programs, information about applying for these programs, and helpful information about what it takes to qualify. There’s even a special tool that allows residents to enter their personal information and find out what New Jersey assistance programs they do qualify for.
- The NJ Helps service also offers residents the chance to find out if they qualify for one of nearly 30 local and federal programs designed to assist with finding housing, employment, insurance, prescriptions, and more
- Even if New Jersey residents have applied for these programs before, but they were denied because of financial eligibility, they can re-apply if their circumstances have changed.
Also on the NJ helps web site, residents can find helpline telephone numbers to call for each of the state’s offered services to receive more prompt attention or receive more information.
To contact the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services:
- 22 S Warren St, Trenton, NJ 08608
- (609) 292-3717