Government Benefits

Information Provided with thanks to the

Lakewood Resource and Referral Center

  *   SNAP (Food Stamps) – Application guide. Download Brochure

      Applications are accepted online at www.njhelps.org

 
  *   SSI and SSD – Long term disability Download Brochure


  *   WIC – Assistance for pregnant women and young children.  Download Brochure

      https://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/wic/  Call: (973) 754-4575


  *   NJFamilyCare (Medicaid) – Free or heavily subsidized health insurance. Apply                online at www.njfamilycare.org    Download Brochure


  *  The Health Insurance Marketplace – Discounted health insurance for those below         certain income levels and not eligible for NJFamilyCare. Apply online                               at www.healthcare.gov or over the phone, 1-800-318-2596. Download Brochure


  *   NJShares – Energy Assistance. Must apply through the help of a NJShares                      approved energy. We can help, or we can connect you with an agency that is more        local. Download Brochure

*   Employment/Unemployment Guidance

     Covid-19 Scenarios

     DOL - NJ Workers FAQ

     DOL - Self Employment Application Guide

     DOL - Self Employment FAQ

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