Newark Water Crisis

Newark residents needing water and transportation to water distribution centers, please see this.

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Social Determinants of Health

March 20, 2018

Improving Health Outcomes takes Teamwork. NJ 2-1-1 provides a vital connection to community services and resources that are essential to good health.

Hurricane Disaster Assistance

September 06, 2018
Find resources to assist as you recover from a recent natural disaster as well as ways to help survivors.

Homeless in New Jersey

April 15, 2019

If you or someone you know is struggling with homelessness, you can find local shelter by calling 2-1-1 or 877-652-1148 and asking for help.

Utility Assistance Programs

June 11, 2018

The utility assistance programs that are funded by the state and federal government were created to help low-income residents with their heating and medically necessary cooling bills.

Improving Health Outcomes

July 16, 2019

NJ 2-1-1 provides a vital connection to community services and resources that are essential to good health. Find out what we are doing to improve health outcomes in New Jersey.

Kinship Navigator Program

July 08, 2019

The Kinship Navigator Program provides assistance to relatives who are caring for an absent relative's child or children. Program recipients must apply every year. The new year begins on July 1.

Don't Leave Money Behind

April 15, 2019

Eligible individuals and families who apply the EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) to their tax returns get a tax credit that could lead to thousands of dollars in their tax refund. Find out if you are eligible.

SNAP Early Payment

January 21, 2019

Approximately 730,000 people in NJ depend on the critical assistance of the SNAP (food stamps) benefit. As it stands now, the February SNAP benefits should be paid on Thursday, January 17, 2019. These are the February benefits and individuals and families should budget with this in mind. 

Dover Fire Assistance October 2018

November 06, 2018

If you are a victim of the October 22 Dover fire and have questions about what services Morris County OTA can provide, please contact them during normal business hours by calling 973-829-8264. Assistance is available in English and Spanish. 

Emergency Energy Assistance Now Available

August 15, 2019

LIHEAP participants may receive up to $600 in emergency energy assistance. Those who have not yet applied for LIHEAP can still do so until August 31, 2019. Find out about how these and other programs can help. 

LIHEAP Season Recertification

October 01, 2018

Due to the extension of the LIHEAP Season, Recertification will be delayed until September 24th. 

Please contact your local agency if you have not received your recertification notice by Friday, October 5th. If you do not know the location of your local agency visit the NJ 2-1-1 website for more information. 

Utility Assistance Application Days

October 23, 2018

Individuals who are having trouble paying their energy bills are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming Energy Assistance Days where representatives from New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), Elizabethtown Gas, Community Action Partnership and other social service agencies will be available to answer questions, determine what grants and resources are available to meet your needs and assist with the application process. 

School Supplies

August 13, 2019

Many parents in our state find it difficult to afford necessary school supplies for their children. Thankfully, there are options available for assistance for financially strained families. Find out more information on where you can get free school supplies.

NJ Cooling Centers

August 05, 2019

When temperatures soar, Cooling Centers are opened to keep you cool in the summer heat. We are building this list now. Here are some suggestions of public locations now open. 

NJ Warming Centers

April 01, 2019
Code Blue notifications and resources opened in response to severe cold or storm events change as quickly as the weather. This listing reflects information most recently received.