NJ NOW IN STAGE 2 - CHILD CARE, OUTDOOR DINING & NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL REOPEN
For general information & help with basic needs, read our COVID-19 web pages or dial 211. For alerts/updates, text NJCOVID to 898-211. Live help on COVID-19 information is available. Speak to a healthcare professional at 1-800-962-1253.
For parents working outside of their homes, finding summer childcare options that are affordable, safe and fun is essential. View our list of camp options that are typically lower cost and offer the same summer fun. Financial assistance is available at many of the locations listed.
Trusted health authorities provide answers to questions about coronavirus-19 and open a 24 hour phone line to respond to your questions. New resources have been added to this page for community leaders and concerned citizens.
Learn why it's so important to be a part of the US Census and watch a short video to see how easy it is. See a sample Census Questionnaire and read answers to all of the most frequently asked questions. It's time to be counted. Complete the 2020 Census today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.