You must apply through your County Welfare Agency, which determines eligibility for the food stamp program. The phone number for the food stamp hotline is 1-800-792-9773.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides subsidies to help low-income families and individuals paying for home heating costs or heating bills associated with rent. The Home Energy Assistance Hotline is 1-800-510-3102. The Board of Public Utilities also has a list of energy assistance programs.
Where can I find information on low-cost health insurance for myself and my children?
NJ FamilyCare provides information that will help you determine whether you qualify for low-cost or no-cost health insurance. You can also download an application or view fast facts.