To Apply Online

You may complete an application online by clicking on the appropriate program below:

New Jersey FamilyCare is federal and state funded health insurance. NJ FamilyCare provides health insurance to parents and dependent child(ren), pregnant women, and low income adults up to age 65. Eligibility for the program depends on several factors such as income, household size, citizenship/alien status, etc.


Medicaid (Aged/Blind/Disabled) – Medicaid ABD provides health insurance to low income individuals who reside in the community and who are aged 65 and over, blind, or disabled. Eligibility for the program depends on several factors including income, household size, resources, etc. 

Applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Adults must be a Legal Permanent Resident for no less than 5 years – this requirement does not apply in certain cases
  • Family’s income must be under the income limit
  • Resources such as savings, checking accounts, bonds and immediate disposable assets must be below $2000.00

Even if you do not meet the criteria above, you, or your representative should consult with a caseworker or call 1-800-701-0710 to discuss your current situation and determine if you can become eligible for this program.

Child support services include locating the parent who has a responsibility to support their child(ren), establish paternity and file complaints with the courts for child support and paternity. The purpose of the program is to enforce support obligation. 

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SNAP formally known as Food Stamps provides a supplemental food allowance to low income families. Eligibility depends on several factors such as income, household size, resources, legal status, etc.

If you need to replace a lost or stolen EBT card or need more information regarding the EBT card please contact:  973-881-0100 and Press option 2.

WorkFirst NJ emphasizes work as the first step towards building a new life and a better future. The goal is to assist people secure employment and become economically self-sufficient through job-training, education and work activities. WFNJ provides cash assistance and other support services to families through TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). 

The state of New Jersey also has a program for single adults and couples without children, known as WorkFirst New Jersey General Assistance (GA). Online Application for TANF & GA can be found by clicking the WORKFIRST image below.

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