New Jersey (12)
New Jersey FamilyCare (NJFC) The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to nearly eight million children and families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but can't afford private coverage. In some states, CHIP covers parents and pregnan...
New Jersey Food Stamp Program The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits, access to a healthy diet, and education on food preparation and nutrition to low-...
New Jersey Head Start Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
New Jersey Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, you can reduce the risk o...
New Jersey Medicaid Program Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors and individuals with disabilities. In some states the program covers all low-income adults below a certain income level. Note: Medicai...
New Jersey School Breakfast and Lunch Program The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati...
New Jersey Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program (SMP) encourages the consumption of milk by children in order to foster good health and academic achievement. The Special Milk Program may not be operated in a school or institution, which is also participating in the Nationa...
New Jersey Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) New Jersey Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Services provides supplemental nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to the age of 5. WIC services include n...
New Jersey Summer Food Service The New Jersey Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally assisted meal program that provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need throughout the summer months when they are out of ...
New Jersey Unemployment Insurance Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet New Jersey's eligibility requirements....
New Jersey Weatherization Assistance Program The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources administers the Weatherization Assistance Program designed to promote energy conservation in low-income households....
New Jersey Work First (WFNJ) New Jersey's welfare reform program, Work First New Jersey (WFNJ), was initiated in April 1997, following the passage of sweeping Federal reforms in 1996, known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act. Under the Act, th...