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New Jersey FamilyCare (NJFC) New Jersey FamilyCare (NJFC) is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help New Jersey's uninsured children to have affordable health coverage. It is not a welfare program. NJFC is for hard-working families who cannot afford t...
New Jersey Food Stamp Program New Jersey administers the Federal Food Stamp program, which enables eligible low-income individuals and families to receive cash benefits to help pay for food. The County Welfare Agency determines eligibility. Individuals and families who are dee...
New Jersey Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3 to 5) and Early Head Start program (for infants, toddlers, and pregnant women) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and s...
New Jersey Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program The New Jersey Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides subsidies to help low-income families and individuals meet home heating and medically necessary cooling costs. LIHEAP funds can also be used for energy crisis intervention and...
New Jersey Medicaid Program The Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) administer state and federally-funded health insurance programs for certain groups of low and moderate income people. New Jersey Medicaid is an entitlement program that provides health in...
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...