Home visitation programs provide helpful information and support to you as a pregnant woman, new mother or father, or other caregiver in the comfort and privacy of your own home. These visits will help you to build strong and nurturing relationships with your children to ensure that your babies and young children grow up healthy, happy and safe.
New Jersey WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides education, nutritious food and improved access to health care and social services for low or moderate-income pregnant women, new mothers and children younger than five years of age. New Jersey WIC helped about 282,000 residents in 2015.
The focus of NJ Parent Link is to meet the information and resource needs of expectant parents, families with young children (newborns to children entering kindergarten) and professional stakeholders vested in the health & well-being of New Jersey's children & families. Parenting and support resources for families with older children, school aged to young adulthood, are also available.
Find out if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (WFNJ/TANF or WFNJ/GA), and health Insurance (NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid). From there you can apply for services or learn about additional resources.
The State's New Jersey's CCR&Rs provide information on the availability of child care services provided through the New Jersey's Child Care Subsidy Program and other financial assistance programs, different types of providers, and financial assistance to obtain child care services. Includes list of local CCR&R offices.
If you are experiencing abuse, please know there is help and that you are not alone. Every county throughout New Jersey has at least one domestic violence program providing a range of services to survivors of domestic violence and their children by trained and compassionate domestic violence advocates.
NJ FamilyCare - New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program - includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low cost health insurance that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services and even hospitalization.