This site will help to see 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. Part of the New Jersey Department of Human Services.
The Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults makes legal, financial and healthcare decisions for individuals aged 60 and older who have been determined by a Superior Court judge to be incapacitated. The office also administers the Adult Protective Services Program.
Senior citizens – individuals 60 and over - are targeted more frequently by financial fraud and scams than any other age group. The "Anti-Fraud Toolkit" was designed to provide senior citizens with the information they need to recognize and avoid scams. Published by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
The Home Energy Assistance Program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance within the Home Energy Assistance Program.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, is for individuals of low to moderate income, individuals with disabilities, and non-English speaking taxpayers. Tax Counseling for the Elderly, or TCE, is for individuals 60 years of age or older.
The Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) program reimburses eligible New Jersey residents who are senior citizens or disabled persons for property tax increases on their principal residence (home). Complete this questionnaire to see if you may be eligible for a 2017 Senior Freeze.
New Jersey's Special Automobile Insurance Policy helps make limited auto insurance coverage available to drivers who are eligible for Federal Medicaid with hospitalization. Such drivers can obtain a medical coverage-only policy at a cost of $365 a year.
NJ Saveis an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses.
The Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing distributes assistive technology to qualified New Jersey residents with hearing loss to ensure access to the telecommunications and visual alerting home safety equipment needed to live independently.