Public Assistance & Benefits

If your application for benefits has been denied or your benefits have been terminated, sanctioned, or suspended,   an experienced ENLS case handler can help.

ENLS can assist in the following:

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

  • General Assistance to adults without children (GA)

  • Emergency Assistance (EA)

  • Temporary Rental Assistance (TRA)

  • Supplement Security Income (SSI)

  • Food stamps (SNAP)

  • Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UIB)

  • NJ Family Care

  • Medicare

  • Low-Income Housing Utility Program (LiHEAP)

There are time limits on the receipt of certain public assistance benefits. ENLS can assist families obtain from Welfare the services they need to become employable. These services may include child care, transportation and job training.

RESOURCES

INFORMATION

County Offices

 
Division of Family Asst. & Benefits
 

465 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd. 

Newark NJ 07102

50 South Clinton Street

Suite 5400 

East Orange, NJ 07018

Call Center: (973) 395-8000

Email:

 

ECWCustomerElink@citizenservices.essexcountynj.org

Website

Office of Administrative Law

33 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

*Always check your court notices to confirm hearing information

NJ Dept. of Human Resources

Mailing Address:


PO Box 700
Trenton, NJ 08625-0700

Telephone: 888-285-3036
TDD: 609-292-1210
Fax: 609-292-1233

Website

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Essex-Newark Legal Services

5 Commerce Street

Newark, New Jersey 07102

T: (973) 624-4500

F: (973) 624-8745

Email

enls@lsnj.org

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