Public Assistance

Public assistance is available to eligible individuals that meet a specified criteria in both Atlantic county.  If you meet the requirements, you may be eligible to receive the following services: Food Stamps, Medicaid, Child Support, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA).

For more information about the public assistance services available in Atlantic County, please visit the Atlantic County Department of Family and Community's webpage.

The NJ Helps website 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.

NJ Family Care 
Affordable health coverage. Quality care.
[Link to NJ Family Care website.]