Provides energy assistance to moderate and fixed-income households experiencing a financial crisis. Eligibility is based on household size and income that does not exceed 400% of the Federal Poverty Line. To learn more about how to apply for NJ Shares, contact JFS 908-725-7799, NJ Shares 1-609-883-1626, or visit this page.
Provides electric and gas assistance for applicants 45 days or more passed due on their bill. Eligibility is determined by annual income and household size. To apply online, visit this page or call 1-732-982-8710.
Provides energy assistance for families from November through April. Eligibility is based on a household size and income that does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Line. Amount determined by income, household size, fuel type, and heating region. To learn more about LIHEAP, call 1-800-510-3102.
Provides electric and gas assistance for applicants struggling to pay their current bill. Eligibility is based on household size and income that does not exceed 175% of the Federal Poverty Line. To apply for USF, call 1-866-240-1347 or visit this page.
A free program that helps families save money and energy by making their homes more energy efficient. To learn more about applying for this program, call 1-888-773-8326.
Provides discounted local telephone service to qualifying residents. Call 1-800-837-4966 or visit this page to apply.
Clients can receive emergency assistance in certain circumstances including food, clothing, shelter, rental assistance, utility payments, transportation, and moving expenses. To find out if you are eligible for any of these benefits, visit this page or call 1-800-792-9773.
Makes a critical connection between individuals and families seeking health or human services and the community referrals best able to meet their needs.
The CJHRC provides clients with information and resources to help clients find affordable housing. Group programs include Financial Literacy, Savings Matching, Education on Rental Realties, as well as Step by Step programs for families buying their first home. CJHRC also offers one-on-one counseling services for Legal Consultations and other general housing questions. To learn more about any of the programs CJHRC has to offer, contact 1-446-0036 or visit this page.
The AHA offers aid for clients seeking rental help, foreclosure assistance, first time ownership counseling, utility assistance, as well as property listings in the area. Visit this page to learn more about how to fill out an intake form for any of these services. To learn more call 1-732-389-2204.
A program for people in economic need or companionship reasons to share their home with others. To learn more about this program, visit this page or call 1-908-526-4663.
The EPP lets you pay the same amount each month for your gas and electric bills. To learn more about this program, call 1-888-463-7734 or visit this page.
This program will notify you when your older, ill, or disabled loved one's payment is late. To learn more, call 1-800-436-7734.
This program allows you to receive priority power restoration if the power goes out if you or a loved one uses a respirator, dialysis machine, or other type of life-sustaining equipment. To learn more, call 1-800-436-7734.
To learn more about energy saving techniques to make your home more comfortable and save you money, call 1-800-463-7734.
If you are having problems paying your bill, call 1-800-463-7734 or visit this page.
Utility companies often have assistance programs sponsored by the individual company. If you're having trouble paying your bill, call the company and find out your options.
For Both PAAD & HAAAD applicants must be above 65 or receive Social Security Disability Benefits and have an income of less than $28,399 if single or $34,817 if married.
To learn more about any of these programs contact the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services at 1-800-792-9745.
The Community Care Program is a Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) waiver program. It provides services for eligible individuals who live in a provider-managed setting, such as a group home or supervised apartment, or who live in their family home or their own apartment or home, to assist them to live as independently as possible. To learn more, visit this page.
Offers $225 to persons who meet PAAD eligibility requirements or receive SSI. To learn more call 1-800-792-9745.
A prescription discount program for elderly and disabled who do not qualify for PAAD program. To learn more call 1-800-792-9745.
Provides up to $500 of water assistance to qualifying NJ American Water households. Eligibility is based on household size and income that does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Line.
Provides up to 20% of qualifying customer's monthly bill. Eligibility is based on household size and income that does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Line.
Provides relief to people facing temporary financial crisis.
For more information about eligibility and where to apply, call 1-866-657-4273 or 609-883-1626.