Financial Resources from state and local officials

Do you need a job?
Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your
community:
https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/

Have you lost your job or work hours been reduced?
If you have lost your job, your work hours have been reduced, or your place of work has closed you may qualify for unemployment insurance. Please visit the following website for more information: https://myunemployment.nj.gov/

Has your job been impacted?
New Jersey has among the most comprehensive Earned Sick Leave, Temporary Disability, and Family Leave Insurance laws in the country, which cover all employees – full-time, part-time, temporary, and seasonal. Please visit the following website for more information: https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/covid.shtml

If you need food or financial assistance
If you and/or your family are in need of food or financial assistance, you may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) now online ordering available, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), and/or General Assistance (GA): https://oneapp.dhs.state.nj.us/default.aspx

If you need help paying home energy bills
The Low Income 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: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html

If you need help paying the rent
The State Rental Assistance Program provides rental assistance grants. To get more information and determine your eligibility, visit: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/srap.html

If you are caring for family members with special needs
The New Jersey Department of Human Services has guidance for individuals and families caring for people with developmental disabilities:
https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html