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Apply for Benefits
The Gloucester County Division of Social Services is committed to providing economic and social services to individuals and families in Gloucester County based on financial need.
Residents fill in the required information and the application is automatically emailed directly to the Gloucester County Division of Social Services. However, if the applicant is eligible they are still required to come into the agency for a face to face interview.
Important Snap Benefit Updates
- Earned Income Tax Credit: Apply if you worked full or part time or were self employed in 2014 and earned less than $49,000.
- Internal Revenue Service: Call 1-800-829-1040.
- New Jersey Division of Taxation: Call 866-698-9065. To get free help in filing your taxes dial 211 or call 877-652-1148.
Learn more information about New Jersey Child Support online or call 877-NJ KIDS (877-6554371).
Child Support Program (CSP) provides support for children by establishing paternity and administering court ordered genetic paternity testing, locating non-custodial parents, initiating child and medical support complaints, and reviewing existing support obligations for possible adjustment.
Work First New Jersey General Assistance is a work program which provides cash assistance to adults age 18 years and older who meet eligibility requirements.
Monthly General Assistance Income Levels as of October 1, 2022
|Number in Eligible Unit||Initial Max Income Levels (Employable/Unemployable)|
Resource limit is $2,000
Medicaid is the Federal/State Health Assistance program that provides payment for:
- Dental care
Medicade is available for individuals receiving any of the following:
- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
- General Assistance
- Refugee Resettlement Program
- Recipients of Supplemental Security Income
- Individuals or families that meet specific income eligibility guidelines
Medicaid also pays for nursing home care for eligible individuals.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, helps eligible recipients buy food using a debit card. Benefits are provided based on family size, income, expenses, and resources.
Monthly SNAP Income Limits
|Household Size||Maximum Allowable Income|
Each Additional Member: Add $728
Work First New Jersey Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) is a work program with a financial benefit. TANF provides cash assistance to eligible families. Payments are limited to a lifetime total of 60 months.
Monthly TANF Income Levels: October 1, 2022
|Number in Eligible Unit||Max Gross Income Levels|
Resource limit is $2,000