Atlantic County Department of Family and Community Development is an umbrella organization dedicated to the well being of all citizens of the county.
1333 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 348-3001
+1 (609) 343-2374

Department of Family and Community Development


The NJ Helps website allows residents to anonymously input basic information about their household and finances and in return learn if they are likely to be eligible for eight different programs offered through the DHS' Division of Family Development and Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services.These programs are: food stamps, general assistance or GA, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families better known as TANF, Medicaid, New Jersey Family Care, child care assistance, kinship care and Low Income Home Energy Assistance. Visit the NJ HELPS web site.

NJ One App

Hours of Service - Our offices are open Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

County Office Building

1333 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 348-3001

Two Community Shuttles To Serve Atlantic County Residents Transportation Needs - Rt. 54/40 Community Shuttle and the English Creek Tilton Road Community [hotlink]


NJ SNAP (Food Stamps)»
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF)»

General Assistance (GA)»

Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
Click Here for LIHEAP Details

Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Services (CEAS)
(which may include food, shelter & utilities)
Visit 1333 Atlantic Avenue, 3rd Floor, Atlantic City or call (609) 345-6700, ext. 2985

Social Services for the Homeless
or those at risk of homelessness
Call (609) 345-6700, ext. 2717

Do you need help with
your home energy bills?


Click here for information

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