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

Department of Family and Community Development

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

TANF / Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) Updates COVID Updates

Until further notice all residents resident of Atlantic County must complete applications online at

WFNJ Redetermination Extension 

If your case was due to be redetermined in March, April, May, June, July or August the deadline was extended 60 days from the date redetermination was due. If your case was due to be redetermined in September, the deadline was extended to October 31.  

Information will be sent to you about your new redetermination date. In the meantime, you will continue to receive WFNJ benefits. 

TANF will continue to do phone interviews.


Provides cash assistance to needy families with at least one eligible child

Residents of Absecon, EHT, Linwood, Northfield, Pleasantville, Port Republic, and Somers Point may also apply in person at the Atlantic County Office Building, 1333 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
PHONE (609) 348-3001


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