Provides monthly cash, short-term housing support, child care, job search and readiness.
Until further notice all residents resident of Atlantic County must complete applications online.
To return applications and/or submit documents:
SNAP (Food Stamps) - fcdSNAP@aclink.org
TANF with kids - fcdTANF@aclink.org
General Assistance - fcd_GA@aclink.org
Emergency Assistance - WFNJea@aclink.org
or submit copies in Drop Boxes.
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 www.NJhelps.org.
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
When applying be sure to click the General Assistance Box. Only phone Interviews are being conducted at this time. There are no in-person, face-to-face interviews. All Information Packets will be mailed and the first two (2) months of SNAP Benefits will be provided immediately. Once interviews are completed and the required signature forms and documents are returned, a determination of eligibility will be made regarding General Assistance benefits and the continuation of SNAP benefits.
During the current public health crisis, your case will not be closed if you are unable to participate in a work activity. This includes if you are a General Assistance (GA) client completing the 28-day work activity while your case is being reviewed.
Provides cash assistance to individuals and couples without children who reside in any Atlantic County municipality and meet income, employment and other criteria. Applications can be completed online at www.NJhelps.org.
Atlantic County Office Building, 1333 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
PHONE (609) 348-3001