The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP, formerly Food Stamps) helps families buy the groceries they need to eat healthy. Eligibility depends on income, household size, and resources. You can apply for NJ SNAP online at NJOneApp or in person at your County Welfare Agency.
The New Jersey Department of Health's Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program provides nutritious foods, nutrition education and counseling, immunization screening, and health care referrals to moms-to-be, moms, and kids up to the age of five. WIC service agencies are conveniently located throughout New Jersey. To see if you qualify, please call your local WIC service agency or 800-328-3838 to find a service agency near you.
New Jersey's food banks provide food and nutrition education to those in need and seek long-term solutions to the problem of hunger. They provide millions of pounds of food to hundreds of food pantries, community kitchens, shelters, after school programs, and senior centers throughout the state each year.