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The New Jersey Department of Human Services offers a variety of programs for individuals and families who need income assistance. Please call 800-792-9773, submit this online form, or visit NJHelps to see if you are eligible for assistance.

If you cannot work because of sickness or injury not caused by your job, you may be eligible for Temporary Disability Insurance benefits. File your claim online for faster service.

In addition, you may be eligible for Social Security benefits such as Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income. Find out if you qualify at

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Mayor Ras J Baraka's Vision

Through the Newark Movement for Economic Equity, we will show the world that when we give our residents freedom of choice, and recognize and affirm their inherent dignity, they will make decisions that will help us build a stronger and more resilient city.

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