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  • Food Resources in New Jersey—Help is Available!

  • Food Stamp/SNAP Law Changes Make it Easier for Some Immigrants to Get Food Stamps/SNAP

  • Food Stamp/SNAP Work Requirements

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  • SNAP—New Jersey’s Food Stamp Program

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    • How to Apply for NJ SNAP (from the N.J. Department of Human Services) - Includes a checklist of what you need to bring with you, and a list of offices where you can apply.

    • NJ SNAP Application (from the N.J. Department of Human Services) - You can also click on the link below (How to Apply for Food Stamps/SNAP) to see a list of offices where you can apply in person. A face-to-face interview is required to complete the application process, but you can start by dropping the application off or mailing it in.

    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) FAQ (from the U.S. Department of Agriculture)

    • NJ SNAP (from the Division of Family Development)

    • NJHelps - NJHelps is a free and easy guide for you to determine what programs and assistance for which you and your family may be eligible. NJHelps will tell you where to go for help and what to bring with you, after you have answered a few basic questions. NJHelps can also provide you with contact information and links to valuable resources available throughout the State.


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    Low-income New Jerseyans can get free legal help by phone: call our toll-free hotline at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (1-888-576-5529), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Outside of New Jersey, please call 732-572-9100 and ask to be transferred to the hotline.