Financial Assistance

Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) provides temporary financial assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA) programs.  Payments are limited to a lifetime total of 60 months.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

(856) 225-5143

WFNJ Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides cash assistance to eligible families.  Payments are limited to a lifetime total of 60 months.   Assistance may be available for your family. The TANF Program offers many support services during pre and post-employment. TANF is also available to non-parents who have custody of eligible children.

General Assistance (GA)

(856) 225-5143

WFNJ General Assistance (GA) is a work program which provides assistance to adults age 18 years and older without dependent children.

You can use the check list below for what information you will need to bring with you when you come in to apply.