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February 24, 2023

New $95 Minimum SNAP Benefit Begins March 1

With federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments coming to an end, every SNAP household in New Jersey will receive at least $95 in monthly benefits going forward.

February 23, 2023  

NJ Expands Free Pre-K Again, Murphy Announces

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday highlighted recent steps to expand tuition-free, state-funded public preschool in New Jersey — something he hailed as “one of the best investments we can make in our state’s future.” Allenhurst School District in Monmouth County was included in the list.

February 21, 2023

NJ FamilyCare Renewal Packets Are Coming

NJ FamilyCare is going to start re-determining members’ eligibility on April 1, 2023. This means that all members enrolled in an NJ FamilyCare program will be reviewed to see if they still qualify for coverage. Update your mailing address at 1-800-701-0710 (TTY -711)

February 16, 2023

Call for Entries: 2023 New Jersey Teen Media Contest Celebrates Everyday Moments

The New Jersey Department of Human Services is inviting teenagers across the state to begin submitting entries for the 28th Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, highlighting Human Services’ mission to support families. No advance registration is necessary. Deadline for Entries is April 26, 2023