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March 24, 2022

The Affordable Connectivity Program Can Help SSI Recipients Get Internet Access

Any household with an individual who receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is eligible to receive discounted internet service through the ACP. Social Security doesn’t count ACP assistance as income or a resource for SSI purposes. Receipt of this assistance will not affect your SSI payment.

March 7, 2022

New Jersey Integrated Care for Kids (NJ InCK) Launches

NJ InCK (pronounced “New Jersey Ink”) is here to help you by bringing together YOU, your child’s doctor, and organizations in your community, from schools to food pantries. NJ InCK helps doctors and community-based service providers better understand and support your child’s health. 

February 22, 2022  

'Shut-off notices are going to go out'

New Jersey utility customers are facing the end of a moratorium on shut-offs, with more than a million people behind on payments. And unlike in the past, the moratorium is not expected to be extended.

February 11, 2022  

Parents Inc. Announces Statewide Parent Leadership Recognition Event

 In recognition of National Parent Leadership Month in February – a time to recognize, honor and celebrate parents for their vital leadership roles in their homes and communities – Parents Inc. is hosting a virtual Annual Parent Leadership Recognition Event on Wednesday, February 23 from 10 a.m. – noon to honor parent leaders and promote Family Success.

February 9, 2022

Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance (ERMA) Program Launches Today

If you have experienced a financial hardship and an increase in housing-related expenses associated with the coronavirus pandemic that created a risk of mortgage delinquency, mortgage default, foreclosure or property tax lien, the Homeowner Assistance Fund may be able to help.