To be eligible, an applicant must have qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a loss in income, incurred significant costs or faced other financial hardships because of COVID-19. They also have to be able to show they have a risk of homelessness or housing instability and have an income that is 80% or less of the area's median income.
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NJ Human Services Extends Application Period for Excluded New Jerseyans Fund and Doubles Cash Benefit
Eligible Households Can Now Receive Up to $4,000 in One-Time Cash Assistance
“This new program increases the availability and accessibility of testing, particularly for those who may not be able to get to a testing site,” said Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli.
RFP: Grants offered for local initiatives that help young people with disabilities navigate transition to adulthood.
REAL Transition Partners will award three $2,500 grants to local initiatives assisting young people with disabilities navigate transition to adulthood. Due Friday, January 7, 2022.
Personnel will be on location at the following dates and times to help residents apply for Monmouth County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Application can take place on the spot and in person assistance will be available.
Monmouth County has partnered with New Jersey SHARES to offer utility assistance to income-eligible tenants with up to 18 months of utility arrearages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic through the Monmouth County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
Acting AG Bruck Announces Initiative That Pairs A Mental Health Professional With a Law Enforcement Officer To Respond Together To Behavioral Health Crises
Acting Attorney Andrew J. Bruck and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan today announced the beginning of a pilot program that pairs a New Jersey State Police law enforcement Trooper with a certified mental health screener to respond together to 9-1-1 calls for behavioral health crises.
AmeriCorps Seniors will host a series of webinars to introduce potential applicants to our Senior Demonstration Programs, its performance measurement system, and more. This funding opportunity is available to those who do not currently have an active grant with AmeriCorps Seniors.
The Monmouth County Health Department has launched its new app which will look to provide residents and visitors to Monmouth County with real-time news and information about services available through the County Health Department.
NJ SHARES is now a Navigator for the Get Covered NJ Program - Offers Enrollment Assistance to NJ Residents
NJ SHARES is now a Navigator for the Get Covered NJ program, therefore we now offer enrollment assistance to NJ residents looking for affordable health insurance.