Newark NJ Medicaid Food Stamp and Welfare Office administrates your local program under New Jersey State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food. While Welfare program (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income.
Essex County Dept of Citizen Services
Division of Welfare
18 Rector Street – 9th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Fax: (973) 643-3985