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New Jersey ONE APP. By Department of Human Services and Division of Family Development
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    Please read the following instructions.
    • The NJOneApp Online application covers the following New Jersey Social Services assistance programs.
      • Food Stamps Click here to get help
      • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families(TANF) Click here to get help
      • General Assistance(GA - Work First New Jersey) Click here to get help
    • To be eligible for assistance, an applicant must:
      • Live in New Jersey
      • Be a US citizen or qualified immigrant whose documents allow them to remain in this country permanently.
    • It's easy to apply!
      • You must answer all the questions that have an asterisk (*).
      • When you are finished, click on the "Submit the Application" button on the last page. You may print a copy to keep for yourself by clicking on the "Print the Application" button.
    • What you will need:
      • Before you begin to fill out the application, you will need the following information for yourself and the people for whom you want to apply.
        • Names and birth dates
        • Social Security Numbers
        • Information about other health insurance
        • Information about income, both work income and any other income
    • Immigrant Information
      • Immigrants must have documents that allow them to reside in the U.S. permanently.
      • Applying for assistance will not affect your chances of getting a green card or becoming a citizen.
      • Information provided is not shared with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
      • An applicant's immigration status does not need to be provided if the applicant is not requesting assistance for him or herself.
      • An applicant's status has no effect on the eligibility of a child.
    • If you are Applying for NJ SNAP:
      • List everyone in your household, even if you are not applying for them. Keep in mind that you don't have to answer Citizenship Information and Social Security Number for members not asking for benefits.
      • The Use of Your Social Security Number (SSN):
        • The Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 allows the information collected in your OneApp application to be disclosed to other Federal and State agencies.
        • To receive benefits, you MUST give us your SSN or apply for one.
        • WE USE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS TO:
          • Check that you are who you say you are.
          • Keep you from getting more aid than you have a right to.
          • Check other computer and government records to make sure you qualify.
      • Please note that failure to provide a social security number will result in benefit denial for that household member.
      • You can choose not to give your ethnic group and racial heritage information. It will not affect your eligibility. This information helps us follow Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
      • After your application is received, you will receive an appointment letter for your Face-to-face Interview or Telephone Interview. At that time you will be requested to provide all the required information about your household.
      • If you are found eligible,
        • You can get NJ SNAP within 30 days.
        • Your benefits will start from the date your application is received by the County SNAP Office.
        • You may get NJ SNAP within 7 days from submitting this application if:
          • your household (household is you and those who live, purchase food together and eat with you) income, cash and resources are less than your monthly rent or mortgage and utilities. (Utilities are gas, electric, water and phone.)
          • or your household has migrant or seasonal farm workers.
          • or your gross monthly income (gross monthly income is your income before taxes) is less than $150.
          • and your household resources are $100 or less. (Resources are the money you have in the bank or in cash. Your money in the bank can be in a checking account or a savings account.)
    • Please click the "Start" button below to begin the application process by creating a User Id.



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