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Medical Coverage

  • Feb 06, 2022

Get Covered New Jersey: Get Covered New Jersey is New Jersey’s official health insurance marketplace. Open Enrollment is once each year although under certain circumstances you can enroll throughout the year. For more information, visit www.nj.gov/getcoverednj

NJ FamilyCare: New Jersey’s publicly funded health insurance program covering CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), Medicaid, and Medicaid expansion for children; pregnant women; parents; caretaker relatives; single adults; childless couples; individuals who are elderly, blind, and have disabilities; and individuals qualified for long-term care services. Income and resource limits may apply. To apply: www.njfamilycare.org/apply.aspx. For enrollment assistance, visit: www.njfamilycare.org/ or call 1-800-701-0710.

County Boards of Social Services: offer a variety of services and programs, including SNAP, Medicaid, and cash assistance in your county. Contact your local county board for more information.

  • Atlantic County
    Dept of Family and Community Development
    1333 Atlantic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401-8297
    Tel. (609) 348-3001
    Fax (609) 343-2374
  • Bergen County
    Board of Social Services
    218 Route 17 North
    Rochelle Park, NJ 07662-3300
    Tel. (201) 368-4200
    Fax (201) 368-8710
  • Burlington County
    Board of Social Services
    Human Services Facility
    795 Woodlane Rd
    Mount Holly, NJ 08060-3335
    Tel. (609) 261-1000
    Fax (609) 261-0463
  • Camden County
    Board of Social Services
    Althea R. Wright Administration Bldg.
    600 Market Street
    Camden, NJ 08102-1255
    Tel. (856) 225-8800
    Fax (856) 225-7797
  • Cape May County
    County Dept of Social Services
    Social Services Building
    3801 Route 9 South – Unit 4
    Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1911
    Tel. (609) 886-6200
    Fax (609) 889-9332
  • Cumberland County
    Board of Social Services
    275 North Delsea Dr.
    Vineland, NJ 08360-3607
    Tel. (856) 691-4600
    Fax (856) 692-7635
  • Essex County
    Dept of Citizen Services
    Division of Family Assistance
    and Benefits
    320 University Ave, 2nd Floor
    Newark, NJ 07102
    Tel. (973) 395-8000
    Fax (973) 504-9316
  • Gloucester County
    Division of Social Services
    400 Hollydell Drive
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    Tel. (856) 582-9200
    Fax (856) 582-6587
  • Hudson County
    Dept of Family Services
    Welfare Division
    257 Cornelison Ave.
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Tel. (201) 420-3000
    Fax (201) 395-4624
  • Hunterdon County
    Dept of Human Services
    Division of Social Services
    6 Gauntt Place
    PO Box 2900
    Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
    Tel. (908) 788-1300
    Fax (908) 806-4588
  • Mercer County
    Board of Social Services
    200 Woolverton Street
    PO Box 1450
    Trenton, NJ 08650-2099
    Tel. (609) 989-4320
    Fax (609) 989-0405
  • Middlesex County
    Board of Social Services
    181 How Lane
    PO Box 509
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903
    Tel. (732) 745-3500
    Fax (732) 745-4558
  • Monmouth County
    Division of Social Services
    3000 Kozloski Road
    PO Box 3000
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    Tel. (732) 431-6000
    Fax (732) 431-6017Satellite Office
    2405 Route 66
    Ocean, NJ 07712
    Tel. (732) 431-6000
  • Morris County
    Office of Temporary Assistance
    340 W. Hanover Ave.
    PO Box 900
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
    Tel. (973) 326-7800
    Fax (973) 829-8531Satellite Office
    325 East McFarland St
    Dover, NJ 07801
    Tel. (973) 682-4990
  • Ocean County
    Board of Social Services
    1027 Hooper Avenue
    PO Box 547
    Toms River, NJ 08754-0547
    Tel. (732) 349-1500
    Fax (732) 244-8075Satellite Office
    225 4th Street
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
    Tel. (732) 370-8854Satellite Office
    333 Haywood Road
    Manahawkin, NJ 08050
    Tel. (609) 242-6100
  • Passaic County
    Board of Social Services
    80 Hamilton Street
    Paterson, NJ 07505-2060
    Tel. (973) 881-0100
    Fax (973) 881-3232
  • Salem County
    Board of Social Services
    147 South Virginia Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069-1797
    Tel. (856) 299-7200
    Fax (856) 299-3245
  • Somerset County
    Board of Social Services
    73 East High Street
    PO Box 936
    Somerville, NJ 08876-0936
    Tel. (908) 526-8800
    Fax (908) 707-1941
  • Sussex County
    Division of Social Services
    83 Spring Street
    Suite 203
    PO Box 218
    Newton, NJ 07860
    Tel. (973) 383-3600
    Fax (973) 383-3627
  • Union County
    Division of Social Services
    342 Westminster Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07208-3290
    Tel. (908) 965-2700
    Fax (908) 965-2758Satellite Office
    200 West 2nd Street
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    Tel. (908) 791-7000
  • Warren County
    Division of Temporary Assistance and Social Services
    1 Shotwell Dr.
    Belvidere, NJ 07823
    Tel. (908) 475-6301
    Fax (908) 475-1533

NJ Workability: Full New Jersey Medicaid health coverage to people with disabilities who are working and whose earnings would otherwise make them ineligible for Medicaid. To be eligible, you must be ages 16-64, working full or part-time with proof of employment, determined as disabled by the Social Security Administration OR the Disability Review Team at the Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services and have income and resources below a certain level. For more information and income and resource limits, call 888-285-3036 or visit: https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/services/workability/

Personal Preference Program (PPP): Offers an alternative way for NJ FamilyCare Plan members who qualify for the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services benefit to remain in their home and active in their community and does not require the use of a home health care agency. PCA services are non-emergency, health related tasks through NJ FamilyCare. Tasks include help with activities of daily living (ADLs) and with household duties essential to the patient’s health and comfort, such as bathing, dressing, meal preparation, and light housekeeping. For more information, visit: https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/clients/njppp.html

Pharmaceutical Aid to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD): PAAD is a state program that helps eligible older adults and individuals with disabilities save money on their prescription drug costs. To be eligible you must be a NJ resident 65 or older or between ages 18 and 64 and receiving Social Security Title II Disability benefits with limited income. For information about applying PAAD contact the PAAD Hotline at 1-800-792-9745 or your county’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-877-222-3737.

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund: Assistance program for New Jersey families whose children have an illness or condition and, as a result, have incurred expenses that remain uncovered by insurance, State or Federal programs, or other sources, such as fundraising. The child must have been 21 years old or younger when the expenses were incurred. To be eligible, qualified uncovered expenses must exceed 10 percent of the family’s income (plus 15 percent of any income over $100,000). Families may reapply annually. To apply online visit www.njcatastrophicfund.dhs.state.nj.us/cicrf or call 1-800-335-3863

Health Benefits Coverage of Children Until Age 31 (DU31): Under Chapter 375: The Dependents Under 31 law, P.L. 2005, c. 375, permits young adults to continue coverage or become covered under a parent’s group health plan as an over-age dependent until the young adult’s 31st birthday if the child is under 31, unmarried without any dependents, is a resident of NJ or at an accredited public or private institution of higher learning outside NJ, and is not covered under another medical plan. For more information visit:
https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/documents/factsheets/fact74.pdf.

Special Child Health Services: Each of NJ’s 21 counties has a Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit that works with the child’s parents, physician, and/or specialists to evaluate a child’s strengths and needs and collaborates with the family and community-based partners to develop an individual service plan (ISP) for the child and family. Following is contact information for the County Case Management Units:

  • Atlantic County
    (609) 909-9269
  • Bergen County
    (201) 634-2620 x 5
  • Burlington County
    (609) 914-8550 x 42837
  • Camden County
    (856) 374-6021
  • Cape May County
    (609) 465-6841
  • Cumberland County
    (856) 327-7602
  • Essex County
    (973) 395-8836
  • Gloucester County
    (856) 218-4111
  • Hudson County
    (201) 204-0004 x 7
  • Hunterdon County
    (908) 788-6399
  • Mercer County
    (609) 588-8460
  • Middlesex County
    (732) 745-3100
  • Monmouth County
    (732) 224-6950
  • Morris County
    (973) 971-4155
  • Ocean County
    (732) 341-9700 x 3
  • Passaic County
    (973) 523-6778
  • Salem County
    (856) 935-7510 x 8305
  • Somerset County
    (908) 725-2366
  • Sussex County
    (973) 948-5239
  • Union County
    (908) 889-0950 x 2544
  • Warren County
    (908) 475-7960

Personal Assistance Services Program (PASP): The PASP is a personal care assistance program that provides up to 40 hours per week of routine, non-medical personal care assistance to adults with permanent physical disabilities between the ages 18-70 who are employed, preparing for employment, attending school, or involved in community volunteer work and who can self-direct their own services. Personal assistants help with personal care tasks including, but not limited to: bathing, dressing, eating, grooming, preparing meals, shopping, light housekeeping, driving, or using public transportation. Eligibility is not income based, but there is a cost share based on income. The PASP is administered through County offices with oversight and funding provided by the DDS. For more information, visit: www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/services/pasp/. To apply, please contact your county PASP coordinator at the number below:

  • Atlantic County
    (609) 645-7700 x 4386
  • Bergen County
    (201) 336-6508 or
    (201) 336-6502
  • Burlington County
    (609) 747-7745
  • Camden County
    (609) 261-1667
  • Cape May County
    (856) 825-0255 x 211
  • Cumberland County
    (856) 453-2220
  • Essex County
    (973) 395-8494
  • Gloucester County
    (856) 384-6845
  • Hudson County
    (201) 336-6508 or
    (201) 336-6502
  • Hunterdon County
    (908) 788-1361
  • Mercer County
    (609) 989-6459
  • Middlesex County
    (732) 745-2587 or
    (732) 745-4407
  • Monmouth County
    (732) 571-4884
  • Morris County
    (973) 326-7285
  • Ocean County
    (732) 505-3779
  • Passaic County
    (609) 631-2488
  • Salem County
    (856) 935-7510 x 8311
  • Somerset County
    (908) 541-5747
  • Sussex County
    (973) 940-5200 x 1286
  • Union County
    (908) 527-4845
  • Warren County
    (908) 475-6591

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