JFS Resource Center

The JFS Resource Center is a clearinghouse of benefits and other information to access both public and community resources.
Click on the links below for more information. Please note that all announcements are dated, and are subject to change.
For further information, please contact the JFS Resource Center at [email protected] or call 973-777-7638 x614.

Affordable Connectivity Program

May 18, 2022
New benefit that helps individuals and families afford the Wi-Fi .

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

May 3, 2022
New assistance is available to help pay past-due water and sewer bills.

LIHEAP and Water Bill Assistance Program

March 8, 2022
Multiple assistance programs available for heating, cooling and water bills.

The Excluded New Jerseyans Fund

February 15, 2022
One-time cash benefit to households who suffered economic hardship due to COVID-19 and were excluded from both of the federal stimulus checks and COVID-related unemployment assistance.

Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA)

February 8, 2022
This program provides up to $35,000 in assistance to cover mortgage arrearages and other housing cost delinquencies for eligible homeowners negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

January 5, 2022
Households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for up to $50/month discount for broadband service and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

May 7, 2021
FEMA will be providing financial assistance of up to $9,000 to cover funeral expenses for each COVID-19 related funeral that occurred after January 20, 2020.