Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The Work First New Jersey/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (WFNJ/TANF) program is a program designed to provide time-limited cash assistance to needy families with children. The program requires most recipients to participate in work-related activities while providing child-care assistance and other support services designed to promote economic self-sufficiency. The WFNJ/TANF program incorporates a five-year limit on cash assistance.

How Do You Apply for WFNJ TANF/GA Programs

Residents of Gloucester County can apply either at Gloucester County Division of Social Services or apply online.

Once the application is received by the Gloucester County Division of Social Services, the applicant will receive an appointment for an office interview. WFNJ TANF/GA require an in-person interview.

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For more information, call 856-256-2146