Using Single Stop technology, Benefit Enrollers evaluate a household's financial status and connect them to federal resources so that individuals and families can make ends meet at the end of the month. All services are free of charge. Call an enroller at 609-637-4917 or click to learn more.
- Federal benefit screening (health insurance)
- SNAP enrollment (food assistance)
- Free tax preparation
- College financial aid forms (FAFSA)
- Referrals to community resources
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA)
If you or someone you know needs health insurance, the time to act is now. Affordable Health Coverage (ACA) enrollment is open from November 15th to December 15th.
- Call 1-800-318-2596 for free confidential assistance
- Click here for personal assistance in Mercer County
Since 2002, we have supported NJ 2-11 which is a free, multilingual and confidential community helpline available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline is available state-wide and allows individuals to access information and referral services locally.
The first step to finding help is knowing who to contact. Get connected:
- 2-1-1 (phone)
- www.nj211.org (online)
We partner with FamilyWize to make prescriptions more affordable to the community. FamilyWize cards have provided needed relief with great success to individuals and families in Mercer County. Click below to learn more on how you can save on your medications:
ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
There are various resources for families and individuals in need of energy assistance. Please contact the below agencies for additional information.
Open a mySocial Security account so that you can keep track of your future benefits.