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Community Resources

benefit access

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

NJ 211

We have been a proud supporter of NJ 211 since 2005. Every day of the year this statewide information and referral service provides New Jersey residents with an easy way to get connected to help with essential health and human services, including affordable housing, utility assistance, healthcare, senior services, food, and other vital programs. All services are free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24/7.
 
Get connected to a resource specialist: 
  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Text your zip code to 898-211 
  • Chat online at www.nj211.org
If you prefer, you can do your own searching by going to www.nj211.org and accessing the very same database. 
 

FAMILYWIZE

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. 

MYSOCIALSECURITY ACCOUNT

Open a mySocial Security account so that you can keep track of your future benefits.