Division of Social Services

Charles Gillon, Director
908-965-3706 | Fax: 908-965-2752
343 Westminister Avenue, Elizabeth 07207

Plainfield Office
908-791-7000 | Fax: 908-791-7098
200 West 2nd Street, Plainfield 07063

The Division of Social Services provides assistance to the needy in Union County by administering a variety of programs including free vaccinations and immunizations for children, Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance, Food Stamps, Emergency Assistance, Family Care, Nursing Home Care, Medical Assistance, Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) and Child Support Services.

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The NJ Helps Services Home Page is designed to give consumers a “one-stop” shopping resource for the wide range of programs, information and services provided by the New Jersey Department of Human Services and its partners, to assist individuals, families and communities in the State of New Jersey.  Find out if you qualify for more than 28 state and federal programs that can help you find housing, employment, child care, health insurance, prescriptions, pay for food and much more.

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