General Assistance Program


A financial assistance program administered by the Division of Social Services, which provides cash assistance, Food Stamps and Medicaid to single adults. The program has income and resource levels that are established by state regulation. Residents of the following municipalities must apply for General Assistance at the local Municipal Welfare Office:


Hillside 973-923-6300

Kenilworth 908-276-6461

Linden 908-474-8620