Somerset County Board of Social Services

73 East High Street
Somerville, NJ - 08876

(908) 526-8800

sometimes people feel they don't need help putting food on the table, but sometimes making ends meet is a struggle.  If you're not sure how or if you can pay for your next meal or next week's purchases, NJ SNAP can help.

NJ SNAP, formerly Food Stamps, is a complementary nutrition aid scheme in New Jersey that can help low-income families buy the food they need for healthy eating.

To pre-screen for NJ SNAP or other social service programs click here. This is a quick and easy way to find out if you may be able to get help.  With the online app, you'll spend less time in the office for your interview (If you can't get to the county Social Services Council for illness or disability, you can send an authorized representative on your behalf or request a phone interview).

You can also send your application by fax or mail to your local county welfare office.

When you receive your application, we will contact you to confirm the date of the interview.

In addition, all members are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Households that are applicants or recipients apply for NJ SNAP at the Social Security Administration at the same time they apply for SSI Please note that you can

NJ SNAP Benefits are issued through an easy-to-use "Family First" electronic benefits card.

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