State and Community Resources

State and Community Resources

State of New Jersey Resources

 211 offers free telephone and online resources that can help you find state or local health and human services to address urgent needs or everyday concerns.

Hotlines provided by the state of NJ are available for inquiries and concerns related to abuse, addiction, child services, disability, health, housing resources, and more.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress. 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

NJ Assistance website lists resources for housing, employment, auto, health, nutrition, and legal services.

NJ Children and Family Services such as licensed child care centers and information about child safety and adoption can be found on this site.

NJ Energy Assistance Programs assist eligible low-income households with paying for heating and cooling bills.

NJ Foster Care Scholars Program provides educational funding for eligible youth who are seeking a post-secondary degree.

NJ Grants and Scholarships such as the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) and NJ STARS are available to eligible students living in NJ. Visit the HESAA website for more information.

NJ Helps offers a variety of resources related to housing, food, health, employment, income support, and child care assistance. Click here to take a free online screening tool to find out if you qualify for state and federal programs.

NJ OneApp allows you to screen for state program eligibility, apply for services, and check the status of your application online.

NJ SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) is a supplemental nutrition assistance program that assists low-income families with paying for groceries. NJ SNAP Hotline: 1-800-687-9512.

South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization created to provide quality legal representation and advocacy to low-income individuals.

WorkFirst NJ (NJ's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families- TANF) promotes self-sufficiency through education, job training, and other work-related activities.


Community Resources

Community Health Resource Manual can assist Gloucester County residents with finding public health services and resources in the area. 

Emergency and Utility Assistance Programs can assist eligible individuals with housing costs, temporary emergency shelter, food, utility assistance and, in some cases, clothing and household furnishings.

Family Promise of Gloucester County offers homeless families an opportunity to achieve stability by providing shelter, food, case management, and access to local resources.

Glassboro Community Information can be found on Rowan University's Office of Community Engagement website. 

Gloucester County Division of Social Services can assist families and adults with a variety of services including employment support activities, Medicaid, and food and cash assistance.

Gloucester County Services include resources for children and youth, health care, housing, employment, social services, and more.

Gloucester County Shelters and Emergency Housing information can be found on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development website.

Gloucester County Wellness Discount Program  provides a way to reduce the cost of prescription medications and imaging services. This program is open to all NJ residents. Visit the Gloucester County website for more information.

Lifeline Support for Affordable Communications can help make communication services, such as telephone and broadband, more affordable for eligible low-income consumers.

Local Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens may be found by entering location information into this site made available by End Hunger NJ.

Samaritan Center can assist Glassboro residents with economic difficulties by providing free food once per month. They also offer the option to purchase clothing for a very low cost.

Social Security Office Locator allows you to locate the nearest office by entering a zip code. RU main campus is located in Glassboro, NJ, zip code: 08028. Cooper Medical School of RU is located in Camden NJ, zip code: 08103. RU School of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Stratford, NJ, zip code: 08084

Social Security Online Services allow you to request, obtain, and submit select information online.