Need Help?

If you or someone you know needs help, here are some starting points:

The Community Food Bank of New Jersey has an information-filled page with an interactive map to help you find resources close to you:

MEND – Meeting Emergency Needs with Dignity – an interfaith organization meeting the emergency needs of the disadvantaged of Essex County, working to support and facilitate their growth as self-sufficient individuals; assisting them in obtaining benefits to which they are entitled; and advocating for policies that improve the quality of life for those served.

The Center for Food Action runs this website:
NJAHC – New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition

For information about Food Stamps, visit or call 1-800-687-9512. You can apply for Food Stamps at your county welfare agency or go to to complete a pre-screening application to see if you are eligible for food stamps and other programs.

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