If you or someone you know needs help, here are some starting points:
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. http://www.mendnj.org/
The Center for Food Action runs this website:
NJAHC – New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition
For information about Food Stamps, visit www.njfoodstamps.com or call 1-800-687-9512. You can apply for Food Stamps at your county welfare agency or go to www.NJhelps.org to complete a pre-screening application to see if you are eligible for food stamps and other programs.
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