It is the mission and the responsibility of the Essex County Division of Family Assistance and Benefits to provide an opportunity for self-sufficiency to individuals and families through economic and social service programs designed for this purpose. The County Boards of Social Services provide a variety of financial, medical and social services to persons and families who meet the necessary program criteria.
-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
-Adult Medical Services and Special Services
-Family Violence Program
-New Jersey Family Care (NJ Family Care)
-Child Support and Paternity Program
-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)