Salem County Board of Social Services(856) 299-7200
147 South Virginia Avenue
Penn Grove, NJ - 08069
Salem County Board of Social Services is a local New Jersey County Welfare Agencies (Boards of Social Services). There are online options to apply in New Jersey for Welfare, or you can apply in person if this is in the county where you live.
Social Services provided by the State of NJ.
Earned Income Tax Credit
Emergency Assistance (General Assistance): benefits include, but are not limited to: essential food, clothing, shelter and household furnishings; temporary rental assistance or back rent or mortgage payments; utility payments (such as heat, water, electric); transportation to search for housing; and moving expenses. Eligible persons include those who are homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless, and those who have experienced a substantial loss of housing, food, clothing or household furnishings due to fire, flood or similar disaster. Emergency Assistance is limited to 12 months. However, extensions may be granted under certain hardship conditions, with specific limitations.
End Hunger NJ
Energy Assistance Programs (DCA)
General Assistance (WorkFirst NJ)
Hispanic Outreach & Advocacy
Home Energy Assistance or LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program) (DCA)
NJ SNAP Food Stamps