Essex County Department of Citizen Services

Essex County Department of Citizen Services Division of Family Assistance and Benefits is the local welfare office.
* Closed to public every 3rd Thursday of the month.*
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
SNAP Food Stamps
TANF Cash Assistance
NJ Family Care / Medicaid applications etc.
General Assistance
Family and Adult Social Services
Homeless Prevention Services
Child support services
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) help
WorkFirst New Jersey (WFNJ)

Hours of Operation

Monday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday by appointment only
Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday closed
Sunday closed
Phone: (973) 395-8400
Address: 50 South Clinton Street - Suite 5400 East Orange, NJ 07118
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  • 2022-09-07

    I would like to apply for food stamps, what do I need to bring, can I walk in?

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