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New Jersey

Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Insurance is designed to assist workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own.

Find More Benefits

Looking for other programs? Check eligibility and view summaries of all benefit programs at New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Labor oversees many of the state's benefits programs.

Need a referral for other services? Dial 2-1-1 or visit (select New Jersey from the homepage) to quickly locate community service providers like food pantries, affordable housing help and more. 


Visit HOPE NOW to find free mortgage counseling help, check if you qualify for a Home Affordable Loan Mortgage program, and more.

Don't lose your home! Here is some guidance for residents of New Jersey on default and foreclosure prevention.

Health Care

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right to choose to continue group health benefits.

NJ FamilyCare is not a welfare program, but rather the State of New Jersey's way of providing affordable health coverage for kids and certain low-income parents.

Job Search

WJNPIN  offers valuable employment and training services to help you with your job hunt.

Find your local American Job Center . Get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.

Training and Education

Career Training You may qualify for employment and training services.

Dislocated Worker Programs offer services and resources for new career retraining.

Career Information

NJ Department of Labor  is the official source for labor market information for the State of New Jersey. Explore and compare occupations and find wage and occupation information to help you make informed decisions.

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