In our previous illustration we previously discussed the re-employment process to obtain approval for General Emergency Assistance. The 28 day program is designed to help you find employment. You are required to attend an orientation at New Jersey’s One Stop Career placement center for the initial interview process. During the interview process, a case worker will explain the program and approval requirements.
During the conclusion of the interview you will be given a form that you must complete weekly, itemizing your employment searches. The re-employment process is designed to help you re-enter into the workforce, but it also teaches responsibility an accountability.
In our previous illustration we discussed the re-employment process in the State of New Jersey and the requirements needed to obtain approval for General Emergency Assistance (New Jersey Work First).
Once you have submitted an application for General Emergency Assistance, you must complete a 28 day program in order to qualify for additional cash assistance for non food products. This program is created to help you find employment. There are a minimum of five appointments, and attendance is mandatory.
In our previous illustration we discussed the re-employment process in the State of New Jersey. It is important to evaluate one’s long term goals while seeking employment, and or furthering one’s education.
1. Identify one’s long term goals.
2. Contact one’s Health and Human Services center for state specific guidelines.
3. Meet with an individual case worker to schedule an appointment for General Emergency Assistance (New Jersey Work First).
4. Schedule an interview with New Jersey’s One Stop Career placement center.
5. Once an interview has been scheduled, visit one’s New Jersey One Stop Career placement center to create one’s resume and obtain your username and password to access On Ramp New Jersey jobs, which will provide access for the Jobs 4 New Jersey database.
6. Once one has met with a representative one will receive an interview for the re-employment process. One must complete a 28 day program for re-employment prior to receiving disbursement for General Emergency Assistance (New Jersey Work First).
In our previous illustration we discussed assistance programs in the State of New Jersey. Re-employment can be a stressful time; rebuilding one’s resume, attending work force development meetings and preparing for interviews are all actions that are required in order to rebuild one’s life after loss of employment.
The state of New Jersey, offers an assistance program, General Emergency Assistance (Work First New Jersey), which provide assistance for emergency food, shelter, rental assistance and cash assistance.
The cash assistance benefit for the State of New Jersey is $145.00 per month. For individuals seeking employment, this subsidy can provide cash assistance to help one with non food items, in addition to the New Jersey Electronic Benefit Transfer program.
While $145.00 is not a large amount, this can help provide one with a few basic essentials while seeking employment.
In our previous illustration we discussed additional assistance programs in the State of New Jersey. While assistance is helpful, it is important to remember that your ability to succeed is not solely based upon the help of others. You have the ability to overcome any obstacle through faith in God.
We will provide strategies to help one seek employment and or further one’s education.
The unemployment rate and the loss of employment increase daily throughout the United States.
It is important to remember not everyone has the ability to follow these budgetary practices however, the important thing to remember is there isn’t any situation that you may experience that you cannot overcome through faith in God.
Unemployment Resources for the State of New Jersey:
1. Welfare Services
3. Temporary General Assistance
4. New Jersey Work First
5. Housing Assistance
6. New Jersey Helps
7. Homeless Prevention
8. Burlington County Shelter and Emergency Housing
9. Homeless Prevention Contact
10. Social Services for Homeless
PSEG Payment Assistance Programs:
- LIHEAP –See income guidelines.
- NJ Universal Service Fund –See income guidelines.
- TRUE (Temporary Relief for Utility Expenses) –See income guidelines.
- PAGE (Payment Assistance Gas and Electric) –See income guidelines.
- NJ Shares –See income guidelines.