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Covid-19 Information and Assistance

COVID-19 Information and Assistance

We are living in challenging times, but there is help out there to get you through.  We've collected these links for reputable resources to get information, aid, or support.

""Benefits and Assistance - NJ
""Children/Education
""Economic Resources
""Emotional Support
""Employment and Small Business
""Food Assistance
""Housing and Utilities Assistance
""Medical Information
""Testing
""Travel Considerations
""Vaccination Information
 


 Benefits and Assistance: State of New Jersey

Map of New JerseyNew Jersey  COVID-19 Information Hub

  • Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (24/7)
  • Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)

NJ COVID-19 Benefits and Assistance FAQ page

NJ 2-1-1 COVID-19 Resources

Families First Covid-19 Consitutent Service Resources
Toolkit from the Office of Rep. Norcross
 


Child and Education Related 

NJ Division of Family Development COVID-19 Information 

The Arc of New Jersey - COVID-19 Updates and Information Page
From the state's largest organization advocating for and serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. 

NJ Family Health Line: 800-328-3838
Free 24/7 hotline for information and referrals for health screening and treatment. Counselors can respond to health-related questions regarding Division of Family Health Services programs and can offer help on a wide variety of other topics.

Education 

Are your children attending school virtually?  Take advantage of services that have been created to enhance their educational experience while staying at home.

Attend a virtual program for kids at the Camden County Library System. 

Visit a virtual museum or zoo. 

Free Books, Activities, Educational Materials and More from Candlewick Press

Need to help your kids with their virtual classes? 

See our Homework Help for Kids and Homework Help for Teens.

Tutor.com 
Get one-on-one live online tutoring for students through Tutor.com.  Connect to a live tutor through any Internet connection from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

 


Economic Resources

Sad Piggy BankNew Jersey Work Relief

NJ Unemployment
      FAQ

NJ Helps  
This site will help to see if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (WFNJ/TANF or WFNJ/GA), and health Insurance (NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid). From there you can apply for services or learn about additional resources.

DCAid
This site will allow you to go through a screening process to see if you are eligible for assistance programs for rent, heating costs, prevention of eviction, reduction of utility bills, and removal of lead hazards from your home.

American Rescue Plan: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Protecting your finances during the coronavirus pandemic

Mortgage and Housing Assistance 

NJ Division of Taxation COVID-Related Tax Information


Emotional Support

Sad personNJ Hope and Healing
Free emotional support from trained staff via phone or text, plus virtual support and discussion groups. Offered by the Mental Health Association in New Jersey in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Human Services.

NJ Mental Health Cares
Numbers to call if feeling stressed or anxious.

Mental Health Crisis Hotline COVID-19 Community Support


Employment

Employment HelpJob Seekers

Job Megasites

Small Businesses / Employers


Food Assistance

PlumsCamden County Home Delivered Meals
Available to seniors and homebound adults.
856-374-MEAL (6325)
 
Food Bank of South Jersey
856-662-4884

 

Philabundance
215-339-0900
 
Touch New Jersey
856-803-3030


Housing and Utilities Assistance

Housing

NJ Department of Community Affairs

Code Blue Warming Center Information:

NJ COVID-19 Housing Assistance Programs

NJ COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Camden County Rental Assistance Program

Eviction Moratorium Information

Foreclosure Moratorium Information

NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Resources for Homeowners
  
Resources for Renters
  
Find Shelter

Utilities Assistance

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Financial Assistance Programs

Home Energy Assistance:  Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Universal Service Fund (USF), and New Jersey Statewide Heating Assistance and Referral for Energy Services (NJ SHARES)
Application Agencies in Camden County: 

PSE&G: Get Help Paying Your Bill

Atlantic City Electric: Bill Payment Assistance


Medical Resources 

Find the most current information about the coronavirus below.

Things to Know About the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated WHO video

Watch on YouTube

Where to Find Up-to-Date Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information on the Web

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Camden County COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Resources for National COVID-19 Information

Resources for International COVID-19 Information

Other Resources


Testing

Test tubesCamden County Testing Site Locations

State of New Jersey Testing Information

CDC Testing for COVID-19 Information

Get Tested 

 


Travel Considerations 

Traveler pulling suitcaseState of New Jersey

U.S. Department of State

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 


Vaccination Information

CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Camden County COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Camden County Vaccination Center

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers Local Vaccination Sites and Pop-Up Events