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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
""Economic Resources
""Emotional Support
""Employment and Small Business
""Food Assistance
""Housing and Utilities Assistance
""Medical Information
""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.


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. 
Get one-on-one live online tutoring for students through  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

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.

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.

Stimulus Check Information for People with a Criminal Record or Who Are Currently Incarcerated

Excluded New Jerseyan Funds 
The Excluded New Jerseyans Fund (ENJF) provides a one-time, direct cash benefit to eligible households who were excluded from both the federal stimulus checks and COVID related unemployment assistance - including undocumented individuals, residents re-entering from the justice system, and any other individuals otherwise excluded. Applications will be accepted through the end of February. Available for families with income $55,000 or lower with a maximum cash assistance of $2000 for an individual and a maximum of $4000 per household.

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 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

Touch New Jersey

Housing and Utilities Assistance


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 COVID-19 Emergency 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

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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


Test tubesCamden County Testing Site Locations

State of New Jersey Testing Information

CDC Testing for COVID-19 Information



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