Community Events

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Monday, November 7, 2016

RESCHEDULED - Council Conference

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

RESCHEDULED - City Council

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Planning Board

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Social Services


Provide information and assistance under guidelines established by the State of NJ regarding various assistance programs. The Social Services department:

  1. Assists in the application process for benefit programs
  2. Provides information and referrals

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q. Where do I apply for food stamps?
    A. Food stamps, or SNAP, is a federal program and is administered by the Union County Division of Social Services, 342 Westminster Ave, Elizabeth.
  • Q. How do I apply for Medicaid?
    A. You can apply on-line at NJ Familycare or call 1-800-701-0710
  • Q. I have no income and have children - where do I apply for assistance?
    A. You must apply for TANF at the UCDSS, 342 Westminster Ave, Elizabeth.
  • Q. I have no income and no children - where do I apply for assistance?
    A. At our offices or call for information
  • Q. What programs could I be eligible for?
    A. You can do a self-screen at