Barbara J. Miceli, Certified Welfare Director
180 Main Street, Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
732-615-2085 |Contact Us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This program, administered through municipal welfare agency, provides financial and medical assistance primarily to single adults 18 years of age and childless couples. Medical services, such as doctor visits, prescriptions, dental services (exclusive of Hospitalization), that are deemed necessary and appropriate are authorized for payment using Medicaid guidelines. The WFNJ GA program has two standards of monthly grants, which are $140.00 per month for an individual who is considered employable and $210.00 per month for an unemployable person.
The municipal welfare department and the NJ Department of Labor through an allocation administer the Employability Program from NJ Dept. of Human Services. The program involves employing GA recipients in Public work or other training activities and provides an opportunity for them to obtain unsubsidized employment. If assigned to a public worksite, clients are required to work only the number hours equal to the amount of their grant, food stamps grant, and rental assistance divided by an hourly wage rate. A client will be placed in a mandatory four-week class through the NJ Dept. of Labor.
Emergency Assistance (EA) is an extra or additional payment to GA recipients authorized immediately following the occurrence of an emergency. In addition, of the eligible individual or family is in a state of homelessness, the municipal welfare agency determines that the provision of shelter.
The Middletown Township Social Services Department provides referrals to appropriate agencies for every resident if eligible or ineligible for the GA Program.