147 South Virginia Avenue, Penns
Grove, NJ 08069 - Phone: 856-299-7200 - Hours: Weekdays 8:00-4:00
Work First NJ - WFNJ
Workfirst NJ is New Jersey’s Plan to assist and support TANF and
GA participants in finding and sustaining employment. When receiving
TANF or GA, recipients are required to comply with a plan and
participate in work activities.
Emphasizes personal responsibility and
offers clients the opportunity to become self-sufficient members of the
Instills and promotes self-sufficiency and
pride through work.
Benefits can only be received for a
maximum of 60 months. Recipients are required to participate in a work
activity unless medical documentation indicates a temporary or permanent
WFNJ Case Management helps clients become and stay employed by offering
employment and training opportunities through the One Stop Career
Center. Case managers arrange and coordinate supports such as childcare
and transportation related expenses for clients while participating in
work activities. Post benefit supports are available for up to two
years after case closing due to employment.