Social Services & Welfare / WFNJ

About Social Services

Social services are provided by the Welfare Director / Social worker. Counseling and referral services are offered by the Social Worker to residents who may require intervention and management. Information pertaining to financial aid programs, such as Food Stamps, Social Security, Disability, Medicare, and Medicaid is also available. Appropriate resources and referrals are utilized in working towards resolution of problems. The Social Worker also coordinates the distribution of holiday baskets of food and toys to residents.

Work First New Jersey

Residents who want to inquire about application procedures for public assistance should call the office at (973) 325-4105. This program provides financial assistance to West Orange residents who are single and have no means of support.