Assistance with Food (Disaster Recovery from Hurricane Ida)
On Friday, September 10th, NJ Human Services announced additional federal approval for access to special disaster food assistance benefits for counties included in FEMA's Major Disaster Declaration. These additional benefits will be available through September 30, 2021.
NJ SNAP recipients can use their EBT benefits cards to purchase hot food at participating NJ SNAP retailers until September 30, 2021. The hot food waiver only applies to items purchased from SNAP-approved retailers located in the designated counties.
NJ Hurricane IDA assistance:
FEMA Hurricane IDA assistance:
Red Cross Shelter Finder:
Information on DOT’s road closures:
DHS Mental Health Hotline and Resources:
Bergen County Food Security Task Force
Community Meals, Inc.
Homeowner and Rental Insurance Information
Department of Banking and Insurance:
To learn more about Homeowner’s Insurance Coverage
To learn more about Renter’s Insurance Coverage
To learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program
To learn more about emergency preparedness in New Jersey
Insurance Council of NJ: