Evacuees with Medicaid from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama may apply at
their local county
board of social services or municipal welfare agency
for expedited evaluation for NJ medical assistance and program ID cards. Evacuees
with immediate health care needs in NJ should contact their county
board of social services.
For new applicants, Medicaid categories are limited to very low income families with dependent children, pregnant women, children to age 21, individuals age 65 and older, or individuals determined blind or permanently disabled. Residency requirements will be waived for evacuees. Pregnant women, children, and other qualified aliens may be eligible, regardless of their date of entry into the United States.
NJ FamlyCare offers free or low cost health insurance for uninsured children 18 years old or younger and certain low-income parents who live in New Jersey. Lawful permanent residents or those in a qualified immigrant status may be eligible, regardless of their date of entry into the United States. Assets are not a determining factor and no one is turned down due to a pre-existing medical condition.
It's easy to apply. Click here to
complete the application online or download an application from our
Web site. If you prefer, you
can apply over the phone by calling 1-800-701-0710 or by contacting your local
of social services for expedited evacuee determinations.
Information for the Disabled
for the Blind and Visually Impaired coordinates and provides
preventive, rehabilitative, and assistive services to people who are blind
or visually impaired or at risk of becoming so.
of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is the state’s central information
and referral service for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
of Developmental Disabilities coordinates and provides services for people
with autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and traumatic
of Disability Services provides information and referral services
to people with disabilities and their families, who are seeking help
locating appropriate resources in their communities. Health Care for People
with Disabilities is provided by the Division
of Medical Assistance and Health Services, through its New Jersey Care 2000+ program. Referral and information
also can be obtained by calling the Division of Disability Services at