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New Jersey Snap EBT Info Page

Welcome to SNAP EBT information page for the state of New Jersey.

New Jersey SNAP enables qualified low-income people and families to receive cash benefits for food expenses.

People are not entitled to Snap benefits in New Jersey. According to NJ law, unless specifically exempted, all SNAP participants must work or participate in a job program for at least 20 hours per week.

All non-disabled SNAP users age 18 to 50 who are single and unmarried are also subject to ABAWD time limits, which limit payments to 3 months over 36 months.

Picture of New Jersey Snap EBT Card

Wondering what New Jersey snap card looks like. Below is a sample picture.

New Jersey Snap EBT card

This state EBT program is also known by these names:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Families First EBT Card

Contact Information

New Jersey Snap Website

The website is http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dfd/programs/njsnap/

New Jersey Snap Phone Number

The phone number is +800-792-9773

New Jersey Local Office Location

Click Here to view office locations.

EBT Website

The website is https://www.connectebt.com/

New Jersey EBT Phone Number

The phone number is +800-997-3333

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use NJ EBT outside of New Jersey?

Yes. Through the use of your EBT card, your SNAP benefits can be accessed. You can use your NJ EBT anywhere that accepts EBT in the United States, including the District of Columbia, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

How much will I receive in N.J. in food stamps?

The minimum monthly SNAP benefit in New Jersey is $95. For instance, if New Jersey approves you for $23 in SNAP benefits, they will add a supplemental payment to make it $95.

How long does it take in New Jersey to receive SNAP benefits?

If qualified, you can access your SNAP benefits within 30 days after the office receives your application. In some urgent situations, you can receive your first benefits in just seven days.

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