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Categories: Social Services

Helpful links: This is an official government site that provides information on: health insurance options, new laws, health care quality and prevention. General FAQs are also available on this site. This link will take you to the Department of Human Services for the state of New Jersey. This link will take you to New Jersey’s official state home page. This will link you to general Medicaid and CHIP information. Insure Kids Now is a web site devoted to low-cost or free health insurance for children on a national basis. Moving to another state? Here you will be able to find telephone numbers and helpful information before you move. The NJ Helps DHS Services Home Page is designed to give consumers a one-stop shopping resource for the wide range of programs and services provided by the Department of Human Services and its partners, to assist individuals, families and communities in New Jersey. The early childhood, parenting, and professional resource center. Text4baby is a FREE mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. An educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information to help them care for their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Participants can use their cell phone to text the word BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to the number 511411 to sign-up and receive free SMS text messages each week, timed to their due date or baby’s date of birth. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a special federal and state tax benefit for individuals and families who earned less than $51,567 from wages – whether it’s full-time, part-time or self-employment. This tax credit may reduce the amount of taxes you owe, or provide you with a refund, even if you don’t owe any taxes. Income, age and the number of qualifying children determine the amount of the credit, but you may receive a federal credit of up to $6,044 and NJ state credit up to $1,208. Workers without children also may qualify.