Benefits Eligibility Resources
Income guidelines and benefit programs change every year. For current annual income guidelines, click here.
Try these resources for finding out if you are eligible for any local, state, or federal benefits. Veterans should also check the Veterans Services page.
BENEFITS CHECK UP
An online benefits screening tool, sponsored by the National Council on the Aging. It can helpful for checking eligibility for housing, prescription drug coverage, and more through federal, state, and local programs.
For assistance with benefits checkup please call Fran Angelone at Princeton Senior Resource Center, phone number: 609.751.9699
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SENIOR SERVICES
Programs and services for older adults in New Jersey are summarized in a brochure entitled Are You A Senior Citizen? This lists programs by age.
NEW JERSEY HELPS.ORG
- To see what benefits you may qualify for in New Jersey, go to NJhelps.org. This website is an online benefits screening tool for benefits for seniors, as well as people with disabilities. NJHelps is a free and easy guide for you to determine what programs and assistance for which you and your family may be eligible. After you have answered a few basic questions, NJHelps will tell you where to go for help and what to bring with you. NJHelps can also provide you with contact information and links to valuable resources available throughout the State. What NJHelps CANNOT do: NJHelps cannot guarantee that you qualify for these programs. You must still apply for help by contacting and filling out the required forms for each program.
USA.Gov: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, GRANTS AND FINANCIAL AID
Need government help? Get official information on grants, loans, financial aid, and other benefits from the U.S. government.
- 1.800.FED.INFO for information about federal agencies, programs, benefits, or services.
The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.