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The Excluded New Jerseyans Fund (ENJF) provides a one-time, direct cash benefit to eligible households who were excluded from both the federal stimulus checks and COVID related unemployment assistance - including undocumented individuals, residents re-entering from the justice system, and any other individuals otherwise excluded.

Applications for the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund are closed. 


  • You can check your application status here
  • Did you submit an application but did not submit all the required documents?
    Go here for a list of documents and here to upload them.
  • Need help with submitting your documents? Free help available here
  • For payment information, click here.

We will be in touch with you regarding your application as needed. Please also monitor your text messages or emails for updates regarding your application.

If you encounter any organization or entity seeking to charge money or solicit personal information to provide application assistance, please call 800-242-5846 to report potential fraud.

If you need free application assistance, please click here and contact your nearest Community Based Organization.

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