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, we are not accepting new applications.


  • Did you submit an application but did not submit all the required documents? The deadline to submit required documents is Monday, October 31, 2022.  NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS WITH PENDING DOCUMENTS HERE
  • Visit the Required Documents page for list of documents and to upload them.
    • Need help with submitting your documents? Free help available by calling (609) 588-2001 or by visiting the Need Help page.
  • Was your application approved and need help selecting your payment method? Visit the Payment Information page for instructions.

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.

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