Resources Outside of Rutgers


There are a variety of resources for residents in New Jersey, many of which are right near the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Below is a list of some of the resources that may be beneficial to residents with dependents.

There is also a website that functions as a directory for different social services available to the residents of New Jersey in various locations across the state. Click here for an extensive list with links to services, programs and benefits.



New Brunswick Free Public Library

The New Brunswick Library offers a variety of child-friendly programs, games and books. The library also offers free drop-in after school tutoring for children grades K-12. In addition, their website has links to online homework help sites that are useful to grade school children. Visit their website here for more information.


New Brunswick Tomorrow

This website gives users the ability to search for an array of different programs with fields such as "youth" and "adult" services. This site is not limited to New Brunswick and offers information across many major towns and cities throughout New Jersey. Click here to visit their website.


Middlesex County Public Health Clinic and Well Baby Clinic

Location: 596 Jersey Avenue, Suite B, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone Number: 732-565-3788


University of Medicine and Dentistry - New Brunswick

Location 1: 277 George Street, Phone Number (732) 235-6700

Location 2: 123 Church Street, Phone number (732) 235-2052


New Brunswick, NJ Social Security Office

Location: 550 Jersey Avenue, Suite 200 New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone number: 800-772-1213

Visit their website: Social Security Office


Middlesex County Board of Social Services

181 How Lane New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Phone Number: (732) 745-3500

On the state and federal level there are many different programs and opportunities to assist residents.


The State of New Jersey and the federal government have a web of resources available to support those in need, including residents with dependents. Below are just a few relevant resources at both the state and federal levels.


Child Care Subsidy

Through the Department of Human Services Division of Family Development, there is an application for child care subsidy. The amount each family is granted ranges, based on individual assessment, proper documentation is required to be considered.

For more information visit their website.


Energy Assistance

Low-income eligible households that are having a difficulty paying their heating and cooling bills can contact this office for financial assistance and help in weatherizing their homes.

For more information visit their website.


Benefits Website

This website gives an overview of benefit programs in New Jersey, including details on qualifications and links to the application processes.

For more information visit their website.