Financial Resources

The Ocean County Board of Social Services provides eligible county residents with financial, medical, and social services assistance. Assistance can be granted for emergency circumstances, as well as to meet ongoing needs. Offices are located in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin.

Established in March 2005, the LRRC was created to help New Jersey resident access, navigate, and understand the complex and often confusing government entitlement offices, information sources and applications.
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Lakewood Township Residential Assistance Program (LTRAP) administers the following HUD-funded Section 8 Programs for the Township of Lakewood.
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The Lakewood Housing Authority administers both Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance and Public Housing. Our mission is the same as the Department of Housing and Urban Development; to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.
For more information visit the Community Development section of our website

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