General assistance is a program under which financial and medical aid is provided by the Mercer County Board of Social Services to persons who are citizens of the United States or have eligible alien status and are currently ineligible for participation in any other public assistance program in New Jersey. 

This program is available to individuals between 18 - 65 years of age, without dependent children. 

Apply for assistance online.

Mercer County Board of Social Services
200 Woolverton Street,
Trenton NJ. 08650-2099

Phone: (609) 989-4320
Fax: (609) 394-6638
Email: mcboss@mcboss.org

Monday and Wednesday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 8:30pm

Lifeline Cell Phones and Affordable Connectivity Program information can be found in English and Spanish.