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Essex County College continues to work to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty, staff and visitors. To that end, for this Academic Year, please note the following with respect to COVID-19:
Please refer to ECC’s Current COVID-19 Information and Guidance for Academic Year 2022-2023 below:
The information provided in the College’s COVID-19 Information and Guidance for Academic Year 2022-2023 is subject to change as the College will continue to monitor federal, state, and local guidance regularly and provide updated information in accordance with current guidance, recommendations, and considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE), as well as other federal, state, and local authorities.
For more information on COVID-19, call the NJ Coronavirus Call Center at (800) 222-1222.
Dear Essex County College Family,
As everyone deals with the unprecedented Coronavirus outbreak and its impact on personal and family life, assistance may be needed to get through the rough times.
The New Jersey Council of County Colleges and the New Jersey Department of Labor have provided a number of available resources for assistance.
HAVE YOU LOST YOUR JOB OR WORK HOURS BEEN REDUCED?
If you have lost your job, your work hours have been reduced, or your place of work has closed you may qualify for unemployment insurance. Please visit the following website for more information: https://myunemployment.nj.gov/
HAS YOUR JOB BEEN IMPACTED?
If you need food or financial assistanceIf you and/or your family are in need of food or financial assistance, you may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), and/or General Assistance (GA): https://oneapp.dhs.state.nj.us/default.aspx
IF YOU NEED FOOD OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
If you and/or your family are in need of food or financial assistance, you may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), and/or General Assistance (GA):
IF YOU NEED HELP PAYING HOME ENERGY BILLS
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance within the Home Energy Assistance Program:
IF YOU NEED HELP PAYING THE RENT
If you need help paying the rentThe State Rental Assistance Program provides rental assistance grants. To get more information and determine your eligibility, visit:
IF YOU ARE CARING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
The New Jersey Department of Human Services has guidance for individuals and families caring for people with developmental disabilities:
More information on the Coronavirus can be found at: https://www.njccc.org/coronavirus