I’m college educated, and had a really good job making $65k a year. I worked seven days a week, and was the primary breadwinner for the first seven years of my marriage. We planned to have children. One day, on the job, I slipped on gravel over a metal plate in the street, which broke Read More »
ABOUT SAFETY NET
We are here for affordable, quality healthcare for all families and dignity in our retirement. We work to ensure Medicaid, Medicare and food assistance programs are protected and expanded.
In our community – children, working families, seniors, women, people living with disabilities, people struggling with mental health and people who struggle addiction depend on these programs.
And in today’s rapidly shifting political environment, the healthcare of thousands of New Jerseyans is at stake. We’re working to protect our health, retirement and safety net.
Our Stories: LP
I’m a mother of two, and a student at Stockton. I was doing well until a year ago when I lost my job while pregnant, then lost my apartment. Things went downhill from there. I didn’t have a car, or money for a car. I signed up for TANF, which was temporary. I was trying Read More »
Our Stories: Joe Karcz
Our Stories: Joe Karcz In 2002, I got divorced, bought a little bungalow, and renovated it—everything down to the studs—while I was in between knee surgeries. I completed all the rooms except for the bathroom, and then Superstorm Sandy hit. My home was severely damaged. I never thought it would take over 65 months to Read More »
In the Press: Safety Net
“Gov. Murphy’s Budget Includes Trio of New Health-Related Taxes” by Lilo H. Stainton, NJ Spotlight 2/26/20 “NJRP to Launch ‘Fighting for Solutions: Ending Overdose Crisis’ Public Campaign Tour This Spring” by Victoria Ford, Sandpaper 2/12/20 “Burlington County Gets $134K Grant For Resource Recovery Center” by Anthony Bellano, Patch 2/5/2020 “Public Invited Read More »