Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the following programs:

Head Start: To apply for the Head Start program, your family income must be 100% or below on the Income Guidelines chart listed below. Call to obtain an application at (732) 244-9114 or click on the Head Start e-mail link below.

O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Kids: This program accepts State of NJ Child Care Vouchers. Call to obtain an application at 732-244-9114 or click on the Head Start e-mail link below.

Weatherization: To apply for Weatherization services, your family income must be 200% on the Income Guidelines Chart. Call to obtain an application at (732) 244-8176, Ext. 21 or click on the Weatherization link below. The phone number for the O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Weatherization Office in Lakewood is (732) 942-3056.

Gift of Warmth: To apply for Gift of Warmth, your family income must be 175% on the Income Guidelines Chart. Call to obtain an application at (732) 244-9041 or click on the Home Energy link below.

NJ Shares: To apply for NJ Shares, your family income must be 175% on the Income Guidelines Chart. Call to obtain an application at (732) 244-9041 or click on the Home Energy link below.

O.C.E.A.N., Inc.’s Home Energy Assistance Satellite office at 507 River Avenue in Lakewood is offering Home Energy application and assistance through LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program), Gift of Warmth and NJ Shares (by appointment only) For more Home Energy information and assistance in Lakewood call (732) 942-3405.

Poverty Income Guidelines – updated 6/4/15

Family Size 100% 125% 150% 175% 185% 200% 225%
1 11,770 14,712 17,655 20,597 21,774 23,540 26,482
2 15,930 19,912 23,895 27,877 29,470 31,860 35,842
3 20,090 24,112 30,135 35,157 37,166 40,180 45,202
4 24,250 30,312 36,375 42,437 44,862 48,500 54,562
5 28,410 35,512 42,615 49,717 52,558 56,820 63,922
6 32,570 40,712 48,855 56,997 60,254 65,140 73,282
7 36,730 45,912 55,095 64,277 67,950 73,460 82,642
8 40,890 51,112 61,335 71,557 75,646 81,780 89,168
Each Additional Member 4,160 5,200 6,240 7,280 8,320  8,320Weatherization ONLY $4,160
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