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.

O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Kids: This program accepts State of NJ Child Care Vouchers. Call to obtain an application call 732-244-9114.

Weatherization: To apply for Weatherization services, your family income must be 200% based on the Income Guidelines Chart listed below. Call to obtain an application at (732) 244-8176, Ext. 107.

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.

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.

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.

A listing of all Ocean, Inc. Home Energy Offices with phone numbers can be found under the Contact/Location tab at the top of the website.

Poverty Income Guidelines – updated 2/8/17

Family Size 100% 125% 150% 175% 185% 200% 225%
1 12,060 15,075 17,780 20,790 21,978 24,120 26,482
2 16,240 20,300 24,030 28,035 29,637 32,480 35,842
3 20,420 25,525 30,240 35,280 37,297 40,840 45,202
4 24,600 30,750 36,450 42,525 44,955 49,200 54,562
5 28,780 35,975 42,660 49,770 52,614 57,560 63,922
6 32,960 41,200 48,870 57,015 60,273 65,920 73,282
7 37,140 46,425 55,095 64,278 67,951 74,280 82,642
8 41,320 51,650 61,335 71,558 75,647 82,640 89,168
Each Additional Member 4,180 5,225 6,240 7,280 8,320  8,360 Weatherization ONLY $4,160
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