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.

(O.C.E.A.N., Inc. provides reasonable accommodations to those with physical disabilities (first floor accommodations/elevators) and language requirements (barriers) through the use of in-house translators when required for agency program services).

Poverty Income Guidelines – updated 4/13/18

Family Size 100% 125% 150% 175% 185% 200% 225%
1 12,140 15,175 18,090 21,245 22,459 24,120 27,315
2 16,460 20,575 24,360 28,805 30,451 32,480 37,035
3 20,780 25,975 30,630 36,365 38,443 40,840 46,755
4 25,100 31,375 36,900 43,925 46,435 49,200 56,475
5 29,420 36,775 43,170 51,485 54,427 57,560 66,195
6 33,740 42,175 49,440 59,045 62,419 65,920 75,915
7 38,060 47,575 55,710 66,605 70,411 74,280 85,635
8 42,380 52,975 61,980 74,165 78,403 82,640 95,355
Each Additional Member 4,320 5,400 6,480 7,560 8,320  8,360 Weatherization ONLY $4,160
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