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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 1/15/19

Family Size 100% 125% 150% 175% 185% 200% 225%
1 12,490 15,613 18,735 21,858 23,107 24,980 27,315
2 16,910 21,138 25,365 29,593 31,284 33,820 37,035
3 21,330 26,663 31,995 37,328 39,461 42,660 46,755
4 25,750 32,188 38,625 45,063 47,638 51,500 56,475
5 30,170 37,713 45,255 52,798 55,815 60,340 66,195
6 34,590 43,238 51,885 60,533 63,992 69,180 75,915
7 39,010 48,763 58,515 68,268 72,169 78,020 85,635
8 43,430 54,288 61,980 76,003 80,346 86,860 95,355
Each Additional Member 4,356 5,445 6,534 7,623 8,058  8,712 Weatherization ONLY $4,160
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