NJ Community Reality

United Way ALICE Report: New Jersey

How Many NJ Households Are In Crisis?

Source: ALICE: A Study Of Financial Hardship In New Jersey 2018, United Way

o  HomeSharing, Inc. serves NJ counties with household incomes above the Federal Poverty Level, but below the basic cost of living.  The  ALICE report  indicates that 27-51% of the households in HomeSharing, Inc.’s service area are in this category.

o  NJ State Government spends $30-50K/homeless person.

o  NJ Home Health Care median cost is $48,000/year.  (1)

o  NJ Nursing Care median cost is $89-100K/year.  (1)

(1)  National Center for Assisted Living,  www.ahcancal.org/ncal/facts/Pages/Finance.aspx

What Is the Survival Income Needed In NJ?

Source: ALICE: A Study Of Financial Hardship In New Jersey 2018, United Way