Essex County Dept. of Citizen Services SNAP Office is located at 18 Rector Street Newark, NJ – 07102. Sometimes people feel that they shouldn’t need help to put food on the table, but sometimes it’s a struggle to make ends meet. If you’re not sure how or whether you can pay for your next meal or next week’s groceries, New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can help. NJ SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps, is New Jersey’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that can help low-income families buy the groceries they need to eat healthy.