How to Apply

Medicial Assitance - How to Apply

How do you apply for the Medicaid programs?

Residents of Mercer County can apply at Mercer County Board of Social Services or at one of our outstation locations:

Capital Health Regional Medical Center
750 Brunswick Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08638
609-394-6000, Menu Option 6 for Operator, Extension 2129
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell
One Capital Way
Pennington, NJ 08534
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Henry J. Austin Health Center at Warren Street
321 North Warren Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Applications for Medicaid coverage will also be accepted by mail, fax, and in some cases on-line. Please see our Forms tab to obtain an application for Medicaid coverage.

Once you submit your application for Medicaid coverage you will receive a detailed letter indicating what verifications will be required to process your request.

Items frequently requested for Medicaid applications include:

  • Proof of Income
  • Verification of Resources such as Bank Accounts or Life Insurance Policies
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Verification of Identity

If you do not have access to these documents when you apply we may still be able to assist you as we have access to many electronic verification resources.

If you have any questions regarding what Medicaid program is appropriate for you, call 609-989-4320 Menu Option 1,2.