Division of Temporary Disability and Family Leave InsuranceURL reading ( My Leave Benefits . NJ . Gov )

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Family Leave Insurance
Apply for benefits when you need time off work to bond with a new addition, or care for a loved one.
Here’s How to Get Started:
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Step 1: Create an Account
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Step 2: Start an Application
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Step 3: Print Instruction Forms
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Step 4: Receive Debit Card in the Mail
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Step 5: Await Your Decision
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Step 6: If Approved, Access Your Funds

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common questions about Family Leave Insurance benefits, including how to apply for benefits.

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Debit Card Information

We issue benefits on a prepaid Bank of America debit card. Find out when to expect yours in the mail, and how to access your funds.

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Print an Application

Although the quickest way to apply is online, you can print out a paper application to submit by mail or fax if you prefer.

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Form Look Up

Not sure why you received a letter from us? Get information about the forms and notices we send.

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Approved Healthcare Providers

Here's a list of the medical practitioners approved by the division to submit medical information for both Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance.

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Additional Support and Assistance

If you need help beyond what our programs offer, these programs may be able to provide resources or referrals.

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Claims Related to Domestic or Sexual Violence

If you need to take time off from work to handle matters related to domestic or sexual violence, you may be able to collect Family Leave benefits or Temporary Disability benefits for those days. 

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Read our Printable Handout

Read our helpful guide on cash benefits to care for a family member. 

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Appealing a Decision

Every decision notice we send has instructions for filing an appeal if you don’t agree with the decision. Here’s what to do next.

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Family Leave During Unemployment

If your period of family leave begins more than 14 days after your last day of work, you may be eligible for benefits under the Family Leave During Unemployment (FLDU) program.

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