ALICE: A Study of Financial Hardship in New Jersey
ALICE is an acronym used to describe households that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. These community members work, but are unable to afford basic necessities that can influence health, such as housing, food, child care and transportation. According to this latest United Way of Northern New Jersey report, 1.2 million households in the state meet ALICE guidelines. Accompanying the report are an overview booklet and an interactive map, offering a suite of resources to learn more about ALICE in New Jersey.