Sunday, January 29th, 2023
   

1711 Route 34 South
Wall Township, New Jersey
07727-3934

Phone (732) 798-8137
Toll Free 1-800-852-0137
Fax (732) 938-2580

OFFICE HOURS
MONDAY - THURSDAY
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
FRIDAY
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Welcome To Our Website

 
The objects of this Association are: The furtherance of the best interests of the Firemen's Relief Associations of this State which are or may become members of this Association so that the funds of the said relief Associations may be protected and the best results for the benefit of aged and needy active and/or otherwise qualified fire persons and their families, and those injured, incapacitated or killed in the performance of their duty, may be achieved; the protection against the encroachment upon the source of said funds, the advancement of the status and best interest of all fire persons, the development and advancement of the best methods of fire protection and the cultivation of fraternal fellowship among the various departments and fire persons throughout the State and elsewhere.
 

Announcements


 

ALL RELIEF APPROVED/GRANTED DURING 2022 MUST HAVE BEEN PAID OUT BY 12/31/2022.  THERE IS NO CARRYOVER OF APPROVALS OR GRANTED AMOUNTS TO 2023.

   

The following reports are open on our website for you to start entering information and in some cases completing and finalizing them.

  1. 4th Quarter Relief Paid Report – Complete the report online and finalize it.  Remember once the 4th Quarter report is finalized, you will be able to automatically transfer all of the payments from all four quarters for 2022 to the Annual Finance Report. 
  2. Annual financial Report – Directions are on the forms tab of our website.  You can enter the 2022 Representatives and Trustees immediately.  After your December meeting you can enter the 2023 Officers.  Once you have completed the 4th Quarter Relief Report, you can import the Relief paid information automatically.  You can also enter any of the miscellaneous expenses that have been made.  After 12/31, you can enter each individual bank balance, interest earned per account, and the deposits and withdrawals in transit.  Remember, the report MUST balance and you need to finalize it online.  Once it is finalized, print out the report, get the needed signatures, and it must be emailed, mailed (tracking number) or dropped off with the required supporting documents.  If you have any questions, contact the Field Examiner in the State Office.
  3. Officer Listing Report – Your 2023 Relief Officers are elected at your December meeting by the 2022 Representatives.  Hold a special meeting if you have to with the 2022 Representatives to get this done.  It is by State Statute that the elections are held in December.  The new officers take over January 1st.  As soon as the election is over, you can complete and finalize the report online.  Remember, you can be an Officer & Representative at the same time.  You cannot be a Trustee at the same time as being an Officer or Representative.  Make sure you reconfirm addresses, phone numbers and most importantly make sure the email addresses are correct and actually work for each individual officer.  Once this report has been accepted by us, only the newly elected officers will have password access to the password protected tab screens.  The previous officers will no longer have access.
  4. Delegates selection – can be completed once your convention delegates have been elected by the Representatives.
  5. The Membership Reports (percentage sheets) are now open up for data entry.  Directions are available on the forms tab.  The report must be filled out online, finalized, printed, requested signatures affixed, and then emailed, mailed (tracking number) or hand delivered to the NJSFA State Office.  All pages must be completed and submitted at one time.

 

2023 NJSFA Field Exams

Click here for the 2023 Field Exam Schedule

 

Upcoming Advisory Committee Meeting dates

 

Applications for Special & Supplementary Relief must be received in the State Office by the Monday prior to the Advisory meeting date.

 

February 2nd, 16th 

 March 2nd, 16th 

 April 6th, 20th

 

REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL RELIEF MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE STATE OFFICE ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 1st IN ORDER TO BE ACTED ON FOR THE 2023 YEAR.

 

Applications for Local (step 1), Special (step 2), and Supplemental (step 3) Relief are now available on the Forms tab on our website. 

Applications for Health Care are now available on the Forms tab on our website.


The following reports must be completed online, finalized, printed out, required signatures applied, and supporting documents attached (where required)Next, either scan and email the completed set to LocalReports@NJSFA.com; or send the complete set of documents via mail, UPS, or Fed Exp to the NJSFA State Office (keep tracking numbers); or drop off the documents in person.  Reports must be received by the due dates listed below:

Annual Finance Report due 2/20

Annual Membership (percentage) Report due 2/28

 

The 4th Quarter 2022 Relief Paid report is due by January 30th.  The report must be entered and finalized online.  Relief payments (checks written) paid October through December should be listed on this report.  Do not include January payments.  If received late, penalties will apply.

 

The following reports must be entered and FINALIZED ONLINE.  The entry screens can be found on either the Secretary or Treasurer Reports tab.  Paper, faxed or emailed copies will no longer be accepted:

All Quarterly Relief Paid Reports

Form #300 - Initial Notification of Death

Form #108 - Member Maintenance Form

2023 Officer’s Listing Form due by 2/1

2023 Convention Delegates’ Selection Forms due by 5/1

 

If Secretaries or Treasurers are having any issues logging onto their pages/tabs, or completing any reports or forms online, contact the State Office or your Executive Committeeperson immediately.

      

Local paperwork and Bank Statements can be scanned and emailed to LocalReports@njsfa.com or BankStatements@njsfa.com

 

Starting January 1, 2020, the only Application for Membership forms that will be accepted are the latest versions (REV 5/19 or REV 7/21).  Any older versions will be returned unprocessed and will need to be resubmitted on the latest version.


Membership in our Association is now open to Firefighters between the ages of 18 and 57 (The current original fully completed application with a current physical must be received in our office prior to their 58th Birthday).  Please call our office if you have any questions.

 

GENERAL NEWS

  1. Newly revised Applications for Membership were distributed to all Associations.  Once you receive the new Applications, please make sure you dispose of all unused older versions.  Check your file cabinets, brief cases and anywhere else that older versions might be kept and accidentally used.  Also check with your other officers, your Municipal Clerk or your Fire District Office to make sure the unused older versions are disposed of.  Starting January 1, 2020, the only Application for Membership forms that will be accepted are the latest versions (REV 5/19 or 7/21).  Any older versions will be returned unprocessed and will need to be resubmitted on the latest version.  Effective immediately, the physical will be valid for one (1) calendar year from the date the physical was administered.  Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician’s Assistants licensed in New Jersey are now able to give the physical.
  2. The latest revised versions of forms Application for Local Relief (Form 101), Application for Special Relief (Form 113), and Applications for Supplementary Relief (Form 102) are available on the forms tab along with new guidelines and these forms should be used.  All older unused versions of the forms must be disposed of and only the new versions should be used.  If you need additional copies of any of these forms, you can print them from our website by going to the forms tab. 
  3. Special Relief Assistance is available to most members. You must apply and receive local relief assistance first.  If the additional need is there, the amount of Special Relief that you can apply for is $9,000.00 minus your NEW 2022 local level. Once it is approved by the Advisory Committee, the Special Relief is paid out by the State Office. Contact your local Association Trustees or Secretary for additional information.  A copy of the application can be printed from the Forms tab.
  4. The Health Care Assistance/Rehabilitation Program is available for members who need assistance from a licensed caregiver.  The program is designed to help with the expense of ongoing personal care and not for house cleaning or property maintenance type costs.  Contact your local secretary for additional information.  The application form is available to be printed from the Forms tab. Applications once approved by the Advisory Committee, are good for one year. The member may be receiving care at home, an adult day-care facility, a rehabilitation facility or a long-term care facility. This program is a monthly reimbursement program paid out by the State Office. For more information, contact your local Secretary, Executive Committeeperson or the State Office.

 

 



NEW JERSEY STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION
NOTICE OF MEETINGS

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby given that the Meetings of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Firemen's Associations shall be held as follows:


Date:Saturday, February 25, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Saturday, May 20, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Saturday, July 22, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Thursday, September 14, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: WILDWOODS CONVENTION CENTER
 4501 BOARDWALK
 WILDWOOD , NJ  08260



Date:Saturday, November 18, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727


 

 

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