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New Jersey Homeless Shelters

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New Jersey Counties:

Atlantic (1)
Bergen (3)
Burlington (1)
Camden (8)
Cape May (1)
Essex (3)
Gloucester (1)
Hunterdon (1)
Mercer (3)
Middlesex (3)
Monmouth (4)
Morris (1)
Passaic (1)
Somerset (2)
Sussex (1)
Union (1)

Latest Update to New Jersey Homeless Shelters database:

Covenant House New Jersey - Newark Crisis Center (for Ages 17 To 21)
Newark, NJ - 07102
(973) 621-8705

Our work-125 Homeless Youth,19 Newborn Babies,7 Buildings Statewide,Housing & supportive services.Make strides for homeless youth- slots available for ING NYC Marathon, Philadelphia Marathon and 2012 Ironman U.S. Championships!

Interfaith Hospitality Network Of Hunterdon County - Day Center (for Single Women & Families)
Flemington, NJ - 08822
(908) 782-2490
Interfaith Hospitality Network Of Mercer County - Day Center
Trenton, NJ - 08608
(609) 396-8849
Family Promise Of Monmouth County - Day Center
Keansburg, NJ - 07738
(732) 495-1050

We provide homeless children and their families with food, shelter and comprehensive services by partnering with our community. We are committed to advocating for innovative solutions to ending family homelessness.Family Promise of Monmouth County, an affiliate of national Family Promise, works with community agencies, faith-based services, churches and synagogues to provide shelter, food, transportation and supportive services including case management for homeless families

Interfaith Hospitality Network Of Somerset County - Flynn Center (for Single Women & Families)
Somerville, NJ - 08876
(908) 704-1920

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Somerset County (IHN-SC) is a private non-profit agency serving homeless families with children through a continuum of care approach to services.

Sussex County Interfaith Hospitality Network - Day Facilitiy (for Single Women, Couples & Families)
Newton, NJ - 07860
(973) 579-1180

SCIHN (Sussex County Interfaith Hospitality Network) is a non-profit organization created in 1998 in response to the growing number of homeless families in Sussex County, New Jersey. We are a division of Family Promise, who founded the first Interfaith Hospitality Network in Union County, New Jersey in 1986. Today, Family Promise has over 180 IHN affiliates in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  In 2010, Family Promise affiliates served more than 55,000 children and adults and involved more than 150,000 volunteers in 5,500 congregations.

Newark Emergency Services For Families - Homeless Drop-in Center
Newark, NJ - 07102
(973) 639-2100

For over 30 years, NESF, a not-for-profit organization, has been serving the Greater Essex County community.  NESF is committed to providing quality services to individuals and families who need assistance with emergency food, clothing, shelter, utilities, rent, and other basic necessities during times of crisis.  The homeless, the working poor, seniors, individuals with HIV/AIDS, and those affected by fire, eviction, or domestic violence remain our primary focus.  When there is nowhere else to turn, individuals can come to NESF.  We are a safety net to the community providing service with compassion, dignity, and respect.

The Salvation Army (new Jersey Division) - Drop In Center
Trenton, NJ - 08609
(609) 599-9373

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human

Atlantic City Rescue Mission - Barnabas House (for Men)
Wildwood, NJ - 08260
(609) 522-9802

1998:Barnabas House acquired - a transitional housing facility in Wildwood, New Jersey, for male graduates of addiction recovery programs.

Market Street Mission - New Reality Of Recovery Program (for Men)
Morristown, NJ - 07960
(973) 538-0431

The overall New Reality of Recovery Program has 4 distinct program stages or phases. The men who do not leave the Mission directly following graduation from the classroom portion of the program can become involved in one of 3 post graduation opportunities. The program stages are illustrated in the diagram below. They will be described in general terms in this summary section and detailed in the subsequent sections of this program binder

America's Keswick - Colony Of Mercy (for Men)
Whiting, NJ - 08759
(800) 453-7942

The Colony of Mercy is more than just a place. It is a fellowship of men who are serious about life change as a way out of bondage to addictive, compulsive behaviors (or life dominating behaviors.) We seek a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ as the source of hope and transformation in becoming the man that God desires us to become. We are a residential, minimum 120 day, Christ-centered facility.

Covenant House New Jersey - Newark Rights Of Passage (for Men Ages 18 To 21)
Newark, NJ - 07114
(973) 621-8705

In 1989, Covenant House began its work in New Jersey by providing basic services to homeless youth on the streets of Newark and Atlantic City. Over the past 20 years, we have grown by creating more services and enhancing the quality of those services. Our focus is always on meeting the needs of our youth, needs which never stop growing.

Covenant House New Jersey - Raphael's Life House (for Women & Children)
Elizabeth, NJ - 07206
(908) 354-4750

As caring people of God, with our heritage deeply rooted in the Hebrew Testament and the Christian Testament, Raphael’s Life House was founded to provide housing for homeless pregnant women and their babies when born.The founders of Raphael’s Life House believe it is the right of pregnant women and their infants when born to be housed in a safe, secure environment.

Covenant House New Jersey - Atlantic City Rights Of Passage (for Men Ages 18 To 21)
Atlantic City, NJ - 08401
(609) 348-4070

This newly constructed building opened in June 2008 and is located just a few blocks away from our crisis shelter, this independent living program provides 10 apartments for 20 youth and helps bridge the gap for them as they work, save money and learn how to live independently. Youth are taught basic life skills they will need once they leave the program and live on their own, including cooking, shopping, cleaning, and budgeting. SAP (Scattered Apartment Program) provides funding for youth once they leave Rites of Passage and find an apartment they can maintain. SAP funds provide rental assistance on a sliding scale for up to 6 months.

Interfaith Hospitality Network Of Somerset County - Sunrise House
Somerville, NJ - 08876
(908) 704-1920

The Sunrise House accommodates families who have prepared themselves for independence in our Emergency Shelter, but are stalled by their search for affordable housing. Individualized case management with professional staff continues focusing on housing search, financial management and daily living skills

Center For Family Services - Youth Empowerment System Shelter And Treatment Facility (yes) (for Ages 11 To 17)
Blackwood, NJ - 08012
(877) 922-2377

The YES facility is a community-based residential treatment program offering a safe, healing home to youth ages 13-17 from the southern region of NJ. The program offers long-term residential treatment, diagnostic assessment, and individual, family, and group therapy. Providing safe housing in a healing home for boys, Michael's House, and a healing home for girls, YES provides a campus setting for treatment and services.

Center For Family Services - Youth Empowerment System Shelter And Treatment Facility (yes) (for Ages 11 To 17)
Blackwood, NJ - 08012
(877) 922-2377

The YES facility is a community-based residential treatment program offering a safe, healing home to youth ages 13-17 from the southern region of NJ. The program offers long-term residential treatment, diagnostic assessment, and individual, family, and group therapy. Providing safe housing in a healing home for boys, Michael's House, and a healing home for girls, YES provides a campus setting for treatment and services.

Center For Families Services - Family Alternative Intensive Treatment Home (faith) (for Ages 10 To 17)
Laurel Springs, NJ - 08879
(877) 922-2377

FAITH provides a safe home to homeless female youth age 12-18 who are struggling with trauma or emotional stress. Focusing on the specific needs of each resident, counselors offer individual, family, and group counseling in a home setting where the youth are most comfortable.

Center For Families Services - Mother/child Residential Program (for Women & Children)
Woodbury, NJ - 08096
(856) 853-1761

Mother/Child Residential provides temporary housing for women age 18 -35 who are currently homeless and either pregnant or parenting one to three children age eight and under

A Gift From God Ministries - Daughter's Of Zion Transitional Home (for Women & Children)
Camden, NJ - 08102
(856) 963-0208
Manna House (for Women & Children)
Cliffwood Beach, NJ - 07735
(732) 566-8774

Monmouth Neighborhood Housing, Inc. is committed to assisting individuals and families in the transition from homelessness and dependence on society to self-sufficiency and permanent housing.

Bergen County Community Action Partnership - Shepherd House (for Women)
Hackensack, NJ - 07601
(201) 968-0200

Shepherd House:Transitional housing for women progressing from intensive substance abuse treatment facilities to a supportive independent living environment.

180 Turning Lives Around - Transitional Housing (for Women & Children)
Hazlet, NJ - 07730
18888439262

In addition, to fearing for their safety, many women stay in abusive relationships because they fear homelessness and financial instability. 180's Families in Transition Program provides women and their children with a safe home for up to 24 months. Support services include career counseling, financial management, life skills training and assistance in obtaining housing

Homefront - Transitional Living Commitment (tlc)
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417

All children deserve a roof over their head, a place where they feel safe and secure. At HomeFront we attack the problem of homelessness from all sides, not only providing immediate emergency housing, but also working with families to find and retain affordable housing.

Homefront - Huchet House (for Pregnant Women)
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417
Homefront - Carl's Place (for Hiv+ Men)
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417
Homefront - Partnerships For Family Independence (for Women & Children)
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417
Homefront - Kinship Families
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417

This special program provides long-term transitional or service-enriched permanent housing for kinship families who are homeless and challenged by special problems, usually relating to physical or psychological issues.

Catholic Charities Diocese Of Metuchen - Naomi's Way (for Women & Children)
Perth Amboy, NJ - 08861
(732) 324-8200

Naomi's Way, located in New Brunswick has 16 one or two bedroom units. The program offers support to homeless mothers who are employed or engaged in job training. Stays at Naomi’s Way can last up to 24 months. While in residence, the women are provided with case management and life skills training.

Catholic Charities Diocese Of Metuchen - State Street Program (for Individuals & Couples)
Perth Amboy, NJ - 08861
(732) 324-8200

The State Street Program has 25 transitional housing rooms, 27 eight studio apartments and three one-bedroom apartments for low-income singles and couples. Many of the men and women tenants once resided in Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen shelters.

Habcore - Class C Boarding Homes
Red Bank, NJ - 07701
(732) 544-1975

Class C Boarding Homes:The boarding homes serve forty-nine people in Red Bank and Asbury Park. The boarding homes are licensed to serve meals and have 24 hour staff coverage to provide an individual level of support for each resident. The primary goal of HABcore’s homes are to help our residents reach independent living when appropriate.

Inter-religious Fellowship For The Homeless - The New Leaf - Families In Transition
Teaneck, NJ - 07666
(201) 833-8009

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The Salvation Army (new Jersey Division) - Care House (for Men)
Perth Amboy, NJ - 08862
(732) 826-7040
Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Aletha R. Wright Vision Of Hope Center (for Men)
Camden, NJ - 08104
(856) 966-0909

Located in the commerical shipping hub of Camden, the Transitional Living Program offers services to 99 single adult homeless men.  It is designed to move each individual through three phases which concentrate on addressing basic needs, life skills, employment and housing.

Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Amani House (for Men)
Trenton, NJ - 08618
(609) 393-3168

Amani House is a 26-bed transitional housing facility for single homeless men. The goals are to enable the clients to become self-sufficient and to find and keep permanent employment and housing. Amani House is a supportive housing program that provides a secure environment, assessment and counseling, service/treatment planning, workshops, intensive case management and emotional support. During the day, residents attend programs at other agencies in the area such as job readiness training and substance abuse meetings.

Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Anna M. Sample Complex
Camden, NJ - 08103
(856) 963-0430

In May 1988, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley dedicated this homeless shelter in honor of Anna M. Sample, a woman who devoted her life to fighting poverty in the City of Camden.  This 65-bed Transitional Housing program serves homeless families. This program focuses on assisting the women to become self-sufficient members of the community. Residents receive 24-hour supervision, case management and counseling. A variety of programs are provided to assist the women to develop the necessary life skills to become independent of the welfare system to re-enter society and successfully manage their families. These programs include life skills workshops, drug and alcohol awareness, recreational enrichment, parenting & life skills, and a referral network

Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Hope Hall (for Ex-offenders) (for Men)
Camden, NJ - 08104
(856) 963-6166

175-bed residential correctional treatment program for adult male offenders providing a 90-day intervention focusing on cognitive skills treatment, substance abuse prevention, and emotions management along with employment assistance and 24-hour staff support.

Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Fletcher House (for Male Offenders)
Camden, NJ - 08102
(856) 964-5100

84-bed residential release program for adult male offenders providing employment readiness and job search assistance, assistance with substance abuse and 24-hour staff support.

Volunteers Of America Delaware Valley - Garrett House (for Female Offenders)
Camden, NJ - 08105
(856) 964-6966

47-bed residential community release program for adult female offenders providing gender responsive treatment, employment readiness and job search assistance, assistance with substance abuse, and 24-hour staff support.

Bergen County Community Action Partnership - Independence Hall
Hackensack, NJ - 07601
(201) 968-0200

Permanent housing for disabled, chronically homeless male and female adults provides safe, secure housing necessary for stability during the critical first steps in independent living.

Homefront - Affordable Service-enriched Housing
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417

After years of fighting to end homelessness, we found that the most reliable way to find permanent housing for the working poor is to provide it ourselves. Today we have over 80 units, and we are aggressively evaluating more affordable units in districts with good school systems for very low-income people. We have renovated and turned houses and apartment units into comfortable, safe and secure homes for low-income families.

Homefront - Brunswick Court/connecticut Ave.
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417

At HomeFront, we pride ourselves in providing programs that focus on education and employment, that break the cycle of poverty, and that provide hope for the future. At this time in our history, we find an increasing demand for food, shelter and the other primal needs of homeless and vulnerable families in our community. The need is enormous.

Homefront - Siloam Homes (hiv+)
Lawrenceville, NJ - 08648
(609) 989-9417
Affordable Homes Group
Mount Holly, NJ - 08060
(609) 261-4571

The mission of The Affordable Homes Group, Inc. and all its member companies, is to help meet the needs of lower income individuals and families as partners. The foundation of our work is decent, affordable housing which helps people reallocate economic resources and focus energies in meeting both immediate and longer-term goals. We seek to provide a continuum of housing options: emergency shelter, transitional housing, rental housing and affordable homeownership. Through a variety of supportive services, we strive to help lower income people take control of their own futures. To accomplish these ends, we are committed to advocacy, education and the delivery of direct services.The mission of The Affordable Homes Group, Inc. and all its member companies, is to help meet the needs of lower income individuals and families as partners. The foundation of our work is decent, affordable housing which helps people reallocate economic resources and focus energies in meeting both immediate and longer-term goals. We seek to provide a continuum of housing options: emergency shelter, transitional housing, rental housing and affordable homeownership. Through a variety of supportive services, we strive to help lower income people take control of their own futures. To accomplish these ends, we are committed to advocacy, education and the delivery of direct services. The mission of The Affordable Homes Group, Inc. and all its member companies, is to help meet the needs of lower income individuals and families as partners. The foundation of our work is decent, affordable housing which helps people reallocate economic resources and focus energies in meeting both immediate and longer-term goals. We seek to provide a continuum of housing options: emergency shelter, transitional housing, rental housing and affordable homeownership. Through a variety of supportive services, we strive to help lower income people take control of their own futures. To accomplish these ends, we are committed to advocacy, education and the delivery of direct services. The Affordable Homes Group was formed in the year 2000 to be a unifying body for a family of non-profit corporations all chartered with similar purposes - serving the housing and social service needs of lower-income families.  Rather than creating separate divisions within one company, separate corporations were formed, each with a specific role but all within a common Board of Trustees.  Our organizations work together to serve the housing needs of area families and to continue striving to achieve the goal of more affordable

St. Paul's Community Development Corporation - Single Resident Occupancy Housing (for Women)
Paterson, NJ - 07501
(973) 278-7900

We are pleased to announce the completion of construction on the Women Living Independently House -- Single Room Occupancy Project. This project has now become a home for five formerly homeless women, giving them an opportunity to rebuild their lives and become self-sufficient. Building upon our own programs and partnerships with other agencies, residents will be able to take advantage of life skills training, workforce development, and educational opportunities as they become productive members of the community.

Habcore - Independent Living Program
Red Bank, NJ - 07701
(732) 544-1975
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