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Housing and Homelessness Resources

 

Housing

Homelessness, Shelters, and Emergency Housing

  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a complete list of shelters and emergency housing, organized by county. You may also contact the NJ Information and Referral agency in your county.

  • For additional resources and shelter information, visit the Directory of Local Homeless Service Organizations for New Jersey.

  • Camden County Homeless Service - 1-800-331-7272
  • Newark Homeless Service - 1-800-696-7063 x274

  • Rooming and Boarding Homes in the State of New Jersey (from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Bureau of Rooming and Boarding House Standards)
  • Homelessness Prevention Program - Rental assistance to low- and moderate-income persons who are facing eviction because of temporary financial problems beyond their control. Assistance from this program is not available to people on Welfare and/or receiving any other housing assistance. (Welfare recipients have other financial resources available to them.) To make a referral, contact the office in the county where you (or your client) live.

    County

    Phone Number

    Contact person

    Agency

    Atlantic

    609-441-3334

    Mercedes Ceaser

    DCA

    Bergen

    201-342-2323

    Anyone

    BCCAP

    Burlington

    609-835-4329

    Loretta Robinson

    BCAP

    Camden

    856-964-6887

    Barbara Wanzer

    Camden County OEO

    Cumberland
    Handled by Tri-County CAP

    856-451-2966 x6646

    Joel Pearson

    Gateway Community
    Action Partnership

    Essex

    866-889-6270

    Branchelle Keaton

    DCA

    Gloucester
    Handled by Tri-County Cap

    856-451-2966 x6646

    Joel Pearson

    Gateway Community
    Action Partnership

    Hudson

    201-217-7263

    General Mail Box

    DCA

    Hunterdon

    908-454-7000 x118

    Sarah Sokoloski

    DCA

    Mercer

    866-889-6270

    Branchelle Keaton

    DCA

    Middlesex

    732-442-1081 x170

    Janet Cruz

    PRAHD

    Monmouth

    732-431-6000

     

    Division of Social Services

    Morris

    908-454-7000 x118

    Sarah Sokoloski

    DCA

    Ocean

    732-244-2351

     

    Ocean Inc

    Passaic

    973-684-3320 x 304

     

    Hispanic Multi-Purpose Service Center

    Salem
    Handled by Tri-County Cap

    856-451-2966 x6646

    Joel Pearson

    Gateway Community
    Action Partnership

    Somerset

    908-454-7000 x118

    Sarah Sokoloski

    DCA

    Sussex
    Handled by NORWESCAP

    856-451-2966 x6646

    Joel Pearson

    Gateway Community
    Action Partnership

    Union

    908-454-7000 x118

    Sarah Sokoloski

    DCA

    908-351-7727

    Sandra Centron

    PROCEED Inc

    Warren
    Handled by NORWESCAP

    856-451-2966 x6646

    Joel Pearson

    Gateway Community
    Action Partnership

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program

PATH PROGRAMS provide services to individuals suffering from serious mental illness; or suffering from serious mental illness and from substance abuse; and are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

The PATH program provide outreach case management services to homeless adult individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, and assists them in obtaining housing and access to mental health services. Support and coordination of additional necessary services, such as assessment, service planning, service linkage, ongoing monitoring, ongoing clinical support, and advocacy is also provided through the program. Services an eligibility can vary.

Bridgeway House
615 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 355-7886

Catholic Charities - Diocese of Metuchen
26 Safran Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 247-3270

Cumberland County Guidance Center
2038 Carmel Road - PO Box 808
Millville, NJ 08332
(856) 825-6810

East Orange General Hospital
300 Central Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07019
(973) 672-8400 or (973) 266-4538

Easter Seal Society of NJ
43 Emery Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 788-7580

Healthcare Commons
Family Health Services
500 Pennsville-Auburn Road
Carney's Point, NJ 08069
(856) 299-3200

Jewish Family Services of Atlantic County
607 North Jerome Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402
(609) 822-1108

Monmouth County Division of
Social Services
Kozloski Road - PO Box 3000
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 502-5870

Ocean Mental Health Services, Inc.
160 Route 9
Bayville, NJ 08721
(732) 349-5550

Preferred Behavioral Health of NJ
700 Airport Road - PO Box 2036
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 367-4700

Richard Hall CMHC Project
Outreach (Somerset Co.)
PO Box 103
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-4069

University Behavioral Healthcare
151 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08855
(732) 235-6184

 

Cape Counseling Services
Box 222 - Social Service Building
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 886-6200

Comprehensive Behavioral
Healthcare, Inc.
395 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 646-0333

The Lester A. Drenk Behavioral
Health Center
1289 Route 38, Suite 103
Hainesport, NJ 08036
(609) 261-7672

Easter Seals NJ
1 Kimberly Road - PO Box 1076
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 257-6662

Greater Trenton Behavioral Healthcare
314-316 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 396-4258

Jersey City Medical Center
Family Health Center
114 Clifton Place
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-2000

Mental Health Association of Morris County
100 Route 46E - Bldg. C
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(973) 334-3496

Newton Memorial Hospital
175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 579-8395

The Outpost
1070 Main Street
PO Box 448
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 256-3320

Project Live
465-475 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-1211

St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center PATH
160 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 754-4747

South Jersey Behavioral Health
Resources
COSTAR
530 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 541-1700, x 2150



This information last reviewed 7/23/12.

 

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