NEW JERSEY – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING:

Oceans Harbor Youth Shelter

2445 Windsor Avenue

Toms River NJ 08754

732-929-0600

 

Tri-County Youth Services

435 Main St

Paterson NJ 07501

973-881-0280

 

Ridgeway Youth Shelter

301 Greentree Road

Glassboro NJ 08028

856-881-6100

 

Hudson Country Shelter

45 Clifton Place

Jersey City NJ 07308

201-324-1227

 

Center for Family Services

16 Rock City Road

Camden NJ 08103

856-964-1990

 

Middlesex Crisis Shelter

98 Apple Orchard Lane

North Brunswick NJ 08902

732-297-8891

Morris County Youth Shelter

400 W Hanover Ave

Morristown NJ 07960

973- 285-2970

 

Goodwill Rescue Mission

79 University Ave

Newark NJ 07102

973-621-9560

 

Market Street Mission

9 Market St

Morristown NJ 07960

973-538-0431

 

Rescue Mission of Trenton

98 Carroll Street

Trenton NJ 08605

609-695-1436

MORE LISTINGS FOR HOMELESS SHELTERS AND LOW INCOME ASSISTANCE:

The Interfaith Council for the Homeless of Union County

The Interfaith Council for the Homeless is a non-profit organization that assists the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless. Provides emergency shelter through an Interfaith Hospitality Network, transitional and affordable permanent housing, education and other supportive services to promote personal development, independence, and self-sufficiency for its clients. Plainfield, NJ 07061 Phone: 908-753-4001

Helping Hands Mission, Inc.

Helping Hands Mission, Inc. is a charitable organization set up for the sole purpose to purchase, collect and distribute supplies such as food, clothes, furniture, etc. for children whose parents are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The Helping Hands Mission’s home page contains information on how to contribute to the organization. P.O. Box 504 Barnegat, NJ 08005 Phone: 609-978-0311

Housing and Economic Opportunities, Inc.

The organization provides pre-purchase counseling, LIFE Program (Low Income Family Empowerment), housing rehabilitation, rental housing for seniors, and environmental services benefiting affordable housing and community development projects. 600 Cuthbert Blvd., 2nd Floor Westmont, NJ 08108 Phone: 888-NJ-HOUSING

Interreligious Fellowship for the Homeless

Operates three overnight shelters and a walk in dinner program along with other programs to assist the homeless and needy in Bergen County, NJ. 479 Maitland Avenue Teaneck, NJ 07666 201.833.8009

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING:

ALL AMERICAN GARDENS

1939 – 2027 Phillips Street

813 Chelron Avenue

CAMDEN, NJ 08104

215-884-0500

 

EVESHAM GARDENS

502 NELSON TERRACE

CAMDEN, NJ 08102

856-547-8982

 

HARMONY HOUSE

S. 7th St., Syracuse St.

CAMDEN, NJ 08103

718-854-6977

 

GIVY HILL APTS

1501 THORNE ST

CAMDEN, NJ 08104-1724

609-646-8861

 

OHN WESLEY VILLAGE APTS

74 YORK STREET

CAMDEN, NJ 08102-2734

503-366-1014

 

WOODBINE MANOR

201 Webster St

Woodbine, NJ 08270-2067

609-861-2047

 

CHESTNUT PARK APARTMENTS

25 S MUNN AVE

EAST ORANGE, NJ 07018-3824

973-297-0001

EAST ORANGE COMM HOMES

5 Chelsea AVE

EAST ORANGE, NJ 07018

973-371-2800

 

IRVINGTON GARDENS

278 ORANGE AVE

IRVINGTON, NJ 07111

973-399-3989

 

MATTHEW G. CARTER APTS

20-80 Glen Ridge AVE

MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042

973-746-9165

 

UNION GARDENS

50 Greenwood AVE

MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042

973-746-9055

 

PLATTY KILL MANOR

22 E 12th St Apt 1A

Unit 1A, Management Office

Bayonne, NJ 07002-2534

201-436-3305

 

COLUMBIAN ARMS

514 – 526 MADISON ST

HOBOKEN, NJ 07030

201-659-8894

 

PROJECT UPLIFT

800-812 WILLOW AVE

HOBOKEN, NJ 07030

201-798-5889

 

FOR MORE “SECTION 8” HOUSING:

HUD HOUSING AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE

Can’t find what your looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to respond to questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them by phone at: 1-800-955-2232.

CLICK FOR TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE 

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit the link above or call: 1-800-792-9773

MEALS – FOOD BANKS -PANTRIES – FOOD STAMPS:

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – NEW JERSEY

The New Jersey food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Department of Human Services Division of Family Development Program Assessment and Integrity Unit P.O. Box 716 Trenton, NJ 08625-0716 Fax: (609) 631-4507 

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Epiphany Food Pantry 247 Knox Avenue Cliffside Park, NJ 07010, 201-943-7320
Saint James Food Pantry 120 North Broad Street Beverly, NJ 08010 609-387-0737
Princeton Trenton Ministry 123 Hanover St. Trenton, NJ 08608 609-396-9355
Trinity Cathedral Food Bank 801 W State St Trenton, NJ 08618, 609-392-3805
Turning Point Food Bank 15 So Broad Street Trenton, NJ 08607, 609-393-9574
Phoebes Food Pantry 400 Hamilton Avenue Trenton, NJ 08609, 609-393-6318
Hamilton Salvation Army 1309 Route 50 Mays Landing, NJ 08330, 609-625-1212

CLICK FOR MORE LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

NEW JERSEY LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. Follow the link above for more information.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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