Emergency Shelters

Hope House

Emergency Shelter for Homeless Families (Men, Women, or Couples with Children)
Hope House helps families become self-sufficient by giving them an opportunity for decision making and for assuming responsibility for improving their situation under the supervision, support, and guidance of shelter staff. Hope House also accepts pregnant women in their last trimester. The program also works closely with other programs and agencies to provide mental health and Veterans Services. Hope House Emergency Family shelter accepts homeless Hudson County families that are referred from Hudson County Division of Social Services or Garden State Episcopal Coordinated Re-Entry Housing program. Housing up to 20 famlies and their children, the program offers short-term supervised residence, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing, supportive individual counseling, educational workshops, instruction in parenting skills, referral to community resources, assistance with job and housing    placement, and referrals for mental health and substance abuse services.

Location: 246 Second Street Jersey City, NJ 07302 • Phone: (201) 420-1070

St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter

St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter is a supervised 24-hour, 7-day-a-week, year-round emergency shelter facility for single women and men offering emergency housing and food for those in need. St. Lucy’s offers an array of services including case management and substance abuse treatment services. St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter accepts Hudson County homeless men or women over the age of 18. Housing up to 80 Case-Managed beds and 45 Outreach/Walk-in beds, for a total of 125 beds, the shelter provides three meals a day, clothing and outreach services for unsheltered individuals. St. Lucy’s also offers showers and has a pantry program for individuals in the community  who are not seeking shelter. The program also works closely with other programs and agencies to provide mental health and Veterans Services. Upon intake, clients meet with clinical staff to assess their current situation. Once their needs are determined, clients are referred to one or more of the following services: welfare, SSI, unemployment, job training and job search, education and mental health and addiction-treatment programs. All clients are referred to the Hudson County Division of Social Services and Garden State Episcopal Coordinated Re-Entry Housing Program for permanent housing placement.

Location: 619 Grove Street Jersey City, NJ 07310 • Phone: (201) 656-7201

St. Rocco’s Emergency Family Shelter

Emergency Shelter for Homeless Families with Children (Men, Women, or Couples with Children) St. Rocco’s Emergency Family Shelter helps families become self-sufficient by giving them an opportunity for decision making and for assuming responsibility for improving their situation under the supervision, support, and guidance of shelter staff. The program accepts homeless Essex County families that are referred from Essex County Division of Family Assistance and Benefits (DFAB), City of Newark, and the Essex County Social Services for the Homeless (SSH) program for working families. St. Rocco’s also has a Prevention Program for Essex County residents at risk for eviction or needing assistance with paying overdue Public Service bills. Housing up to 15 families, the program offers short-term supervised emergency shelter, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing, supportive individual counseling, educational workshops, instruction in parenting skills, referral to community resources, assistance with job and housing placement, and referrals for mental health and substance abuse services.

Location: 368 South 7th Street Newark, NJ 07103 • Phone: (973) 286-4175

Miller Street Pathways to Housing Center

The facility serves as a 24,000 square foot shelter equipped with supportive social services to help the city’s homeless residents. The Shelter consists of a total of 166 beds – 84 for men and 44 for women – and 21 “code blue” beds. Additionally, seven individual suites with a total of 17 beds are available for families. The facility is open 24/7, 365 days a year.

Location: 47 Miller Street Newark, NJ 07114 • Phone: (862) 343-1177 Ext. 391001
1-800-227-7413
590 North 7th Street · Newark, NJ 07107