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Homeless Shelter Listings and Supportive Housing

New Jersey List of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.




Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income. Choose the city in New Jersey where you want to find shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, supportive housing, low cost housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, residential drug/alcohol, rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 


Choose your city in New Jersey below:

Asbury Park
Atlantic City
Bayonne
Belvidere
Blackwood
Bloomfield
Boonton
Bridgeton
Brown Mills
Burlington
Camden
Cape May
Cedar Knolls
Cherry Hill
Cliffside Park
Cliffwood Beach
Clifton
Cranford
Delanco
Delaware
Dover
Dunellen Borough
East Orange
Eatontown
Edison
Egg Harbor Township
Elizabeth
Englewood
Flemington
Forked River
Fort Lee
Franklin
Freehold
Gibbstown
Glassboro
Glen Gardner
Guttenberg
Hackensack
Hamilton
Harrison
Hazlet
Hewitt
Highland Park
Highlands
Hightstown
Hillsborough
Hillsdale
Hoboken
Irvington
Jersey City
Keansburg
Keyport
Lakewood
Laurel Springs
Lawrenceville
Lindenwold
Linwood
Long Branch
Madison
Marlboro
Marlton
Marmora
Mercer County
Millville
Montclair
Moorestown
Morristown
Morrisville
Mount Holly
Mt Laurel
Mt. Holly
Neptune
New Brunswick
Newark
Newton
Northfield
Ocean City
Ocean Grove
Orange
Paramus
Parsippany
Passaic
Paterson
Pemberton
Penns Grove
Pennsauken
Perth Amboy
Phillipsburg
Plainfield
Pleasantville
Princeton
Rahway
Raritan
Red Bank
Riverside
Salem
Sayreville
Seabrook
Secaucus
Somerset
Somerville
South Amboy
South Orange
Stratford
Summit
Teaneck
Tinton Falls
Toms River
Totowa
Trenton
Turnersville
Union
Union City
Vineland
Waretown
Wayne
West Collingswood Heights
West Milford
West New York
Westampton
Westmont
Whitehouse Station
Whiting
Wildwood
Williamstown
Willingboro
Woodbury
Wrightstown


Types of Shelters and Services we provide


We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income towards rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



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Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move towards independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistanc, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.