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Eric Johnson House Morristown

44 South St
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 326-9636


Class of Housing: Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

General Information:

The mission of The Eric Johnson House
is to respond compassionately and
responsibly to the HIV/AIDS crisis by
providing  supportive services, housing
opportunities, prevention strategies and
community education in New Jersey.  It
is our vision to help create a community
where the social issues related to HIV/
AIDS are abundantly met.   
Transitional Housing Program:
This  
program, located in downtown
Morristown, is designed for individuals
who are homeless due to their HIV
status.  The facility has the capacity to  
house ten  individuals at a time for a
period of up to 24 months as they locate
the resources and develop the skills
necessary to obtain and maintain
permanent housing.  Individuals who
enter our transitional housing program
come primarily from living on the
streets, places not meant for human
habitation, or in emergency shelters.   
Permanent Housing Program:
 This  
program administers housing subsidies
for rental assistance to help enable HIV
positive persons to afford independent
living. Participants are required to pay
30% of their income towards rent and the
housing subsidy pays the difference
directly to the landlord. 


Website: http://www.theericjohnsonhouse.org

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Helpful Definitions For Eric Johnson House Morristown:

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, 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. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.



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