Emergency Food and Shelter - North Hudson Community Action

7007 Polk Street
Guttenberg, NJ 07093

201-210-0333 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing for homeless

General Information:
- Emergency rental payments and food vouchers - Transitional Housing for homeless - Temporary motel shelter - Residential home maintenance for those 60 and over and utility assistance  Clients receive assistance with a variety of crisis situations. Assistance includes food vouchers to avert hunger and emergency motel shelter or temporary housing for those displaced by fires or sudden building closures. Office Hours: Monday thru Friday – 8:30am—5:00pm Contact: 201-210-0333 Ext. 22105

Website: http://www.nhcac.org/

Helpful Definitions For Emergency Food and Shelter - North Hudson Community Action:

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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