Resource Directory: Housing

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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Affordable Homes New Jersey Website at Community Grants, Planning & Housing (CGP&H)

Website providing links by county to affordable housing. Run by CGP&H, NJ Department of Community Affairs approved Affordable Housing Administrative Agent. This organization is dedicated to assisting very low, low, and moderate income households find affordable housing in a fair and respectful manner.

1249 South River Road, Suite 301
Cranbury, NJ 08512
In Person / Virtual: Virtual

Agape House

Emergency housing and case management for single adults and families with children

122-128 E. Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-707-9753
Referal Form :Referrals through Board of Social Services

Alternatives, Inc.

Services for people with disabilities (intellectual and developmental) and mental illness

908-685-1444
600 1st Ave STE 1
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: 908-685-1444
Referal Form :Application on website

Alternatives, Inc. – Non-emergency Housing Services

Non-emergency housing for houseless individuals - Somerset County only

908-685-1444
600 1st Ave STE 1
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: 908-685-1444
Referal Form :Application on website
How to Access: Call or send in application

ARC of Hunterdon County

Local services for people with disabilities, families, and caregivers

908-730-7827
Shelbourne at Hunterdone, 53 Frontage Rd., Suite 150
Hampton, NJ 08827
Phone: 908-730-7827
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Access: Call

Arc of Somerset County

Local services for people with disabilities, families, and caregivers

908-725-8544
141 South Main Street
Manville, NJ 08835
Phone: 908-725-8544
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Low cost, Medicaid
How to Access: Call, transportation available

Cambridge Recovery Sober Living

Male-only, age 18+ recovery transitional home with supportive services.

Howard Schier
(908) 946-0005
6 Red Maple Lane
Flanders, NJ 07836
Phone: (908) 946-0005
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Sliding scale/self pay
How to Access: Call. Transportation available.

Catholic Charities – Bridgewater Family Service Center

Variety of services for families, youth, and individuals

908-722-1881
540 US-22
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-722-1881
In Person / Virtual: Both
Referal Form :Self or community provider can refer
How to Access: Call or use contact form: https://ccdom.org/somerset

Center for Great Expectations

Services for families and individuals, impacted by trauma

19 Dellwood Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-247-7043
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Access: Call

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center

Provides services for low- and moderate-income families covering Homebuyer Education, foreclosure and delinquency counseling, and financial literacy.

Susie Suter 
908-446-0036
92 East Main St., Suite 407
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-446-0036
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or email - additiona address: [email protected]

Community Options – Somerset County Office

Housing services and employment services for people with disabilities/caregivers

908-231-6762
401 Omni Drive
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Phone: 908-231-6762
How to Access: View website or call

Consulting and Municipal Engineers (CME)

Once clients have applied for certain affordable housing options (Brookhaven/Sunnymeade, Hillsborough Village), Patricia Gallagher will reach out about waitlist or if they've been awarded housing

Patricia Gallagher (Liaison, Affordable Housing)

Cooperative Housing Corporation

Housing services for seniors and subsidized housing available for those who qualify.

59 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 526-8130
Referal Form :Call to start process
How to Access: Call. You will be asked questions for a short intake

Delta Community Supports

Programs and support for people with disabilities and their families

1130 Route 202 South,Building C1
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: 908-707-8844
How to Pay: Low cost
How to Access: Call.

Discovery Institute – New Jersey Detox and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation center with individual and family services

80 Conover Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746
Phone: 844-478-6563
Referal Form :Call 844-471-3870 or go to website
How to Pay: Private insurance, self-pay, sliding scale and payment plans. Can verify insurance on website.
How to Access: Call or use website form

Division of Developmental Disabilities

State services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families

609-631-2200
5 Commerce Way
Trenton, NJ 08691
Phone: 609-631-2200
How to Pay: Adults 21+ must be enrolled in Medicaid
How to Access: Call

Easterseals New Jersey

Services for people with disabilities

732-257-6662
25 Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-6662
How to Access: Call or visit website for info

Edge NJ Pride Center

Social services for the LGBTQ+ and HIV+ communities

3 Executive Drive
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Phone: 973-285-0006
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Ranges from free to low cost, sliding scale, private, Medicaid/Medicare - depends on service
How to Access: Call

Essex Newark Legal Services

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex

Phone: (973) 624-4500

Everas Community Services, Inc.

Programs and support for people with disabilities and their families

(732)-805-1912
24K World's Fair Dr.
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: (732)-805-1912
How to Pay: Low cost
How to Access: Call or use contact form: https://www.everas.org/contact/

FJC Monmouth

Counties Serviced: Monmouth

(732) 264-4360 ext. 5000
Phone: (732) 264-4360 ext. 5000

Giving Network

All-volunteer organization that recycles excess household items to be donated and delivered to Somerset County residents

908-927-9001
45 N. Gaston Ave, Suite 1A
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-927-9001
In Person / Virtual: Paused during COVID
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Fill out request form online

Habitat for Humanity – Raritan Valley

Offers homes to low and medium income level families, plus homeownership classes.

100 West Main St. (2nd floor of United Reformed Church)
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-704-0016
How to Pay: Free to apply. If you qualify, homes are selected by lottery. Check website for info.

HOME of Somerset County, Inc.

Serves homeless families with children including emergency shelter

908-704-1920
98 West End Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-704-1920
Referal Form :Referrals through Board of Social Services

HomeSharing, Inc.

Helps pair people to share a home and save on costs.

The PeopleCare Center, 120 Finderne Ave.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-526-4663
Expected Wait Time: Call for initial phone/screening.
How to Access: Call

Hunterdon Helpline

PO Box 246
Flemington, NJ
Phone: 908-782-4357
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call

JBWS – For Morris County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Morris County residents (survivors and witnesses)

P.O. Box 1437
Morristown, NJ 07962
Phone: 1-877-782-2873
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call, deaf/hard of hearing can text 973-314-4192

Legal Services of Northwest NJ (LSNWNJ)

Private nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS

90 E Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-231-0840
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or email

Loving Care Home at Visions and Pathways

Houses 5 females 18 or over

908-526-6605 ext. 310
1371 Park Ave.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-526-6605 ext. 310
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Access: Call

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Universal Service Fund (USF) and Weatherization

Financial assistance - heating, cooling, natural gas, electric, energy efficiency. Check application for eligibility

NJ Dept. of Community Affairs, PO Box 800
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 1-800-510-3102
Referal Form :Apply for all through one form: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/forms/docs/heaappl.pdf
How to Pay: Free to apply - lowers costs
How to Access: Applicants need to print out hard copy and send/drop off at NORWESCAP - info at end of application or call (908) 454-7000

Manavi for South Asian Women

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women

P.O Box 3103
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: 732-435-1414
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

NJ Division on Civil Rights

File a complaint as the victim of discrimination or bias-based harassment in employment, housing, or public accommodations

978-648-2700
31 Clinton St #3
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 978-648-2700
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Intake/complaints are filed online or by calling 1.833.NJDCR4U

NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

Provides funding for affordable home ownership and housing opportunities

609-278-7400
637 South Clinton Ave., P.O. Box 18550
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-278-7400
How to Access: Call or search website

Piazza and Associates, Inc.

Online search, provider and liaison for affordable housing for 12 NJ counties

Kathy Shulte 
609-786-1100 x300
216 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ 08540,
Phone: 609-786-1100 x300
In Person / Virtual: Virtual

Safe in Hunterdon – For Hunterdon County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Hunterdon County residents (survivors and witnesses)

908-788-4044
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-788-4044
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

Safe+Sound Somerset

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Somerset County residents (survivors and witnesses)

866-685-1122
92 E. Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 866-685-1122
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

SHIP (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)

Wide range of services for houseless individuals

908-393-9545
87 E High St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-393-9545
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or arrive

Soldier On

Services for veterans at risk of being homeless (covers several states)

425 N. Main St. Building 6
Leeds, MA 01053
Phone: 1-866-406-8449
In Person / Virtual: In person
Referal Form :https://wesoldieron.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/53-ReferalForm-5.20.19.pdf
How to Access: Call. Service provider can fill out referral form.

Somerset County Community Development

Providing info/resources to social services and community partners

27 Warren St., P.O. Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 541-5756
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Email or call office to speak with staff

Somerset County Social Services

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

908-561-9400
391-D Somerset Street
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-561-9400
In Person / Virtual: Location temporarily closed during COVID
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

Somerset County Social Services

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

732-846-6499
630 Franklin Blvd #110
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-846-6499
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

Somerset County Social Services – Central Office

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

(908) 526-8800
73 East High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 526-8800
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

South Jersey Legal Services

Wills, Power of Attorneys, Healthcare Directives (Living Wills) for Senior Citizens ages 60 and over and for disabled individuals. Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem

Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794
Phone: Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794

Tri-County ResourceNet

Updated often - Online resource directory for Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties

908-526-3900
3040 Route 22 West, Suite 210
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-526-3900
How to Access: View website

Veterans Haven North

Transitional home for houseless veterans

Jennifer Chrucky - for Admissions questions
877-648-0091 (toll free) or 908-537-1999
200 Sanatorium Road, Suite 101
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
Phone: 877-648-0091 (toll free) or 908-537-1999
In Person / Virtual: In person
Referal Form :https://www.nj.gov/military/veterans/services/vetshavennorth/documents/VHN-Application-for-Admission-Form.pdf

Visions and Pathways

Services for runaway and abused youth, focus on housing, life skills, and crisis intervention

908-526-6605
49 Brahma Avenue, P.O Box 6871
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-526-6605
Referal Form :Brahma House accepts referrals from NJ DCP&P for teenagers ages 13-17
How to Access: Call for info

Womanspace – For Mercer County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Mercer County residents (survivors and witnesses)

609-394-9000
1530 Brunswick Ave.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-394-9000
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or use online chat

Women Aware – For Middlesex County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Middlesex County residents (survivors and witnesses)

732-249-4504
250 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 732-249-4504
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call

Womens’ Referral Central Hotline

Provides information and referrals to NJ women in areas including discrimination, housing, displaced homemakers, divorce, and violence.

1-800-322-8092
Phone: 1-800-322-8092
How to Pay: Free
Expected Wait Time: None
How to Access: Call number - translators are available to provide information in any language

YWCA Union County – For Union County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Union County residents (survivors and witnesses)

P.O. Box 462
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Phone: 908-355-4357
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call