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.
If your organization would like to add or update a listing, please use this form.
Affordable Homes New Jersey Website at Community Grants, Planning & Housing (CGP&H)
Website providing links by county to affordable housing. This organization is dedicated to assisting very low, low, and moderate income households find affordable housing in a fair and respectful manner.
Emergency housing and case management for single adults and families with children
Alternatives, Inc. – Non-emergency Housing Services
Non-emergency housing for houseless individuals - Somerset County only - including disabled folks.
ARC of Hunterdon County
Local services for people with disabilities, families, and caregivers
Arc of Somerset County
Local services for disabled adults and children, families, and caregivers
Cambridge Recovery Sober Living
Male-only, age 18+ recovery transitional home with supportive services, including sober living homes.
Catholic Charities – Bridgewater Family Service Center
Variety of services for families, youth, and individuals
Center for Great Expectations
Services for families and individuals, impacted by trauma. Focus on substance use and mental health.
Central Jersey Housing Resource Center
Provides services for low- and moderate-income families covering Homebuyer Education, foreclosure and delinquency counseling, and financial literacy. Affordable housing info and guide on website. Walk-ins not available due to high demand - by appointment only.
Community Options – Somerset County Office
Housing services and employment services for people with disabilities/caregivers
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
Cooperative Housing Corporation Senior Housing
Housing services for seniors and subsidized housing available for those who qualify.
Covenant House New Jersey
Support for who are homeless and trafficked youth, between 18-21. New Jersey wide
Delta Community Supports
Programs and support for people with disabilities and their families
Discovery Institute – New Jersey Detox and Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation center with individual and family services
Division of Developmental Disabilities
State services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families
Easterseals New Jersey
Services for disabled folks
Edge NJ Pride Center
Social services for the LGBTQ+ and HIV+ communities
Emergency Food Pantry at SHIP Inc. (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)
Food pantry for houseless individuals - clients of SHIP Meal vouchers, household items, clothing/shoes, housing voucher, toiletries, etc.
Essex Newark Legal Services
Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex
Everas Community Services, Inc.
Programs and support for disabled folks and their families
Family Justice Center (FJC) Monmouth
Counties Serviced: Monmouth
All-volunteer organization that recycles excess household items to be donated and delivered to Somerset County residents. Also hosts giveaways of items.
Habitat for Humanity – Raritan Valley
Offers homes to low and medium income level families, plus homeownership classes. Serving Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.
HOME of Somerset County, Inc.
Multifaith organization, serving houseless families with emergency shelter, transitional homes, counseling, and more services. Partners with local congregations.
Helps pair people to share a home and save on costs. An affordable housing alternative.
Local helpline for Hunterdon residents
JBWS – For Morris County Residents
Domestic violence services free of charge for Morris County residents (survivors and witnesses)
Legal Services of Northwest NJ (LSNWNJ) – Somerset Cty location
Private nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS
Loving Care Home at Visions and Pathways
Houses 5 females 18 or over
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
Manavi for South Asian Women
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women. Staff and volunteers speak English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, French, Swahili, Kikuyu. Culturally Specific Organization. Legal consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide
New Jersey 211 Help Service
Find resources and information for housing, income, food, childcare, health, mental health, substance use, and legal matters.
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
The NJHRC is a FREE, online searchable registry of affordable and accessible housing units throughout the State of New Jersey, including: Affordable Rental Housing Affordable For-sale Housing Housing with Accessibility Features
NJ Division on Civil Rights
File a complaint as the victim of discrimination or bias-based harassment in employment, housing, or public accommodations. Much more info on website.
NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
Provides funding for affordable home ownership and housing opportunities
NJ Housing Choice Voucher Program
See this website for current information about rental assistance, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, and related programs.
NJ Landlord and Tenant Information
Website with information from the state of New Jersey. Includes laws and forms.
Piazza and Associates, Inc. – Affordable Housing Search
Online search, provider and liaison for affordable housing (low-moderate income) for 12 NJ counties. Appointments available.
Safe in Hunterdon – For Hunterdon County Residents
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Hunterdon County residents (survivors and witnesses)
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Somerset County residents (survivors and witnesses)
SHIP (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)
Wide range of services for houseless individuals
Services for veterans at risk of being homeless (covers several states)
Somerset County Community Development
Providing info/resources to social services and community partners
Somerset County Social Services – Central Office
Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)
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
Updated often - Online resource directory for Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties
Veterans Haven North
Transitional home for houseless veterans
Visions and Pathways
Services for runaway and abused youth, focus on housing, life skills, and crisis intervention
Womanspace – For Mercer County Residents
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Mercer County residents (survivors and witnesses)
Women Aware – For Middlesex County Residents
Domestic violence services free of charge for Middlesex County residents (survivors and witnesses)
Womens’ Referral Central Hotline
Provides information and referrals to NJ women in areas including discrimination, housing, displaced homemakers, divorce, and violence.
YWCA Union County – For Union County Residents
Domestic violence services free of charge for Union County residents (survivors and witnesses)