Resource Directory

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. Safe+Sound 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.

Select a Resource Category:

Agape House

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

122-128 E. Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Hours: 24/7
In Person / Virtual: In person
Referal Form :Referrals through Somerset County Board of Social Services
How to Access: Contact Board of Social Services - 908-526-8800

Benefits.gov

Online resource to find federal benefits you may qualify for.

Virtual
Hours: 24 hr/7 days
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Access: View website or use help center page for questions

Catholic Charities – Bridgewater Family Service Center

Variety of services for families, youth, and individuals. Early Head Start and Head Start daycare - check website for info

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

Central Jersey Community Development Cooperation

Community services for low to moderate income county residents

727 Franklin Blvd., Suite 3
Somerset, NJ 08873
How to Access: Call, view website for info

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.

92 East Main St., Suite 407
Somerville, NJ 08876
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or email to make appointment

Enrich

A personal finance program provided by New Jersey Department of the Treasury

How to Access: Go to website

Everas Community Services, Inc.

Programs and support for disabled folks and their families

(732)805-1912
24K World's Fair Dr.
Somerset, NJ 08873
Hours: 24 hr/7 days
How to Pay: Low cost
How to Access: Call or use contact form: https://www.everas.org/contact/

Franklin’s Grace Resource Center

Central hub of professional and community resources for Franklin Twp. residents

873 Hamilton St., Unit D
Somerset, NJ 08873
Hours: 9am-5pm
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call, email, make appt. on website, or walk-in

Habitat for Humanity – Raritan Valley

Offers homes to low and medium income level families, plus homeownership classes. Serving Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.

285 US Hwy 202/206 (main office)
Bedminster, NJ 07921
How to Pay: Free to apply. If you qualify, homes are selected by lottery. Check website for info.
How to Access: Check website or call

HOME of Somerset County, Inc.

Multifaith organization, serving houseless families with emergency shelter, transitional homes, counseling, and more services. Partners with local congregations.

98 West End Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Referal Form :Referrals through Board of Social Services
How to Access: Call or send email from online contact page

HOPES Community Action Partnership, Inc.

Variety of community services for 3 counties including Somerset. Free assistance for income-eligible residents. Health enrollment insurance, senior benefits enrollment, computer lab, info and assistance, language translation services, health screenings and referrals, energy and water payment assistance, discount cell phone program (SafeLink), childcare.

Charlene Green, Community Programs Advocate
1-855-OK-HOPES to schedule an appointment
900 Hamilton St.
Somerset, NJ 08873
How to Pay: Free for qualifying individuals
How to Access: Email or submit online form: https://www.hopes.org/contact. Will need proof of income (4 weeks pay stubs, income letter - SSA, SSI, welfare).

Hunterdon Helpline

Local helpline for Hunterdon residents

PO Box 246
Flemington, NJ
Hours: 24 hr/7 days
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call

Hyacinth – Plainfield Location

Services for people with HIV/AIDs, and supports for the LGBTQ+ community. -Community health worker support -Emergency financial assistance -HIV testing -Incarcerated discharge planning -Gay/bisexual men’s sexual health education & LGBTQ drop-in center -Non-medical case management -PrEP education -Psycho-social support services -Wellness Community

908-755-0021
107 Park Ave., 3rd Floor
Plainfield, NJ 07060
How to Access: Call or visit website for info

Loving Care Home at Visions and Pathways

Houses 5 females 18 or over

908-526-6605 ext. 310
1371 Park Ave.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
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
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

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
How to Access: Call or search website

NJ Traumatic Brain Injury Fund

Services and support for people with TBIs.

LorieAnn Wilkerson-Leconte
1-888-285-3036
Division of Disability Services, 11A Quakerbridge Plaza
Mercerville, NJ 08625
Hours: 9am-5pm Mon.-Fri.
Referal Form :Application available on website.
How to Pay: Free to apply
How to Access: Fill out and submit application. Eligibility requirements on website

NORWESCAP

Variety of services for low-income residents of Northwest NJ, including Somerset County (but not food bank)

350 Marshall Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free for qualifying clients
How to Access: Call or book an apppointment online

NORWESCAP Career and Life Transitions Center for Women – Hunterdon County location

Supports women and displaced homemakers re-entering the workforce

908-788-1453 and ask for Terry
84 Park Ave., Suite E-103
Flemington, NJ 08822
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients. Check website for eligibility or call/email
How to Access: Call to make appt or for info - no walkins

NORWESCAP Career and Life Transitions Center for Women – Somerset County location

Supports women and displaced homemakers re-entering the workforce

908-788-1453 and ask for Terry
170 Watchung Ave.
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients. Check website for eligibility or call/email
How to Access: Call to make appt or for info - no walkins

Prosperity at Visions and Pathways

Home visitation program for youth 14-21, focus on teens ageing out of foster care

908-526-6686 Ext. 315 or 337
49 Brahma Avenue, P.O Box 6871
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
How to Access: Call

Rental Guide – Directory of Affordable Housing in Somerset County, NJ

From Central Jersey Housing Resource Center.

How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Go to link

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
Hours: 24/7 Call or Text Hotline - appointments vary
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

Salvation Army (formerly in Bound Brook)

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents. Also offering diaper bank and other services

615 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Hours: M 8am-3pm; Tues. -Fri. 9:30am-3pm; Sun. 10am-12 pm (closed Sat.)
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call to confirm

Soldier On

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

425 N. Main St. Building 6
Leeds, MA 01053
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 Community Action Program

Services for low to moderate income individuals. SCAP offers year round high quality full day childcare for infants through pre-k. Full day summer camp is available for school age students 6-13 years old. Subsidies are available through Community Childcare Solutions.

155 Pierce St. Suite F
Somerset, NJ 08875
How to Pay: Childcare is low cost
How to Access: Call or send in online form

Somerset County Community Development

Providing info/resources to social services and community partners

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

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
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

United Way Of Northern Jersey

Resources and services for people impacted by crises - to meet basic needs, including tax prep/filing

973-993-1160
222 Ridgedale Avenue
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
How to Access: Call or view website for info