Resources Available in Newark

If you are experiencing homelessness, hunger, or are struggling to make ends meet, we invite you to come to our sister locations at The Bowery Mission in New York City (learn more at bowery.org/get-help).

For additional local services, please see below for our list of resources and partners to find the care you need.

ADULT DROP-IN CENTERS

Better Life Engagement Center
101 14th Avenue
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. &
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
www.newcommunity.org/better-life

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
www.njcri.org

FOOD PANTRY

Apostles House
22 Grant Street
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
www.theapostleshouse.org
By referral only.

St. James Social Service Corporation
604 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Blvd
Monday – Friday, 3 – 3:30 p.m.
www.stjamesssc.org

United Community Corporation — Champion House
933 S. 18th Street
Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
www.uccnewark.org/food-pantry

HAIRCUTS

Newark Emergency Services for Families
982 Broad Street
Friday, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
www.nesfnj.org
Only offered 1st & 3rd Friday each month.

IDENTIFICATION

Bridges Outreach, Inc. — Project Connect
35 Halsey Street
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 – 3 p.m.
www.bridgesoutreach.org
By appointment only.

LAUNDRY

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday & Friday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
www.njcri.org

OUTREACH

New York City Relief — Newark Penn Station Outreach
Peter Francisco Park, Edison Place (Between Raymond Plaza and Bruen Street)
Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.
www.newyorkcityrelief.org/our-locations
Soup, bread, beverages, socks, hygiene kits, prayer and Life Care Visits (i.e., one-on-one referrals to resources)

ROOM RENTAL

YMCA of Newark and Vicinity
600 Broad Street
(973) 624-8900 x6823
www.newarkymca.org/main/room-rentals
Rooms available for $500-$680 per month.

SHOWERS

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. &
Wednesday, 1 – 4 p.m.
www.njcri.org

Bridges Outreach, Inc.
35 Halsey Street
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.
www.bridgesoutreach.org

Newark Emergency Services for Families
982 Broad Street
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
www.nesfnj.org

SOUP KITCHENS

St. John’s Soup Kitchen
22 Mulberry Street
Tuesday – Saturday

  • Breakfast: 8:15 – 9 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

www.njsk.org

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue

  • Breakfast: 8 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12 p.m.

www.njcri.org

Missionaries of Charity
60 Jay Street
(973) 483-0165
Meals offered every day except on Thursday.

New Hope Baptist Church — Food and Clothing Ministry
106 Sussex Avenue
Grab and Go Meals: Monday – Friday, 9 – 11 a.m.
www.newhopenewark.org

St. James Social Service Corporation
604 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Blvd

  • Lunch: Monday – Friday, 12 – 2 p.m.
  • Dinner: Monday & Wednesday – Friday, 5 – 6 p.m.

stjamesssc.org

WALK-IN SHELTERS

H.E.L.P Center
224 Sussex Avenue
(973) 705-7200
Accepts single men and women 18 and older who are Essex County residents.

United Community Corporation — Fulton Street Emergency Shelter
31 Fulton Street
(973) 642-0181
uccnewark.org
Accepts single men and women who are Essex County residents.

Covenant House New Jersey
330 Washington Street
(973) 621-8705
covenanthousenj.org
For men and women ages 18-21 only.

Missionaries of Charity
60 Jay Street
(973) 483-0165
For women only. Must call to see if there is a bed available.

New York City Rescue Mission
90 Lafayette Street
(212) 226- 6214
www.bowery.org/get-help
Now part of The Bowery Mission in New York City

  • Intake for women: 3 p.m.
  • Intake for men: 4 p.m.