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.

DAY CENTERS

Better Life
101 14th Avenue
Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

FOOD PANTRY

Apostles House
22 Grant Street
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm
By referral only.

St. James
604 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Blvd
Monday – Friday, 3:00-3:30pm

HAIRCUTS

Newark Emergency Services
982 Broad Street
Friday, 9:30am-11am
Only offered 1st & 3rd Friday each month.

IDENTIFICATION

Bridges-Project Connect
35 Halsey Street
Monday – Friday, 8:30am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm
By appointment only.

LAUNDRY

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday & Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm

OUTREACH

New York City Relief
Peter Francisco Park , Edison Place (Between Raymond Plaza and Bruen Street)
Friday, 7:30am-9:30pm
Soup, bread, beverages, socks, hygiene kits, prayer, life care visits and referrals to resources are available.

ROOM RENTAL

YMCA
600 Broad Street
973-624-8900
Rooms available for $500-$680 per month.

SHOWERS

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue
Monday – Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm

Bridges
35 Halsey Street
Monday – Friday, 8:30am

Newark Emergency Services
982 Broad Street
Monday – Friday, 9:00am-2:00pm

SOUP KITCHENS

St. John’s
22 Mulberry Street
Tuesday – Saturday

  • Breakfast: 8:15am-9:00am
  • Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm

North Jersey Community Research Initiative
393 Central Avenue

  • Breakfast: 8:00am
  • Lunch: 12:00pm

Missionaries of Charity
60 Jay Street
Meals offered every day except on Thursday.

New Hope Church
106 Sussex Avenue
Only lunch and dinner served.

St. James
604 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Blvd

  • Lunch: Monday – Friday, 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Dinner: Monday & Wednesday – Friday, 5:00pm-6:00pm

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
31 Fulton Street
973-642-0181
Accepts single men and women who are Essex County residents.

Covenant House
330 Washington Street
973-621-8705
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
A program of The Bowery Mission in New York City located in Tribeca

  • Intake for women: 3:00pm
  • Intake for men: 4:00pm