Resources

Find descriptions of resources for various ministries below.

Alternatives, Inc.

908-685-1444 Ext. 279

info@alternativesinc.org

https://www.alternativesinc.org/

For: Disabled Individuals

Help for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities or a with a mental health diagnosis seeking support services, or who are currently homeless.  Personalized assistance leading to self-sufficiency.

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Hotlines & Resources

https://www.help.org/drug-abuse-hotline/

https://www.help.org/drug-and-alcohol-rehab-centers-in-new-jersey/

For: Substance Abuse

Many people who need treatment for substance abuse disorders do not seek it due to the cost. These guides provide information on available care options, financial support, and free resources that are available in NJ.

FISH Hospitality Program

456 New Market Road
Piscataway, NJ
(732) 968-5957

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/human-services/community-development/cdbg-cv-emergency-rental-relief-err-program

For: Homeless families/single women

Serving homeless families and single women by providing shelter and meals, and such other assistance as they are able, including help obtaining housing, jobs, medical services, and other assistance to which they are entitled.

Food Bank Network of Somerset County

9 Easy St. Bound Brook 08805

732-560-1813

http://www.somersetfoodbank.org/

For: Hunger

Distributes food and provides other basic human needs to those less fortunate in our community. Go to the website for distribution centers and schedule.

HOME of Somerset County

(formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network of Somerset County – IHNSC)

98 West End Ave, Somerville 08876

908-704-1920

https://homescnj.org/

For: Homeless Families

Serving homeless families with children. Religious congregations and volunteers provide shelter, meals, financial support and advocacy. Families receive case management and support services from a staff of social workers and mental health counselors.

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity

https://rvhabitat.org/

Main Office

100 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(2nd floor of the United Reformed Church)
(908)704-0016
info@rvhabitat.org

 

Habitat ReStore

The Marketplace at Manville
110 North Main Street
Manville, NJ 08835
(908) 458-9770
restore@rvhabitat.org

For: Homelessness

Helps families build and improve places to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes, alongside volunteers, and pay an affordable mortgage.

 

The Habitat ReStore sells building materials, appliances, new and gently-used furniture, and home accessories to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds from the store go directly toward our mission of building affordable homes in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. 

Safe + Sound Somerset

427 Homestead Rd

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Call or Text Hotline: 866-685-1122

Office: 908-359-8640

https://www.safe-sound.org/

For: Domestic Abuse

Empowers survivors of domestic abuse (both physical and psychological) and engages the community to end the cycle of violence. S+SS is the designated lead agency and only organization in Somerset County providing comprehensive services to survivors of domestic abuse and their families.

Samaritan Homeless Interim Program (SHIP)

87 East High St, Somerville 08876

908-393-9545

SHIP908@optonline.net

http://www.ship908.com/html/about_ship.html

For: Homelessness

Serving the homeless, near-homeless, working poor families, and individuals in Somerset County Regions who are not able to obtain assistance from government or other private agencies. Services are tailored to each individual's need, and vary in duration according to each individual or family’s situation.

Visions & Pathways

49 Brahma Ave, Bridgewater 08807

908-526-6605

Crisis Intervention: 908.526.6605 ext 319

https://visionsandpathways.org/

For: At-risk Youth

Serving abused, neglected, homeless, missing and at-risk youth. We help them build their self-esteem and acquire the skills they need to thrive by providing; food, housing, counseling, education assistance, arts and recreation activities, career and employment counseling, scholarships and financial literacy instruction.

Emergency Rental Relief

908-541-5756

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/human-services/community-development/cdbg-cv-emergency-rental-relief-err-program

For: Rental Relief

Rental relief for residents of Somerset County whose income has been impacted by the pandemic. Excludes Franklin Township.