NOTE: Veterans and immediate family members subject to a lifetime registration requirement under a state sex offender registration program are not eligible for HUD-VASH because they will not be able to obtain a Section 8 housing voucher.
AGENCY: Veterans Crisis Line
TELEPHONE: 1 (800) 273-8255 *Press 1
AGENCY: East Orange VA Medical Center
TELEPHONE: (973) 676-1000
AGENCY: Bloomfield Vet Center
TELEPHONE: (973) 748-0980 /1 (877) 927-8387
AGENCY: GI Go Fund
ADDRESS: One Gateway Center, Suite 120
Newark, NJ 07102
TELEPHONE: 908-647-0180 *4425
SERVICES PROVIDED: Emergency housing for veterans enrolled in the VA Healthcare system.
AGENCY: New Hope Village 4 Veterans
ADDRESS: 60 Evergreen Place, Suite 904,
East Orange, NJ 07018
TELEPHONE: (973) 477-7327
SERVICES PROVIDED: Referrals to community agencies that assist veterans with housing. legal services and employment.
AGENCY: Newark Emergency Services for Families
ADDRESS: 982 Broad Street,
Newark, NJ 07102
TELEPHONE: 973-639-2100 *268
SERVICES PROVIDED: NESF provides emergency services, workforce development, housing, prisoner re-entry, health, and family development for veterans, re-entry clients and homeless clients in Essex County.
AGENCY: Community Hope
TELEPHONE: 1 (855) 483-8466
SERVICES PROVIDED: SSVF Rapid Rehousing and Prevention supportive services provided to veterans who are literally homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Case management services and linkage to legal assistance, employment services, mental health services, transitional shelters, and VA benefits. Temporary financial assistance may be provided in the form of rental assistance, security deposits, utility deposits, moving costs, childcare expenses, transportation assistance, rental arrears and utility arrears. HOPE for Veterans (GPD): (908) 647-5717 ext. 325
AGENCY: Catholic Charities
TELEPHONE: 1 (855) 767–8387
SERVICES PROVIDED: SSVF program aimed at rapidly re-housing homeless veteran and their families and preventing homelessness among veterans at imminent risk of losing their housing. The program provides case management and temporary financial assistance as the needs warranted. SSVF program not only addresses the immediate needs of the household but also the underlying issues that present a risk to housing stability and independence. In addition, we provide outreach, job training and educational supports, advocacy and financial assistance, assistance with moving expenses, childcare, apartment application fees, transportation, broker fees and other cost that directly support the housing stability of low-income veterans.