Mission Statement

Serve the immediate needs of the homeless and near homeless.  Empower people with tools to transition to safe, affordable, permanent housing.  Advocate for people to achieve housing equity and participate in the larger community.

Our Programs

Project Gatekeeper

Our advocacy services.  Advocacy involves emergency case management in which clients receive an assessment of what services are available to them and how to acquire that assistance.  Also includes Operation Warm Heart and Community Education programs.

Bernice’s Place

A model program for homeless children that provides after-school tutoring, educational enrichment, group support, and recreational services.

Hospitality House Program

Designed to help working homeless families, provides transitional housing for up to seven families at any given time in three houses located in Elizabeth.

What's New

JOIN US! The Coalition Uncorked: A tasting of fine NJ Wines Help us raise donations and awareness for Operation Warm Heart  Celebrate a harvest of great local wines with read more

Save the Date Thursday, October 8, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Join Us for our 4th Annual Greater Elizabeth Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Recognition Awards Breakfast Elizabeth Coalition to read more

Your Donation Builds Stronger Families, Stronger Communities and Restores Hope. Your contribution to the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless bridges the gap from shattered read more

Looking for ways to get involved and support the work of the Coalition?  A great way to connect with our work is to support the read more

Links & Resources

St. Joseph Social Service Center

Housing and Community Development Network of N.J.

New Jersey Community Resources

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

NJ Advocacy Network to End Homelessness


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