We understand that you may need other resources and we hope the list provided below will assist you. If need assistance outside of housing help such as apartment listing, unemployment benefits, child care, health care and financial assistance. 

NJ 2-1-1 


2-1-1 community resource specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can help clients who speak many different languages. Information provided will be kept confidential, except for information that needs to be shared with providers involved in providing shelter or shelter-related services. 

For current information & help with basic needs, read our COVID-19 web pages or dial 2-1-1. For alerts/updates, text NJCOVID to 898-211. Live help on COVID-19 information is available. Speak to a healthcare professional at 1-800-962-1253. For best results, select your county as your location at www.nj211.org. 


Family Promise 

Family Promise Union County (FPUC) is overseen by the national Family Promise office. It provides a holistic approach, through a comprehensive set of services, to families experiencing homelessness and families at-risk of homelessness in Union County, New Jersey. 

First Baptist Church
402 Union Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Phone: (908) 289-7300

Website: http://familypromise.org/programs/union-county-program/

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army church and community center is committed to "Growing Together." They are sincere people who seek to live out that goal by saving souls, strengthening saints, and serving suffering humanity in Bayway, Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle Park, and Union. 


Elizabeth Temple

1005 E. Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2590
Phone: (908) 352-7057
Email: Walter.Droz@use.salvationarmy.org
Website: https://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/new-jersey/elizabeth/

Services Offered:

  • Emergency Shelter

  • Seasonal Services

  • Casework Services

  • Women's Ministries

  • Worship Services - Sunday School

  • Worship Services - Youth Ministries

  • Worship Services - Church

  • Men's Ministries

  • Food Pantry


YMCA of Eastern Union County, Elizabeth Branch located in Elizabeth, NJ serves our community with low income housing, a renovated gym with state of the art fitness equipment and classes.


135 Madison Ave,

Elizabeth, NJ 07201 

Phone: (908) 355-9622

Website: Home | The Gateway Family YMCA (tgfymca.org)


Monday - Friday:9:00am - 12:00pm

Monday - Friday:2:00pm - 6:00pm


118 Division Street, Elizabeth New Jersey 07201

Open Monday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM,

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Closed Wednesday.


Email: info@theelizabethcoalition.org

Phone: 908-355-2060 ext. 202

Tax-deductible donations can be made by visiting our Donate page, or by mailing a check to 118 Division Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201.

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