Helpful links and other info.

Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey
Promotes ethical standards and knowledge which supports affordable housing through dialogue, education, advocacy and policy guidance.
(609) 310-6070

New Jersey Housing Resource Center
- Provides a listing of affordable housing properties within the State of New Jersey.
- Provides housing options to individuals with disabilities.
(877) 428-8844

NJ Department of Community Affairs
Rental Assistance 
Homelessness Prevention 

(609) 292-4080

Ocean County Board of Social Services - Special Response
1027 Hooper Ave.
Toms River, NJ 08754-0547
Phone (732) 349-1500

Provides services to aid persons who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, have been a victim of domestic violence, or have home care problems. Rent subsidies may be available to certain households. Other services such as food stamps, Jersey Care, Adult Medicaid, and medical transportation are also provided. All cases are screened and referred to all other resources. Special Response is a 24-hour response program. Funding is limited so assistance is not always available.

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County
253 Chestnut St.
Toms River, NJ
Phone (732) 736-1550

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County is a non-profit, interfaith ministry which provides shelter, meals and assistance to homeless families. To qualify for the program, there must be at least 1 parent or guardian with a child under the age of 18 and the family must have no permanent place to live, a vehicle, employment or promise of employment at the start of entering the program, have no current issues with drugs or alcohol, have no untreated mental illness, and complete the IHN intake and interview.

Catholic Charities Housing Assistance Services (Home, Heat and Hope) of Ocean Emergency & Community Services
200 Monmouth Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-5322

Provides assistance to eligible residents of Ocean County with utility payments, security deposits, back rent and mortgage payments.

O.C.E.A.N. Inc.
Ocean Community Economic Action Now, Inc.
22 Hyers Street
Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone (732) 244-2351

  •     Rental Assistance
  •     Head Start Child Development Program
  •     O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Kids Child Care
  •     Weatherization
  •     Home Energy Assistance
  •     Affordable Housing Rentals & Construction
  •     Housing & Mortgage Counseling
  •     First Time Homebuyer Program

New Jersey Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency (NJ HMFA)
637 South Clinton Ave.
Trenton, NJ 08650

Offers affordable home ownership and housing opportunities.

Homeownership Preservation Foundation
(888) 995-HOPE (995-4673)

Provides aid to homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

Homes for All, Inc.
7 Hyers St.
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 286-7929

Provides affordable housing in Toms River
*New Construction Single Family Homes for Sale*
41 Affordable Homes & 41 Market Rate Homes

Stafford Park Apartments
321 Cook Rd.
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 597-3000

Income Restricted One, Two & Three-Bedroom Apartments
Rents starting at *$506 - $1,309

*Rates subject to change per COAH Regulations

Habitat for Humanity
Northern Ocean County (732) 228-7962
Southern Ocean County (609) 978-9984

Developing communities with people in need by building and renovating houses.

New Jersey Citizen Action
(800) NJ OWNER - (800) 656-9637

Homeownership Counseling

  •     First-Time Buyers
  •     Section 8 Homeownership
  •     Reverse Mortgages
  •     HUD Crisis Counseling/Foreclosure Prevention
  •     Predatory Lending Workouts

Navicore Solutions
200 US Highway 9
Manalapan, NJ  07726
(866) 472-4557

Provides financial counseling

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

New Jersey Offices

Newark Field Office
One Newark Center
13th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone No. (973) 622-7900

Provides resources for renters, purchasers,
sellers and those in danger of foreclosure.

Catholic Charities of Ocean County
383 West State St.
Trenton, NJ 08607-1423
(609) 394-5181

 Services include:

  •     Addiction Treatment Services
  •     Basic Needs Services
  •     Children/Family Services
  •     Counseling
  •     Domestic Violence Services
  •     Housing & Residential Services
  •     Parish Social Ministry
  •     Services for Seniors
  •     Mental Health & Recovery
  •     Maternity & Adoption
  •     Disaster Response
  •     Immigrant Support Services

Volunteers of America
235 White Horse Pike
Collingswood, NJ 08107
Phone No. (856) 854-4660

Direct link to Homeless Services:

Services include:

  •     Children, Youth & Families
  •     Community Enhancement
  •     Corrections
  •     Developmental Disability
  •     Elderly
  •     Emergency Services
  •     Employment & Training
  •     Health Care
  •     Homeless
  •     Housing
  •     Mental Health
  •     Substance Abuse
  •     Veterans

Housing Authority of the Township of Berkeley
44 Frederick Dr
Bayville, NJ 08721
Phone (732) 269-2312
Fax (732) 269-7709

Offers public housing to low income families, singles, seniors, disabled. Rent subsidy from US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.

Housing Authority of the Township of Brick
165 Chambers Bridge Rd.
Brick, NJ 08723
Phone (732) 920-9400
Fax (732) 920-7604

Section 8 rental assistance.
Public housing-266 units for senior citizens, handicapped & disabled.
Services: Housing for low income Senior Citizens and/or Handicapped.
Eligibility: Income limits as determined by the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.

Housing Authority of the Township of Lakewood
317 Sampson Ave.
PO Box 1599
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone (732) 364-1300
Fax (732) 367-3299

  • Section 8 rental assistance and low income public housing.
  • Rental assistance and apartments for low income seniors, disabled and families.
  • Must meet income eligibility guidelines.

Princeton Beach Estates (formerly Pinewood Mobile Home Park) 
50 Princeton Ave.
Brick, NJ 08724
(732) 840-0890

  • AGE RESTRICTED-Seniors 55+ Community
  • Rent or Purchase / No Pets Allowed
  • 2015 Monthly Rent = $515.00
  • Rent includes water & sewer, garbage pick up, snow removal & more

Dottie's House
(732) 262-2009

Confidentially located transitional housing program for
women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

Providence House
(732) 244-8259 or (800) 246-8910

Confidentially located emergency safe house that enables
victims and their children to escape the danger of domestic violence.

180 Turning Lives Around
1 Bethany Rd., Bldg 3, Suite 42
Hazlet, NJ 07730
(732) 264-4111

Domestic Violence Hotline (888) 843-9262
Sexual Assault Hotline (888) 264-RAPE (7273)
Youth Helpline (888) 222-2228

Services include

  • Hotlines
  • Crisis Response Teams
  • Counseling
  • Court Assistance
  • Shelter & Housing
  • Youth Helpline
  • Training & Education

Epiphany House
1110 Grand Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 775-0720

Providing housing for chemically dependent women with
children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Ocean's Harbor House
(732) 929-0660

A safe haven for youth, ages 10-21 who have run away,
are homeless or have been abused, neglected or abandoned.

Beacon House of Ocean Children & Family Services
1410 Sixth Ave.
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 502-9245

Transitional group home in Monmouth County for homeless youth
ages 17-21. Individual and group counseling is afforded on-site.

The Open Door Pregnancy Center
533 Lakehurst Road
Toms River, NJ
(732) 240-5504

Providing a variety of services to pregnant teens and women.

Madonna House
Corner State Hwy 35 & 1401 Seventh Ave.
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 775-1140

Providing clothing, furniture, food, and personal
items to women and children free of charge.

Phone No. Dial 211

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