Impacted by Homelessness

IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Donafy

Submitted by: Enola Romano, Montclair Public Library, Jul 21, 2015

DONAFY is a smart phone app that allows you to easily LOCATE, NOTIFY and DONATE to nearby nonprofits that service people in need of housing, food, medical care, mental health, LGBT, legal or job as

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • app

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Getting Back on Your Feet

Submitted by: Kate Baker, Piscataway Public Library, Apr 15, 2015

A list of helpful organizations for economic hard times.  Resources for housing, food, health care, etc.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Community Partnership

Resource Types: 

  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Resources for N.J.

Submitted by: Andrew Luck, Elizabeth Public Library, Jan 28, 2015

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has put together this collection of online resources for those living with or facing homelessness in New Jersey.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Homelessness

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Hope for Veterans Programs of Community Hope

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 24, 2014

The Hope for Veterans program of Community Hope serves NJ homeless veterans and their families. Community Hope is a nonprofit organization.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Homelessness
  • Veterans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Help for Homeless Veterams

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 24, 2014

The Help for Homeless Veterans project is a program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It is a 24/7 program. Call 1-877-424-3838.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Homelessness
  • Veterans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Social Services for the Homeless

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 24, 2014

The Social Service for the Homeless program of the Division of Family Development in the NJ Department of Human Services offers emergency assistance to NJ residents at risk of homelessness.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Homelessness

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 24, 2014

Dial 211 from any phone in New Jersey 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and receive information and referral assistance for community resources, such as affordable housing, food pantries, shelters, social

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
  • IMMIGRANTS
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS
  • OTHER

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Immigrants
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults
  • Other
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Multicultural

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

New Jersey Veterans Guide

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 24, 2014

This guide in PDF format is published by the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Veterans
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults
  • People with Different Abilities

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

New Jersey Resources 2014: a state guide to disability services

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Dec 15, 2014

New Jersey Resources 2014 is published annually by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services.  It is a comprehensive guide to community, county, local, national,

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Autism
  • Hearing Impaired (Deafness)
  • Homebound
  • Mental Disability
  • Visually Impaired
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

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