Community, homeless & "Anyone in need" Resource Guide & News

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Homeless shelter has more than just housing, they are a 1 stop Org. for many services for our community

the location is 120 so. river street hackensack NJ 07601

For our community they have a wide range of services including lunch and dinner for the public.

for any of these or more programs you can drop by the shelter or call them directly, they have many more services available-201-336-6475

next step times are 9:30 am -to 11am then 1pm to 4:00 pm

free lunch is 11:30-12:30 free dinner is 5-6

"next step" 2 times a day- they have Social services for food stamps

North east legal services

ywca for rape crisis

Project literacy

h.o.p.e.- an organization which helps ex-offenders get back on their feet

aa and na meetings-mon wed fri sat. in the wellness area-call for times- the AA meetings start at 7 pm

during next step people can get mail take showers get toiletries and free phone and fax use

for some information on various orgs

call nj hope and healing hotline-877-294-help

next step also has job track helping people with jobs

next step times are 9:30 am -to 11am  then 1pm to 4:00 pm

free lunch is 11:30-12:30  free dinner is 5-6

shelter free legal services is Wed. 11-3:00

the job tracks is for mentally ill services for finding jobs for people with disabilities.

they also have a computer lab

the pc lab times are mo-fri-9-12 and sat 10-1

for any of these or more programs you can drop by the shelter or call them directly, they have many more services available-201-336-6475 

The Bergen county homeless shelter and dept. of housing and human services besides being a homeless shelter they have a wide variety of services for all of our homeless and low income community.


they are located at 120 south river street in hackensack.  If you want to know what services there are out there, that you might qualify for, they have a very knowledgeable staff that can direct you to a program that is right for you and if you don't need their services you can drop in to have a great lunch and dinner.

after breakfast they have what they call next step. it is where you can get a wide variety of resources and programs that might fit your needs.

many organizations are placed there to help with your needs in our community. drop by there sometime!

free meals for the community lunch and dinner

lunch 7 days a week 11:30-12:30

dinner 5-6

next step is 9:30-11 am and 1pm-4pm

next step has a variety of information and things to do:

job tracks- employment services for mentally ill in Bergen county                                                                                                                    during next step you can use the phone for free, take showers, get toiletries and clothing.    

 other services during next step organizations like p.a.t.h


social services for ebt applicants and services

h.o.p.e. reentry program,

project literacy,

 the shelter has a computer lab.  for job search open mo-fri-9-12 and sat. 9:45 to 4:45 sunday 10-1

other things to take advantage of :

wed. legal services wed. 11-3pm

aa meetings mo wed fri sat 7pm in the wellness area

a couple of important #'s

NJ hope and healing help line: 1-877-294-help

national homeless vet line:  1-877-424-3838

NOTICE: if you were kicked out or discharged from the BC homeless shelter their is an appeals process  we will have information about that coming soon, in the meantime  you can stop at plaza one next to the court house and go to housing dept. and start the appeals possess

if you have  a hard time reading this we appologise, you can get a copy at plaza 1 or at the shelter, call first