Homeless Services

Are you experiencing a housing or homeless crisis?  Get help from Social Work staff with the following:

  • Temporary shelter assistance
  • Warming center assistance
  • Rental assistance
    • Includes first month’s rent and back-rent assistance
    • Housing must be affordable moving forward 
  • Utility assistance
  • Security deposit assistance
    • Housing must be legal and affordable moving forward
  • Other services (food, transportation, medical needs)



Step 1.During Business Hours (M-F, 8:30AM-4:30PM)

Call our Homeless Intake Line at 973-829-8264. You'll be connected to a Social Worker for an assessment of eligible housing services. We will guide you to  appropriate housing resources and guidance you need to become self-sufficient.

Please note: If you are currently working with a Social Worker but cannot contact or identify that worker, please call 973-829-8264 for assistance.

There's a very high volume of incoming calls, so you might be instructed to leave a message. Please tell us your name, your case number (if you have one), and a brief description of why you're calling. If you’re having an emergency housing need, we’ll get back to you by the end of the day.

Step 2.Afterhours, Weekdays, and Holidays

  1. Call 2-1-1
  2. Select prompt for “Currently Homeless”
  3. Enter “MOR” for Morris County.

You'll be connected with a Call Specialist for an assessment of eligible housing services. They will guide you to the appropriate housing resources you need to become self-sufficient.

In Person

In an effort to safeguard the health of Morris County community members during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging residents to please call our office instead of visiting in-person.

Client Information Release Form

If you want us to be able to speak with a family member, friend, or agency on your behalf, you need to fill out the Client Information Release form.

Fill out the form online:

Fill it out on paper and mail it to us: