The annual Point-in-Time Count aims to estimate the number of people experiencing homelessness in New Jersey and throughout the country. Now, the numbers from the 2020 count have been released, showing a general uptick in homelessness statewide.
A nonprofit organization is seeking to convert an office building in the Ironbound into this shelter.
Construction on a state-of-the-art homeless services facility in Jersey City has officially started.
A new 20-unit community exclusively for homeless Newark residents has opened at 101 14th Avenue.
Newark’s municipal government wants to hire a group to engage in outreach with and transportation for people who are experiencing homelessness in the state’s largest city.
The City of Newark has partnered with other organizations and agencies to open a shelter and bring the homeless inside out of the cold. This is the first report in an exclusive Jersey Digs series focusing on homelessness across the state.
The annual Point-in-Time Count will be held today across the United States. Local organizations are aiming to determine just how many New Jerseyans woke up this morning without a home.
Hundreds of volunteers were sent out across New Jersey yesterday as part of the nationwide Point-in-Time Count to survey people who are experiencing homelessness. Jersey Digs participated in the event in Trenton and spoke with local leaders and homeless residents.
Hoboken is the first municipality to launch its own dedicated task force to address homelessness.
The proposed task force in New Jersey’s largest city would be among the first of its kind in a state where homelessness remains a crisis.
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