Housing Resources



Below is a list of housing & placement services located in the Trenton/Mercer County area.


Amani House

18-520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Trenton, NJ

This transitional housing (24 single adult males between the ages of 18-65). Call

for appointment. Tel. (609)-393-3168 ext. 13.


Anchor House Shelter

740 Greenwood Avenue, Trenton, NJ

Is a 24-hour program for runaway, homeless and at-risk youth ages 10-17 in

Mercer County, The Anchorage Transitional Living Program homeless youth

ages 18-21; The Anchor House: 10-17 yrs. Angel’s Wings ages birth to 12 years

Referrals from the state Division of Youth & Family Services (DYFS), schools,

parents, friends, Family Courts, Catholic Charities. The Anchorage: (989)-1625,

ext. 127. The Anchor House: (609) 396-8329


Community Innovations- Trenton

Family Preservation House- 17 Families; Chester House-I : 13 Single Men –

ages 18 and up; Chester House-II: 24 Single Women – ages 18 and up. Mercer

County Board of Social Services. Referrals.

Main Office: 140 East Hanover Street, Trenton, NJ. (609) 396-8291

Dunham Hall Residence is 127 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ (609) 396-2413

Dunham Hall is a 90-bed SRO (single room occupancy) women residence that

provides permanent housing to low-income and homeless.


Escher Street SRO & Transitional

50 Escher Street, Trenton, NJ. (609) 392-4599

Single Occupancy Rooms for single men and women (Project Specific Section

8); Transitional Housing for single men (26 beds) and women (8 beds). SRO

accepts transitional housing clients and walk-ins. Referred by MCBOSS or

Department of Corrections.



Administrative Offices

1880 Princeton Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ

Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, and Permanent Housing are available.

Call for appointment. (609) 989-9417


Rescue Mission

98 Carroll St Trenton NJ. 609-695-1436

Emergency Shelter: Overnight shelter, meals and clothing for single adult men

and women.

Vince’s Place: Residential addiction treatment.

Permanent Housing: Rooming & Boarding House and Brimmer House rental.

Outpatient: Addiction counseling.

TEACH and Work Readiness

Thrift Store and Courtesy Store



Trenton, NJ. (609) 394-9000 (Main Office).

24hour, 7 days a week Hotline (1-800) 572-SAFE(7233).

Offers shelters for victims of domestic violence and women with

developmental disabilities. Provides counseling and support services, and

Spanish speaking counselors. Emergency Services are designed to assist

victims of domestic violence and sexual assault immediately following the

initial crisis.

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