Hope House helps families become self-sufficient by giving them an opportunity for decision making and for assuming responsibility for improving their situation under the supervision, support, and guidance of shelter staff. Hope House also accepts pregnant women in their last trimester. The program also works closely with other programs and agencies to provide mental health and Veterans Services.
Hope House Emergency Family shelter accepts homeless Hudson County families that are referred from Hudson County Division of Social Services or Garden State Episcopal Coordinated Re-Entry Housing program.
Housing up to 20 mothers and their children, the program offers short-term supervised residence, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing, supportive individual counseling, educational workshops, instruction in parenting skills, referral to community resources, assistance with job and housing placement, and referrals for mental health and substance abuse services.