16,236 cries for help were answered last year, with shelter food and emergency aid.
Last year, 301 families with 382 children were in our Emergency Shelter programs.
Last year, 731 families were spared the trauma of being evicted from their homes.
Last year, 10,810 bags of food were distributed to help parents feed their children.
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HomeFront’s ArtSpace Offers Special New Book

NEW WAYS OF SEEING MY WORLD Order Now New Ways of Seeing My World, is a book commemorating HomeFront’s 25th anniversary that carries a very special thank you to Anne Battle and Susan Ashmore for bringing it to life.  It offers photos of seven ArtSpace artists, their...

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HomeFront Holiday Cards Deliver Hope and Love

HOMEFRONT HOLIDAY CARDS Order Now HomeFront has launched its annual tradition of offering unique and festive cards appropriate for any winter holiday for sale by the box to the general public and by custom order to local corporations. The cards have held a special...

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Mercer Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

HomeFront founder and executive director Connie Mercer brings viewers up-to-date on the first anniversary of the opening of the state-of-art Family Campus in Ewing. She also explains the effects of recent severe government funding cuts on homeless families.  The...

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Mother and Daughter
HomeFront’s Mission HomeFront’s mission is to end homelessness in Central New Jersey by harnessing the caring, resources and expertise of the community. We lessen the immediate pain of homelessness and help families become self-sufficient. We work to give our clients the skills and opportunities to ensure adequate incomes, and we work to increase the availability of adequate, affordable housing. We help homeless families advocate for themselves individually and collectively.
When you do nothing, you feel powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the hope that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.

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HomeFront guided me through a troubled time in my life, if it were not for them I might not be where I am today.

Asia T: College Student

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…and sometimes we look back, even if for no other reason than to realize how far we have come. That’s the journey of life. That was my journey, and I’m still on it.

Alicia E.

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Through my challenging and rewarding journey HomeFront has been there to help me overcome every hurdle.

Ty’Quansa T