“I need a place for tonight.”  “I need a place to live.”

Everyone needs a safe, secure place to thrive– a place where you and your children can safely sleep.   HomeFront can work with you if you have lost your home, need one-time help in a crisis or need help to find a safe place you can afford. We can help with back rent or security deposits.

HomeFront's Family Campus Shelter

If you and your children are in need of a safe, caring place right away, The HomeFront Family Campus in Ewing, NJ might be right for you.  We have private rooms and baths for 38 families who are currently experiencing homelessness. Meals, on-site childcare, job development, health and wellness, and other services are included.  

To start the process, call 211 or contact the Mercer County Board of Social Services at (609) 989-4320 and ask for a housing worker, or call us at (609) 989-9417 Ext. 101 or call Ruth Carter, The City of Trenton at (609) 815-2160. Or email us at: homefront@homefrontnj.org.

An Affordable Apartment

HomeFront and our partner, Homes by TLC, provides permanent service-enriched affordable housing with wrap-around services (food, case management, children’s programs, etc.) to the Mercer County community.  Rents are never more than 30% of a family’s income and the units are well maintained by our staff. All of our tenants and their family members receive ongoing support based on their individual needs and goals for themselves.

Applying for a Homes by TLC Unit: New construction at Hopewell Parc – Applications are no longer being accepted, the deadline has passed.  Lynwood Community and Sullivan Way apartments have no vacancies at this time. To find out if there are other housing opportunities with Homes by TLC, please contact DanaN@homefrontnj.org.  

Please also use https://nj.gov/njhrc/list/ in any search for affordable housing in New Jersey.

Click here for a preliminary application

Rent & Security Deposits

HomeFront has many ways to help you and keep you from losing your housing. Among the options are back rent payments, security deposits or modest subsidies. For more information, please note that this process can take time and requires paperwork. For more information, call (609) 989-9417, Ext. 101 or email us at: homefront@homefrontnj.org.

Housing for People Living With HIV

If you are experiencing a housing crisis and are impacted by HIV, we can help.  Contact Brenda Whitaker at (609) 989-9417 ext 101 or via email at BrendaW@homefrontnj.org. You can also email us at: homefront@homefrontnj.org.