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I need help with food and basic necessities.

HomeFront can help your family with everything it takes to make a house a home – food, furniture, appliances and household items, clothing, groceries (non-food), back-to-school, and holiday essentials.  For families living in motels who are homeless, HomeFront also has a meal delivery program called “Double Helpings.” 

To reach HomeFront for help, please call 609-989-9417 or visit our Lawrenceville Campus, 1880 Princeton Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.

Food, Diapers & Other Groceries

HomeFront operates three food/grocery pantries – see locations below. Families who have enrolled are welcome to visit once every 30 days to receive a bag of groceries.  Diapers, baby wipes, baby formula, period products and personal hygiene products are also available. HomeFront clients receive a week’s worth of groceries that will feed a family of four.

For more information, email us at: or call: 609-989-9417 ext. 101.

Locations and Hours

Fran’s Pantry – 1880 Princeton Avenue, Lawrenceville. Open Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and Tuesday between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Lawrenceville Community Center Pantry – 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville. Open the first and third Thursday of every month from 12 – 4 p.m.

FreeStore Pantry – 1000 Division Street, Trenton – Food bags available during your appointment when you shop for clothing and more. Call our main office at 609-989-9417 to make an appointment to shop for free.


Double Helpings

HomeFront’s Double Helpings program provides weekly food bags and hot meals two times per week for families who are experiencing homelessness and living at local motels along the Route 1 corridor and in Ewing.  We are here to help your family with necessities and help during this difficult time.

Please email us at: or call: 609-989-9417 ext.101 for more information.


HomeFront’s Furnish the Future Program maintains a warehouse of gently used donated home furnishings, appliances and housewares to help you make your home comfortable and warm for you and your family. In order to take advantage of this service, you must have a HomeFront case manager. 

For more information, email us at: or call our Front Desk at 609-989-9417.

Household Appliances, Essentials, Clothing

At HomeFront’s FreeStore, you can shop for clothes, household items and appliances free of charge once every 30 days. Please email us at: or call our Front Desk at 609-989-9417 for more information and to make an appointment.

Back to School Supply Drive

We want to help your children go back to school with everything they need to succeed.  HomeFront provides age-appropriate backpacks filled with the needed school supplies.  When possible, school clothing, uniforms, and shoes are also provided. This service is available at the beginning of each school year and anytime your child starts at new school.

Please call (609) 989-9417  ext 101 about Back to School and ask how to sign your children up or email us at: While you’re speaking with us, ask about our year-round Joy, Hopes & Dreams program for school age children.  It provides local area children with fun new experiences, tutoring and mentoring after school and on weekends.

Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive

Thanksgiving is an especially important time for  families, when they come together and enjoy a home-cooked meal.  To ensure our families have all the ingredients to enjoy a traditional meal made at home, we provide food baskets filled with items such as stuffing, string beans, potatoes, cranberry sauce and a fresh turkey.

To request a basket, (609) 989-9417 ext 101 and ask how do you sign up or email us at: Registration starts at the end of August, beginning of September.

Holiday Wishes

We ensure that every child has the chance to feel special during this holiday season. Through a carefully orchestrated effort that begins in late November, we ask you for information about each of your children and shop for two gifts for you to give them during the holidays. With their first name, age, gender, size and top gift wishes, we are ready to start preparing to make their holidays special.

For more information,  (609) 989-9417 ext 101 and ask how to sign up for Holiday Wishes or email us at: Registration for this begins in September.