Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

County Participating in Stand Down Morristown

January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Morris County’s Department of Human Services will be one of many participants this week in Operation Stand Down Morristown, a two-day event supporting needy and homeless veterans and their families.

Christie Administration Awards $400,000 Homelessness Prevention Grant to HomeFront

EWING - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of the Christie Administration’s Season of Service for citizens in need, Department of Banking and Insurance Acting Commissioner Ken Kobylowski today announced a $400,000 homeless prevention grant to Lawrenceville-based HomeFront. He also delivered gifts to clients for their families, toured the organization’s Family Preservation Center in Ewing and served as a judge for a “Decorate Your Door” contest.

Christie Administration Announces $400,000 Homelessness Prevention Grant as Part of Christie Administration’s Season of...

CAMDEN - December 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of the Christie Administration's Season of Service, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today visited Catholic Charities, Diocese in Camden, Inc. to announce a $400,000 grant for the agency's work to help the homeless in Cumberland County.

Governor Kim Guadagno Announces $285,000 Grant to Support Salvation Army’s Perth Amboy Transitional Residence...

Trenton, NJ - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing the Christie Administration’s Season of Service outreach to those in need, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Salvation Army Perth Amboy Corp to announce that the organization has been awarded a $285,152 shelter support grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

Christie Administration Announces That Department of Banking and Insurance Will Staff Mobile Offices Thursday...

Trenton, NJ - November 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- To assist consumers who have suffered property loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Christie Administration announced today the Department of Banking and Insurance will have staff members available at locations in Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties Thursday, November 15, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to handle consumers' questions, take complaints, and assist them in filing insurance claims related to damages caused by the storm.

Menendez, Lautenberg Announce $1.2 Million To Help NJ Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Housing

Newark - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded Volunteers of America of Delaware Valley $1.2 million through its Grant and Per Diem (GDP Program) to provide temporary housing -- a daily average of 25 beds -- for homeless veterans in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties.

Menendez, Lautenberg Announce $1.2 Million To Help NJ Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Housing

Newark - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded Volunteers of America of Delaware Valley $1.2 million through its Grant and Per Diem (GDP Program) to provide temporary housing -- a daily average of 25 beds -- for homeless veterans in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties.

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce $2.7 Million For Homeless Veterans In New Jersey

Washington, DC - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced that the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded over $2.7 million in homeless prevention grants to New Jersey non-profit community agencies. These awards were granted through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to assist homeless and at-risk veteran families.

Congressman Pallone Announces $1 Million Grant to Assist Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON DC - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced a $1 million grant for services to assist approximately 400 at-risk or homeless veterans in Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean and Burlington Counties. The Sixth District includes areas in both Middlesex and Monmouth counties. The grant was awarded to the nonprofit organization United Veterans of America Inc. (Soldier On) under the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program

VA Grant Awarded to Soldier On

Washington, DC - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A $1 million federal grant has been awarded to a non-profit organization to assist low income veterans in Central New Jersey who are at risk of losing their homes, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) announced today.

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce More Than $300,000 For Homeless Veterans In Camden

WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced more than $300,000 in federal funding to provide homeless veterans in Camden with housing assistance and medical treatment.

REP. PASCRELL ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $500,000 IN FEDERAL HUD GRANTS FOR PATERSON, PASSAIC COUNTY...

WASHINGTON, DC - December 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today announced a total of $584,259 in federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants were awarded to local organizations and nonprofit agencies that serve the Eighth Congressional District to provide housing and services to help the homeless.

Acting Governor Kim Guadagno Announces $1.36 Million to State’s FoodBanks During Holiday Season

Trenton, NJ - November 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today, joined by Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher and Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, announced $1,363,600 in funding for the state’s six food banks to purchase healthy foods to feed the hungry this holiday season. This funding will ensure food assistance for those in need and is the second payment of the fiscal year.

REP. PASCRELL ANNOUNCES $10.2 MILLION IN FEMA GRANTS WILL BE AWARDED TO ELEVATE HOMES...

WASHINGTON, DC - September 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing his efforts on behalf of Passaic County residents who have endured repeated losses due to severe weather and flooding, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will award a total of $10.2 million in hazard mitigation grants to Pompton Lakes and Little Falls

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce Launch of Long-Awaited Program to Keep New Jersey Families in their...

NEWARK, NJ - May 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) were very pleased today to announce that the New Jersey HomeKeeper program, which is federally-funded and state-administered, is launching on a statewide basis, after a successful two-month pilot period.

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce $16 Million in Federal Funding to Connect NJ Homeless to Shelters...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced funding today that will help New Jersey’s homeless access basic necessities and support services. A total of $16.25 million have been awarded to New Jersey communities by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Continuum of Care Program

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce $22 Million In Federal Homeless Assistance Grants For New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced New Jersey will receive $22,373,892 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist homeless men and women in New Jersey access housing opportunities. The funds were awarded through various HUD Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance competitive programs.

REP. PASCRELL ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $2.4 MILLION IN HUD GRANTS TO PATERSON, NORTH JERSEY...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today announced U.S. Housing and Urban Development grants totaling more than $2.4 million nonprofit agencies servicing the Eight Congressional District to provide housing and services to help the homeless

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce More Than $6 Million To Increase Access To Housing For Low...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced that Paterson will receive a $6.387 million federal investment to expand access to affordable housing for low-and moderate-income families through various housing development, community revitalization, and emergency homeless shelter programs. The grants, awarded and administered through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), are part of four HUD initiatives: The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the HOME Investment Partnership, the Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program

DCA & HMFA Celebrate Grand Opening of 11-Unit Veterans Housing Complex in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. - November 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Executive Director Anthony L. Marchetta today joined Middlesex County freeholders and other local officials to celebrate the grand opening of the Highland Park Veterans Housing Complex at 101 South Third Avenue. The HMFA, an affiliate of the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), provided $1.89 million in construction financing from the Special Needs Housing Trust Fund for the project, which is providing supportive, affordable housing for 11 military veterans. Additional funding came from the DCA’s State Rental Assistance Program

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Menendez Discusses Trump Tax Bill’s Devastating Effects on Homeowners, Housing Market...

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, today held a conference call with NJ Realtors to explain the many problems with the Republican tax bill and the harmful impact it could have on New Jersey homeowners and the housing market.