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Single Point of Entry for Homelessness Prevention - Nights

Agency: Atlantic Homeless Alliance
Service Description:

Provides a single point of entry for individuals and families experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness in Atlantic County. Individuals will be assessed for various needs and referred to appropriate resources within the community to address their needs. Traveler's assistance to return out-of-county individuals to their point of origin is available. On-site Substance Use and Mental Health assessments available to develop and coordinate services for those in need. Applicants are assessed by their specific needs and, if eligible, are given referrals/assistance for:

- Rent payment assistance
- Mortgage payment assistance

Bi-lingual staff are available on site.

Fees:

None

Eligibility:

Atlantic County residents who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless:

- "Homeless" status is defined as not having an actual place of residence, living in place not usually meant for habitation, ie. bus station, street, car
- "Imminent risk" is defined as having an eviction notice or warrant of removal.

For Traveler's Assistance, applicants must have verifiable address/contact person to return to.

Application Instructions:

Please call or visit the Atlantic City Rescue Mission after 2:00pm for placement services. An intake will be conducted. All guests will be redirected back to the Atlantic Homeless Alliance (single point of service) the next business day for case management/referrals.

Last Update: July 05, 2016

Mapit
Address:

2009 Bacharach Blvd

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Web Address:

http://www.jfsatlantic.org/services/atlantic-homeless-alliance/

Areas Served:

Atlantic County

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 2:00pm - 8:00am
Sat & Sun all day.

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (609) 345-5517 Atlantic City Rescue Mission Homeless Hotline

Email:

Features:

Hours

  • Open Saturdays
  • Open Sundays
  • Languages other than English

  • Spanish
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Shelter resident type

  • Couples
  • Couples with children
  • Men with children
  • Single Men
  • Single Women
  • Women with children