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Housing Resources, Eviction Prevention, Help Paying Rent, Help with Mortgage
Apply here for self-certification to prevent eviction in NJ
If you submit the self-certification and if you are eligible you may be protected from being evicted or removed from where you are living at any time for past due rent accrued (during the COVID-19 pandemic) between March 1, 2020 and either August 31, 2021, or December 31, 2021, depending on your income.
Assisting the LGBTQ+ community
Norwescap in Northwest Jersey
You can also call at (908) 782-2490
You can also call at (973) 998-0820
27 Warren Street, Somerville, NJ 08876 (908) 704-6346.
Mortgage payments, including principal, interest, taxes, and homeowner’s insurance
Or call 1 (800) 510-3102
Help with water and sewer bills.
Find a temporary home for a pet
Helps "elderly, handicapped and low-income persons" in weatherizing their homes, improving their heating system efficiency and conserving energy.
Grants are also provided to community-based agencies assisting low-income occupied dwelling units.
Court Resources for Self-Representation
LSNJ Law Legal Information and Hotline
Lawyer’s Referral Service in Hunterdon
You can also call at (908) 236-6109
Lawyer’s Referral Service in Morris
You can also call at (973) 267-5882
Lawyer’s Referral Service in Somerset
You can also call at (908) 685-2323
Lawyer’s Referral Service in Sussex
Lawyer’s Referral Service in Warren
You can also call at (908) 387-1835
New Jersey State Bar
New Jersey Division of Disability Services
Link to NJ Resources list maintained by DDS
The Conversation Project
For AHCD discussions with Family
New Jersey Department Of Health’s POLST Website
Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Mercer County Surrogate
What happens in the administration of an estate without a will?
Office on Aging and Disability
Somerset County: 27 Warren Street, Somerville, NJ 08876 (908) 704-6346
One Spring Street, 2nd Floor, Newton, NJ 07860.
Consumer Law Resources
Annual Credit Report
Get Your Free Credit Report from this Authorized Source
Consumer Education on Debt
Defending yourself in Small Claims Court
Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance (ERMA)
National Association of Consumer Advocates
How to Request a Restraining Order
Safe in Hunterdon
JBWS (Morris County)
24-Hour Helpline & Referral: 1.877.R.U.ABUSED or 1 (877) 782-2873Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Text (973) 314-4192
Safe & Sound Somerset
Call or text the 24hour hotline at 1 (866) 685-1122
You can also call their 24 hour helpline at (973) 875-1211
You can also call their helpline at 1 (800) 799-7233 or text "START" at 88788
Emergency Housing for Animals:
Safe Space for Pets On-site housing and Off-site housing for people and pets who need a safe escape from domestic violence.text here.
Liberty Humane Society - in Jersey City. Pet Owner Assistance Program:
911FosterPets Find a temporary home for a pet
The Pet Fund
A registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in the United States who need veterinary care. Provides non-basic, non-urgent care: includes medical needs such as cancer treatment, heart disease, chronic conditions, endocrine diseases, eye diseases, etc.
NJ State Health Dept. sponsors spay/neutering dogs/cats with low cost programs at participating veterinarians.
Animal Alliance 1432 Route 179, Lambertville, NJ 08530
Low-cost spay/ neutering and basic wellness services. Price range varies based on income
Call (609) 818-1952.
NJ Dept. of Health Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Program at participating veterinarians listed by County.
In Hunterdon County:
New Jersey Helps
New Jersey One App
New Jersey Unemployment
Hunterdon County Department of Human Services
Assistance in Morris County
Social Services in Somerset County
Social Services in Sussex County
Warren County Department of Human Services
Board of Trustees
Meet Our Team
Statement on Racial Justice
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