Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County

We help homeless families — parents and children — who are in need of shelter. We give them a place to stay and three meals a day by housing them at our network of churches and synagogues. While they’re in our shelter network, we work with moms and dads on a plan that addresses the issues that led to their homelessness. Goals are set and parents are compassionately guided to take the steps necessary to find a home and become self-sufficient. Does your family need emergency shelter? Call IHN at 973-746-1400, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

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    Double Your Donation, Double Your Impact!

    For the 4th successive year, your donation to IHN will be matched $1 for $1 through a generous matching grant from the Partners for Health Foundation. PFH will match donations now through December 31. The work we do to serve families facing a housing crisis in Essex County is made possible through your generosity. Donate ...
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    ‘A Journey Home’ Annual Breakfast

    A BIG thank you to all who attended our Journey Home Breakfast Fundraiser on October 16, 2018. We are also incredibly grateful to all our table hosts, speakers, the breakfast committee, and our generous event sponsors listed below. Thank you! See more, including an inspiring event video posted on the IHN Facebook page. 
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    Donate your vehicle and support IHN

    Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Instead of selling, trading or storing your vehicle, you can donate it to Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County. It’s convenient, easy, and you may qualify you for a tax deduction.
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