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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    IHN Ambassador Program

    The IHN Ambassador Program aims to educate the public about family homelessness in Essex County and create a diverse volunteer network to raise awareness.  The Ambassadors will assist IHN with projects that will help the needy families in our community. Would you like to learn more about the Ambassador Program? Please contact Angie Benedict at ...
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    Upcoming Events

    Planning is underway for our annual Broadway Fundraiser scheduled this year for Monday, May 20th at the Woodland in Maplewood. Save the date and look out for more details. Event registration link will be published on our website and social media pages.
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    Your Donation Doubled! Thank You!

    Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the 2018 Partners for Health Foundation (PFH) matching grant for IHN. With your help, we were able to reach our goal of $20,000! Your support helps IHN provide shelter, housing and youth empowerment programs to homeless families in Essex County so they can stabilize their lives. ...
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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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