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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    Happy Mother’s Day From IHN!

    We wish to thank you for your continued support of families facing a housing crisis. Your generosity as donors and volunteers helps these moms in our shelter and home for good programs on their journey to housing stability and sustainability. Our goal is to ensure that families in the IHN programs never face homelessness again. ...
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    Its back! Bring your friends and family for an evening of fun with local Broadway stars! When: Monday, May 20 Time: 7 p.m. Cocktails & Silent Auction; 8 p.m. Performance Where: The Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood, NJ 07040 With performances from Les Miserables, Wicked, Mamma Mia, Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Fiddler on the Roof, Jekyll and Hyde, ...
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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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    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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