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.


Call for Volunteers!

IHH and Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church in Maplewood NJ are looking for volunteers to donate non-perishable food items and their time the week of Sunday, March 1 to Sunday, March 8 to host our IHN families. Use the links below to Sign Up Genius to find out more ways you can help! Thank you for your support!
Pantry Items Needed:
Volunteer Times Needed:
  • Partners for Health Foundation

    Partners for Health Foundation
    This year, Partners for Health Foundation has agreed to match donations made by December 31, dollar-for-dollar. This is a tremendous opportunity for you to double your impact.
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  • Gatsby, Gaming & Giving – A Gala Benefit for IHN Families

    Gatsby, Gaming & Giving - A Gala Benefit for IHN Families
    Please join us for a fun evening with dinner, drinks, live music, casino and auctions! All proceeds to benefit homeless families of Essex County served by IHN. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
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  • Join the IHN Ambassador Program

    Join the 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

    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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