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Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment
  • Homeless & Housing
  • Hunger


1880 Princeton Ave.Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

HomeFront's goal is to end homelessness in Mercer County by harnessing the caring, resources, and know-how of the community. We work to help homeless families make the transition to independence while easing the pain and burden of homelessness for children and parents.


HomeFront is a non-profit agency in Central New Jersey with a host of programs to break the cycle of poverty, both for parents and their children.

HomeFront is a non-profit agency providing a comprehensive network of services for the poor and homeless in Mercer County, New Jersey. Mercer County includes Pr inceton, Lawrenceville, Ewing and Trenton. It is racially, ethnically, socially and economically diverse.

HomeFront programs provide emergency shelter and transitional and affordable housing. Our mission is to meet the immediate needs of food, shelter and safety and to help the troubled families break from the cycle of poverty. We work with single mothers, single fathers and families with histories of domestic violence, child abuse, drug abuse and intergenerational welfare. We also work with families who just cannot make ends meet in a declining economy.

HomeFront programs support literacy, education and employment for both children and parents. HomeFront helps parents work toward their GED and apply for and hold jobs. We provide preschool, after-school, tutoring and summer camp programs for their children. We work with the whole family.

Our supporters provide donations of money, food, furniture, clothing and other assets household items to our Food Pantry, Free Store and other HomeFront programs.

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