Burlington County rental assistance.

Short term rental assistance is combined with long term self-sufficiency services in Burlington County. The objective of these resources is to help individuals and families that are facing eviction and/or homelessness. Funds, including government grants, may be issued to help pay for rent, overdue energy bills, a security deposit, and other housing expenses.

The non-profits will also ensure clients work towards stability and find an affordable, safe, and low income home or apartment to live in. The goal is to help the income qualified resident pay their rent in a crisis and also ensure their underlying cause of the issue is dealt with. The Burlington County agencies work to end the cycle of poverty and homelessness in the community.

Bridge of Hope offers rental assistance, information on government grants and case management to homeless single mothers and children.

Burlington County Behavioral Health Care is run in partnership with Catholic Charities. The non-profit focuses on the disabled, seniors, and residents battling an addition. Phone: 609-267-9339

Burlington County Board of Social Services - The government agency can offer information on basic needs, TANF payments for housing expenses, and other government benefits. (609) 261 - 1000

Burlington County Youth Opportunity - Helps youth and teen with housing, job readiness, financial support for rental payments, shared housing and more. Phone number is (609) 265-5603.

Burlington County Action Program
Address is 718 Route 130 South
Burlington, New Jersey 08016
(609) 386-5800
The main non-profit community action agency. Case managers can help qualified low income families apply for rent help. Programs are also for veterans, the disabled, and working poor.





Catholic Charities Emergency Services of Burlington provides information on emergency programs. It ranges from shelter, security deposits, to food and cash assistance for paying rent. Or learn about alternative housing options, utility bill assistance, job resources, referrals and consumer counseling. Phone: 856-764-6945.

Christian Caring Center - The charity offers clothing, food, and short term shelter to people in need. Telephone number is (609) 893-0700.

CONTACT of Burlington County - Provides referrals to government benefits, section 8 HUD vouchers, and public housing authorities. Or learn about charities to call for rent help, job training, and eviction prevention services. Phone: 856-234-8888.

Delaware House
25 Ikea Drive
West Hampton, New Jersey 08060
Telephone - (609) 267-9339

Legacy Treatment Services (formerly Drenk Mental Health Center)
45 High Street
Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060
The Family Success Center is at (609-893-8141).
For mental health services, the location is 795 Woodlane Road, 3rd floor (in the Human Services Building). The city is Mount Holly, New Jersey, and phone number - (609-267-1377)

Family Services-Burlington County - This is a regional, non-profit community action agency. Social workers address behavioral health care needs of children, individuals, and families in both central and southern Jersey. Housing, low income apartments, grants for rent, and legal aid are just some of the programs available. Telephone - 609-267-5928.

Group Homes, Inc.
35 South 29th Street
Camden, New Jersey 08105
Call (856) 541-9283
Housing and support services are for the youth.

Homes of Hope - Both low and more moderate income residents can access permanent, long term housing or apartments. Dial (609) 261-4571.





Interfaith Hospitality Network offers shelter, meals, and outreach to the homeless and very low income. Referrals may be offered by the churches to financial aid for paying rent or the deposit on a new home. Contact: (856) 638-0110.

Legal Services of New Jersey - Offers free eviction prevention advice, landlord mediation, and support for Burlington New Jersey families facing homelessness. Dial (888) 576 - 5529.

My Brothers Keeper
40 York Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
(856) 365-1336

People First! - For Burlington New Jersey residents facing eviction, case management and referrals to funds for rent or utilities may be offered. Some resources are government based and others are offered by non-profits. (609) 261-4571

Providence House/Willingboro Shelter - Assists victims, both women and children, of domestic abuse. Call (856) 824-0599/(609) 871-7551.

Salvation Army of Burlington - The local branch of this non-profit, charity administer social services, housing, and may have funds to pay rent as a last resort. Call (856) 338-1700.

State Street Housing
Location is 532 State Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
Call (856) 365-4400
Can help the homeless and very low income. There may be referrals to crisis programs for paying overdue rent, transitional housing, and other support services.

St. Vincent De Paul Society - An organization of local Burlington County New Jersey churches and volunteers. They offer emergency, one time financial aid for rent, food, transitional housing, loans, and other housing assistance. Contact: (609) 953-0021




Volunteers of America
408 Pine Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
For intake, dial (856) 854-4660
Get information on low income housing for seniors, the disabled, and formerly homeless. The charity may have details on no interest loans or grants for housing costs, such as first months rent, deposits, or application fees.

YMCA of Burlington County runs shelters and helps with individual development. Some resources have minimal fees and others are free. For information, Burlington-Riverfront Branch (phone 609-543-6200), call the Mt. Laurel Branch, 302 Commerce Square Boulevard 59 Centerton Road, Burlington, NJ 08016 (dial 609-543-6200) or the YMCA in Mount New Jersey 08054. Dial 856-234-6200.


By Jon McNamara

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