Help for the Homeless this Winter

If you encounter someone who is homeless, please see the options available to them at the Bergen County Housing Health & Human Services Center (120 S. River Street, Hackensack). 

Code Blue State Law

Anytime temp is

  • 32 degrees with precipitation
  • 25 degrees or below without precipitation
  • Families have different location
  • Determined by OEM (201-753-7762)
  • Enforced by law enforcement

Sit-up Shelter Hackensack Ageement

  • December 15th - March 15th
  • Not temperature dependent
  • Individuals given chairs and blankets
  • Breakfast provided and triage
  • Undocumented individuals permitted to stay
  • Much more lenient in admission criteria