Community Resource

Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center (The Center)

(201) 336-6475

Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center (The Center)

The Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center (The Center) is a one stop location serving men and women who are homeless, individuals and families who are precariously housed, and others who require assistance connecting to needed services.  

The mission is to end homelessness by providing a full continuum of services including housing, health and social services, a nutrition site, homelessness prevention, temporary shelter, permanent placement, vocational assessments, shelter space for up to 90 adults.  Additional temporary overflow shelter space is available during the winter months. 

The Center:

  • Serves as a one-stop location and single point of entry for individuals to receive information, care management, health and human services, and financial assistance.
  • Is open 24 hours per day throughout the year.
  • Is a key feature in the Bergen County Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, 2008 and is the foundation of a concentrated, community- Wide effort to permanent housing for people who are homeless.

Services include:

  • Temporary shelter
  • Emergency Solution Grant Program (see eligibility requirements one page 4 of attached handout)
  • Housing placement and support
  • Assistance with job readiness and placement, employment counseling,  and registration for various public programs
  • Drop-in center for those at risk of homelessness
  • Wellness program including medical screening and free HIV testing
  • Meals
Age Groups
  • Adults
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Legal / Advocacy
Health Services
Areas Served
  • Bergen County

Last Updated: 11/15/23