Rescue Mission of Trenton - Trenton Rescue Mission - Trenton, NJ

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98 Carroll Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
: Phone: (609) 695-1436

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Description: The Rescue Mission of Trenton provides the only Emergency Shelter in Mercer County, New Jersey, licensed by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), serving single men and women. While a homeless client is in the shelter, staff members work to link the person to community programs that will address the pressing needs and issues contributing to their homelessness.

The Emergency Services Program can house 54 men and 23 women nightly for a total of 77 individuals. During the winter emergency period (approximately November 15th to April 15th), the bed capacity more than doubles to 135 men and 29 women nightly for a total of 164 individuals. Clients receive breakfast, dinner, snacks, clothing, winter coats, and personal hygiene necessities.

Under the Emergency Services Program, the Rescue Mission also operates a weekend soup kitchen. Additional services in this area include free clothing and furniture to homeless clients or those referred by other social service programs.

Other Services Provides:
Addiction Services - Rehab for substance abuse addiction. Location called: Vince's Place. Provides residential addiction treatment to homeless, indigent clients and those with specific legal issues. A full array of services are offered including group and individual counseling, medical supervision, educational and vocational assistance, meals and transportation.

Long-term: a 180-day residential addiction treatment program.

Permanent Supportive Housing
The Mission’s specialized programs are designed to meet the community’s needs while helping each individual client reclaim and rebuild his life.

Robinson Place is permanent supportive housing for single men who receive supportive services to assist them in maintaining independent living, licensed by the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

Outpatient Clinic
The Outpatient Clinic is a small but growing program, providing standard outpatient substance abuse treatment, licensed by the Department of Addiction Services (DAS).

Anyone seeking outpatient substance abuse treatment is welcome. Services are provided to men and women from all walks of life and are based on an affordable sliding fee scale.

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