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Family Shelters

Agape House

Located in Somerville, New Jersey, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Agape House has been offering emergency housing and case management services to single adults and families with children for nearly 30 years. Our comprehensive service model ensures that all who enter our emergency housing programs receive the individualized services and supports they need to remain stably housed upon discharge. From intake to discharge, case management work with residents to develop and execute tasks within their individual service plans, and develop strengths and protective factors. In addition to these services, residents are also provided the following during the course of their stay:

  • 24/7 access to on-site support staff
  • connection to mainstream benefits and entitlements
  • support in financial planning, budgeting, and tenant education
  • assistance with healthcare enrollment
  • referral to treatment programs for mental health, behavioral health, and substance use disorders
  • support in locating employment and educational resources

As a family shelter, Agape House also works closely with local school districts, childcare centers, the Department of Children and Families, and McKinney-Vento representatives to ensure all children residing in the program are connected to the services and resources needed for healthy development.

Eligibility: Referrals are accepted from the local county board of social services.

Location: 122-128 E. Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact: (908) 707-9753

Additional Questions about Agape House?

Please contact info@voadv.org


Eleanor Corbett House

Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Eleanor Corbett House first opened its doors in 1989. Since then, the 52-bed emergency housing program has provided shelter and case management services to thousands of single women and families residing in Gloucester County. Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s comprehensive service model ensures that all residents of Eleanor Corbett House are provided individualized assessment, service planning, and case management services during the course of their stay. Residents are additionally provided:

• 24/7 access to on-site support staff

• connection to mainstream benefits and entitlements

• support in financial planning, budgeting, and tenant education

• assistance with healthcare enrollment

• referral to treatment programs for mental health, behavioral health, and substance use disorders

• support in locating employment and educational resources

With approximately half of its residents under the age of 17, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Eleanor Corbett House has developed strong collaborative relationships with local school districts, childcare centers, the Department of Children and Families, and McKinney-Vento representatives to ensure all children residing in the program are connected to the services and resources needed for healthy development.

Eligibility: Referrals are accepted from the local county board of social services.

Location: 355 Union Street, Glassboro, NJ 08028

Contact: (856) 881-5550

Additional Questions about Eleanor Corbett House?

Please contact info@voadv.org

Anna Sample Complex

Anna Sample Complex

In May 1988, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley dedicated this homeless shelter in honor of Anna M. Sample, a woman who devoted her life to fighting poverty in the City of Camden.  This 65-bed Transitional Housing program serves homeless families. This program focuses on assisting the women to become self-sufficient members of the community. Residents receive 24-hour supervision, case management and counseling. A variety of programs are provided to assist the women to develop the necessary life skills to become independent of the welfare system to re-enter society and successfully manage their families. These programs include life skills workshops, drug and alcohol awareness, recreational enrichment, parenting & life skills, and a referral network.

Location: 408-416 Line Steet, Camden, NJ

Phone: 856.963.0430

Eligibility: Families entering the Anna Sample Family Shelter must be referred by a funding source or present themselves as being in an emergency situation requiring housing.  In addition all residents must be free from any communicable diseases and free from the influence or possession of drugs or alcohol.

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