Navigational Resource Centers provide outreach, rapid response and homeless navigation services to vulnerable individuals in need and those experiencing homelessness in Atlantic and Camden counties.
Safe Return provides comprehensive reentry services, including intake, assessment and service linkage to those returning to society after incarceration.
Safe Return is a reentry program that provides a broad range of essential services for individuals returning to society within three years of being incarcerated and who are no longer under criminal justice supervision. Our team assists these individuals in obtaining the necessary structure, support and additional opportunities that are fundamental for successful reintegration into their communities.
Additionally, Safe Return ensures that these individuals are given the tools and care they need to lead self-fulfilling, independent lives. Safe Return offers guidance and support in the acquisition of affordable housing, mental health and substance abuse treatment, proper identification and driver’s licenses, legal assistance and advocacy, case management and family reunification services, as well as job readiness, employment training and job placement.
Since 2015, Safe Return has formed countless valuable partnerships – working collaboratively with state correctional facilities, county jails, local and regional law enforcement and other agencies to engage thousands of individuals each year.
- Treatment Referral/Linkage
- Housing Assistance
- Job Training/Placement
- Employment Services
- Educational Assistance
- Legal Assistance/Advocacy
- Benefits Assessment/Reinstatement Assistance
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Assessment
- State Identification Assistance
Eligibility: Must have been released from prison or jail in the last three years and not currently under supervision. Open to residents in the counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, or Salem.
Safe Return 24-hour Contact: 856-833-0249
Notice: For the dates of November 4th - November 6th, all offices will be open from 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Atlantic County Safe Return
Location: 26 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Contact: (609) 541-2806
Regular Hours: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
November Extended Hours: 5 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Camden County Safe Return
Location: 1812 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08105
Contact: (856) 671-6101 - 24 Hour Contact
Regular Hours: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
November Extended Hours: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Trenton Safe Return (Mercer)
Location: 226 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
Contact: (609) 337-7097
Regular Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November Extended Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tri-County (Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland)
Location: 60 E. Commerce, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Contact: (856) 716-2212
Regular Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November Extended Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Emergency Housing and Shelter
Volunteers of America Delaware offers service rich interim housing to clients 24-hours a day, 7-days a week including low-barrier emergency housing options for men, women, families, and veterans.
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley provides affordable housing options throughout the Delaware Valley for seniors, veterans and working families. Services also include residential supervision and case management.