Somerset County Social Services Emergency Assistance

Contact Information:

73 E High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 526-8800

About this Shelter

Services are available to prevent the loss of permanent housing and/or resolve homeless situations.
The services include limited payments toward rent and utility arrearages, security deposits and temporary shelter.


Mission Statement:
"The County of Somerset is committed to excellence and innovation in public service, promoting the well-being of all residents and communities by providing effective, efficient and responsive leadership. Population: 335,432."
- From the Somerset County Social Services Emergency Assistance website

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Children are welcome.
  • Teenage children are welcome.
  • Senior citizens are welcome.
  • Families are welcome.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Has special services for veterans.
  • Provides services for case management.
  • Provides counseling.
  • Provides medical assistance.
  • Provides mental health counseling.


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  • Posted by on Jul 21, 2019

    I would like to know how do I go about getting help with security deposit if I’m a resident of Somerset County?

  • Posted by on Oct 15, 2019

    how do i get help with security deposit for residence in somerset county?

  • Posted by on Jan 3, 2020

    I'm trying to find out how do I get help with rent arrears, and my utility bills. I had a stroke and ran through my savings paying bills and rent now I have a SSDI hearing coming up but I'm in the hole with my rent, gas bill, cable bill, PSE&G bill, and my phone bill.

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