Monmouth County, NJ Community Assistance Programs and Resources

Services Provided on this page:
> Housing Programs and Assistance
> Food Programs and Assistance. ie. pantries
> Homeless Assistance Programs ie. shelters, day shelters, homeless assistance
> Numerous Helpful programs not listed above ie. bus tickets, free rides



Monmouth County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County Division of Social Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://visitmonmouth.com/page.aspx?ID=163
3000 Kozloski Rd
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-431-6000

Housing, Food, Health services, Home repair, Utility assistance, Transportation.

Freehold Area Open Door

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.freeholdareaopendoor.org/
39 Throckmorton St
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-780-1089

Utility Assistance: Provides qualified individuals with emergency financial assistance to prevent eviction or utility shutoff, to provide temporary housing and to help pay for medical needs such as prescriptions. This program also provides referrals to other agencies that may be of assistance to persons in need.***Food Pantry Program: Distributes emergency packaged foods equivalent to a 3 day supply to qualified individuals once a month. This equated to 98 tons of food distributed annually that was equivalent to over 127,000 prepared meals. The Food Pantry hours are 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday every week. The pantry is located at 39 Throckmorton Street.

Community Affairs Resource Center (CARC)

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://carcnj.org
913 Sewall Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-3282

Services: Housing, Food, Job training, Utility assistance, Legal services

Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.cspnj.org/housing
615 Hope Rd
Eatontown, NJ 07724
800-721-3129

Provides affordable housing, supportive housing. low income housing. To be eligible for this housing programs individuals must be: over 18 years of age, considered low income, a present and/or past recipient of mental health services; or individual with special needs

Catholic Charities Transitional Housing Tinton Fallas

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/locations/monmouth-county/
4261 Route 33
Tinton Falls, NJ 07753
732-922-0400

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING — Linkages is our transitional housing program located in Tinton Falls that provides residential services for homeless families. Through intensive case management, the program promotes their self-sufficiency and entry into stable, independent living situations and ensures that vocational, medical and essential needs of parents and children are secured.

Affordable Housing Alliance

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.affordablehousingalliance.com/
3535 Route 66, Parkway 100, Building 4
Neptune Township, NJ 07754
732-389-2958

Services: Rental Assistance, Emergency housing, AHA Emergency Housing for Homeless Adults provides shelter and services to Monmouth County residents. Eligible residents are able to stay at the center for a maximum of 30 days. During those 30 days they are given access to job placement assistance, transportation, health services, and mental health assessments. In addition, the center provides daily hot nutritious meals, internet access, and monthly workshops.***Utility Assistance



Monmouth County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Monmouth County.

The Mews Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

2 Liron Lane
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
732-919-6227

Pantry hours: Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:00 PM

St. Mark’s Center for Community Renewal

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://stmarkskeansburg.org/#/community-center
247 Carr Ave
Keansburg, NJ 07734
732-787-3520

Services: A hot breakfast is served Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. On Sundays, the Center opens at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. *** A lunch is served daily from noon to 1:00 p.m. Take-outs are not offered.*** USDA allocations for food from Fulfill (formerly known as the Monmouth Ocean Food Bank) are offered at least once monthly. (Currently, the 2nd Thursday of each month).*** A nurse from VNA is on site weekly to answer health questions and provide screenings.**** A licensed social worker is onsite regularly.

St. Joseph Church Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

42 Wooley St
Aberdeen, NJ 07735
732-290-1878

Food Pantry 1st Thurs. 9am-1pm 24/7 on call. We will deliver food

St. John's Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

2000 Florence Avenue
Hazlet, NJ 07730
732-264-1236

Provides a pantry on Thursdays 5:30 - 7:30 PM

St. Dorothea's Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.stdorothea.org/
240 Broad St
Eatontown, NJ 07724
732-542-0148

Pantry hours: 2nd & 4th Wed. 5-7PM & 2nd & 4th Sat. 9-11AM

Providence Baptist Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

49 Kennedy Ave
Cliffwood Beach, NJ 07721
732-566-4430

Pantry hours: 3rd Sat. 8:00a-12:00pm.

Oxford House for Women Belmar

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
214 11th Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719
732-556-0566

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women & Children - Medford Blvd

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
102 Medford Blvd
Freehold, NJ 07728
973-202-8886

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women & Children - Lockwood

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
909 Van Court Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-443-4123

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women & Children - Harrison

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
26 Tennent Ave
Englishtown, NJ 07726
848-233-9723

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women - Van Court

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
767 Van Court Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-759-8071

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women - Cardinal Court

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
52 Liberty St
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-527-8206

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Women - Big Red

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
117 Port Monmouth Road
Keansburg, NJ 07734
732-769-2368

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Woodbrook

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
25 Woodbrook Drive
Matawan, NJ 07747
732-970-3259

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Tigger

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
127 Hubbard Ave
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-842-0872

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Tennent Ave

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
7 Tennent Ave
Englishtown, NJ 07726
732-446-1904

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Spring Street

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
31 Spring Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-462-7270

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Southport

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
20 Hampton Road
Howell, NJ 07731
732-364-6760

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - South Ward

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
61 South Ward Ave
Rumson, NJ 07760
32-747-1470

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Norwood

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
763 Norwood Ave.
Elberon, NJ 07740
732-443-4418

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Monument

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
15 Monument Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-333-0415

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Matawan

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
7 Johnson Avenue
Matawan, NJ 07747
732-583-1416

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Long Branch

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
338 East Warburton Place
Long Branch, NJ 07740
848-888-3150

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Loch Arbor

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
7 Evergreen Pl
Loch Arbour, NJ 07711
732-531-1294

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Howell

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
18 Laurel Court
Howell, NJ 07731
732-276-5454

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Freehold

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
64 Bowne Avenue
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-409-9951

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Fletcher Lake

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
404 Newark Ave
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
732-775-0094

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Carr Avenue

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
60 Francis Pl
Keansburg, NJ 07734
732-769-5258

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Bradley Beach

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
601 Ocean Park Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
732-774-0705

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - Bond Street

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
31 Bond Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
908-930-8309

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - 4th Avenue

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
410 4th Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-988-0404

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Oxford House for Men - 13th Ave

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-29
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
408 13th Ave
Belmar, NJ 07719
848-404-9808

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

OLPH Pantry - Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

159 Miller Street
Highlands, NJ 07732
732-872-1290

Pantry hours: Sun 12-2, Mon. 7-9PM

New Hope Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

28 First Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-780-9210

Food pantry hours: 3rd Th 10AM-1PM & following Sat 9AM-1PM

Matawan United Methodist Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.matawanumc.org/
478 Atlantic Ave. (Corner of Church St.)
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
732-566-2996

Our food pantry continues to minister to those in need on a weekly basis. The big news continues to be the amount of clients we are serving on a weekly basis. Our numbers are up substantially and any help that we get is appreciated! We are always in need of donations. Please drop off any non expired items at the church office.Food Pantry Hours: Every Thursday morning from 10:00am to 11:30am. The second and fourth Tuesday evening of every month from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Lunch Break

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.lunchbreak.org/
121 Drs. James Parker Blvd
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-8577

Meals Served: Monday – Friday: Hot lunches served, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday: Hot breakfast served, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Bag lunches distributed, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Bagged lunches are donated by St. Leo’s the Great in Lincroft), Monday – Saturday: Homebound meals delivered (Pre-registration required, Red Bank Area only), Holidays: Thanksgiving: Dinner served, Christmas: Brunch served. ***Client Choice Food Pantry: Daily Food Distribution - All new or current clients that participate in our Clients Choice (Pantry) Program are assigned designated days for food pick ups. Clients are given a choice of 2 assigned days out of the month to pick up their monthly food packages according to the first letter of their last name. If by any chance you miss your assigned day you will be given the opportunity to pick up on a Wednesday between the hours of 3:00- 5:45 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule appointment you must contact Anita Santiago @ 732.747.8577, ext. 3013. Please bring your own bags. - Monday: A-D/ W-Z: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Last sign-up at 2:45 p.m.) - Tuesday: E-I/ O-R: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Last sign-up at 2: 45 p.m.) - Wednesday: J- N/ S- V: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Last sign-up at 5:45 p.m.) - Thursday: O-R/ E- I: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Last sign-up at 2:45 p.m.) - Friday: S-V/ J-N: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Last sign-up at 2:45 p.m.) - Saturday: W-Z/ A-D: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Last sign-up at 11:45 a.m.) - There is no food distribution on Sundays*** Clara’s Closet: Clara’s Closet provides new/gently used clothing for women, men and children. Sunday/Monday: closed. - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Last sign-up at 2:45 p.m.) - Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Last sign-up at 4:45 p.m.) - Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Last sign-up at 11:45 a.m.)

La Senda Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

700 Grand Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-988-7741

Food pantry provided 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday of Month 4-6pm.

Jewish Family Services Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.jfcsmonmouth.org/fp
705 Summerfield Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-6886

JF&CS' Food Pantry distributes food every Friday at 12 Noon. We are proud to provide 6 - 8 meals each month for 140 families.

Jersey Shore Rescue Mission

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://jerseyshorerescue.org/
701 Memorial Dr
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-988-0242

Life Change Recovery Program: includes Work Therapy, in which residents work at the Mission’s Thrift Store and do other jobs as needed around the Mission. Through this program component, participants strengthen their bodies through physical exercise, learn to live with structure, develop a good work ethic, gain valuable work experience and learn to apply Christian values in the workplace.***Emergency Services: The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission's Emergency Services Program fulfills immediate basic needs (food, shelter, clothing & other items of charity), gives appropriate referrals, and allows for identification of potential candidates for Mission programs.Meals: We provide approximately 50 meals per night to men, women and children - to the homeless and to the working poor. Shelter: The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission has the capacity to sleep 37 overnight guests. Thrift Store: Another emergency type program takes place through the Mission's Thrift Store. The store gives clothing, furniture and other household items to needy families or individuals. A pastor or social worker might refer someone to the store for some needed items, and the Mission always tries to meet their need.

JBJ Soul Kitchen Red Bank

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.jbjsoulkitchen.org/
207 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-842-0900

Hours: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Weds, Thurs, Fri & Sat 5–7pm. Sunday Brunch 11:30am–2pm. JBJ Soul Kitchen is a non-profit Community Restaurant, run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, that serves paying and in-need customers. We have two locations in New Jersey. You can find us in Red Bank at 207 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701 or in Tom's River at 1769 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753. Reservations are not needed at JBJ Soul Kitchen. We welcome everyone at our table and will seat guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Our in-need diners are given first priority. JBJ Soul Kitchen serves a 3-course meal based on American Regional cuisine, starting with your choice of salad or soup, followed by a choice of entrée such as fish, meat or a vegetarian selection. The meal is finished with a freshly made dessert. Many of the dishes are made with fresh, organic ingredients from our garden or the JBJ Soul Kitchen Farm. Times are tough and we understand. If you are unable to pay for your meal, you can volunteer at JBJ Soul Kitchen as your payment. One hour of volunteer time earns a dining certificate that feeds the volunteer and up to 4 family members.

HABCORE

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://habcore.org/
not disclosed
Red Bank, NJ
732-544-1975

Services: Boarding Homes: serves 51 residents located in Red Bank and Asbury Park. The boarding homes serve three meals per day and have 24-hour staff coverage to provide an individual level of support for each resident. The primary goal of HABcore’s homes is to help our residents reach independent living when appropriate. In order to be eligible for the Boarding Home Program, applicants must be single adults, ages 18 and older.*** Independent Living Program: HABcore's Independent Living Program serves individuals and families with children in apartments scattered throughout Monmouth and Ocean County. Rent is calculated to be approximately 30% of the combined household income. In order to qualify, applicants must have a permanent special need or disabling condition, and be homeless or at risk of homelessness. Specific requirements vary according to funding source and availability.

Friends Feeding Families

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

180 Church Street
Belford, NJ 07718
732-639-0106

Hours: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm & 1st & 3rd Sat. 10am-11am. Food pantry that provides meals for locals, twice a month, to Food Stamp, SSI, and WIC recipients, along with anyone else in need. The organization also works with local police stations in creating emergency food boxes for victims of natural disasters. Food donations are accepted.

First United Methodist A.P. Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

906 Grand Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-775-2693

Food pantry provided 1st & 3rd Thursdays 10 - noon

Family Promise of Monmouth County

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://familypromisemc.org/
PO Box 70
Middletown, NJ 07748
732-495-1050

Our mission is to provide food, shelter and comprehensive services to homeless families in Monmouth County in cooperation with a network of interfaith congregations, while advocating innovative solutions to chronic homelessness

Faith Baptist Tabernacle Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.facebook.com/faithbaptab/
1209 Bangs Ave.(across from schools)
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-988-1816

Food pantry provided 9-11AM on 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month

Emley's Hill Good Samaritan Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://emleyshillumc.org/food-pantry.html
69 Emley's Hill Road
Cream Ridge, NJ 08514
609-259-7465

We are open on Wednesday nights from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. If you need more information or if you would like to become a volunteer, please call Emley's Hill United Methodist Church, 609-758-2166. At the Good Samaritan Food Pantry we provide our clients with quality food, personal products, and fellowship. We are seeing many new faces as the word spreads that there is place that can help families through a rough time. We hope to continue to grow by getting the word out to our area that we are here and that we can help. At this time we are funded by grants from the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. We use these grants to buy discounted food from the Food Bank. The grants are small but it does keep our shelves relatively full. We also receive a monthly allotment of free USDA products from the Food Bank.

Eatontown Food Coop

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

15 Meridian Dr
Eatontown, NJ 07724
732-610-8588

Pantry Every other Wed, 1:00-3:00 pm, call first.

Christ Church Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

71 Oak Glen Rd.
Howell, NJ 07731
732-938-7500

Pantry hours: 2nd Saturday 8:30-12:30 and by appointment.

Bradley Food Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.bradleyfoodpantry.org/
605 4th Ave
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
732-775-0161

Food pantry hours: Monday thru Friday 10am to noon and Thursday 6pm to 7pm. The Bradley Food Pantry provides bags of food to those in need five days a week, Monday-Friday, from 10 am to noon, and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 7pm. Clients are welcome to receive food once a month. Our primary service area are the mid-Monmouth shore towns of Asbury Park, Avon-By-The-Sea, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Lake Como, Neptune, Neptune City, Ocean Grove, Ocean Township, Tinton Falls, and Wall Township. We serve over 600 families every month -- more than 1600 people -- who are hungry when they arrive and receive two or three bags of groceries enough for three days for the entire family. We hope you'll want to join our effort to help those who are in need. We serve those in need. If you are hungry, we have food for you. For regular participation, we assist residents of Asbury Park, Avon, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Lake Como, Neptune, Neptune City, Ocean Grove, Ocean Township, Tinton Falls, and Wall. Donate Food: We can always use your donations of shelf-stable food and assorted toiletries. We can especially use pasta, dry beans, canned protein beans, cereal, tuna fish, toilet paper, and diapers. Thank you for your generosity.

Belmar Food Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

503 7th Ave
Belmar, NJ 07719
732-280-6100

Food pantry hours: Mondays and Thursdays 10-12

Allentown Food Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://allentownpresbyterian.org/local/
20 High St. (Presbyterian Ch.)
Allentown, NJ 08501
609-259-7289

The Allentown Community Food Pantry desires to be the hands and feet of the church of Jesus Christ. Our primary mission is to follow the example of Jesus by serving local neighbors in need. One of the largest food pantries in the county, it is located in the lower level of the APC Cornell House. Hours: Mon – Wed – Fri, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The pantry accepts food from the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties as well as individual donations. Members are encouraged to make food and/or cash donations. Cash donations allow the food pantry to take advantage of large discounts offered by the FoodBank to buy bulk food for an average of 18 cents a pound. The pantry is open to any individual or family who is experiencing financial hardship and finding it difficult to buy groceries. The pantry is run by an all volunteer staff.



Monmouth County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

See our list of homeless programs. We list homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for me, women, and families.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/locations/monmouth-county/
1410 Sixth Ave
Neptune, NJ 07753
732-502-9245

TRANSITIONAL GROUP HOME — Our Beacon House program is a transitional group home for homeless young men ages 17 to 21, which also offers a supervised apartment program for young men and women. Residents receive training in independent living skills and are linked to vocational and educational services to learn a trade, finish high school or earn a college degree.



Monmouth County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Monmouth County.

Open Door Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
https://www.freeholdareaopendoor.org/
39 Throckmorton St
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-780-1089

Hours: Mon-Fri 10-1:45

Joshua House Ministries Food Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28
http://www.piercememorial.com/joshua.htm
42 Main St
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
732-751-0715

Who do we help? Howell and Farmingdale Residents Needing Assistance. Operating Hours: Mondays 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Wednesdays 1:00PM - 3:00PM.

Howell Food Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-28

449 Adelphia Rd
Howell, NJ 07731
732-938-2368

Usually 4th Mon 4-7pm and following Thurs. 11-1pm.