LGBTQ+ Housing

According to the Trevor Project, as a result of family rejection, discrimination, criminalization and a host of other factors, LGBTQ+ youth represent as much as 40% of the homeless youth population.

Plumsted for Progress is dedicated to ending homelessness in the LGBTQ+ community. We curated a list of local programs and shelters to assist LGBTQ+ folks find safe and secure housing.

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Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center

A part of the William Way LGBT Community Center, the Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center's mission is to connect our trans and gender non-conforming community to opportunities, services, resources, and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, more equitable world for trans identified people and their allies.

Camden Supportive Housing

Camden Supportive Housing utilizes an Intensive Supportive Housing Team to provide comprehensive, recovery-oriented case management services to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Kristin Colangelo, Director
856-477-2553 (office)
609-233-0845 (mobile)

Essex LGBT Housing

Essex LGBT Reaching Adolescents in Need (RAIN) Foundation provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing services to LGBTQ individuals age 18-26 experiencing crisis leading to homelessness.


Hyssop Housing

Hyssop Housing provides housing for maturing Lesbians and Queer Womyn of Color and also provides supportive services and safe havens.

Contact/Apply for Housing:
Wendy Miller, Hyssop Board Member

Morris Home

Morris Home is a trans and gender-nonconforming residential recovery program. Services include:

  • Comprehensive assessments

  • Individual and group therapy

  • Psycho-education and relapse prevention groups

  • Hormone therapy

  • Residential housing

  • Connections with community resources for medical care, behavioral healthcare, advocacy and job placement

  • Community-based, integration-focused case management

  • Life skills, anger management and restorative justice training

  • Linkages to adjunct educational, vocational and recreational services

  • Peer support groups

Laura Sorensen , Director

SALT of Passaic County

SALT offers services and subsidized housing to assist mental health consumers in their transitions from a hospital setting to the communities of Passaic County.

Kim Corbett, Director
2 Andrews Drive
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Find help paying rent in Monmouth County. A variety of housing expenses, including rental costs, can be paid by agencies across Monmouth County. Qualified low-income families, as well as individuals, can seek help from organizations ranging from non-profit community organizations to charities and government agencies. Any assistance for rent will be limited and comes with a number of conditions.

Learn more here.