Hudson County Awards Over $165,000 to Aid the Homeless
JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has given the green light for the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services to allocate $165,432 to the Emergency Solutions Grant Program. This funding aims to bolster various initiatives and services for the homeless population in Hudson County.
The grant’s primary objective is to offer emergency support, encompassing shelter, food, prevention measures, and case management to the underprivileged residents of Hudson County.
Three organizations have been earmarked to benefit from this supplemental funding:
- Family Promise’s Family Emergency Shelter will receive $60,000.
- Palisades Emergency Residence Corp.’s Shelter has been allocated $30,422.
- Hoboken Shelter’s Hoboken Emergency Shelter will get $75,010.
This grant is effective from July 1, 2023, and will continue until June 30, 2024.
Board Chairman Anthony Romano, alongside the Board of Commissioners and the entire Hudson County administration, has expressed their dedication to ensuring that the homeless across all Hudson County municipalities receive the essential financial backing and social services they require.