Jersey City Welcomes St. Lucy’s Complex: A Beacon for the Homeless

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Jersey City to Inaugurate St. Lucy’s Complex for Homeless Support

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The much-anticipated St. Lucy’s Complex is set to open its doors on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. Located at 612 Grove Street, the 60,000 square foot facility aims to provide a beacon of hope for individuals and families grappling with homelessness in Jersey City.

After two years of construction, the state-of-the-art complex will offer a range of affordable housing options. These include emergency shelters, transitional housing, and other supportive services. Catholic Charities, a renowned organization dedicated to helping those in need, will oversee the comprehensive services provided at the facility.

The inauguration ceremony will witness the presence of several dignitaries. Mayor Steven M. Fulop of Jersey City will be in attendance, along with Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Archbishop of Newark. Other notable attendees include John Westervelt, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark; Alicka Amprey-Samuel, the Regional Administrator of HUD; Max Dorne, a partner at Claremont Development; and Frank L. Ciminelli II, the President and CEO of Arc Building Partners. Residents of St. Lucy’s will also be present to mark this significant occasion.

Those who confirm their attendance will receive additional details regarding parking arrangements.

The St. Lucy’s Complex stands as a testament to Jersey City’s commitment to addressing homelessness and ensuring that every resident has a place they can call home.