Heatwave Assistance now available for Gloucester County Residents

Hours of operation vary by site. Please reach out to the site prior to your arrival

With the COVID-19 pandemic slowly subsiding and businesses beginning to open, our service providers have offered an update on options available for those seeking relief from the heat.

Hours of operation vary by site. Please reach out to the site prior to your arrival.

The following sites are available to homeless or unsheltered individuals: 

Volunteers of America Shelters

Shelter capacity will continue to increase, however, masks and social distancing are required

Visit their site for locations

Eleanor Corbett House

A 52-bed emergency housing program providing shelter and case management services to single women and families residing in Gloucester County.

Location: 355 Union St., Glassboro, NJ

Phone: 856-881-5550

Joseph’s House

Joseph’s House is open until 1 p.m. every day of the week for homeless/unsheltered men, women and children to get out of the weather.

Location: 555 Atlantic Ave., Camden, NJ

Phone: 856-246-1087

Hannah’s House Inc.

Hannah’s House provides a safe, nurturing home for women survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault & domestic violence. Women can also escape the weather at their location.

Location: 101 S. Main St., Glassboro, NJ

Phone: 856-442-0190

Mother Child

Mother Child provides temporary housing in Woodbury, New Jersey for women over the age of 18 who are currently experiencing homelessness and either pregnant or parenting one to three children.

Location: 151-153 North Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096 

Phone: 856-853-1761

For individuals not experiencing homelessness, the following resources are available:

Gloucester County Libraries

Locations include: Glassboro, Greenwich, Logan, Mullica Hill, Swedesboro and Newfield.

Phone: 856-223-6000

Deptford Mall

Location: 1750 Deptford Center Rd, Deptford, NJ

Phone: 856-848-8100

For heat safety tips please visit our website at www.gloucestercountynj.gov.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please call the Gloucester County Division of Social Services during regular business hours at 856-582-9200. After 4 p.m., please call 2-1-1.