Data-driven Solutions

When you meet one homeless person, well, you’ve met one homeless person. People become homeless for various reasons and their barriers to regaining stable housing are as varied as…

Emergency Rental Assistance – Apply Today!!!

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or became unemployed due the COVID-19 pandemic.


We all have been receiving guidance from a variety of different sources, both about our own health and the health and safety of those we serve.

Help Us Turn These Stories Around

It’s that time of year when we all work together to survey persons who are experiencing homelessness to be better able to meet their needs and to end homelessness in our County. Elijah’s Promise, the Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick, served as a Project Homeless Connect Site where we engaged guests and learned their stories… Continue reading Help Us Turn These Stories Around

Point in Time Survey

Government funders require all communities to conduct a survey of all homeless persons locally in late January every year. It is not just a count; rather, a survey to understand particular causes of homelessness for the individual and their barriers to stable housing. We use it as a planning for action tool. You can find… Continue reading Point in Time Survey

Landlord Networking Event

Just before the holiday week, our Chris, and Michelle from the County, hosted a successful landlord networking get together. Landlords, realtors and providers were present. We’ve been working on expanding the network of landlords with whom we work by trying to address their business needs while they address our need of finding affordable housing for… Continue reading Landlord Networking Event

Memorial Day

No, its not the start of the summer season in New Jersey. Its the longest night of the year and the evening of the County’s memorial service for those who have died due to their homelessness. Coming Home lost 5 persons with whom it was working this year due to long term illness. Please take… Continue reading Memorial Day

Built for Zero

Coming Home participates on behalf of, and in conjunction with, the County’s Housing Continuum of Care (CoC) in the Built for Zero (BFZ) Initiative of Community Solutions, a nonprofit organization with national reach that deploys the best problem solving tools from multiple sectors to help communities end homelessness and the conditions that create it. Community… Continue reading Built for Zero

Masquerade Ball

Coming Home hosted its first large Gala where it honored retiring Board member and Middlesex County Freeholder Blanquita Valenti. Freeholder Valenti has been a tireless supporter of the efforts of Coming Home along with those of other social service agencies in the County to lift up the most vulnerable among us. She will be missed… Continue reading Masquerade Ball

Bridging the Gaps

We hosted two delightful and resourceful Rutgers students – Carlos from the medical school and Lisa from the school of public health – as part of the RU Bridging the Gaps program for 6 weeks this summer. The students got the opportunity to address the “social determinants of health” that the medical community has recently… Continue reading Bridging the Gaps