On any given night…

100+ people are homeless

in Asbury Park

 

“When you live here, you see the devastation… it’s everywhere. Volunteering here, I’ll see people I’ve seen out on the streets that are now trying to get help. I believe in what the Mission does, and I definitely believe it’s needed here in our community.” – Naja, a Volunteer

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Here are the facts about homelessness in Asbury Park

The face of homelessness is changing here in Asbury Park.

More and more people in their 20s are homeless.
More and more women with children are escaping domestic abuse.
More and more people with mental illness are living on the streets.

 

More and more families describe themselves as “living on the edge” of poverty and homelessness.

Nearly 50% of people have been homeless less than 6 months.

52.1% of Monmouth County’s homeless are in Asbury Park.

On any given night, 98 children are homeless with their parents.

Over 50% reported struggling with
substance abuse and/or mental illness.

Here’s how we’re helping
Asbury Park’s Homeless

27000

meals a year

13390

nights of shelter

11

clients in our Life Change Program

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