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The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless
The mission at The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless is to serve the immediate needs of the homeless and near homeless. Empower people with tools to transition to safe, affordable, permanent housing. Advocate for people to achieve housing equity and participate in the larger community.
The mission at Hyacinth is to help people live with HIV, slow the spread of the epidemic, and serve as a critical voice in the public debate surrounding AIDS in New Jersey.
Neighborhood Health Services Corporation
The Neighborhood Health Services Corporation (formerly Plainfield Health Center) strives to provide high quality, customer focused, cost effective primary health care services in a safe and accessible environment for the residents of the City of Plainfield and surrounding communities.
NJ Helps is designed to give consumers a one-stop shopping resource for the wide range of programs, information, and services provided by the Department of Human Services and its partners, to assist individuals, families and communities throughout the State of New Jersey.
Salvation Army of New Jersey
The Salvation Army strives to empower people by helping those served assemble and discover choices. We base our services on community needs and work collaboratively with others in addressing those needs.