OASIS Youth Services Program of Cape May County provides 24-hour emergency shelter to children age 10-18 offering a safe haven for those experiencing a personal or family crisis, as well as runaway, homeless, or abused children. OASIS seeks to provide a caring and healing home while children receive support and work on their future with the goal of family reunification. When this is not possible, we work to connect children with alternative, stable living arrangements.
The following support services are provided at OASIS:
Cape May County, NJ Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency
Together is one of the only short-term, walk-in shelters in southern New Jersey, providing 24-hour emergency shelter for runaway, homeless, and or neglected youth age 9-18. Together is a caring and healing home for children where they receive support and work on their future with the goal of family reunification.
New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, US Department of Health and Human Services, Gloucester County Dept. of Human Services, Youth Services Commission, Gloucester County Department of Health and Senior Services, Community Donations.
Street Outreach Services is a street-based outreach program offering crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, and prevention services. Counselors work to help homeless, runaway or couch-surfing teens find a safe and stable home. The program also provides education and public speaking workshops about high-risk behaviors to schools and other organizations.
Street Outreach Services offers teens up to age 21 a variety of services including:
NJ Dept. of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Federal Youth Services Bureau, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Housing First provides temporary financial, housing relocation, and budget counseling to individuals and families in Camden County who are homeless or would be homeless but for this assistance. The program offers assistance to Camden County residents who have income, agree to case management services and are not eligible for other supportive housing services.
To find out if you are eligible, call 856.964.1990 x143 or 194.
Housing First is a partnership with the UOSS (Union Organization for Social Service).
American Recovery Reinvestment Act, the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program through the NJ Dept. of Community Affairs, CPAC, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Emergency Solution Funds, and SSH-TANF Funds