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In an effort to better serve our community, Central Baptist is happy to make available this list of helping agencies for Burlington County Residents. The bulk of this information originated in a resource file found on the Rowan College of Burlington Country Website. A few corrections, and the addition of one food pantry, were made to the original document.

If you are in need or in crisis in Burlington County, or know someone who is, these resources are available to you.


Services for Individuals in Need and/or in Crisis

Beacon of Hope

41 Mill Street. Mount Holly, NJ 08060. (609) 923-1495

Description: Food pantry. Provides food Monday through Thursday from 10 AM to 4 PM and Fridays from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Burlington County Community Action Program Willingboro

One Van Sciver Parkway
Willingboro, NJ 08046. (609) 835-4329-4091

718 Route 130
South Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 386-5800


795 Woodlane Rd.
Westampton, NJ 08060. (609) 267-7675

Description: Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs as well as heating/cooling assistance through the Low Income Energy Home Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Head Start (609-261-2323).

Christian Caring Center

378 Lakehurst Rd.
Brown Mills, NJ 08068. Burlington County

Description: Emergency Shelter. Food. Soup Kitchen. Outreach Services, Thrift Store.

Contact of Burlington County

Crisis Helpline: (856) 234-8888 or (866) 234-5006

Description: Free crisis services available 24/7 to any Burlington County Resident. Provide non-judgmental, confidential support and emergency intervention if necessary. Trained volunteers answer calls from people in need on the Crisis Intervention Helpline. Crisis call specialists are specifically trained in therapeutic listening skills to provide empathetic response and in crisis intervention techniques to react appropriately in critical situations including sexual assault.

Information and Referral 2-1-1

(856) 234-8888 or (866) 234-5006

Description: Contact provides 24-hour referral assistance through 2-1-1 to those seeking resources. They maintain a comprehensive, up-to-date database of community resource information in cooperation with agencies and organizations in Burlington County. They also provide frontline response for after-hours emergency shelter and Code Blue in winter weather emergencies.

Crossroads Programs


(609) 880-0210
(877) 874-4140 – Hotline

Description: Crossroads Programs offer services to homeless and abandoned youth ages 5 to 21 years old.

Emergency Services of Catholic Charities

801 Burlington Ave.
Delanco, NJ 08075

Burlington County

(856) 764 - 6940

Description: 24 hour, 7 days-a- week emergency shelter program. After-hours calls taken by CONTACT and referred to caseworker.

Emergency Services is an anti-poverty program providing for basic needs: food, clothing and shelter. Services provided include food pantry, recycled clothing, small household items, emergency motel shelter placement, assistance with delinquent rent/mortgage and utility payments.

NJ Shares utility applications, assistance with first month's rent, holiday programs, advocacy, information and referral, financial literacy education for consumers receiving prevention payments.

Walk-in for food, clothing, shelter. Appointment necessary for financial assistance. Service Hours: Walk-ins Mon-Fri 9:30-11:00am 1:30-3:30pm Food Pantry hours; Mon, Wed, Thurs 9:30am-11:00am and 1:00pm-4:00pm; Tues 9:3

Food Bank of South Jersey

1501 John Tipton Blvd.
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(856) 662-4884

Description: The Food Bank of South Jersey partners with Community Organizations to provide food throughout the southern NJ region. Please see their web page for an extensive list of participating Community Partners.

Providence House

(877) 871-7551 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline
(856) 824-0599 (Office)

Description: Assists victims of domestic violence who have become homeless due to an abusive relationship. Housing search, employment, budgeting and child care skills offered for up to 6 months. Comprehensive domestic violence services including: 24 hour hotline; crisis and options counseling; emergency housing; individual and group therapy for survivors and abusers; group therapy for children living in violent homes; information and referral; advocacy; community education and training; court accompaniment.

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern NJ

1301 Springdale Road, Suite 150
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
(856) 424-1333

Description: Provides food pantry with personal care items Monday through Thursday from 9AM to 9PM and Fridays from 9 AM to 4 PM. Also provides counseling, legal, addiction, and career support. Sisterhood 136 E. Broad St. and/or 402 York St. Burlington, NJ 08016 (609) 747-9333 Description: Provides support services for mothers and children in crisis including emergency food and clothing.

St. Vincent DePaul Society

Sacred Heart Church

260 High Street. Mount Holly, NJ 08060 (609) 267-9600

Holy Eucharist Church

520 Medford Lakes Rd.
Tabernacle Township, NJ 08088
(609) 268-0005

Main Office/Thrift Store:

1 Jones Road. Medford, NJ. (609) 953-0021

Description: Provides assistance with food, utility bills, rents, back fees, deposits, court fees. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to Noon.


Church Food Pantries

Bread of Life Food Pantry

501 Morgan Ave
Palmyra, New Jersey
(856) 829-1908

Description: Open every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00am-1:00pm for residents of Palmyra, Riverton, and Cinnaminson.

Calvary Baptist Church

594 Beverly-Rancocas Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046
(609) 871-3337

Description: Food Pantry available, second and fourth Wednesdays from 9 to 11 AM. You may wish to call ahead.

Extended Hand Ministries

275 Holeman Street
Mount Holly, NJ 08060

Description: Provides case management services to homeless individuals including veterans for up to one year to help them transition to stability. Also provides a food pantry and hot lunch program.

Faith United Presbyterian Church

318 Stokes Rd.
Medford, NJ 08055
(609) 654-5148

Description: Food Pantry

Haitian Baptist Church

203 Sunset Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046
(609) 220-1103

Description: Food Pantry open Wednesday and Friday evenings. Call for times.

Spanish American Social Cultural Association (609) 835-1111

201 Charleston Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046

Description: Food Pantry – must call ahead for availability

St. James Baptist Church Food Pantry

120 North Broad St.
Beverly, NJ 08010. (609) 387-0737

Description: Food Pantry


Housing Assistance

The Affordable Homes Group

Mount Holly, NJ 08060. Burlington County

Salt and Light Company Mt. Holly

Po Box 249
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

People First!

96 Rancocas Rd
Mt Holly, NJ 08060

Description: Transitional Housing, NOT a walk-in shelter. You MUST be referred through Burlington County Board of Social Services.


Mental Health Counseling Programs

The following accept Medicaid and/or payment based on a sliding scale.

Delaware House/Catholic Charities

(800) 360-7711 or (609) 386-8653

Drenk Behavioral Health (Now Known as Legacy Services)

(800) 43-DRENK or (609) 267-5656

Moorestown Community Counseling Center

(856) 380-1070

Twin Oaks Community Services, Seasons Program

(800) 963-3377 or (609) 261-4970

Burlington County Crisis Unit (SCIP)

Lourdes Hospital

218A Sunset Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046
(609) 835-6180

NJHelps.org Hotlines

Child Abuse

(877) 652-2873

DCPP Action Line for Child Abuse

(800) 331-DYFS

Domestic Violence

(800) 572-7233

Family Help Line

(800) The Kids

NJ Shares


Description: Assistance for individuals not eligible for other services.

Safe Haven for Infants

(877) 951-9514

Transitional Supports Hotline

(877) 951-9514


(800) 222-2228

Description: NJ suicide prevention hotline.