Fulton Street Shelter

The Need

Those we shelter each night are a particularly vulnerable homeless population with nowhere else to go.


Our Service

  • We provide a clean, safe space for homeless adults to stay for up to 30 days.
    Potential clients must provide: valid ID, social security card, proof of address.
    In addition, meals are provided occasionally, large TV, support group, health screenings, showers, warming center for Code Blue, and computer for looking for work or other activities.
  • Case management is provided to all guests that reside at the shelter.
  • Other services include referrals to other support services such as mental health, substance abuse, food pantries, identification assistance, rental assistance, veteran services and social services.
  • 64 beds recently renovated shelter in downtown Newark
  • 18 female beds and 46 male beds
  • Provides safe, clean shelter for up to 30 days for men and women.

Due to COVID-19, The Emergency Shelter is currently operating 24/7

Fulton Street Emergency Shelter

31 Fulton Street

Newark, NJ 07103

To refer a guest call: 973-621-8295


Case management:

8:00am - 4:00pm


Walk-In and registration:

8:00am - 4:00pm


After hours for walk-in and registration are:

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

5:00pm - 8:00pm


United Community Corporation

"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"