Health Provider

Anchor House, Inc.

(609) 392-8329

Anchor House, Inc.

The agency’s mission is to work with homeless, runaway and abused children and youth, from 12 to 21 years of age, to enable them to utilize their strengths and the support of their families and communities to help ensure a stable and successful home.

Anchor House Shelter was founded in 1978 to move homeless and runaway youth off the streets of Trenton and reunite them with family. Today, Anchor House Inc. provides shelter, school outreach, transitional and supportive housing, and street outreach to youth, ages 12 to 22 years of age, from Mercer County and throughout the state of New Jersey.

  • Angel's Wings emergency respite for children birth through 12 paid by DYFS contract
  • Anchor House Emergency shelter for kids 11-17 paid through DYFS
  • The Anchorage transitional living program for young adults 18-21. The Anchorage has a variety of living arrangements for youth. Outreach to homeless youth in Mercer County.
Eligibility Young Adults 18-21 must refer self to The Anchorage for long-term transitional living that includes school, work and independent living skills. Anchor House Shelter is referred and paid through DYFS.
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
Community Services
Employment / Training
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Treatment Services
Out-of-Home Services
Payment Options
  • DCP&P Contracted Service
Areas Served
  • State-Wide

Last Updated: 03/08/18