Providing shelter, nourishment and support to Essex County's most fragile families and individuals since 1988.

Isaiah House in Action


Our pantry serviced 4,343 unique households

Our residents stayed with us for an average of 18 to 24 months

We housed 179 families, 

104 of which were single teens and young adults

Due to dramatic cuts in government funding, Isaiah House needs your financial support now more than ever. To see first-hand how your contribution will make a difference, visit our Donations page  

Isaiah House offers many opportunities for community involvement - from sponsoring pizza nights, running life skills workshops and help with fundraising. Find out how you and your family can participate.

Our mission is to reduce the prevalence of homelessness, hunger and unemployment among families, young adults and individuals living in Essex County NJ. Learn more about what we do

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November 24, 2019

Free Foot Care

Michael Goldberger, M.D., and his wonderful team

will be coming to Isaiah House Sunday, November 24th at 1:00 pm. If you are in need of a good scrubbing, trimming and/or a new pair of shoes, please RSVP with Isaiah House Today. 

December 18, 2019

Cookies, Coca and Coats!!!

Isaiah House would like to invite you to a FREE EVENT from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm sponsored by The YES Project. Enjoy a warm cup of HOT COCOA & COOKIES as you browse through a selection of winter coats for youth and adults.

RSVP with Isaiah House today.

Weekly 12 Step Meeting

Join us for weekly 12 Steps Addiction Recovery Meeting every Sunday night 7:30-9:00pm at Isaiah House.

Services for the Community


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

10:00am - 2:00pm


12:00pm - 3:30pm

(Valid ID Required, No Referral Needed)


 Did you know 1 in 3 US families don’t have an adequate supply of diapers for their children?

Isaiah House has teamed up with MOMS Helping MOMS to provide families in the community with FREE diapers for their children. Sizes 1,2 & 3 ONLY at this time

28 Days Project

Women are more likely to neglect their own personal hygiene for the needs of their children or loved ones. Isaiah House has teamed up with 28 Days Project to provide sanitary napkins to women in need for FREE!! 


Please contact Latoya Anderson (x3021) Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for more details

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Did you know Nov. 16-24, 2019 is National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week? 

Hunger and Homelessness is a widespread problem that affects many people. 

Join Isaiah House as we support the Campaign to End

Hunger & Homelessness! Our very own Executive Director, Mrs. Bivins-Gibson has been selected to be a panelist in an upcoming discussion at Essex County College.

How can you help? Donate to your local shelters, volunteer your time to help someone in need and educate others on this problem that exists right here in Essex County.


The Isaiah House staff maintains an up to date Amazon Wish List for all urgent need items. 

Please visit Amazon to purchase and ship directly to Isaiah House.



The House of Love party will be back this winter, bigger and better than ever. Please mark your calendars! Details, invites and a link for tickets will be coming soon! 

We are always blown away by our residents. Their unique stories, tenacity and resilience are a constant inspiration. 

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238 North Munn Ave East Orange, NJ 07017 

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