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Youth Shelter

Agency: Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services
Service Description:

The Youth Shelter is a temporary shelter for runaway, homeless, and abused adolescents ages 10 through 17. Provides include food, shelter, medical treatment, group and individual counseling, supervised recreation, on-site educational program and service referral. There is always an emphasis on family reunification. Where family reunification is not possible, the child remains at the Shelter pending permanent placement.




Open to runaway, homeless, and abused adolescents ages 10 through 17.

Application Instructions:

The shelter accepts walk-ins, as well as referrals from the Family Court, the Atlantic County Juvenile Family Crisis Center, and the Division of Youth and Family Services.

Last Update: July 26, 2017


201 Shore Rd

Northfield, NJ 08225

Web Address:

Areas Served:

Atlantic County

Business Hours:


Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (609) 645-5899 Ext: 4322




  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Saturdays
  • Open Sundays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Shelter resident type

  • Youth