Reaching Out

At 20 locations across our state, LSMNJ annually makes a difference in the lives of more than 6,000 individuals.

Reaching Out

Responding to the ever changing needs of New Jersey residents, Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ (LSMNJ) provides a broad range of programs and services. At 18 locations across our state, LSMNJ annually makes a difference in the lives of more than 6,000 individuals. Please review the map of New Jersey on this page to learn where our diverse social ministries are targeting and addressing specific human care and housing needs.

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Affordable Family Housing:

1 Lutheran Social Ministries of Camden (Camden) 89 townhomes
2 Peapack Gladstone Family Housing (Peapack) 20 townhomes
3 West Hanover Street Apartments (Trenton) 17 apartments

Affordable Senior Housing:

4 Birchwood at Old Bridge Senior Apartments (Old Bridge) 88 apartments
5 Lutheran Senior Residence at Pennsauken (Pennsauken) 70 apartments
6 Mirota Senior Residence (Whitehouse Station) 60 apartments
7 Mt. Olive Manor I & II (Flanders) 110 apartments
8 Roosevelt Solar Village (Roosevelt) 20 units *
9 South Plainfield Senior Residence (South Plainfield) 100 apartments
10Sterling Village (Piscataway) 150 apartments

Community Outreach Services:

11 Adoption Program (Statewide) Serves birthparents, adoptees, and adoptive families by placing infants, older children, special needs children, and sibling groups.
12 Community Partnering (Statewide) Works in partnership with individual congregations to provide community outreach services.
13 Immigration & Refugee Services (Statewide) Provides immigration legal services, employment services, and an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program for asylees and refugees.
14 LSMNJ Disaster Recovery (Statewide) As the affiiliate of Lutheran Disaster Response, plans and coordinates long-term disaster recovery
15 Lutherans Feeding Friends – (Statewide) Awards grants to Lutheran-affiliated food ministries. too provide start-up costs, replenish food supplies, and cover operational expenses.
16 New Visions Homeless Day Shelter (Camden) Provides breakfast and lunch, shower and laundry facilities, a food pantry, a clothing closet, mail services, and job search assistance.

Community Residential Services:

17 Lutheran Home for Children (Jersey City) Offers emergency shelter, for up to eight youth in crisis.
18 Luther Haven (Asbury Park) Serves nine residents with mental health needs.
19 Project Home (Jersey City) Provides permanent housing for homeless individuals.

Project Development and Management Services:

20 Community Redevelopment (Statewide) Partners with government, business, and others to expand our initiatives to neighborhoods in need of affordable housing and social services.
21 Housing Development (Statewide) Where options are limited but needs are great, provides families, seniors, and special-needs individuals with quality affordable housing.
22 Housing Management Services (Statewide) Create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment at each of our housing sites, accommodating various needs.
23 Professional Management and Planning Services (Statewide) Partners with public and private entities, offering guidance in planning affordable housing, healthcare, and community redevelopment initiatives.

Senior Healthcare and Retirement Living:

24 Crane’s Mill (West Caldwell) 282 independent living apartments and cottages, 48 assisted living beds, 18 memory support beds, and 66 skillled nursing beds
25 Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown (Moorestown) 56 assisted living suites, and 201 skilled nursing beds (32 rehabilitation beds, 60 certified azheimers beds, 109 long-term care beds)
26 Lutheran Senior LIFE (Jersey City) A program of all-inclusieve care for the elderly, providing and coordinating home and healthcare services for qualified seniors so that they can continue to live safely in their community.
27 The Villa at Florham Park (Florham Park) 21 Assisted Living suites, and 80 Skilled Nursing rooms. Rehabilitation services and special memory support also provided.

* Professionally managed by Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey.
All other facilities listed are owned and managed by Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey.