Anchor Link Street Outreach

Anchor Link is the agency’s Outreach program and provides services to youth ages 14-21.

2020+ Impact

5,172
contacts
made with youth
9,461
survival aids
were distributed to youth
975
life skill sessions
conducted by counselors

Anchor Link Street Outreach provides services to youth ages 14-21. Its primary purpose is to connect youth experiencing homelessness with needed resources in order to create a stable housing plan.

Since 2020, Anchor Link has had more than 5,172 contacts on the street, or at the Drop-in Center on South Broad Street. 9,461 survival aid items including blankets, hats and gloves, food, hygiene and health items were distributed to youth. Counselors conducted 975 life skills sessions and we had 88 walk ins to the drop in center. An increasing number of youth took advantage of the bathing and laundry facilities as well as the computers, to write resumes, apply for jobs and search for housing.

Areas of assistance include:

Housing emergency shelter

Emergency Food Items

Advocacy and support

A safe place to talk to a counselor without fear of being put down or unheard

Contact us directly by scanning this QR Code.

Anchor Link Drop in Center

The Drop in Center is located at 899 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ. It welcomes any community youth, ages 14-24, in need of services.

Services offered:

  • Survival aids, access to bathing facilities, kitchen, computers, washers and dryer
  • Assistance in finding emergency shelter or alternative living arrangements
  • Crisis intervention, counseling and case management
  • Life skills job development and employment assistance
  • Education assistance
  • Advocacy and referrals
  • Aftercare

If you need help, call us at (609) 396-8329

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week