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Agencies supported by the Somerset County United Way provide a variety of critical services to the community and adhere to high standards of accountability. Obtain more information:


The Process for Affiliation

To become affiliated, the agency must successfully complete a certification process:

  • The agency initially applies for affiliation through a formal application process, and once accepted must re-certify every three years.
  • A committee of community volunteers reviews each agency application and makes recommendations for certification based on established standards in the areas of:

- fiscal soundness and accountability;
- organizational management practices;
- governing board of directors;
- personnel policies and procedures;

- adherence to organization bylaws;
- organizational planning; and
- nondiscrimination in the provision of services, hiring of staff and placement of volunteer board members.

  • Once certified, an agency is eligible to apply for financial support for specific programs from the Somerset County United Way, as well as benefit from other support services we provide.

List of our Current Affiliated Agencies


Adult Day Center of Somerset County, Inc.
120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 725-0068
Provides day programs for elderly and disabled adults.

Alternatives, Inc.
600 First Avenue
Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 685-1444
Assists individuals with special needs to live successfully in the community.

American Red Cross, Greater Somerset County Chapter
14 West Cliff Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-2217
Provides blood, disaster relief and education for First Aid, CPR, AIDS and other health related issues.

American Red Cross, Tri-County Chapter
332 West Front Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 756-6414
Provides blood, disaster relief and education for First Aid, CPR, AIDS and other health related issues.

Anderson House
532 Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
(908) 534-5818
Transitional residential treatment program for women 18 and older in early recovery of alcohol and drug addiction.

The Arc of Somerset County
141 South Main Street
Manville, NJ 08835
(908) 725-8544
Serves the needs of people of all ages with developmental disabilities.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hunterdon & Somerset Counties
79 Beaver Avenue
Clinton, NJ 08809
(908) 730-7773
One-on-one mentoring program that matches adult volunteers with a child.

Catholic Charities
540-550 Route 22 East
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 722-1881
Provides a wide-range of programs serving people of all faiths, including child care, emergency assistance, education and more.

Cerebral Palsy Association
Oak Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 549-6187
Provides services for people of all ages with developmental disabilities.

Child Care Connection
1001 Spruce Street, Suite 201
Trenton, N.J. 08638
(609) 989-7770
14 W. Cliff Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-4428
Provides referrals for child care, as well as recruitment and training for home child care.

Community Hope, Inc.
199 Pomeroy Road
Parsippany, N.J. 07054
(973) 331-9520
Community Hope, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation that provides a supportive living environment for individuals recovering from serious mental illness. Personal growth of the consumers is promoted in an atmosphere of hope and dignity. This agency serves clients in Somerset County.

Community Visiting Nurse Association
110 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-9355
Provides home health care services and also hospice services to the terminally ill.

CONTACT We Care, Inc.
P.O. Box 952
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 490-1480
CONTACT We Care is a crisis intervention help line that offers nonjudgmental listening to callers by highly trained volunteers. Daily reassurance calls are also available to frail elderly or those of any age with functional limitations. Services are provided to anyone in north central New Jersey.

Crawford House
362 Sunset Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
(908) 874-5153
Private, nonprofit agency that operates transitional living programs for indigent New Jersey women and adolescent girls recovering from alcohol and other drug dependence. Programs include providing housing, counseling, vocational, educational and other support services for individuals who have completed medically-managed treatment for addiction and who require clinically managed residential treatment and services in order to recover.

Family & Community Services of Somerset County
339 West Second Street
Bound Brook, NJ 08805
(732) 356-1082
Enhances the quality of life of individuals, families and communities by providing professional family, mental health and addictions services, counseling and innovative community-based programs.

Food Bank Network of Somerset County
P.O. Box 149
Bound Brook, NJ 08805
(732) 560-1813
Collects and distributes food to families of low economic means.

4-H Youth Development Of Somerset County
310 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-6644
Provides non-formal educational programs for youth, to help them to develop life skills.

Franklin Township Foodbank
P.O. Box 333, 60 Millstone Road
Somerset, NJ 08875-0333
(732) 246-0009
The Franklin Township Foodbank mission is to help address the food needs of Franklin Township residents, and to do so at no cost to them. The organization acts as a conduit between those who have food and/or funds to spare and share, and those who need help to put more food on their table than they can currently afford to purchase themselves.

Freedom House, Inc.
P.O. Box 367
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
(908) 537-6043
Halfway house for recovering adult males

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. - Rolling Hills Council
1171 Route 28
North Branch, NJ 08876
(908) 725-1226
Offers programs to inspire girls with the ideals of character, conduct, patriotism and service

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. - Washington Rock Council
201 Grove Street East
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 232-3236
Offers programs for girls, emphasizing leadership, service and career exploration

HomeSharing, Inc.
120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-4663
Matches people wanting or needing to share their homes with people seeking permanent housing

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Somerset County
98 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 704-1920
Provides shelter, meals, and assistance to homeless families and single women

Jewish Family Service
150-A West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-7799
Provides counseling, information and referral services for people of all faiths, also maintains a speakers bureau.

Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties
P.O. Box 6455
Bridgewater, N.J. 08807
(908) 725-6994
Offers recreation and education programs for families.
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center
775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, N.J. 08807
(908) 725-6994
Provides fitness, recreational, social, education and cultural programs.

The Jointure
1124 Route 202 South, Suite B11
Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 722-0233
The Jointure’s mission is to provide affordable lifetime learning opportunities for all members of our community to empower individuals to develop their skills for personal and community growth and enrichment. Programs offered include English as a Second Language, adult education courses and school-age child care.

King's Daughters Day School
502 West Front Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 756-7788
Provides child care, day school and day camp for children 6 months to 10 years.

The Learning Gate Association, Inc.
816 Old York Road
Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 722-6789
120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, N.J. 08876
(908) 725-1060
Provides quality day care to children, infants through age 6.

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey
78 Grove Street
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 231-0840
Provides efficient and effective legal services to people of low economic means.

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County
120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 725-5430
Trains volunteers to tutor adults to read and write.

Martin Luther King Youth Center
1298 Prince Rogers Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-3688
Offers educational, recreational, cultural, developmental and nutritional programs to meet the needs of school-aged children.

Middle Earth
98 Grove Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-7223
Offers programs designed to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of youth.

Middlesex Interfaith Partners with the Homeless, Inc.
100 Mitch Snyder Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 549-5559
This organization serves 14 counties in New Jersey, including Somerset. A transitional housing program for single-parent families on public assistance offers comprehensive and coordinated services. This includes child care, job training, parenting assistance, counseling, assistance with locating affordable, permanent housing as well as in-kind donations of items needed to set up a home.

Midland School
94 Readington Road
North Branch, NJ 08876
(908) 722-8222
Provides education, employment and housing services for people with developmental disabilities.

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity
P.O. Box 6275
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 704-0016
Provides quality, affordable homes to low income families.

Resource Center for Women & Their Families
427 Homestead Road
Belle Mead, NJ 08502
(908) 359-0003
Provides help and services to victims of domestic violence.

Rock Brook School, Inc.
109 Orchard Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
(908) 431-9500
A private, nonprofit, state-approved school for children ages 3-9 years, of normal intelligence and having communication handicaps or language, speech or learning disabilities. Each child is provided with an Individualized Education Program so that specific individual goals are met and the child can return to mainstream education.

Shimon And Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center
775 Talamini Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 725-6994
The center offers day camp, nursery school and day care, after school programs for children and teens, cultural arts classes and performance, health and physical fitness classes, social groups and a variety of groups geared to singles, retired adults and senior citizens.

Somerset Community Action Program
429 Lewis Street
Somerset, NJ 08875
(732) 846-8888
This organization provides programs and resources for low- and moderate-income families and children that contribute to their educational, cultural, emotional, physical and social development. SCAP operates the Somerset County Head Start Program and services provided include child care, education, transportation, nutrition, access to social services and support systems for the family.

Somerset Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency
34 West Main Street, Suite 307
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 722-4900
Works toward the prevention of and education on alcoholism and drug dependency.

Somerset County Coalition on Affordable Housing
600 First Avenue, Suite 3
Raritan, N.J. 08869
(908) 704-8901
Provides programs designed to increase the availability and affordability of housing.

Somerset County Vocational-Technical High School -- Twilight Program
P.O. Box 6350
Bridgewater, N.J. 08807
(908) 526-8900
Vocational /technical skills training, and job placement services.

Somerset Home For Temporarily Displaced Children
49 Brahma Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-6605
Short- and long-term residences for abused, abandoned, neglected or homeless adolescents.

Somerset Treatment Services
118 West End Avenue
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 722-1232
Evaluations, therapy, information and referral, methadone detoxification and crisis intervention.

United Cerebral Palsy of Morris/Somerset, Inc.
245 Main Street, Suite 113
Chester, N.J. 07930
(908) 879-2243
Provides services for infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities.

United Family & Children's Society
305 West Seventh Street
Plainfield, N.J. 07060
(908) 755-4848
Provides counseling services and full adoption assistance services.

Visiting Nurse and Health Service System
354 Union Avenue
Elizabeth, N.J. 07208
(908) 352-5694
Provides home health care and hospice services to the terminally ill.

Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills / Somerset Hills Adult Day Center
12 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, N.J. 07924
(908) 766-0180
Provides hospice care, home health care, community health education and respite.

Volunteers of America - Agape House Program
128 East Main Street
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 707-9753
Provides shelter for homeless families.

Women's Health & Counseling Center
95 Veteran's Memorial Drive East
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 526-2335
Reproductive health and full service family planning center, rape crisis program, immunizations, HIV testing/counseling and more.

YMCA, Plainfield Area
518 Watchung Avenue
Plainfield, N.J. 07060
(908) 756-6060
Community service organization dedicated to developing all people in mind, body and spirit.

YMCA, Somerset Hills
140 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge, N.J. 07920
(908) 766-7898
Provides services and activities helping people to grow in mind, body and spirit.

YMCA, Somerset Valley
2 Green Street
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 722-4567
Helps people develop a healthy body, mind and spirit through programs designed for all people.

YWCA, Plainfield/North Plainfield Area
232 East Front Street
Plainfield, N.J. 07060
(908) 756-3836
Provides developmental, educational, recreational and social programs.


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