We need your help to make sure Senator Sweeney's bill which will ensure that individuals with long-term disabilities do not become homeless.
Every year, we report on these challenges and we reiterate the need for more services and greater capacity to help the numbers of families in need.
"The reality is that there are lot more people that are at-risk or meet other definitions of homeless," said Monarch Housing’s Taiisa Kelly.
For young people, the tent city is an opportunity to have a one night experience of what it’s like for a homeless person to live on the street.
The un-sheltered number is increasing significantly in Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Mercer Counties which are all home to major public transit stations.