HomeFront 1880 Princeton Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ08648 Founded in 1998 as a nonprofit agency, HomeFront is dedicated to fighting poverty and homelessness in Mercer County. The…More agency provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, food, clothing, furniture and other items to those in need. Counseling, job readiness training, life skills mentoring, tutoring and other services are also offered by the agency, along with preschool and after-school programs for children. In addition to providing services and programs from its headquarters at 1880 Princeton Avenue, HomeFront also manages the Lawrence Community Center at 295 Eggerts Crossing Road.
Formerly known as the Lawrence Neighborhood Center, this facility is owned by Lawrence Township but has…More been managed as a community center by HomeFront since 2009. The center strives to provide a "safe, welcoming" environment where visitors can participate in a variety of cultural, educational and recreational activities.
Among the many events that are held here are Jazzercise classes, Cub Scout and Girl Scout meetings, an after-school program, basketball and indoor soccer leagues, a food pantry and other social services programs adminstered by HomeFront.