Our Mission


The mission of Anchor House is to work with abused, homeless, runaway, at risk and aging out youth to utilize their strengths and the support of their families and communities in order to ensure a stronger future.

Anchor House Shelter was founded in 1978 to move homeless and runaway youth off the streets of Trenton and reunite them with their family. Today, Anchor House Inc. provides shelter, school outreach, transitional and supportive housing, and street outreach to youth, ages 12 to 21 years of age, from Mercer County and throughout the state of New Jersey.

Lindsay Robson Receives Professional Award

Anchor House would like to congratulate our very own, Lindsay Robson for receiving the Professional Award from the Mercer County Commission on Abused, Neglected, and Missing Children. Lindsay and other award recipients were recognized at the 30th Annual Cherish the Children Awards Dinner last night. Congratulations to all of the honorees for their work in […]

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