Our Mission

The mission of Anchor House is to provide a safe haven where abused, runaway, homeless, aging out and at risk youth and their families are empowered to succeed and thrive.

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.

Stacy Basara Receives NJACYF Award

Anchor House would like to congratulate all of the 2016 NJ Alliance for Children, Youth and Family Services award winners to include our very own Stacy Basara who was recognized as the                        NJACYF Behavioral Health Clinician of the Year.

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