Local Non-Profits + Charities

Local Non-Profits + Charities

There is no shortage of charities, non-profits and places to volunteer in Jersey City. Whether you’re looking to champion homelessness, environmental issues or the arts there will be an organization in Jersey City for you to work with. It’s a truly philanthropic and kind group of residents that are able to coordinate such a multitude of organizations in one city!

 


 

Animal Shelters + Rescues

Animal Shelters + Rescues

Our local animal shelters provide many services and volunteer opportunities for Jersey City.  If you’re in the market for a loving companion, consider rescuing your next pet from a local rescue shelter.  Humane societies also frequently offer discounted pet...
Arts + Culture Charities

Arts + Culture Charities

Everyone should have the opportunity to engage in creativity.  There are opportunities for children to experience the arts through year long programs and summer camps.  Also, do not hesitate to reach out to studios and companies about potential scholarships.   ...
Educational Charities

Educational Charities

Help and assistance are available to those who are interested in attending a higher education institution, but may not be able to afford tuition and fees.  Contact our local organization for more information on how they can offer support.   ...
Environmental Charities

Environmental Charities

Living a life that supports our environment and protects the earth is of increasing importance in our lives.  Our extensive list points you in the right direction of organizations, conservancies, and volunteer opportunities to help you take action. ...
Family Services

Family Services

If there is a family in your life who you know might need assistance and support, please consult our list of organizations which can provide help.  Check their volunteer pages as well to see ways you can support these great organizations.   ...
Food Banks + Soup Kitchens

Food Banks + Soup Kitchens

Check our list of soup kitchens and food pantries located around our community.  Many locations need help and donations, but call ahead to check on what each center actually needs.     
Health Charities

Health Charities

Healthcare can be costly, but that shouldn’t keep our residents from getting the help and care that they need.  If you or someone you know needs support with medical concerns, please consult our lists of organizations.     ...
Homeless Shelters

Homeless Shelters

If you are looking to donate clothing or goods or you know someone who might need some additional help, check our list for shelters in the community.    
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways residents can give back to our community.  Giving time and energy to help local organizations is one way Jersey City residents and visitors can help.  We’ve curated a list of local organizations and shelters who are open to hosting vol...
Women's Services

Women's Services

There are several organizations in Jersey City catered to helping women with a variety of services. Counseling, job placement, healthcare, clothing, etc. are available through these incredible non-profits. Volunteer opportunities are also available. ...