About us

Our Mission

Our mission is to help young adults in between the age 18-26 by providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing services to address the emergent need of LGBTQ individuals experiencing crisis leading to homelessness.

Through integrated solutions and partnerships, we offer a safe haven that consist of case management, educational & financial responsibility resources, as well as, wrap-around services in substance abuse and mental health counseling and drug screening. We are dedicated to bringing opportunities to troubled individuals in Greater Newark and surrounding communities.

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HBP RAIN Foundation d/b/a/ Essex LGBT Reaching Adolescents in Need (RAIN) Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides emergency shelter, transitioning housing, and permanent supportive housing services to address the emergent need of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) young adults between the ages 18-26 experiencing crisis leading to homelessness.

Our programs promote self-sufficiency and independence to enhance our residents’ ability to function within their communities. Our programs aim to help adolescents lead healthy, productive and meaningful lives.

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