February 2016: We have expanded! Our parent organization, Garden State Episcopal CDC, has opened up a day program inside PERC, making our shelter, showers, laundry,soup kitchen and case management services available to homeless individuals in Hudson County around the clock--24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are now accepting the following food donations: GROUND COFFEE, CANNED TUNA and CHICKEN, SLICED SANDWICH BREAD, BREAKFAST CEREAL, MAYONNAISE and JELLY. Please visit our Soup Kitchen Amazon Wishlist to gift items directly to our residents. 

January 2016: Happy New Year! We're still accepting MEN'S GLOVES, HATS, SCARVES, THERMALS and XL COATS. With the cold front approaching, we are distributing these items as fast as they're arriving. Please visit our Amazon Wishlist to have gifts shipped directly to us in Union City!

Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) exists to defeat the cycle of poverty, understanding that food and shelter are fundamental human rights. PERC believes that with help, there is hope. We believe that every person deserves dignity, respect and opportunity.

PERC achieves our mission by providing emergency shelter for women, men and families, permanent housing for chronically homeless individuals, a soup kitchen and food pantry, advocacy and educational and community-based support services. 

Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC)
108 36th Street, Union City, NJ 07087
(The shelter, dining room and food pantry are located at 111 37th Street)
Phone (201) 348-8150 | Fax (201) 348-0451 | E-mail


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PERC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations to PERC may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. Please consult with your tax adviser or the IRS to determine if your contributions may be tax deductible. Our tax ID number is 22-2985600.

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