Mercer County Resource Center

Mercer County Resource Center is a community center to assist ex-offenders with the difficult task of re-entering society.

Our services and programs are designed to create greater stability, self-sufficiency, and positive family/community engagement.  

Our Case Managers are dedicated to providing one-on-one supportive case management and linkages to community resources.  

Services are client-centered and based on stated needs.  

Clients are always welcome to come back and receive follow-up case management.  

Services are available to residents throughout Mercer County.


Client ID

Provision of Mercer County Resource Center client identification card.  This ID is NOT State or County affiliated.

Mail Boxes

Mercer County Resource Center may be used as a mailing address to receive non-commercial mail only.

Telephone Use and Message Center
  • Phone line access
  • Receive messages related to housing, job searches and other business.

Birth Certificate Request

Mercer County Resource Center will pay the fee to obtain a copy of a birth certificate upon request (in the United States, including US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico).

Job Search and Resume

  • Job listings
  • Internet search
  • Resume writing and revision

Job Training

  • Warehouse and Fork lift certification
  • Culinary training program

Housing Listings

  • Weekly housing list

Transportation Assistance

Case by case basis
  • Job training
  • Court
  • Probation
  • Employment
Must submit proof of appointment.  Approval is not guaranteed.

  • Clothing vouchers for business clothes needed for seeking or maintaining employment.

Location & Contact Information

Mercer County Resource Center
986 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08611

Phone:  609-396-8900 x.718
Fax:      609-396-8999

Program Hours:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Office is closed on holidays and may change in the event of inclement weather.