Welcome to New Community Corporation
New Community Corporation is recognized as one of the largest, most comprehensive community development corporations in the U.S. We have been at the vanguard of providing safe, decent and attractive housing for low-income residents for 50 years. Our vast array of services are provided "Under One Roof" and reach every stage of life. We offer a one-stop resource center, early childhood development, youth services, workforce training, adult continuing education, family transitional housing, food pantry, mental health services, extended care for seniors, a community newspaper and arts and cultural events. Take a look at NCC's impact by the numbers.
Apply Now For Job Training, Employment Programs
New Community's Workforce Development Center is currently recruiting students for its Ford Automotive Technician, Building Trades, Culinary Arts, Patient Care Technician and Certified Medical Assistant training programs. Financial aid is available. To apply now for a program, fill out the online application form here. To learn more about each program, visit the Workforce Development Center's page. For more information, call Workforce at 973-824-6484 or visit the center at 274 South Orange Ave. in Newark, NJ, 07103.
NCC Hosts Grand Opening Of A Better Life For Chronically Homeless
New Community Corporation held the grand opening for its new supportive housing facility for the chronically homeless and New Jersey’s first HUD Safe Haven model development. Called A Better Life, the facility will house chronically homeless individuals, many who suffer from mental illness. They will live in studio apartments at 101 Fourteenth Ave. in Newark that include a private bathroom that is handicapped accessible and a kitchen area with a stovetop, microwave and refrigerator.
Established in the midst of civil unrest in Newark in 1968, New Community was founded by Monsignor William J. Linder and a small group of civic-minded residents. Since then, New Community has grown into one of the largest and most comprehensive community development corporations in the country. Read more.
In a single month, 1,300 adults received post-secondary vocational training and intensive case management; 1,400 seniors and disabled adults received skilled nursing care; and 2,500 people were served at early learning centers, Youth Services, food pantry and Home Friends visits. Read more.
Since its formation, New Community has published studies, quarterly newsletters, a monthly community newspaper and editorials that serve to illustrate and provide insight into the community development movement. Read more.