Affordable housing

New Community offers safe, decent and attractive housing for low-income seniors, families and disabled adults.

Young Scholars

Community Hills Early Learning Center students celebrate their moving on ceremony and prepare to move on to kindergarten.

Job Training

Students receive hands-on training to become a certified home health aide, EKG and phlebotomy technician in the Allied Health Program.

Rehab Therapy

New Community Extended Care Facility offers physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Building Community

New Community Corporation employs more than 600 individuals, many of whom reside right here in Newark, New Jersey.  


Our job training programs equip individuals with skills and provide social services to set them on a path to self-sufficiency.

Adult Learning

Adult Learners can take a variety of classes, including English as a Second Language.

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 more than 45 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.

Now Accepting Applications 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 Founder Releases New Book

"Out of the Ashes Came Hope" is an inspiring and timely memoir that illuminates the life work of Monsignor William J. Linder, who founded New Community in 1968. The book recounts how as a newly ordained priest, Monsignor underwent a radical transformation once he was assigned to the all-black parish at Queen of Angels in Newark. As a messenger of God's love, Monsignor's journey to Newark actives and galvanizes the community to believe that change is possible, and together they embark on a task of epic proportions—to rebuild Newark's Central Ward. "Out of the Ashes Came Hope" is available on Amazon.

About Us

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.

Our Services

New Community's 2017-2018 Resource Guide, called "Under One Roof," provides a detailed overview of all New Community's programs and services, and includes contact information and locations for each department. Read more.

Our Impact

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.

Media Center

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.