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.

New Community Extended Care Achieves FIVE STAR Rating in 2016!

New Community Extended Care Facility achieved an overall five star rating from in April of 2016 , which ranks Extended Care as a "much above average" skilled nursing facility that offers customized care for each person. Extended Care has steadily improved its scores in the three areas factored into's ratings: health inspections, staffing and quality measures. Check out details from here. Visit Extended Care at 266 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07103, or call us at 973-624-2020.


Are you looking for a job in the automotive, healthcare, culinary arts or construction industries? Apply today for job training that will lead to a career in a high-growth sector. New Community Workforce Development Center is now accepting applications for the following programs: Patient Care Technician; Certified Medical Assistant; Culinary Arts; Construction Building Trades; and Ford Automotive Technician. Apply online here or print out the intake form and fax to 973-824-6545. For more information, call Workforce at 973-824-6484 or email LaToya Bass at To learn more about each training program, check out the online PDF brochures. Classes will start soon so apply today.

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

Our 2014-2015 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

More than 2,800 people received food at our emergency food pantry; 1,398 people received intensive case management at SAIF; 200 people attended a job training program; and 6,045 services were provided to nearly 2,000 people at our one-stop Family Resource Success Center from Sept. 2014 to Dec. 2015. 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.