Housing For Seniors

Men living in New Community Gardens Senior, one of eight senior and disabled residential complexes, celebrated Father's Day.

Transitional Housing

Harmony House is our transitional housing facility for homeless families. After school youth programs promote literacy and educational activities.

Young Scholars

Community Hills Early Learning Center students proudly display their graduation certificates as they prepare to move on to kindergarten.

Job Training

Automotive students get connected directly to local employers as part of NCC's Automotive Technician Employment and Training Program.

Early Childhood Education

Family Worker Elaine Hoze, right, of Community Hills Early Learning Center, works with parents like Lisa and her daughter Erica.

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.

Nurturing Growth

New Community staff provide a safe and nurturing environment for our youngsters.

Adult Learning

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

Doctor and Patient

New Community has brought healthcare right into its senior buildings.

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Welcome to New Community Corporation

New Community Corporation (NCC) 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.

Automotive, Building Trades Programs Accepting Applications

NCC Workforce Development Center is currently recruiting students for its Automotive Technician Training and Building Trades Training programs. Automotive is open to all applicants ages 18 and older. Successful graduates will receive 31 industry-recognized credentials. Building Trades is accepting applications from Newark residents between the ages of 16 to 24. The course covers basic carpentry, electricity plumbing and an internship. For more information, call Workforce at 973-824-6484 or visit the center at 274 South Orange Ave. in Newark, NJ, 07103.

Now Open: Financial Opportunity Center At NCC

New Community's Financial Opportunity Center helps low to moderate income families boost earnings, reduce expenses and make sound financial decisions that lead to asset building through an integrated service model approach. The Financial Opportunity Center is proud to offer employment services, financial coaching, access to income supports, credit counseling, financial literacy, job preparation, referrals to job training programs and more. The center is located at 274 South Orange Ave. in Newark, on the first floor of the Workforce Development Center. For more information, call 973-824-6484.

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

In 2013 alone, more than 600 homeless individuals were provided with transitional housing at New Community Harmony House; 3,018 people received food from our emergency food pantry; and 7,300 services were provided to more than 4,200 people at our one-stop Family Resource Success Center. (read more)

Media Center

Since its formation, New Community Corporation has published studies, quarterly newsletters, a monthly community newspaper and editorials that all serve to illustrate and provide insight into the community development movement. (read more)