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 Workforce Development Center is currently recruiting students for its Automotive Technician, Building Trades Specialist, Clinical Medical Assistant, Culinary Arts Specialist, Diesel Technician, Microsoft Office User Specialist and Patient Care Technician training programs. Visit the Open House May 22! Financial aid is available to those who qualify. 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., Newark, NJ, 07103.
New Community Workforce Development Center Awarded National Accreditation
New Community Workforce Development Center has been awarded accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a nonprofit organization that grants institutional accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. COE has granted accreditation to the school for six years, the maximum length of time. The school is scheduled to go through the reaffirmation process, including a team visit, in 2023.
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.