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.

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 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.

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.

Register Today For Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference 2016

New Community's Family Service Bureau will host its annual Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference June 10, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Seton Hall University. The conference is designed to educate, empower and inspire young women, between the ages of 12 and 17, on topics such as healthy relationships, cyber-bullying, body image, self-esteem and more. Register online here. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 973-412-2056 or email

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.