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.

A Medical Miracle: Caring Medical Team To NCC Founder’s Rescue

Monsignor William J. Linder, the founder and board chairman of New Community Corporation, called it a miracle. His three doctors and the director of nursing at New Community agree. After months of painstaking medical attention, doctors say Monsignor Linder is in the clear after being at risk of having his left leg amputated, above the knee. Each of the doctors—Monsignor's primary care physician, cardiologist and podiatrist—all played a crucial role on the medical team. However it was Director of Nursing Veronica Onwunaka who stepped in as the role of "coach," said Dr. Mark Granata, podiatrist and wound care specialist. Read more.

How Are We Doing? Extended Care Facility Satisfaction Survey

New Community's Extended Care Facility staff deeply value the feedback received from family members, friends and visitors who have a loved one here at Extended Care. Please take a moment to fill out the Family/Responsible Party Satisfaction Survey, which will help us evaluate your satisfaction in all areas of your loved one's care—from medical attention to resident rights and amenities. Your response plays a key role in our mission to deliver quality care. Find the survey online here or download the PDF and return to Facility Administrator Robert Smolin.

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)