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  • New Community Corporation Hosts Grand Opening Of Housing Facility For The Chronically Homeless

    NEWARK — New Community Corporation held the grand opening for its new supportive housing facility for the chronically homeless and New Jersey’s first HUD Safe Haven model development Wednesday. Called A Better Life, the facility will house chronically homeless individuals, many who suffer from mental illness. They will live in studio apartments at 101 Fourteenth Ave. in Newark that include a private bathroom that is handicapped accessible and a ...

    Posted at October 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • From NCC Volunteer To Full-Time Employee

    Newark resident Anne Moran has moved up within New Community Corporation, ...

    Posted at October 3, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Social Services | 0 Comment
  • New Workforce Instructor Brings Real World Experience

    Students enrolled in the Allied Health program at the New Community Workforce Development Center have a new instructor who practiced internal medicine for more than ...

    Posted at September 28, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Celebrating The Ratification Of The Constitution

    The New Community Workforce Development Center held an event in honor of Constitution Day Sept. 18 at St. Joseph Plaza. The day included an explanation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, information about personal finances, group challenges, prizes and lunch. Constitution Day commemorates the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.

    Posted at September 19, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • NCC Hosts 34th Annual Parade And Festival

    Floats and marchers streamed down South Orange Avenue Sept. 16 for New Community Corporation’s 34th annual parade, which recognized “The Faces of New Community” and the organization’s 50th anniversary. Leading the way were parade grand marshals Madge Wilson, NCC outreach coordinator, and Kevin Brown, better known as DJ Lilman, who was born and raised in Newark. Five floats represented various departments, including the New Community Workforce Development Center, ...

    Posted at September 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Sending Harmony House Students Back To School In Style

    Photos courtesy of Sally Milad. Dozens of Harmony House residents participated in a back-to-school event Aug. 28 organized by Jersey City resident Sally Milad. She arranged for volunteers to provide haircuts and styling for the children and also handed out school supplies and provided pizza. Milad found Harmony House, New Community's transitional housing facility for homeless families, and reached out to friends and family to put the event together.

    Posted at September 15, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Harmony House | 0 Comment
  • Fun Bus Lives Up To Its Name For CHELC Kids

    Children at the Community Hills Early Learning Center (CHELC) had the opportunity to board the Fun Bus, a school bus that has the seats removed to allow for play. They participated in stretches, walked through an obstacle course, swung on swings and more. All in the parking lot of the facility Aug. 18.

    Posted at September 15, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • A Summer Of Fun For Campers

    New Community Education and Youth Services Summer Camp ran from June 26 to Aug. 11. Children ages 5 to 13 enjoyed a variety of activities including swimming, African drumming, dancing, arts and crafts and competitions. Campers took trips too, including to iPlay America, the Bronx Zoo, Medieval Times, Seaside Heights and Dorney Park. They also participated in a talent show.

    Posted at August 30, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Hundreds Of Students Go On Free Back-To-School Shopping Spree

    Back-to-school shopping is a typical summer activity for families, but it can be a stressful time for those who struggle financially. That’s where the Back 2 School Store steps in. The National Council of ...

    Posted at August 30, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Harmony House | 0 Comment
  • NCC Joins Newark 2020 Initiative To Reduce City Unemployment

    New Community Corporation is a partner in the Newark 2020 initiative, ...

    Posted at August 30, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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