Welcome to New Community Corporation
New Community Corporation's mission is to help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement. Founded in 1968, NCC is recognized as one of the largest, most comprehensive community development corporations in the U.S. Our vast array of services are provided "Under One Roof" and reach every stage of life. We offer affordable housing, early childhood learning centers, youth services, adult education, family transitional housing, mental health services, a long-term care facility, a one-stop resource center, a food pantry, a community newspaper and arts and cultural events.
Apply Now For Accredited Career And Technical Education Programs
New Community Career and Technical Institute, an accredited post-secondary school previously called New Community Workforce Development Center, is currently recruiting students for its Automotive Technician, Building Trades Specialist, Business and Computer Technologies, Clinical Medical Assistant, Culinary Arts Specialist, Diesel Technician and Patient Care Technician training programs. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. To apply now for a program, fill out the online intake form here. To learn more about each program, visit the NCCTI website. For more information, call 973-824-6484 or visit the school at 274 South Orange Ave., Newark, NJ, 07103.
New Community Coronavirus Update
We at New Community Corporation recognize the seriousness of the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. We also recognize that we provide critical services to members of the community. Because of the needs of our residents and clients, we will continue to operate the programs and services we can during these challenging times.
NCC has created a task force to address the effects of the COVID-19 virus and has already taken steps to reduce the chance of spreading the virus. Read more about our efforts here.
We will continue to take precautions and will make changes as necessary.
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.