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 Accredited Career And Technical Education Programs
New Community Workforce Development Center, an accredited post-secondary career and technical institute, 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 application form here. To learn more about each program, visit the Workforce Development Center page. For more information, call 973-824-6484 or visit the center at 274 South Orange Ave., Newark, NJ, 07103.
New Community Board Approves Four New Members
The New Community Board of Directors has four new members: Diane Johnson, Anthony Marchetta, Ingrid Rasmussen and Jerome St. John. The expansion to 11 board members is part of ongoing board development.
NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba is excited to move forward in 2019 with a larger board.
“We are delighted to have dedicated and qualified individuals who have agreed to join the board to help carry out the mission of NCC,” he said.
Several of the new members have long histories with New Community and all are committed to the organization’s mission: To help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.
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.