Community Resources

Newark Public Library

The historic Main Library is located in the Downtown Arts District.

5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

You can reach the library staff directly by calling 973-733-7784 or emailing reference@npl.org.

YMCA OF NEWARK AND VICINITY

Offers emergency shelter, employment and volunteer opportunities, fatherhood program, and health & wellness programs. 

600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

973-624-8900
info@newarkymca.org 

NJPAC-New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Where you can enjoy live performances, art and jazz education, and theatre, music and dance courses.

1 Center St.
Newark, NJ 07102

973-642-8989

New Community Corporation

Helps to link individuals to resources and information. Some services include: Healthcare/Behavioral Healthcare Services, Transitional Living & Family Services, and Workforce & Economic Development.

233 West Market St.
Newark, NJ 07103

973-623-2800
Email: astewart@newcommunity.org

Catholic Charities

Works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities through social service organizations. Some services (Essex County) include: Children and Family Services, Education, Behavioral Healthcare, Workforce Development, Housing Services, Pastoral & Social Ministry, HIV/AIDS Services, and Immigration Services.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
590 North 7th St.
Newark, NJ 07107 

973-596-4100