Newark's Community Action Agency Since 1964


Founded in 1964, the United Community Corporation formed as Newark's Community Action Agency, within a nationwide movement toward expanding social services and grassroots empowerment. UCC assists low-income, disadvantaged and at-risk individuals and families to become self-supporting, while enhancing their quality of life and standard of living. UCC exist to ameliorate the impact of poverty in Newark.

UCC is a social service organization dedicated to providing a variety of services, assistance, and support to members of the community at large in helping them to attain the skills, knowledge, and motivation to achieve economic self-sufficiency.The staff remains steadfast in their commitment to ensuring that all who come through our doors are met with kindness and compassion.



Celebrating Serving Newark Residents for 55 Years


Guided by service, compassion and fairness, UCC's mission is to assist low-income, disadvantaged and at risk individuals and families, including seniors and youth, to become self-sufficient and self supporting; while enhancing their quality of life and standard of living.


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United Community Corporation

"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"