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As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing services for over five decades, your financial support of our services helps to bring about positive change in the lives of the people we serve and in the health of our community. Donations can be earmarked for a specific program or it can be used to offset overhead costs.
INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.
2023 Service Update
January 2023 - February 2023
(numbers represent individuals)
Total People Served
United Community Corporation helps empower all members of our community to achieve economic self-sufficiency by providing a range of supportive services. We continue to expand and improve our services, which include; an emergency shelter with case management, a program for seniors, low-income housing, and a range of high-quality after school and summer camp programs for youth.
We are always open to new partnerships and collaborations to aid in fulfilling our mission to help lift low-income residents out of poverty and to improve the quality of their lives in every way we can.
You can also contact us if you are interested in volunteering - we welcome your help in better serving the community !
House Smart: 3 Part Series
Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 11am-2pm
Resource Enrollment Fair
June 5, 2023 and June 7, 2023 | 3pm-7pm
WSP Talent Show
Tuesdays and Wednesdays | 3:30pm-5pm
If you or someone you know are in need of food, baby items, clothing, shelter, energy assistance, pending eviction or mortgage assistance, at risk of lead exposure at home, are a victim of a crime, and/or need youth development activities or young adult vocational training we have a department here to help!
HouseSmart 3-Part Series
House Smart 3-Part Series (NEWARK, NJ) — Greater Newark residents looking to equip themselves with the skills to make informed financial decisions, become a homeowner or attain a career path will have an opportunity to do so by way of a three-part seminar series hosted this summer by United Community Corporation (UCC). UCC’s “House Smart Series,” […]Read More
NEWARK TREASURE SENATOR RON RICE
Newark Treasure Senator Ron Rice Sen. Ron Rice, a former Newark West Ward councilman and leading voice in the Black community, died this month at the age of 77-years-old. He was New Jersey’s longest-serving Black legislator. Rice was best known as a powerful force in local and state politics, and was an outspoken advocate for […]Read More
Provident Bank Foundation/UCC Grant
Provident Bank Awards United Community Corporation $20K Grant To Tackle Hunger in Newark The Provident Bank Foundation, Provident Bank’s philanthropic initiative to fund and enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves, is helping United Community Corporation in its mission to combat hunger across Newark by awarding the agency a $20,000 grant award […]Read More
UCC’s YouthBuild Students Give Back To The Community One Refrigerator At A Time
UCC’s YouthBuild Students Give Back To The Community One Refrigerator At A Time United Community Corporation’s YouthBuild program offers its students opportunities to not only learn hands-on job skills aimed to discover their career pathway, but it also puts community service at the forefront of the learning experience. That focus on giving back to […]Read More
- Many homes built before 1978 have lead-based paint. Lead from paint chips and dust can pose serious health hazards.
- Sellers must disclose known information on lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards before selling a house.
- Real estate sales contracts must include a specific warning statement about lead-based paint. Buyers have up to 10 days to check for lead.
Are you at risk of lead-based paint hazards in your home? Call 973-642-0181 to schedule your FREE at-home Inspection/Risk Assessment
United Community Corporation
"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"