Newark's Oldest Community Action Agency Since 1965
For more than five decades, United Community Corporation has helped thousands of Newark residents ameliorate the impact of poverty through emergency shelter, access to affordable housing; food and clothing; case management; services for seniors; employment assistance and training; and after school and summer youth programs. Each year, we serve thousands of impoverished and very low-income, predominately African American and Latino residents throughout all neighborhoods, communities, and wards of Newark.
..."UCC is a cornerstone organization that is deeply rooted in the fabric of the community"
"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."
To do our part to help to eradicate poverty and homelessness by providing services that instrumental and beneficial to those who are in need.