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Walmart, United Community Corp., and Unstoppable Girls to host free food and clothing distribution at Newark’s West Side Park on Tuesday

NEWARK, N.J. – On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the United Community Corporation, Unstoppable Girls Foundation, and Walmart will team up to serve the city of Newark and host a free food and clothing distribution event. The event will be held at West Side Park (600 S17th Street, Newark, NJ 07103) and […]

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UCC ON THE FRONT PAGE

Sunday, September 6, 2020 United Community Corporation and Partners were featured on the front page of The Star-Ledger.

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Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program Eligible Families Needing Child Care Assistance as Schools Open Remotely Can Apply Now at ChildCareNJ.Gov Sept. 21, 2020  (TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care […]

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Rapid Re-Housing

The Rapid Rehousing Program will aid eligible homeless or newly evicted clients with a security deposit and three-to-six months of rent. Clients can apply over the phone by calling 973-642-0181 or by emailing Housing@uccnewark.org. Criteria for eligibility includes: Income (see chart below) How many people live in the home What […]

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LIHEAP Services

United Community Corporation offers two programs: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) to serve the City of Newark and Essex County. While LIHEAP and PAGE both exist to help in-need individuals and families with energy assistance, they both serve different demographics. […]

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UCC YouthBuild

This fall, the United Community Corporation will be looking to help young adults throughout the City of Newark as it introduces its YouthBuild program. The service’s goal is to provide young adults with the opportunity to gain high school equivalency credentials or learn traits through pre-apprenticeship programs. “YouthBuild is very […]

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NON-PROFITS FROM DIFFERENT WALKS OF LIFE COME TOGETHER TO HOST MASSIVE FOOD DRIVE IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J. – Three New Jersey non-profit organizations have teamed up to host a massive free food distribution event to serve the City of Newark on Sunday, August 2. United Community Corporation, which has served Newark since 1964, partnered with Roosevelt Community4U, which operates out of Monmouth County, and Newark’s Bessie Green […]

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N.J. NON-PROFITS PARTNER TO SERVE NEWARK WITH FREE MASSIVE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

NEWARK, N.J. – United Community Corporation, Roosevelt Community 4U and Bessie Green Community, Inc. have teamed up for the third time this summer to host a massive free food distribution event serving the City of Newark. The event will take place Sunday, Aug. 30 at Barringer High School (90 Parker […]

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N.J. NON-PROFITS SERVE OVER 23-THOUSAND IN NEWARK FOOD DISTRIBUTION AUG. 30

NEWARK, N.J. – Thousands of people lined up at Barringer High School Sunday afternoon as United Community Corporation, Roosevelt Community 4U and Bessie Green Community, Inc. partnered to serve Essex County with their third massive free food distribution event of the summer. This distribution was as big as ever with […]

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Youth Build

YOUTH BUILD with UCC Youth Build is a comprehensive youth and community development program. Youth Build simultaneously addresses several core issues facing low-income communities: education, housing, jobs, and leadership development. It uniquely addresses the status of unemployed young men and women who have dropped out of school and have no […]

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