Senior Services

Our Services

Seniors in our community can be vulnerable to isolation, depression and financial, technological and medical struggles. Sometimes they lack access to resources and information.

The Need

United Community Corporation has partnered with Essex County Division of Senior Services to engage seniors living in the city of Newark in greater fitness, wellness and nutrition and recreational programs. Seniors in our program can learn to manage and delay the onset of chronic disease and experience measurable improvements in their physical, social, spiritual, emotional, mental, and economic well-being We provide opportunities to develop a social network, make new friends, and find out about volunteering opportunities. UCC's Senior Center is an environment that offers; socialization, connection to community resources, health and wellness classes, nutritional counseling, recreational activities and transportation.



Vailsburg Park

South Orange Avenue & Oraton Parkway

Newark, NJ 07106

Due to COVID-19 Senior Programming at Vailsburg Park is not currently available. Check back at a later date


To Refer a Client: 973-642-0181

United Community Corporation

"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"