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Early Childhood Centers

Main Location: 201 First Street, Newark, NJ 07107

Tel.: 862-237-9260

75 Park Avenue Preschool: 973.485.0850
39 Broadway Preschool: 973.481.4091
202 First Street Preschool: 973.350.0530
201 First Street Head Start
& Early Head Start: 862.237.9260

89 St. Francis Head Start: 862.237.9330
174 Roseville Head Start: 862.237.9320
437 15th Street Head Start: 973.242.0696
35-43 Elizabeth Ave Head Start
& Early Head Start: 862.237.9380
Dewey St. Early Head Start: Coming Soon

Youth, Family & Health Programs

23 Broadway, Newark NJ 07104: 973-483-2703

76 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07114: 973-622-4222

282 First Avenue Family Success Center II, Newark, NJ 07104: 973-482-9002

Family Success Centers
Two centers strengthen families by developing networks of family services with the goal of preventing child abuse and neglect.

After School & Summer Enrichment
Homework assistance, civic engagement, arts, recreation and field trips for children
ages 5-12. Includes programs onsite and McKinley School.

Domestic Violence Program
Counseling, advocacy, translation, & support for victims of domestic violence.


Youth Empowerment Services
Services to address developmental issues, parent/child conflict, academic & other challenges.

Healthy Living Initiative
Health education, nutrition support, case management & advocacy.

Prevention Program
STD/STI outreach & workshops for youth, men & women. HIV testing, counseling and referrals.

HIV/AIDS Intervention Services
Case management, mental health services, meal delivery, medical & nutritional therapy, & housing services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Adult Education Programs

39 Broadway, Newark, NJ

973-481-4713

English as a Second Language
Three levels of ESL: beginner, intermediate, & advanced.

Citizenship Preparation
Courses covering ESL, U.S. History & government for people seeking to pass the USCIS Naturalization interview.

Immigration Assistance
Assistance to immigrants in obtaining legal standing in the U.S. Free for income
eligible clients.

Welfare to Work
Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency,
& Low Literacy classes for WorkFirst NJ students.

Opportunity Youth Network
Alternative high school for out of school youth ages
16-24 focused on preparation for post-secondary edu-
cation, vocational training, and the workforce.

Adult Basic Education Testing
High School Equivalancy testing in English & Spanish.

Hispanic Women’s Resource Center
Employment training, English language classes

Energy Conservation and Assistance

317 Roseville Avenue, Newark NJ 07107

EnergyAssist@lacasanwk.org

973-485-7555

Home Energy Assistance
Utility benefits for income eligible households through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) & Universal Service Fund (USF.)

Weatherization Assistance
Home energy conservation improvements for eligible homeowners, landlords, & tenants.

Senior Citizens Heating & Cooling Program
Emergency oil & cooling units for income eligible Essex County residents over age 60.

Healthy Homes Initiative
Health education, outreach, case management for lead & asthma home hazards in Newark’s Fairmount & Upper Clinton neighborhoods.

Housing & Homeownership

317 Roseville Avenue

Newark, NJ 07107

973-485-0701

Emergency Housing Assistance
Rental assistance, counseling, emergency budget & advocacy for families facing a housing crisis. (76 Clinton Ave. 973-624-4222)

First Time Home Buyer Education

Workshops, counseling, and advice on buying a home, especially for first time homebuyers. Those who complete the required hours receive a certificate which can help guarantee better mortgage rates and opportunities. Register here.

Affordable Homeownership Development
Development and sale of affordable homes, rehabilitation of foreclosed properties & commercial facilities.

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling
HUD approved foreclosure prevention counseling, budgeting, credit assistance to determine best possible outcome for families facing foreclosure.

Financial Fitness Classes

Community Development & Engagement Opportunities

317 Roseville Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

973-485-0701

Lower Broadway Neighborhood Association

Community Organizing & Planning
Engagement with stakeholders on quality of life issues, education, safety, & leadership development.