This page was last updated January 7, 2022.

LA CASA VS. COVID-19

La Casa de Don Pedro continues our mission to #StopTheSpread by providing opportunities to get vaccinated or receive your booster shot along with information on where to get tested and where to go for housing, rental, and small business assistance.

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Questions? Send us a message at info@lacasanwk.org


La Casa’s Programs & Services Updates

All La Casa de Don Pedro centers are now open with social distancing and health & safety measures in place. Some programs continue to be offered remotely.

Now enrolling for all Early Childhood Education programs: preschool, Head Start, Early Head Start, and Prenatal Support. Call Rosa Chilquillo at 862-400-1125 or email earlychildhoodeducation@lacasanwk.org to enroll.

Family and domestic violence counseling, emergency housing and COVID-19 rental assistance, community health, and HIV/AIDS services are offered in-person and virtually at Facebook.com/LaCasaFamilySuccessCenters. Call us at 973-483-2703 or 973-624-4222, or email health@lacasanwk.org.

Looking for a job? We can help! Contact our job developer at careerservices@lacasanwk.org or 973-481-4568.

In-Person After School Enrichment Program is available. To learn more, contact 973-483-2703, 973-624-4222 or youthandfamilies@lacasanwk.org.

The 2022 LIHEAP season is in full swing. Submit LIHEAP and USF applications, emergency requests, and supporting documents to: energyasst@lacasanwk.org; drop off in-person at 317 Roseville Ave. in Newark; mail to La Casa de Don Pedro,P.O. Box 7118, Newark, NJ 07107; or fax to 973-485-9984. Email inquires and questions to energyasst@lacasanwk.org.

All adult education, LEAD Charter School, citizenship and English as a Second Language classes continue to be offered online only. Immigration legal services are provided in-person by appointment only. Contact us at 973-481-4568, careerservices@lacasanwk.org or immigration@lacasanwk.org to learn more or to make an appointment.

Housing counseling (foreclosure prevention and first time homebuyer counseling) is available by telephone and email. Email Dante Lara (dlara@lacasanwk.org) or Dorothy Rivers (drivers@lacasanwk.org). HUD-Certified First Time Homebuyer Education workshops are available online at www.ehomeamerica.org/lacasa. Rental Housing Assistance: housingassistance@lacasanwk.org.

All Weatherization and Lead Abatement clients can submit program applications, supporting documents and questions to wxleadasst@lacasanwk.org.

Please visit this this webpage for regular updates and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for news & resources. We are committed to share important news and information to inform and engage our community as we work together to move forward from this pandemic.