Fresh Start – Newark Public Library

Fresh Start

ON PAROLE?  ON PROBATION? 

ON SUPERVISED RELEASE?  MAXED OUT?

NEWARK, WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Fresh Start @ Your Library is a statewide library reentry program that is focused on reconnecting returning citizens with their communities at public libraries. Contact us for more information:  https://www.njstatelib.org/freshstart

 

 Nicole L. Warren, LSW

nwarren@njstatelib.org

609-278-2640 ext. 180

  Jondhi Harrell

jharrell@njstatelib.org

609-278-2640 ext. 176

 Jessica Campbell

jcampbell@npl.org

Work: 973-733-5412

 

 The COVID-19 epidemic has caused many programs to suspend their services to protect the people they serve as well as their employees. Below is a list of resources that are still available to you, please take note of limited hours and call ahead to make appointments.

 

EMPLOYMENT

New Jersey COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal

https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov

 

IDENTIFICATION

Birth Certificate at the Division of Vital Statistics

394 University Ave

973-733-6510

vitalstats@ci.newark.nj.us

Apply online:  https://newark.seamlessdocs.com/f/bc2017

 

Municipal ID

394 University Ave

973-878-1553

Monday – Friday, 9:30AM – 1:00PM

 

 

HOUSING

Emergency Temporary Housing

Email: EHD@ci.newark.nj.us and put “Short Term Rapid Housing” in the subject line.

 

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

First Hopewell Baptist Church

Pantry & Soup Kitchen

Wednesdays 8:30AM – 11:00 AM

525 Orange St

973-485-8100

 

Essex Pantry

220 Bruce St

973-623-6114

 

Grace Kingdom

375-377 Chestnut St

201-449-5070

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

La Casa De Don Pedro

Broadway  Family Success Center I
973-483-2703

 

First Avenue Family Success Center II 973-482-9002

 

 

Catholic Charities

973-596-4100

catholiccharities@ccannj.org

Information & Referrals

1-800-227-7413

 

 

NJ Reentry Corporation

NAN Newark Tech

400 Hawthorne Ave

Call Jeran at 314-635-8160

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