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Special Event Application

A Special Event is any organized activity that occurs, wholly or partially, upon City of Newark Property and requires for its successful execution the provision and coordination of City of Newark Services.

Where to Get Help from City Government

How to Get Help from Newark's Municipal Government. One call to City Hall.

Local Resources

Minute Men

If you own a truck, we can give you work plowing snow and cleaning up the city.

Newark Sustainability

Please Join a Community Conversation on Building a Greener, Cleaner and Healthier Newark!

My Newark Mobile App

MyNewark is a highly interactive app developed in collaboration between the City of Newark and Rutgers University Newark’s School of Public Affairs & Administration. The app is designed to provide better access to services and promote opportunities throughout the City.

Mayor's Data Dashboard

The Mayor's Data Dashboard is the data Mayor Baraka reviews every Friday with his senior directors. This is an important piece of how he is better managing the City and moving Newark 3.0 forward.

Affirmative Action

Provide Minority/Women Business Enterprises and Newark residents an opportunity to participate in the economic growth and development of the City of Newark. Ensure compliance on Tax Abatement/City Construction Projects through monitoring by enforcing the Affirmative Action Plan for Construction. Increase minority participation through outreach, partnering, one-on- one and joint ventures with other resource agencies.

Occupy the Block

Mayor Ras J. Baraka outlined a strategy he called "Occupy the Block" which is aimed at the crime in the city.A single city block is selected where he and others will "hold court" — setting up tables and chairs for chess, cards, and open discussion on anything from the city's youth to the violence they too often experience.

Local Attractions


Nextdoor is a free social website for neighborhoods. Just like Facebook, it allows users to connect with people who live in their own and nearby neighborhoods. Neighbors can share tips on vendors, find a babysitter, and help look out for another. Join now!

Local Resources

Keep updated on events and programs going on in your Neighborhood.


Bo Porter Sports Complex

378 Lyons Ave


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Sharpe James/Kenneth A. Gibson Recreation Center

226 Rome Street Newark nj

(973) 733-3707

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Rotunda Recreation Center

75 Clifton Avenue


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John F. Kennedy Aquatic Center

211 West Kinney Street newark nj


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John F. Kennedy Recreation Center

211 west kinney st newark nj


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Sharpe James/Kenneth A. Gibson Aquatic Center

226 Rome Street, Newark, NJ

(973) 733-5838 or (973) 733-5826

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Boylan Recreation Center

916 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ

(973) 733-8947

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Newark Senior Services

Address:94 William Street 1st fl. Contact: Almetta Sabb (973-733-5330) Shakimah Hammonds (973-733-4392) Khalil Kettles (973-733-4392) Monday- Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm

South Ward Senior Citizen Center

731 Clinton Avenue Newark, NJ 07108 Contact: Willie Brown (973-424-4102) Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Ironbound Senior Citizen Center

226 Rome Street Newark, NJ 07105 Contact: Alice Schreiner and Christina Couto 973-424-4101 Monday- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bethany Senior Citizen Center

275 West Market Street Newark NJ 07103, Contact: Robin Lateef-Pharms 973-733-5739 Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Nellie Grier Senior Citizen Center

98-104 Maple Avenue Newark, NJ 07112 Contact:Wadih Chedid (973-422-4096) Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Keep updated on events and programs geared towards Seniors.


Nellie Grier Senior Center

98-104 Maple Avenue Newark, NJ 07112


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Bethany Senior Citizen Center

275 West Market Street Newark, NJ 07103


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Ironbound Senior Citizen Center

226 Rome Street Newark, NJ 07105


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South Ward Senior Citizen Center

731 Clinton Avenue Newark, NJ 07108


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Summer Youth Employment

Newark Summer Youth Application now available!! Jobs are available for NEWARK RESIDENTS Ages 14 to 24

My Brothers Keeper - Newark

"MBK Newark’s mission is to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential, regardless of who they are, where they come from or the circumstances in which they are born."

Youth Ambassadors

Mission: To empower youth to become community change agents, by serving as the bridge between the community youth and city government.

Centers of Hope

The Centers of Hope are nine community-based centers in all five of Newark’s wards that allow access to City services, wellness and enrichment opportunities where people live and work.The Centers will offer a variety of athletic, arts & culture, educational, environmental, healthy living and recreation programming to engage and empower the community. Staffed by the Division of Recreation, the Department of Health and Community Wellness, and other community partners.

Local Resources

Keep updated on events and programs going on with Teens.


Vince Lombardi Center

201 Bloomfield avenue Newark NJ


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South ward Center of Hope

Leaders For Life Newark, NJ 07108


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Hayes Park West Center of Hope

179 Boyd Street, Newark, NJ

(973) 733-3959

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Upcoming Events in your community

August 26, 2017
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