Newark Fashion Forward Tour

Newark Fashion Forward Tour is a city-wide event that will feature the residents who reside in the five wards within the city. Highlighting the talents of each ward will allow us to bring to the forefront, the fashionable, artistic individuals who make up the uniqueness of the city.

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Newark Connect

Newark Connect is an easy way for residents to report non-emergency quality-of-life issues directly to the City of Newark staff. This system is best suited to respond to service requests such as potholes, streetlights, rodent issues, etc. that will be assigned to staff and addressed in a timely manner.

Newark People's Assembly

Bridging the gap between the Community and City Hall. Decision-making based on the wants and needs of the community.

Newark Municipal ID Program

The Newark Municipal ID Card Program is a newly photo Identification card for all Newark residents. NMID is a pathway for all residents to gain access to various services, programs and discount programs offered by the City Agencies as well as by local businesses.

2018 Trees Count

Join the Office of Sustainability in completing an inventory of all the street trees in Newark!

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.

Phone Numbers for City Government

How to Get Help from Newark's Municipal Government. Find the office you need to get the answers you need. If you're not sure, start by calling (973) 733-4311.

Local Resources

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

Affirmative Action is a primary endeavor to improve business and employment opportunities and aspirations of underrepresented minority groups and women, by ensuring compliance on Tax Abatement/City Construction Projects through monitoring by enforcing the Affirmative Action Plan for Construction.

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 Avenue


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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 07103


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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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Senior Services

The Division of Senior Services provides social services and referral services to seniors throughout the City of Newark including but are not limited to, financial, health, nutrition, transportation, protective services and social services.

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

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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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My Sister's Keeper

The mission of My Sisters Keeper is to educate and Empower Newark young women through programs, events, mentor ships, and coaching opportunities.

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.

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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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