Family Success Centers

Partner Overview

Family Success Centers serve as “one-stop” shops that provide wrap-around resources and supports for families before they find themselves in crisis. Family Success Centers offer primary and secondary child abuse prevention services to families and bring together concerned community residents, leaders, and community agencies to address the problems that threaten the safety and stability of families and the community. The Division of Children and Families has partnered with the Nicholson Foundation and the City of Newark, the site of Family Success Centers in three Newark housing projects.

Overview of Services

  • Access to information on child, maternal and family health services, including linkage to publicly-funded health insurance programs and referrals to local health care services.
  • Development of “Family Success” plans, which address strengths and challenges and goals to address challenges which threaten to undermine family stability.
  • Economic self-sufficiency / employment related services/income security services; Information & Referral Services (connection to off-site public and private resources);Life Skills training (budgeting, nutrition, etc.).
  • Housing related services; Parent education; Parent-child activities; Advocacy; Home visiting, consistent with the model of engagement approved by the Division of Prevention and Community Partnerships.

There is no cost to access services provided by Family Success Centers. For more information about services and hours, please contact the organization.

Location  Organization & Address Organization & Address
CENTRAL, SOUTH & WEST WARD Weequahic Family Success Center                                    Central, South & West Ward
1065 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07102
FOCUS Family Success Center
441-443 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
973-624-2528 ext. 114
EAST Ironbound Community Corporation Family Success Center – Cortland Street
29-31 Cortland Street
Newark, NJ 07105
973-344-5949 ext. 201
Ironbound Community Corporation Family Success Center – Elm Street
317 Elm Street
Newark, NJ  07105
973-465-0555 ext. 202
NORTH La Casa’s Family Success Center I
23 Broadway
Newark, NJ  07104
973-483-2703  ext. 2218
La Casa’s Family Success Center II
282 First Avenue
Newark, NJ  07107
NORTH The North Ward Center Family Success Center
286 Mt. Prospect Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

Program Contact Info

Program Details

  • All Wards
  • All Ages
  • Not Applicable
  • Year Round (Ongoing)
  • Weekdays (Mon thru Fri)
  • No