Our mission is rooted in a holistic approach providing families in the South Ward of Newark with financial, food, housing, employment, medical and mental health resources, and services.
A public awareness campaign initiative aimed at decreasing chronic absenteeism among students in the South Ward by arming parents, caregivers, and young people with the information and support necessary for students to attend school regularly.
When the coronavirus hit, families in the South Ward began to feel the effects of it immediately. Many became infected with Covid-19, lost loved ones, their jobs, their ability to […]Read Full Story
A Child Trends housing study commissioned by South Ward Promise Neighborhood was cited in the NY Times and in a NBC news piece. Both stories look at the economic toll […]
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South Ward Promise Neighborhood partners with local community-based organizations that give families with a range of resources they need for their children to thrive in both school and life.