The South Ward Wellness Center is dedicated to supporting individuals and families to create a life of well-being and balance. The center provides a one-stop space for community members to help create, cultivate, and sustain the life they want to live.


The South Ward Wellness Center is a collaborative initiative between South Ward Promise Neighborhood and Saint James Health, founded to address an increased need for health care access in the community, with a specific focus on maternal care for expectant mothers.

Beliefs and Commitments

Diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the center of our organizational practices, policies, services, and programs. We celebrate and promote diversity in all of its forms

Collaboration with community members and community partners toward shared goals of personal and community health and wellness

High-quality care that is evidence-based

Prevention of negative health outcomes and the promotion of wellness resources and opportunities for positive health changes

South Ward Wellness Center Programming

Health Services

The Wellness Center will provide comprehensive primary health care services by providing a patient-centered medical home to manage routine health and wellness, chronic conditions, and mental health issues.

Social Services

SWPN will provide public social services to support and assist community members to create, cultivate, and sustain the life they want to live. Services provided include emergency support, family development, workforce development and housing.

Community Programming

The South Ward Wellness Center, in partnership with community members curates a yearly calendar of community based programs that will include independent social activities, functions, opportunities or services. Programming examples include cooking, line dancing, and holistic healing classes.

Community Fitness Center

The South Ward Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art community fitness center equipped with exercise equipment, free weights, optional personal trainers, fitness programs such Zumba, yoga, and more.

Office Space & Non-profit Incubation Shared Space

The center’s fourth floor serves as the headquarters for the BRICK Education Network, and is home to a shared incubation space for local non-profit organizations.


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Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:30pm


534 Clinton Avenue Newark, New Jersey 07108

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