Newark Public Library     

5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102 | (973) 733-7784 | Jessica Campbell, Social Worker: jcambell@npl.org

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NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY HOURS

Soon our buildings will be reopening to the public for limited hours.  Please call 973-733-7800 for the latest hours. 

OUR FRESH START SERVICES

 

  • Private one-on-one sessions with a social worker
     

  • Referrals to employment opportunities
     

  • Job Readiness and Occupational Skills Training
     

  • GED Preparation                                                            

  • Community Resource Fairs

Due to the pandemic, Fresh Start services are available in-person at the Main Library and the Vailsburg Branch, by appointment only.  We can also be reached via phone email or Zoom.

Feel free to call our social workers:

 

 

Nicole Warren

nwarren@njstatelib.org

Office:609-278-2640 Ext. 180

Mobile:609-847-9420

LOCAL RESOURCES

ESSEX COUNTY SMART BOOK:

A GUIDE FOR GOING HOME

Pre- and post-release guide for inmates with practical instructions on everything from obtaining forms and other documents, basic needs, education, finding a job, reconnecting with family, and expunging your record.

NEWARK COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTORY

This is a guide to some of our most significant city's educational and social services, including hotlines.

NEWARK OFFICE OF REENTRY

Offers shelter assistance, vocational and job training, and case management. Walk-ins welcome.

1008 Broad Street

973-878-3874

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