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1 New York Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
 p/973-589-6873
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317 Elm Street
Newark, NJ 07105
 p/973-465-0555
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Family Services

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29 Cortland Street
Newark, NJ 07105
 p/973-344-5949
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Financial Opportunity        Center

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Essex County College
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432 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07105
p/973-465-0947
f/973-589-4668

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377-385 Ferry  Street
Newark, NJ 07105

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The Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) is located at the:

Ironbound Community Center

432 Lafayette St. 

Newark, NJ 07105

FOC’s basic operating hours are:

  • M - F: 9AM - 2:30PM

  • M - F: 2:30PM - 4:30PM By Appointment ONLY

Please contact Melanie Reyes at 973.465.0947, Ext 416 or mreyes@ironboundcc.org to make an appointment

FOC’s MISSION is to provide financial education, job training and career development services to support personal development and economic stability for families and to collaborate with Newark 2020, businesses and other organizations to enhance employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for residents.

 

FOC is a career and personal finance service center that helps low-to moderate income community members focus on the financial bottom line with integrated delivery of employment, entrepreneurship services, financial coaching, and accessing income supports.

 

The Financial Opportunity Center provides:

  • Financial education, counseling, & coaching

  • Job training & job placement

  • Job Fairs

  • Newark 2020 job listings & services

  • Career & small business development services

  • Entrepreneurial classes

  • Access to income benefits, such as SNAP

  • Free Tax assistance through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program

If you are interested in training or want to know more about training please fill out the form below: