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 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
Newark 2020 job listings & services
Career & small business development services
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: