Emergency Housing Services/ Urban Renewal Corp South 16th St.reet

Contact Information:

689 South 16th Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 271-5802

About this Shelter

Urban Renewal Corp (URC) is a community based non-profit organization that has been providing a variety of essential social services to vulnerable populations in New Jersey for almost two decades.

URC provides emergency services, primary medical care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment and counseling, vocational education and job training.


Mission Statement: Our mission is to increase the quality of life for the economically disadvantaged, and to make a permanent and positive change in the life of each person we serve.

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides transitional shelters.
  • Provides long term shelters.
  • Provides services for case management.
  • Provides counseling.
  • Provides medical assistance.
  • Provides mental health counseling.
  • Provides assistance with addiction.
  • Provides legal assistance.


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