Contact the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research & Development
Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development
P.O. Box 301
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0301

Tel: (609) 984-6952
Fax: (609) 633-7141

Email: Feedback@sos.state.nj.us

Service Provider Directory

The Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development (CHPRD), with a mission of service to the entire state, views the recipients of the funds entrusted to it, as partners in the delivery of programs and services that create and sustain public value to people and communities in our great state. It views the funding it provides as an investment in organizations and the people they serve. As a custodian of public funds, CHPRD insists on maintaining the highest standards of accountability both in its operations and in those of the organizations in which it invests.

Moreover, CHPRD strives to attain a mandate for leadership in the field by encouraging high standards, best practices, collaboration and leadership. The CHPRD is proud to partner with the following organizations for the 2014 fiscal year.

Hispanic Entrepreneurship Assistance Program

Funding has been made available to the following organizations to serve as community Hispanic Entrepreneurship Assistance Centers, providing entrepreneur development services to Hispanic residents who have recently started a business and in depth assistance to those looking to create a new business. Such assistance is especially important in economically distressed areas where high levels of unemployment and declining infrastructure further limit the ability for these young businesses to develop.

Northern Region
Central Region
Southern Region
Serves clients residing in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris & Passaic counties
Serves clients residing in Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset
& Union counties
Serves clients residing in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, & Ocean counties
Hispanic Institute for Research and Development
355 Main Street, Suite 4
Hackensack, NJ 08601
(201) 368-1414
Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey
One Gateway Center, Suite 930
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 900-5886
Latin American Economic Development Association
433 Market Street, Suite L101
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 338-1177

Bridging the Gap - Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program

Funding has been made available to the following organizations to create and implement a new social model of immigrant integration– one that promotes mutual benefits for immigrants and their receiving communities and that allows newcomers enhanced civic participation and improved economic mobility – is critical.

This program provides access to affordable and reliable immigration legal services provided by nonprofit community organizations with the goal of enabling large numbers of immigrants to obtain legal status that can lead to citizenship, better jobs, family unification, health care, increased educational opportunities for children and adults, and fuller participation in community life – the building blocks of strong communities and healthy societies.

Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc.
241 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(973) 685-0005 ex: 1060

North Ward Center, Inc.
346 Mount Prospect Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-0415

International Rescue Committee, Inc.
10 West Grand Street, Suite A
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 351-5116

Servicios Latinos de Burlington County, Inc.
795 Woodlane Road, Box 10
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
(609) 518-7171

Empowerment Centers for Workforce Development Services to Adults and
Dislocated Workers

Funding has been made available to the following organizations to create and implement a comprehensive workforce development system that will engage the entire community towards ever increasing levels of self-sufficiency, serving employers and customers seeking jobs, career counseling, training and advancement. Providing more intensive workforce development services for eligible adults and dislocated workers.

Northern Region
Central Region
Southern Region
Serves clients residing in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris & Passaic counties
Serves clients residing in Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset
& Union counties
Serves clients residing in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, & Ocean counties
ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey
390 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07109
(973) 484-7554
Urban Workforce Advantage
66 Elmora Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 355-2299
Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey
35-47 South 29th Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 541-6985

Workforce Investment In-School and Out-of-School Youth Program

Funding has been made available to the following organizations to develop and implement youth workforce development programs from Hispanic community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, agency collaborative, etc., to provide workforce development program services to at-risk youth between the ages of fourteen (14) and twenty-one (21) years of age who meet economically disadvantaged eligibility requirements established by the Workforce Investment Act, Title I.

Providers are encouraged to serve out-of-school and in-school youth. Emphasis will be placed on in-school youth at risk for dropping out and with an interest in reaching the following specific target groups including: pregnant and parenting teens, youth on probation and parole, youth in foster care or after care, drop outs or youth without any post secondary education and those who are basic skills deficient.

Institute of Music for Children
780 Salem Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Phone: (908) 469-1211

Puerto Rican Association for Human Development
100 First Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Phone: (732) 442-1081

Puerto Rican Unity for Progress
818 Broadway
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 541-1418

P.R.O.C.E.E.D., Inc.
1126 Dickinson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Phone: (908) 351-7727

Innovative Initiatives – Children at Risk
All Saints Community
Service and Development

601 Jackson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-0340
HISPA
660 Rosedale Road, MS 58-L Office L266F
Princeton, NJ 08541
(908) 907-5290
FOCUS, Hispanic Center for Community Development
441-443 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 624-2528
Institute of Music for Children
780 Salem Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 469-1211
La Casa de Educacion y Cultura Latina
339 Reade Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732) 324-0500
PRAB, Inc.
90 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-4510
Innovative Initiatives – Senior Citizens
Casa PRAC, Inc.
800 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
(856) 692-2331
Puerto Rican Action Committee of Southern New Jersey
114 East Main Street
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
(856) 299-5800
Puerto Rican Unity for Progress
818 Broadway
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 541-1418
Innovative Initiatives – Mental Health
CURA, Inc.
35 Lincoln Park
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 622-3570
Main Street Counseling Center
8 Marcella Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 736-2041
Innovative Initiatives – Prevent Health
North Hudson Community
Action Corporation
800 – 31st Street
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 866-2388