Where Service And Compassion Connect

About Newark Emergency Services for Families

Founded in 1977, Newark Emergency Services for Families, Inc. (NESF), a not-for-profit organization, has been serving the Greater Essex County community. NESF is committed to providing quality services to individuals and families who need assistance with emergency food, clothing, shelter, utilities, rent, and other basic necessities during times of crisis.

The homeless, the working poor, seniors, individuals with HIV/AIDS, and those affected by fire, eviction, or domestic violence remains our primary focus. We are a safety net to the community providing services with compassion, dignity, and respect.

Our Mission

To stabilize families and individuals in crisis, especially the working poor, homeless and those in financial need and provide them with financial support and life skills training to live on their own.

Our Vision

A greater Essex County community where the well-being of children, families, and individuals is values, nurtured and supported to maintain a quality of life through self-sufficiency.