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SOCIAL SERVICES

Empowering Community Residents

Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the community. We aim to improve the quality of life for local residents by providing programs and services that meet their unique needs. Our organization has partnered with many community organizations to provide resources and support that enable community members to reach their full potential. We take pride in our commitment to building a stronger, more resilient community for all.

Disaster Recovery & Preparedness- We recognize the need for more connectivity between the community and services that can help sustain and rebuild their homes. NJCDC is dedicated to empowering residents of NorthWest Jacksonville by connecting them to services that assist with home repair and other needs, ensuring everyone has the resources they need to get back on track. We strive to integrate various initiatives and partnerships with residents to ensure that everyone in the community continues to prosper for years to come..

Community Health & Wellness- We at NJCDC are committed to building healthy, vibrant communities on the northside of Jacksonville. Our mission is to provide affordable housing, clean neighborhoods, and access to healthcare and wellness services that empower residents to lead fulfilling lives. Through our partnerships with local and national organizations, we work tirelessly to ensure that our community has the resources and tools it needs to thrive. Join us in our efforts to build a brighter future for the northside of Jacksonville.

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Young Professionals’ Network- Through community service projects, NJCDC connects with young professionals and entrepreneurs to help make an impact in the local community. Young professionals volunteer at our local events and serve on planning committees for major community events.

Senior Services & Engagement- Over 66% of Northwest Jacksonville residents are over the age of 55 and live on fixed incomes. NJCDC partners with community organizations to provide senior-specific services to improve the quality of their lives. Opportunities include luncheons, healthy living resources and financial literacy opportunities.

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Neighborhood Beautification Projects & Community Clean-ups- NJCDC is committed to improving the aesthetics of the community by committing efforts to make neighborhoods a cleaner and safer place. Alongside community volunteer groups, we host several community clean-ups that include trash and debris removal, landscaping and painting the homes of elderly and disabled residents.

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Workforce Readiness & Development- As economic development opportunities return to Northwest Jacksonville, NJCDC provides opportunities for residents to sharpen their work-readiness skills to prepare them for job and career opportunities entering the urban sector.

Neighborhood Association Partnership- In partnership with 19 neighborhood associations, NJCDC strives to improve Northwest Jacksonville communities.

Arts & Culture- NJCDC recognizing the importance of how arts and culture plays in the local community, strives to incorporate into Northwest Jacksonville. Through the District of Soul initiative, NJCDC will attempt to bring community art projects to the area in the form of murals, statutes, insignia and hosting community cultural events to celebrate, honor and promote local artists.

Legal Services Referral- NJCDC works with organizations such as JALA and Three Rivers to provide referrals to individuals who may need legal services for themselves and their families.

Educational Workshops & Seminars- Free courses are regularly available that focus on strengthening families, building stronger communities, improving business and to sharpen professional skills are provided regularly to the community.

For more information about our programs or services please call 904.598.9196

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