Community Organizing


The Community Development department (CD) represents the core of Tri-City’s mission of the goal to implement programs and activities which help to establish strong communities and self-sufficiency.  CD implements projects with the purpose of strengthening and developing the community to its fullest potential.  This is accomplished through building relationships with residents, corporations, local leadership, and community and faith based organizations.  The CD department has engaged the community in the following:

·         Senior Activities (Grown Folks Commission)

·         National Night Out (America’s Night Out Against Crime)

·         Honorable Donald K. Tucker Annual Award Luncheon (seniors are honored for their service to the community)

·         Employment information/referrals

·         Referrals to food pantries and shelters

·         Referrals for social services and behavioral health

·         Utility Assistance (NJ Shares)

·         Apartment rental referrals

·         Annual sweater and coat giveaway