Welcome to The CARE Center of New Jersey

The CARE Center of New Jersey (CCNJ) is a 123,000-square foot facility in Rockaway, New Jersey, which will be renovated beginning the spring of 2024-25, and is a program of IMPACT Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The CARE Center draws its foundation from over 20 years of serving the needs of individuals and families hailing from local, regional and global communities. As you peruse our site, please consider donating and getting involved, as we seek to serve thousands of families through The CARE Center both virtually and in person.

About Us

Services We Provide

In an effort to provide opportunities for people to rebuild and transform their lives, the Care Center of New Jersey seeks to supply the tools through Community Service, Health and Well-Being Services and Family Support Services.

Community Services

We identify gaps in health services and ensure access to appropriate levels of care for all people in the New Jersey region.

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Health & Well-Being Services

We seek to assist in identifying mental health problems; and helping to meet the basic felt needs of food, clothing, shelter and transportation.

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Family Support Services

We undergird the family unit with a varied support system of people, services and resources.

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What to Expect

Documents accepted for proof of address (digital or printed): a utility bill, mortgage/bank statement, employer pay stub, unemployment benefit statement or prescription issued in the last 30 days. Proof of income is required for some services.

  1. Prior to your visit, please contact us to set up an appointment.
  2. When you arrive, please let the Guest Services Coordinator know this is your first time visiting.
  3. Please bring your cellphone (when possible), photo ID and proof of address.* Our Guest Services Coordinator will help you get registered for services and guide you through any next steps.
  4. While you wait, a Guest Services Coordinator can show you around The CARE Center and answer your questions. You're our honored guest.


The CARE Center is committed to fighting poverty and injustice so that lives are transformed and families thrive. By providing skill-building, advocacy and justice-seeking programming, people experience hope, long-term solutions and are equipped to develop a more stable future.

The CARE Center of New Jersey is a program of IMPACT Community Development Corporation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is a subsidiary of Christ Church.

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We have the right volunteer opportunity for you!

We rely on our incredible Care Team volunteers to serve our guests through a variety of CARE Center programs and would love to help you get connected to a serving role that fits your gifts and interests.

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