Helping People Build A Future

NJAC focuses on the future. We help people change their lives for the better by providing the respect and resources necessary for them to rewrite the story of their lives in more positive and productive ways.

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We’re on a mission to end poverty and create greater social justice.

NJAC offers support and guidance during difficult times of change and uncertainty. We believe that building strong communities means promoting positive and healthy relationships among friends, families, and neighbors. We advocate for our clients whenever needed.

What We Do

NJAC envisions a world of social equity and the development of just laws that are impartially applied to all people. NJAC believes that though many people are negatively impacted by social inequities, they have the capacity to make changes in their lives, given the tools and support needed.

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We work with men and women with a history of incarceration and help them become stable and contributing members of their families and communities.

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Sexual Assault

We help survivors of sexual violence obtain social justice, we nurture healing, and we let our clients know they are not alone.

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Domestic Abuse

We provide support for victims and their children to live violence-free lives and we facilitate the prevention of future battering behaviors.

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Health Services

We assist people living with HIV/AIDS and other health issues to access needed medical services and live healthier stable lives.

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Community Services

The Mercer and Middlesex County Resource Centers provide services to all residents of these counties.

Did You Know?

Incarceration Facts

The incarceration rates disproportionately impact men of color: 1 in every 3 African American men and 1 in every 6 Hispanic men are incarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 17 White men.

All Men

1 in 9

White Men

1 in 17

Black Men

1 in 3

Latino Men

1 in 6

All Women

1 in 56

White Women

1 in 111

Black Women

1 in 18

Latina Women

1 in 45

Lifetime Likelihood of Imprisonment of U.S. Residents Born in 2001

Source: Bonczar, T. (2003). Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001. Washington, D.C.:Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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Success Stories

We Have Helped Thousands of People

We have helped thousands of people in all of the communities that we support. Read through their stories and how their lives have changed for the better.

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