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UVSO is a neighborhood based human services and community development agency founded by local residents in 1972.

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News & Events

  • 16 Jul

    "Friends of UVSO" Barbecue

    The Friends of UVSO barbecue is a “get to know you” event which promises to be an exciting

    evening of food, networking and community engagement that will bring together up to 150

    individuals from the community. This event will be attended by board members, benefactors,

    alumni and friends of UVSO. 

     

     

     

    2015 | 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
  • 17 Sep

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will mark the opening of UVSO’s new infant & toddler center. There

    will be a VIP ceremony for donors, sponsors and Mission Partners prior to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

    2015 | 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
  • 16 Oct

    1st Annual Casino Night

    The First Annual Casino Night promises to be a fun filled event that will bring together up to 200 individuals from the community to enjoy an evening of playing black jack, craps, big wheel and

    many other games. 


    2015 | 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm

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Youth & Children Services

Director of Youth: Dale Goodwin

Services include: A full-day and infant & toddler center, 2 full-day preschool programs – 1 on Irvington Avenue and 1 on Smith Street ...

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Senior Services

Senior Center

Are you 60 years of age or older and live in the West Ward of Newark? UVSO’s Senior Center is here for you!

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Housing Development

Home Buyers Wanted

UVSO owns and manages 17 buildings in the community, and works with an active network of block associations that extends throughout Vailsburg.

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Community
Outreach

Organizing Project

Good communication and positive engagement are essential elements of a stable and compassionate community.

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