Our Story

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

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News & Events

  • 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


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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Organizing Project

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

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