Main Campus
A. Zachary Yamba Building
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973)877-3000

West Essex Campus
730 Bloomfield Ave.
W.Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone: (973)877-3175 (Academic Programs)
Phone: (973)877-6590 (Enrollment Services)

Public Safety Academy
250 Grove Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Phone: (973)877-4350

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  • Food Stamps (SNAP)
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  • WIC
  • Medicaid
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  • And more!

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  • Receive free credit score and analysis
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FREE TAX ASSISTANCE

Meet with IRS Certified tax preparers and receive your maximum refund completely free. It’s quick and easy! If you worked in the last three years, you may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit—from $100 up to $5,000 cashback per year! Offseason tax services are also available.

 

REFERRALS

Referrals are available to outside agencies for things such as housing assistance, legal assistance, emergency food assistance and more!

 


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CONTACT:

Michael Cresci
Single Stop Program Coordinator
Essex County College
Student Development Center – Room 3292 (Yellow Area)
Phone: (973) 877-3297
E-mail: mcresci@essex.edu

 

Melissa Mora (Para información en Español)
Benefits Counselor
Essex County College
Student Development Center – Room 3293 (Yellow Area)
Phone: (973) 877-1869
E-mail: mmora@singlestop.org