La Casa de Don Pedro
La Casa de Don Pedro is a community-based development corporation and provider of comprehensive services that has been working with and serving residents of greater Newark, New Jersey since 1972. La Casa’s community organizing and child advocacy work serve as a powerful foundation for its comprehensive social service delivery system. Programs promote family wellbeing, healthy child development, educational achievement, employment opportunities, homeownership, financial self-sufficiency, energy conservation, and neighborhood renewal. Its strong links to the community, comprehensive service programs, and collaborations within a defined neighborhood are unique assets and opportunities that will continue to ensure the agency’s relevance to future generations.