To enhance the quality of life for children and families through diverse educational and cultural programs that foster self-growth, personal empowerment and pride in one's community.
- The Leaguers
“We should all know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter the color”
- Maya Angelou
The Leaguers is a multi-purpose non-profit social services organization providing various services to the community for over 70 Years. Our centers are located in Newark, Irvington, Union Township, Roselle and Elizabeth. We provide Head Start/Early Head Start services for over one thousand, one hundred (1100) 3 to 5 year old children and four hundred (400) infant/toddlers and their families. Some of the other services at The Leaguers include, Pregnant Services, Father’s Program, Job and housing referrals and our newest initiative is the apprenticeship program.
Our agency collaborates with many other social service agencies in the Essex and Union County area to provide our families with a holistic approach to family wellbeing.
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for children and families through diverse educational and cultural programs that foster self-growth, personal development and pride in one’s community. We strongly believe in “Opportunity through Education.”