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Computer Learning Center at Ewing 

Aims at teaching computer skills to mature adults and occasionally, other marginalized groups. Located in the Ewing Township Senior and Community Center, classes are offered on PCs, iPads, and Apple computers at a rate of $5 per session.

999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ 08628

Phone: (609) 882-5086

Web: http://www.clcewing.org/

 

Literacy New Jersey 

Offers free adult literacy services available in eight counties. Their volunteers provide help with reading, writing, math skills, and conversational English. They also have additional classes in citizenship preparation and digital literacy.

1 N. Johnston Ave. Suite A130 Hamilton, NJ 08609

Phone: (609) 587-6027

Web: https://literacynj.org/

 

Mercer County Community College (MCCC) 

Provides free tuition to seniors 65+ who qualify, depending on availability. However, students are responsible for non-tuition costs (e.g., books, supplies, lab fees, etc.). In addition to academic year programs, MCCC also offers summer and winter courses, which are 6 weeks in duration. 

Phone: (609) 570-3111

Website: www.mccc.edu/

West Windsor Campus

1200 Old Trenton Road

West Windsor, NJ 08550    

 

James Kerney Campus

102 N. Broad Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

 

Mercer County Technical School’s Adult Evening Program 

Offers courses to: increase skill and knowledge, provide training for new employment or career change, to broaden employment opportunities, and help student meet state licensing requirements.

Web: www.mcts.edu/menus/adult-evening-progams_1.html.

 

Mercer County Technical School’s Health Careers Center 

Provides students with hands-on clinical experiences in their program area and aids in state licensing and/or certification.

1085 Old Trenton Road, Trenton, NJ 08690

Phone: (609) 586-2129

Web: http://www.mcts.edu/menus/health-careers-center_1.html

 

Mercer Street Friends’ Adult Education Program 

Works with adult residents of New Jersey, ages 16 and older that are looking to obtain a NJ high school diploma, career guidance, and assistance in renewing math, reading and writing skills. The program is free to participants and is located at 222 North Hermitage Avenue, Trenton. Please visit the link below for hours of operation and program details.

222 North Hermitage Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618

Phone: (609) 396-1506

Web: http://mercerstreetfriends.org/adult-programs/

 

New Jersey Career Connections 

Provides adult education and literacy programs in reading, writing, math, communication, GED test prep, English as a Second Language (ESL), computers, citizenship, job readiness, occupational training, and employment. Contact the phone number listed below for more information on classes offered, fees, and schedules.

26 Yard Avenue, 1st Floor, Trenton, New Jersey 08625

Phone: (609) 292-9722

Web: http://careerconnections.nj.gov/careerconnections/prepare/skills/training/ adult_education_and_literacy_training.shtml

 

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University (OLLI-RU) 

Is for individuals over 50 looking for an opportunity to expand their horizons, learn in an engaging environment, and meet new friends. OLLI-RU offers noncredit education that is friendly and informal with no tests and no grades. You can find registration information at the link found below.

176 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (848) 932-OLLI (6554)

Web: http://olliru.rutgers.edu

 

Princeton Adult School 

Provides a variety of lectures and discussion series, as well as classes in the visual and creative arts, music, gastronomy, sewing and needlework, computers and media, outdoor recreation, health and wellness, languages, and games. Classes are offered either in-person or online. Some scholarship opportunities are available (primarily for ESL students). Classes at Princeton Adult School are open to anyone 18 years of age or older. There are no residency requirements or citizenship requirements. Financial aid is available upon request.

P.O. Box 701, Princeton, NJ 08542

Phone: (609) 683-1101

Web: www.princetonadultschool.org/

 

Princeton University Community Auditing Program (CAP) 

Enables members of the community, high school graduates ages 18 and above, to audit, or sit in on, University lectures on a non-credit basis for $175 per course unless otherwise noted. Fees and restrictions apply. No class credit or certificates are provided.

4 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Phone: (609) 258-3204

Web: https://community.princeton.edu/community-auditing

 

SeniorLearn (formerly SeniorNet) 

Provides online book clubs and discussion groups (free) as well as Latin classes (small fee) for seniors. They offer monthly specific and title discussions, op-ed discussions, discussions of general book genres, and games based on books and literature. Internet connection and basic computer skills required.

Web: http://www.seniorlearn.org/

 

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen’s (TASK) Adult Education Program 

Provides one-on-one tutoring in basic literacy, math, GED preparation, and computer skills. Tutoring is offered Monday – Friday from 9AM-11AM and Monday – Thursday from 2PM-4PM for adults 18 years and older.

72 Escher Street, Trenton, NJ 08609

Web: http://www.trentonsoupkitchen.org/tutoring-adults.php

Adult Education  Coordinator

Phone: (609) 695-5456 x107

Email: kellyh@trentonsoupkitchen.org

Computer Center

Phone: (609) 695-5456 x106

Email: dianes@trentonsoupkitchen.org

Witherspoon-Jackson Historic District

Web: http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/departments/hcd/program.html

 

Mercer County Affordable Housing Veterans Residence provides rental units for low-income veterans. The rental property is located at 2280 Hamilton Ave., Hamilton, NJ 08619. For more information, visit:

For eligibility and requirements, download the PDF handbook at:

http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/departments/pdfs/housing_veterans_residence_manual.pdf

To view the application, download a PDF copy at: http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/departments/pdfs/housing_veterans_residence_application.pdf

For more information, contact the Mercer County Affordable Housing Program at:

640 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08611

Phone: (609) 989-6858, Fax (609) 989-0306

Web: http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/departments/hcd/program.html

 

3.4.2      Municipality-Specific Housing Programs

In Alphabetical Order by Municipality

Ewing: The Township of Ewing coordinates its affordable housing program in collaboration with

Piazza & Associates. They provide both home sales and rental units for low and moderate-income households.

Princeton Forrestal Village

216 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: (609) 786-1100, Fax: (609) 786-1105

Email: Ewing@HousingQuest.com

Web: www.piazza-and-associates.com/afhousing.php?pa=jefferson

 

Hamilton: Hamilton Townshipcoordinates its affordable housing program in collaboration with Piazza & Associates. They provide both home sales and rental units for low and moderate-income households.

Princeton Forrestal Village

216 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: (609) 786-1100, Fax: (609) 786-1105

Email: Hamilton@HousingQuest.com

Web: www.piazza-and-associates.com/afhousing.php?pa=hamiltonwelcome

 

Hamilton: Hamilton Township Housing and Urban Development Office provides information regarding Community Development Block Grant Program (i.e. housing rehabilitation), rental assistance (Housing Choice Voucher Program), and affordable housing.

2090 Greenwood Avenue, P.O. Box 00150 Hamilton, NJ 08650

Phone: (609) 890-3675, Fax: (609) 890-3525

Email: JBlakely@hamiltonnj.com

Web: www.hamiltonnj.com/HUD

 

Hopewell Township: TheTownship of Hopewell affordable housing program provides both for sale homes and rental units. Hopewell’s Affordable Sales are managed by Princeton Community Housing Development Corporation.

One Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: (609) 924-3822, ext. 5

Email: necall@princetoncommunityhousing.org

Web: https://www.princetoncommunityhousing.org/communities/hopewell-township-affordable-sales-program

 

Hopewell Borough: Hopewell Borough provides affordable housing in accordance with COAH. Contact the affordable housing liaison for more information.

88 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525

Phone: (609) 466-2636, Fax: (609) 466-8511

Email: Michele.hovan@hopewellboro-nj.us

Web: www.hopewellboro-nj.us/departments/administration/affordable-housing/          

 

Hightstown Housing Authority serves low income residents of the Borough of Hightstown and the surrounding areas.

131 Rogers Avenue, Hightstown, NJ 08520

Phone: (609) 448-2268, Fax: (609) 426-9440

Email: kleprevost@Hightstownhousing.org

Web: www.hightstownhousing.org/default.aspx

 

Lawrence Township: Lawrence Township provides affordable housing for both purchasers and renters.

2207 Lawrence Road, P.O. Box 6006, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Phone: (609) 844-7087, Fax: (609) 896-0412

Email: Alink@lawrencetwp.com

Web: www.lawrencetwp.com/affhousing.html

 

Pennington Borough has limited affordable housing properties, which are advertised through the New Jersey Housing Resource Center at www.nj.gov/njhrc/find.

For more information, contact the Affordable Housing Liaison:

30 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ 08534-0095

Phone: (609) 737-0276

Email: eheinzel@penningtonboro.org (Eileen Heinzel, current affordable housing liaison)

Web: www.nj.gov/njhrc/find or www.penningtonboro.org

           

Princeton Housing Authority (PHA) is a government corporation that provides housing for low income families in Princeton while promoting self-sufficiency. PHA owns and manages 236 apartments for families, seniors, and disabled residents in addition to five developments in Princeton. Units may have income requirements.

1 Redding Circle, Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: (609) 924-3448

Web: www.princetonhousing.org/

 

Robbinsville Township: Robbinsville Township provides affordable housing for both sale and rent. For more information, contact the Municipal Housing Liaison/Administrative Agent, Gail Pfister.

2298 Route 33, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Phone: (609) 259-3600 ext. 110

Email: gailp@robbinsville.net

Web: www.robbinsville-twp.org/departments/affordable_housing/index.php

 

Trenton Housing Authority (THA) provides affordable housing for Trenton residents. For a listing of affordable rental properties in the City of Trenton, visit www.trentonnj.org/ documents/rental_housing_list.doc (Word document). For Trenton Housing Authority eligibility requirements, visit www.tha-nj.org/apply-for-public-housing.

875 New Willow Street, Trenton, NJ 08638

Phone: (609) 278-5000

Web: www.tha-nj.org/apply-for-public-housing

 

West Windsor: TheTownship of West Windsor affordable housing programs are coordinated in collaboration with Piazza & Associates. Sales and rentals are available for low and moderate income households.

Princeton Forrestal Village

216 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: (609) 786-1100, Fax: (609) 786-1105

Email: Info@HousingQuest.com

Web: www.piazza-and-associates.com/afhousing.php?pa=wwtwp

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