Urban League of Union County, Inc.

Empowering Communities. Changing Lives since 1944.



The Urban League of Union County (ULUC) is a non-profit community service organization founded in 1944 and one of 90 affiliates of the National Urban League located in New York City.

We provide essential services in education, housing, health, employment, and advocacy.

We have three auxiliaries: the Urban League of Union County Guild-Elizabeth, the Urban League of Union County Guild-Trenton, and the Urban League of Union County Young Professionals all of who support Urban League programs and initiatives.

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Since the pandemic, we served over 2,500 clients through our programs and issued over $1 Million Dollars in direct emergency assistance!

Housing and Community
Development Program

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Reconnections Program
(Re-entry Initiative for Union County Residents)

Our Re-entry program has openings for new clients. Do you need help after being formerly incarcerated? Do you know someone who is having a hard time adjusting back into society? Let us help you! Give us a call at 908-351-7200

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Juneteenth Celebration

Sunday, June 23, 2024

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80th Anniversary Legacy Breakfast!

Honoring our Legends Around Union County

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The Urban League of Union County Secures $1.6 Million Dollar

Funding to Expand Vital Community Initiative

UNION, N.J.March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Urban League of Union County is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded more than a third of the $3.9 million funding package secured by Representative Rob Menendez to serve the citizens of Elizabeth, New Jersey. As part of the appropriations bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden as part of the final spending package for fiscal year 2024, the organization is set to receive a total contribution of $1.6 million. The funds will be used in the continuing development of the Urban League of Union County's Workforce Project.

Using its portion of the budget earmarked for Community Project Funding, The Urban League of Union County intends on acquiring and constructing a state of the art facility dedicated to workforce development programs for underserved communities, including low income individuals and returning citizens in Union County. Proposed by Rep. Rob Menendez in 2023 and strongly supported by Senator Bob Menendez, this initiative marks a significant milestone for the Urban League of Union County, coinciding with its 80th anniversary.

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1139 E. Jersey St., Suite 515
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Phone: 908-351-7200
Fax: 908-527-9881
Email: UrbanLeague@uloucnj.org 

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