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Economic Development

NORWESCAP offers three programs to help low-income individuals and families leave behind poverty and begin the path of building assets and achieving wealth accumulation. A series of economic literacy classes are available in the evenings and are free to interested individuals.


Family Loan Program
Helping working families remain employed by providing access to capital.

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Individual Development Accounts
To promote savings and education resulting in financial independence.

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Arthur & Friends
A training program for disabled or disadvantaged who wish to gain skills in the agriculture, management or sales industries.

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College Community Empowerment Project
A collaboration and unique initiative in the community college setting with NORWESCAP, Raritan Valley Community College and United Way of Northern New Jersey, Somerset County.

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Pathways to Prosperity
An initiative to end poverty with resources, support and a commitment to achieve self-reliance and resilency.

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