Second Street Youth Center

Plainsfield, NJ (2018)

Early childhood educational and community center expands educational opportunities for Plainfield children.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • 20 FTE jobs
  • 35 construction jobs
FINANCING SOURCES
  • NMTC Amount: $10,600,000
  • Total Project Cost: $10,600,000
  • CDE(s): Capital One, New Jersey Community Loan Fund
PROJECT LOCATION

200 Plainfield Avenue

Plainsfield, NJ 7060

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Project Description

Early care: The facility, located at 200 Plainfield Ave., includes 14 classrooms and uses the nationally-recognized High Scope Curriculum focusing heavily on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education. The facility also has a playground and a 1,000-square-foot aquaponic urban farm and agricultural education center intended to provide the students and staff with fresh and healthy meals.

  • Arts| Community| Creative Farming| Daycare or Early Childhood| Food Bank or Pantry| HFFI| Homeless Services| Shelters and Community Food| Timber and Agriculture| Youth and Family Services

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