The Harbor

300 Frelinghuysen Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114
Tel: (973) 297-1771
Fax: (973) 353-0943
Contracting Agency:
New Jersey Department of Corrections

234 adult males


Saturday and Sunday (resident's last name):
A - L: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
M - Z: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Registration begins at 10:30 am -11:30 am for visits A-L.
Registration begins at 1:30 am - 2:30 pm for visits M-Z.


  • In October of 1996, The Harbor opened and began receiving its first resident referrals from the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
  • The Harbor was originally located in Hoboken, New Jersey and in 2009 moved to Newark, New Jersey.
  • The move to Newark provided residents and staff with enhancements in safety and security.
  • The Harbor is located on a CEC's campus in the Frelinghuysen Avenue area of Newark, NJ. The building hosts offices, day rooms, dormitories, laundry facilities and group/lecture areas.


  • The Harbor's primary focus is to assist residents to make a successful reentry back to their families and communities.
  • Residents participate daily in a fully structured treatment environment receiving lectures, group and individual counseling.
  • Services include GED preparation, adult basic education, life skills, anger management, relapse prevention, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, twelve step education, family groups and job skills.
  • Domestic violence prevention and mentoring provided by the Chaplaincy Network Program and the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
  • The Harbor is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and scored a perfect 100% on all mandatory and non-mandatory standards during its last accreditation.
  • CEC is the service provider for Education and Health Centers on America, Inc. at the Harbor.



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