South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition On Race 516 Prospect St, Maplewood, NJ07040 The coalition is a private, non-profit organization in Maplewood and South Orange promoting diversity and inclusiveness…More in housing patterns and community involvement. They're housed in the same building as the Ethcial Culture Society of Essex County. For more information on their activities, see their Web site.
umojawa 515 Valley St, Maplewood, NJ07040 Umojawa serves nonprofits and small business owners by providing informational articles, videos and workshops on the use…More of social media and traditional marketing to increase awareness and expand communication efforts. It has created an online community that promotes the use of social media and acts of social good.
Maplewood Village Maplewood Ave & Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ07040 Maplewood Village is a commercial town center located in Maplewood. The center is comprised of more than 50 retail…More stores, restaurants, a grocery store and post office. The shopping center is run by the Maplewood Village Alliance, a non-profit organization that promotes commerce and events in the town's business center. A full list of shops and restaurants is available online.
Health & Wellness Professional Network 108 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ07040 The Health & Wellness Professional Network is a community of practitioners and business owners who help people…More thrive by promoting a healthy mind, body and spirit. Members collaborate to expand wellness choices and to educate their clients, their communities and each other. It also partners with other community organizations to host charitable events, sponsor educational programs, and donate goods and services for worthy causes.
Dharmachakra Buddhist Center 2933 Vauxhall Rd, Vauxhall, NJ07088 Dharmachakra Buddhist Center is a Buddhist meditation center in northern New Jersey. We offer instruction in…More meditation and Buddhist spiritual practice through meditation classes, meditation retreats and special meditation events. Meditation is for everyone, from those who seek relaxation to those who wish to follow the Buddhist spiritual path. We promote the teachings and ideals of Kadampa Buddhism in northern New Jersey.
The Springfield Avenue Partnership PO Box 1294, Maplewood, NJ07040 This neighborhood non-profit group has helped to revitalize the Springfield Avenue business district, creating a…More pleasant shopping environment and encouraging new businesses. The Partnership serves the community with such activities as promotional events for local businesses, aiding storefront improvements, keeping the sidewalks clean, and conducting workshops for business owners. The Partnership is run by a board of trustees consisting of local business owners, township officials, and residents.
Joseph Raio Landscaping 29 Marie Pl, Maplewood, NJ07040 Family owned since 1905, Joseph Raio Landscaping is a Maplewood-based firm offering a variety of professional services…More for clients throughout Essex County. The firm is available to perform professional landscape design, installation and maintenance services for residential and commercial clients, in addition to offering hardscape installation, fertilizing, weed and insect control, mulching, seeding, pruning, masonary and paving work and low voltage lighting services. Joseph Raio Landscaping specializes in installing synthetic putting greens. Call the firm during regular business hours for information about rates, scheduling and current promotions.
This is a child care facility open year-round (only closed six days/year) in a roomy, modern space with a large,…More gated, outdoor play area (surrounded by tall hedges to insure privacy and noise control). Situated adjacent to a stream admidst beautiful landscaping, this is a great place to be a kid, attested to by the happy shouts, picnic tables, safe climbing apparatus and numerous playrooms and toys.
Long considered a leader in quality childcare for the region (open 10 years now), the 10,000 square foot, state-of-the-art West Parker Childcare Center offers full-day care for young children aged 6-weeks through pre-school, with flexible schedules available. All teachers are certified and experienced.
The Center has been chosen to participate in the Gulick Collaborative, which works with the Centers for Disease Control to promote healthy lives by providing more exercise and optimal food choices. The Center is open from 7 am to 7 pm and serves more than 220 children. One of its many highlights is that it offers a lower teacher-to-child ratio than required by the state (for infants and waddlers, the teacher-child ratio is 3:1).
Parents, who receive lesson plans weekly, are welcome to visit and participate. The Y practices respect for cultural diversity. Financial aid may be available. There's expansive parking and a trail next to the stream, in case mom (or dad) wants to take a walk!