PRAHD's American Dream Program for first-time homebuyers: Do YOU Qualify?

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Are you a Middlesex County resident considering buying a home for the first time? You might qualify for PRAHD'S American Dream Program, supported by Middlesex County's Division of Housing, Community Development and Social Services, and authorized by the US Department of Housing & Urban Development. This closing-cost and down-payment assistance program is available for county residents who meet income qualifications and complete an in-person group homebuyer training course. To see if you qualify, or to apply, contact Samarie Rivera, Program Manager, at (732) 638-2854 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Amazon Donates $20,000 in Gifts to PRAHD's Children!

PRAHD is delighted to partner with Amazon to bring Christmas early to Perth Amboy's treasured children and seniors! Gifts included toys, school supplies, and even Amazon Fire tablet computers! Attendees at the give-away included Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Mayor Wilda Diaz, and a room full of PRAHD supporters and friends. Read more about the event here!

Northeast Carpenters Named Partner of the Year!

At PRAHD's 30thAnnual Roberto Clemente Gala on October 21st,  Executive Secretary & Treasurer John Ballantyne accepted Partner of the Year Award from PRAHD on behalf of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC). PRAHD is so proud to partner with the NRCC for its Carpenters Pre Apprenticeship Program. Thank you to Mr. Ballantyne and everyone at the NRCC for your giving spirit! CLICK HERE to view video!

You're invited to PRAHD'S Fourth Annual African-American History Month Celebration!

RESCHEDULED: Friday, February 24, 2017 - Noon to 2:00pm

We're thrilled to be honoring Bob McCoy with the Arturo Alfonso Schomburg Award for all the love and care he gives to our community in the City of Perth Amboy. Please join PRAHD'S family and special guest Dean Schomburg as we celebrate the many contributions of Bob McCoy during African-American History Month! RSVP to Lillian Martinez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (732) 638-2811.


Perth Amboy Board of Education Public Schools

FREE quality early childhood education!

PRAHD's Mi Escuelita Preschool now has openings for the 2016/17 school year! Mi Escuelita is a fully bilingual & bicultural supportive learning environment for youngsters ages 3-5. We provide meals, snacks, nurturing care, and fun activities and games, all in the most nurturing environment possible. Our community's kids deserve nothing less! Submit an application today by contacting Marilyn Treiber at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call our office during work hours at (732) 638-2801 to learn more about Mi Escuelita Preschool!