Family Medicine & Urgent Care in North Ward, Newark, NJ

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Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center

The nonprofit health care organization, Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center, provides a full range of medical services to adults and families in Newark, New Jersey. Home to experienced medical professional Candice McEwan, RN, the practice is dedicated to serving the community.

The goal of Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center is to provide culturally competent, affordable health care for all members of the community. Everyone is welcome, regardless of the ability to pay.

Come to the practice for general medical services like treating allergies and asthma care, COVID-19 testing, and management of chronic conditions, like diabetes and hypertension. You can also take advantage of women’s health care and STD testing. If you’re struggling with mental health concerns or substance abuse, the providers are ready to help.

Pediatrics and geriatric care are also available as part of the comprehensive offerings. Call today to arrange an appointment or use the online tool to schedule your appointment.


Our nonprofit health care organization can provide a full range of medical services. Our goal is to provide culturally competent, affordable health care for you, your family and anyone else who needs it in our community. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of their ability to pay.

You can visit our health care center for: Behavioral health services General medical services Geriatric medical services Pediatric medical services You can come to us for a checkup, physical exam or sick visit. Call (973) 433-9773 now to discuss health care options with one of our staff members.

Meet Our Providers

At Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center in Newark, New Jersey, we are proud to have an exceptional provider, Candice McEwan, RN.

Candice McEwan, RN brings extensive experience in family medicine and a commitment to comprehensive patient care. With a background spanning various healthcare environments, she is dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical service.

Candice McEwan, RN brings a wealth of expertise and a genuine commitment to the well-being of our patients at Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center.”

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Kind words from our patients

Antonio M.

I'm very impressed with the performance of the staff and the doctor. I went for a physical Which I was amazed they performance EKG ,eye exam, blood presure,weight and so on and they also request medical history. Most of all the Doctor Took her time to explain everything. I'm very happy.

Emma E.

Excellent place people are very friendly and professional, I highly recommend it, specially the Doctor

Carmen R.

From the staff to the Doctor all I can say is thank you Jesus for putting this place in my path! Very professional, clean and caring! My doctor took her time with me I didn’t feel rushed. That to me says a lot! Keep up the wonderful job

Nanyi M.

My doctor was SUPER sweet and gave me a prescription for what I needed without hesitating. I really liked her kindness and politeness. It's hard to find good doctors like her nowadays. Thank you so much!

Yuhisan G.

My visits are always satisfying. Staff is very helpful and friendly

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Your mental health is as critical to your well-being as your physical health. At Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center in Newark, New Jersey, Virginia Atieh, FNP, and Selande Charles, FNP, oversee comprehensive mental health services for you and your entire family.

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