Introduction

The mission of the Nehemiah Project Community Development Corporation (NPCDC) is to make the Gateway Neighborhood of Camden a place where businesses thrive and families flourish. In order to achieve these important goals together we need to know the needs and priorities of the community. Help us make a difference! Please answer all questions and return this survey to NPCDC at PO Box 2031, Camden, NJ 08101-2031 or by e-mail to info@nehemiahcdc.org.

These questions are designed to help us better understand the people who live in the Gateway community. Your responses will be kept completely confidential.

Please tell us about yourself.

* 1. What languages do people in your home speak?

* 2. How old are you?

* 3. Are you a:

* 4. How long have you lived in the Gateway neighborhood?

* 5. Please rank the following in regard to the needs of children in this community with 1 being the highest need and 5 being the lowest need.

  1 (highest need) 2 (high need) 3 (moderate need) 4 (some need) 5 (low need)
Schools
Recreational Activities
After School
Safety
Day Care

* 6. Would you be interested in any of the following programs?

  Yes No Not Sure
After school tutoring
Summer programs
Pre-K / Early Childhood Education
Adult Education

* 7. What are your biggest concerns about the Gateway neighborhood? (1 is of great concern and 5 being not of much concern)

  1 (of great concern) 2 (of much concern) 3 (of concern) 4 (of little concern) 5 (not of much concern)
Cleanliness/Trash
Drugs
Safety/Crime
Vacant Housing
Trees/Open Space
Noise
Public Transit
Stores
Recreation
Racial tension
Education/Schools

* 8. What services most need to be added or improved in the Gateway community?
(with 1 being the most needed service to add or improve and 5 being an available service with no need to improve)

  1 (most needed) 2 (very needed) 3 (needed) 4 (somewhat needed) 5 (no need)
Arts and Culture
Community Centers
Job training/adult education
Day Care
Health Care
Self-help/counseling
Parks/playgrounds/gardens
Municipal services (trash, water, sewer)
Safety services (fire, police)
Senior centers and activities
Open space improvements
Street trees/green areas
Thank you for your time! Please call the Nehemiah Project Community Development Corporation (NPCDC) at 856-365-0034 if you have any questions.

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