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

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)
Recreational Activities
After School
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)
Vacant Housing
Trees/Open Space
Public Transit
Racial tension

* 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
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.