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Directions to HANDS
By Train - Take the NJ Transit MidTown Direct train (either “Dover” or “Gladstone” trains). Make sure the train stops at the Orange Train Station (for rush hour trains that skip this stop, switch at Newark Broad Street Station or Brick Church Station for a local train). Get off the train at Orange and walk back to the first intersection (Essex Avenue). Make a left turn and walk to 15 South Essex. HANDS entrance is through the side gate.
Driving- From the East, Take 280-W to exit 11B for Day St/Essex Ave/Orange. Make the the second right onto S. Essex Ave. To park, make the first right off of Essex Ave onto Railroad Pl. The HANDS parking lot will be to your left, you can also park on the street. Walk back to S. Essex Ave and HANDS is across the street in the Chronicle Building. The entrance is in the back, through the side gate.
From the West, take 280-E to exit 11 for Center St/Orange. Make your first left onto S. Essex Ave. You'll cross over 280 and Freeway Dr. West, then make a right onto Railroad Pl. Follow parking directions above.
From the North or South, take the Garden State Parkway to exit 145 for I-280/The Oranges/Newark. Stay to the left and get on 280 West. Follow directions above for "From the East."