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  • Feb 03, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer/Kevin Riordan
    The Hummer got Da'Quan Johnson's attention. So did the good job, nice home, and loving family of his mentor, Tyrone Baker Jr. "I never really had anybody to guide me," says Johnson, who was a troubled East Camden middle school student when Baker took him under his wing in 2008....
  • Feb 03, 2015 | Courier Post/Kim Mulford
    With less than 2 weeks remaining during the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period, non profit groups are ramping up efforts to help uninsured South Jersey residents learn more about their coverage options. People are twice as likely to enroll if they receive free, in-person assistance,...
  • Feb 03, 2015 | South Jersey Times | Greg Adomaitis
    As the Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline inches closer, the Center for Family Services (CFS) and Rutgers University will host an enrollment event at Rutgers University's Camden campus on Friday. The Feb. 6 event will be held nine days before the enrollment deadline and, in light of...
  • Dec 02, 2014 | Shawnette Wilson-Fox 29 News
    HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. -'Tis the giving season and families in need are receiving a helping hand from a youngster with a giving heart. He had an idea and acted on it with the help of his friend.  In the end, numerous families in New Jersey are benefiting from his generosity. 13-year-...
  • Nov 16, 2014 | Ann Sanner/Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The pitch for health care coverage is being made at nail salons, pizzerias, mosques and even bars. As the second enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law begins, advocates are employing new tactics and expanding old ones to reach people...
  • Oct 06, 2014 | Jonathan Lai/Philadelphia Inquirer
    CAMDEN-When the doctors-to-be from Camden wore their white coats outside this month for the first time, a young man pulled his car over and shouted a question: Why are you guys wearing those doctors' costumes? Samantha and Susana Collazo recognized a former classmate from Brimm Medical Arts...
  • Sep 09, 2014 | Rebecca Forand /South Jersey Times
    More than six months after Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice was seen carrying his unconscious then-fiance, now wife, out of a hotel elevator in Atlantic City a new video emerged Thursday showing the blow to the face administered by Rice that knocked her out. While Rice's contract has been...
  • Sep 08, 2014
    CAMDEN –  A Camden-based nonprofit has won nearly $765,000 in federal grant money to continue providing federal health insurance enrollment assistance in South Jersey through next summer. The Center For Family Services is among four grant winners in New Jersey to receive up to $1.9...
  • Sep 05, 2014 | Tom Moran/Star Ledger
    All six Republicans in Congress who represent New Jersey have voted over and over to repeal Obamacare. So I have a request for them: Go to Atlantic City and explain those votes to the 8,000 casino workers who are losing their jobs, and in most cases, their health insurance. These poor souls...
  • Aug 29, 2014 | Courier Post/Phil Dunn
    CAMDEN, NJ-The Camden School District this week opened the first of four parent centers citywide. A joint effort between the school district and Center for Family Services, the Camden Parent Partnership at The Promise Neighborhood Family Success Center is designed to give Camden parents more...