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  • Jun 04, 2016 | Phaedra Trethan / Courier Post
    CAMDEN - Miguel Chacon wants to show his children, 2 and 7 years old, something different. “They see me doing something positive,” said the Centerville resident, now six months into his stint with PowerCorps Camden. “They’ll see me being a better person.”...
  • May 19, 2016 | Melissa Killeen / The Fix
    Without a mechanism to connect the overdose patients to addiction services, Narcan creates a revolving door in emergency rooms. Many people suffering from opioid dependence are repeatedly treated for overdose, only to return to previous patterns of use once the crisis has passed. Obviously, in many...
  • May 18, 2016
    CAMDEN - Philadelphia 76ers' rookie center Jahlil Okafor is leading youth at Center For Family Services on a path to success. Check out the video below highlighting Jahlil's day with the young men from Center For Family Services' Camden Group Home.  
  • May 17, 2016 | Event unveils details of a new asset management project with Center For Family Services' Power Corps Program
    VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In conjunction with the national Infrastructure Week observance, taking place May 16-23, 2016, American Water is partnering with the City of Camden, New Jersey and the Value of Water Coalition to participate in the Coalition’s “Local Innovators Tour....
  • May 17, 2016
    CAMDEN - Camden's nearly century old water and sewer pipes snake through the city, with its hydrants, valves and meters scattered across streets and neighborhoods. American Water, the Voorhees based company that took over the city's water and sewer service operations and maintenance in...
  • Apr 08, 2016 | Community Bulletin/NJ.com
    In 2008, 12-year-old DaQuan Johnson of Camden was struggling in school, getting into trouble, and succumbing to peer pressure. With an incarcerated parent, Johnson needed a role model, and that's when the Center for Family Services (CFS) of Camden stepped in. Johnson became part of CFS'...
  • Jan 26, 2016 | Phaedra Threthan/Courier Post
    CAMDEN — While New Jersey residents are unlikely to see Gov. Chris Christie ride into Margate with a mop, U.S. Senator Cory Booker appeared in Camden Tuesday morning, two snow shovels slung over his shoulders. The Democrat and former Newark mayor joined Camden Mayor Dana Redd, Camden...
  • Jan 20, 2016 | Darnell Moore/ Mic.com
    A 13-year-old boy from Camden, New Jersey, was buried on Monday. Nathaniel Plummer Jr., described by family members in a local newspaper as a "phenomenal writer" and "good boy," was fatally shot a short distance from his grandmother's house on the evening of Jan. 7....
  • Dec 01, 2015 | NJ.com/Greg Adomaitis
    CAMDEN-What can state Senate President Stephen Sweeney — and the rest of the New Jersey, for that matter — learn from Camden? That comprehensive community care to those of all ages, such as what's offered within the Cooper Lanning "Promise Neighborhood" Sweeney visited...
  • Oct 31, 2015 | Jenny Wagner - Burlington County Times
    NORTH BRUNSWICK - As a first-year medical school student at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Hay Darji worries a lot about his family's health. Until last month, the 25-year-old Lumberton resident was uninsured for about a year and a half, and his parents still don't have...