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  • Apr 14, 2014 | Merilee Rutolo recognized at annual event
    CAMDEN- Merilee Rutolo, Chief Operating Officer at Center For Family Services was honored as one of the fifteen 2014 “Women of Purpose” at the City of Camden’s 4th Annual Women of Purpose Ladies Tea hosted by Mayor Dana Redd and The Department of Human Services on Saturday,...
  • Apr 14, 2014 | Non-profit honored by New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
    CAMDEN-Center For Family Services (CFS), a leading nonprofit in the southern New Jersey community, was honored as “Provider of the Year” by New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) at their Courage & Compassion Awards Reception on April 2, 2014 at...
  • Jan 16, 2014 | National Honor Recognizes collaborative campaign to ensure more low-income students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade
    CAMDEN- Camden City’s campaign to improve reading proficiency among its youngest students has been recognized as a 2013 Community Pacesetter by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, an honor that reflects the energy, mobilization and creativity that the local community has brought to...
  • Oct 15, 2013 | CFS' Qrew's Nest positively impacts Camden and Trenton children
    October 15, 2013- CAMDEN-Camden City based non-profit Center For Family Services (CFS) was recently awarded $25,000 by the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® to support its Qrew’s Nest program; an initiative within their...
  • Oct 14, 2013 | Center For Family Services' SERV program will benefit from annual event
    CAMDEN-Subaru Turnersville is sharing the love this holiday season with one local non-profit. Center For Family Services’ Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) program has been selected as a benefitting organization in this year’s Subaru “Share the Love” event....
  • Oct 14, 2013 | Organization will benefit from more teachers in the classroom, more resources
    CAMDEN- The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) awarded Center For Family Services' (CFS) Head Start program $255,758 in funding for twenty-five direct service AmeriCorps State and National members. AmeriCorps volunteers will comprise a “School Readiness...
  • Oct 01, 2013 | Camden City non-profit awarded largest contract in New Jersey
    CAMDEN- Center For Family Services (CFS) was one of 100 groups announced as a Navigator Grant awardee by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to receive funds to help people enroll in the new health insurance marketplace beginning October 1, 2013. CFS was awarded $677,797, the largest...
  • Sep 11, 2013 | South Jersey’s only peer-driven support center hosts an open house
    CAMDEN-Center For Family Services’ (CFS) Living Proof Recovery Center welcomed local elected officials and members of the recovery community to an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. The event highlighted the efforts of everyone involved in bringing the recovery center to Camden County...
  • Aug 20, 2013 | Born to Read program promotes parent involvement, early literacy, and grade-level reading success
    Camden, N.J. – It’s that time of year! Back-to-school season is right around the corner, and Head Start preschoolers throughout the county are on track to start the new school year off right, thanks to a partnership between Center For Family Services (CFS) and United  Way of...
  • Jul 01, 2013 | Children begin a summer of healthy living and healthy learning
    CAMDEN - Today Center For Family Services Head Start welcomed 154 preschool students into the Healthy Living, Healthy Learning summer program. The eight week program runs from Monday, July 1st to Friday, August 23rd at Head Statt sites in Camden and Clementon, NJ. As children and parents...