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  • Dec 21, 2016 | NJ.com/Rebecca Everett
    CAMDEN - It's been four years since the Center for Family Services received a $500,000 federal grant to start planning their own "Promise Neighborhood," an initiative to support children in poor neighborhoods with a goal of breaking the cycle of poverty. Merilee Rutolo, the...
  • Dec 21, 2016 | Andrew Schmertz/ NJTV News
    They came to the KIPP Charter School in Camden to celebrate the awarding of a federal grant aimed at helping the city’s most distressed neighborhoods. “The 21st is now Christmas Day for many of us who call the city home, with the announcement of a $30 million Department of...
  • Dec 17, 2016 | SNJ Today
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. - A local food chain held its annual donation drive to provide gifts to teens living in safe housing programs throughout South Jersey. In Cherry Hill, Chili's Grill & Bar employees went shopping for brand new hoodies, gift cards, bedding, electronics, and other gifts...
  • 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...