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News Items

August 18, 2021 | The Philadelphia Tribune/WHYY
Visit the Essential Blends Hair Studio in Camden on any given day and you’ll find a bustling barber shop humming with music and chatter about daily life. Bring up the COVID-19 vaccine and the room will suddenly go quiet, save the buzzing of hair clippers. “Even though I might not be able to...
April 23, 2021
Camden, NJ (April 23, 2021)  - In a statement from Richard Stagliano, President/CEO of Center For Family Services, he notes: "Center For Family Services recognizes the struggle for equity that has plagued our nation for hundreds of years. We stand together United For Justice. I am hopeful that this...
June 1, 2020
Camden, NJ (June 1, 2020)  - In a statement from Richard Stagliano, President/CEO of Center For Family Services, he notes: "All of us feel the impact of the dreadful events in recent weeks. These terrible actions strike us with the social inequities and hurt that plague our society. George Floyd,...
May 22, 2020 | NJAMHAA News - Spring 2020
Read about the incredible journey's in recovery many of our Addiction & Recovery program staff have experienced and hear how they use those experiences to help others find their own best path. Click image to read entire article  
May 15, 2020 | Philadelphia Inquirer - Marc Narducci
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The PHL COVID-19 Fund awarded $2.4 million to 87 area nonprofits on Thursday in its fifth round of grants. Formed on March 19, the fund has now given more than $13 million to 383 nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is a collaboration established by...

Press Releases

September 1, 2021
Voorhees, NJ – Effective September 1, 2021, Merilee Rutolo will assume the position of President and Chief Strategy Officer of Center For Family Services Inc. The organization’s long serving President and CEO, Richard Stagliano, will remain as Chief Executive Officer. Rutolo, who currently serves...
July 26, 2021 | Center For Family Services will provide a smooth transition of some of their early learning locations to Acelero Learning
Camden, NJ – Effective August 1, 2021, several Head Start locations in Camden City and Camden County operated by Center For Family Services, Inc. will have a new provider. Through a grant award from the Administration of Children and Families, Office of Head Start, Acelero Learning will be the new...
August 18, 2020 | Center For Family Services will provide quality early learning program to children
Burlington, NJ – Center For Family Services, Inc., a non-profit human service organization with a 100-year history of success serving children and families across New Jersey, has been selected as the new provider of Head Start and Early Head Start services in Burlington County, New Jersey. Through...
May 19, 2020 | Nonprofit continues to operate, provide critical services for children, individuals and families in need during health crisis
CAMDEN, NJ – May 19, 2020 – Comcast Business is enabling Center For Family Services – a nonprofit organization with a 100-year history dedicated to helping people of all ages reach their full potential – to continue providing essential services to those in need through the COVID-19 crisis. Center...
April 6, 2020 | Center For Family Services recognized for 11 consecutive years
Camden, NJ – Center For Family Services, a nonprofit dedicated to improving lives in South Jersey, was recognized as a Top Workplace for 2020 by This marks the agency’s eleventh consecutive year with a Top Workplaces title. Top Workplaces winners were selected through an anonymous...