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News & Press Releases

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Jen Hammill, Associate Vice President of Public Relations
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News Items

August 16, 2019
Approximately 250 people joined us for this year's Annual Neighborhood Block Party. The block party, which was held at the Whitman Squar Park (Louis and Everett Streets) in Camden, is one of several key events designed to engage, educate and empower residents. In addition to bring recreation and...
August 13, 2019
Holeg Bashi A,  ReWork Program Coordinator (right), Jenise Rolle ,Community Outreach Organizer and Melissa Walsh, Director of Operations, participated in National Night Out festivities at the Sheila Roberts Park. They enjoyed the opportunity to meet and greet community members, share information...
July 29, 2019
Camden, NJ – Approximately 250 Camden residents joined Center For Family Services for its 2nd Annual Neighborhood Block Party on Saturday, July 27th. The block party, which was held at Whitman Square, is one of several key community events designed to engage, educate and empower residents presented...
June 20, 2019
During the week of June 3, 2019, The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Camden Metro Police Department participated in a project known as Operation Helping Hand.   Operation Helping Hand is an innovative initiative that uses law enforcement to connect individuals who have an opioid use...
April 9, 2019
Camden, NJ – Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has selected Camden as a  Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) partner, a nationwide initiative to support parents, caregivers, and community providers in their efforts to give all children, especially the...

Press Releases

April 16, 2019 | John Thompson receives NJAMHAA's Peer Leadership Award during annual event
CAMDEN, NJ – John Thompson, Senior Director of Prevention and Recovery Support Services at Center For Family Services, was awarded the 2019 Courage and Compassion Award for Outstanding Peer Leadership by the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) on Monday, April...
October 15, 2018 | Center For Family Services’ COO Eileen Henderson honored with Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Award
CAMDEN, NJ – Eileen Henderson, COO of Center For Family Services was named winner of the Samuel Gerson Nordlinger Child Welfare Leadership Award by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. The award was formally presented to Eileen on Tuesday, October 16 during the Alliance National...
October 1, 2018
When speaking about domestic violence, we often hear about the men who perpetrate these crimes. However, we know there are many more men who are concerned about this epidemic and want to do something to help.  That is why Center For Family Services, Services Empowering Rights of Victims program has...
July 26, 2018 | Two leading nonprofit social services organizations are joining together to better serve New Jersey's southern region
Center for Family Services and Family Service Association of South Jersey have formally agreed to merge operations, creating one of the largest nonprofit organizations in New Jersey’s southern region. The merger plan has been approved by both organizations and will become effective October 1,...
June 21, 2018 | Center For Family Services offers a safe place for young people to live while awaiting family reunification
CAMDEN- Center For Family Services, a human services nonprofit with more than 70 programs dedicated to helping children and families living in South Jersey, is also helping children who have crossed the southern border into to the United States by giving them a safe place to live and resources to...