News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

News Items

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 | Rebecca Everett/NJ.com
In a city that regularly has the highest violent crime rate in the state, any decline in homicides is good news. But local police say that the murder rate for 2017 has hit a 30-year low. The total homicides in the city in 2017 -- including both murders and manslaughter cases -- was 23, the lowest...
Friday, September 8, 2017 | Kim Mulford/Courier Post
VOORHEES - Deborah Kroop often ducks into the Living Proof Recovery Center, one of the Center For Family Services programs assisting people with addiction and mental illness.  A member of the nonprofit's board of trustees since 2007, the 69-year-old Woodbury resident is passionate about the need...
Sunday, August 27, 2017 | Kim Mulford/Courier Post
CHERRY HILL - Somewhere between a 2015 Huffington Post story and Samantha Bee's endorsement, a local nonprofit became a big deal.  Launched three years ago from the living room of Joanie Balderstone and Rebecca McIntire, Distributing Dignity has since swelled to fill a warehouse near their home...
Friday, August 25, 2017 | NJ.com/Bob Shryock
The late Victoria Dalton, a tireless advocate for victims and families of domestic violence despite her 14-year struggle with cancer, will be remembered Saturday, Sept. 9, when a team that has been formed in her honor, "Victoria's Corner," participates in a 5K race and mile walk hosted by the...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Kim Mulford/Courier Post
On her 12-hour shift each Friday night, Kelly Sottile wait for a call for help. When it comes, she heads out to Inspira Woodbury to meet a person who was just revived from an opioid overdose - a person now in withdrawl.  The 46-year-old recovery coach knows what to say. She kicked her own heroin...

Press Releases

Friday, November 3, 2017 | Center For Family Services' Peaceful Tomorrows program will co-share space with Daniel's Den Community Center
VINELAND- Victims of domestic violence often face an uphill battle as they work through the emotional, physical, and mental effects of their experience. Children who have witnessed violence in their households are even more likely to experience a broad range of behavior that affect their ability to...
Monday, July 25, 2016
CAMDEN- On July 14th, twenty-three Head Start students from Center For Family Services experienced a culturally and intellectually stimulating field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art thanks to a grant made possible by the Field Trip New Jersey Fund, a new fund and pilot program designed to...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
CAMDEN, NJ - Center For Family Services is pleased to announce being named as the recipient of a $18,000 grant through W.W. Smith Charitable Trust. The grant will create a unique assistance fund that will support Camden youth with basic necessities as they transition from foster and shelter care to...
Monday, March 28, 2016
CAMDEN, NJ - Center For Family Services is pleased to announce being named as the recipient of a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities. Seven awards of $50,000 were available to organizations working...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
CAMDEN- Earlier this year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued new mental health recommendations with a special focus on pregnant women and new moms struggling with perinatal mood disorders including postpartum depression (PPD).    Perinatal Mood Disorders affect 10-15% of new mothers,...