News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

Media/Press Inquiries

For media/press inquiries, contact:

Jen Hammill, Associate Vice President of Public Relations
856.651.7553 x40129

Mary Beth Woodward, Communications Manager
856.651.7553 x40130

With specialized backgrounds in addiction/recovery, sexual violence, domestic violence, human trafficking, trauma and loss, counseling, early childhood education, and more, our staff are experts in their fields. We invite the media to connect with our experts for interviews on topics in their respective field. 

Our Staff Experts

News Items

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | George Woolston/
CAMDEN, NJ— A Camden nonprofit just received a huge boost from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help cleanup and prevent illegal dumping in the City of Camden. On Thursday, the EPA announced it awarded $120,000 in funding to the Center...
Friday, July 13, 2018 | Kristen Dowd/Haddonfield Sun
The Haddon Fortnightly may not be holding formal meetings throughout the summer, but that hasn’t kept its members from continuing the organization’s philanthropic efforts. When Fortnightly EMD Education Chair Denise Sellers heard three children separated from their parents crossing the southern...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | David Cruz/NJTV News
The future of Camden City will not be built of brick and mortar alone. At the sixth Camden Environmental Summit at Rutgers-Camden, rebuilding from the ground up is taken quite literally. Mayor Frank Moran was a keynote speaker. “First and foremost, Camden was an industrial city. We’ve done a lot of...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 | Rebecca Everett/
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...

Press Releases

Monday, 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...
Monday, 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...
Thursday, 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,...
Thursday, 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...
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...