News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

For media/press inquiries, contact:

Jen Hammill, Associate Vice President of Public Relations
609-238.1271
856.651.7553 x40129

Mary Beth Woodward, Communications Manager
609.977.6332
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

April 19, 2019 | Center For Family Services in Camden will receive a Pathway to Recovery Grant
The Center for Family Services in Camden will receive a grant from the state to combat opioid abuse, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced. In all, six organizations will share in $3.9 million worth of Pathway to Recovery Grants awarded by the state. The Opioid...
April 8, 2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer
CAMDEN, NJ - Continuity in a large business is often a fleeting pipe dream. There is usually a ton of turnover with talented people leaving for greener pastures, which usually means more money.   But for Center For Family Services, holding onto their employees is how they have grown from a small...
February 25, 2019
Camden, NJ – Center for Family Services’ Camden Promise Neighborhood hosted its 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 23rd.   The celebration,  held at the Chelton Terrace Community Center featured performances by the Trumpet Chics, an all-female trumpet band based out of...
February 23, 2019
CAMDEN, NJ (WPVI) -- The Center For Family Services in Camden, NJ held its second annual Black History Month Celebration today! The event highlighted artistic contributions to the city by African-Americans, especially a performance by the "Trumpet Chics," a student band from Camden's Creative Arts...
February 19, 2019 | Camden, NJ-based Human Services Organization Recognized for Excellence in Elevating Community Health and Well-Being
CLEARWATER, FL - Center for Family Services, Inc. (CFS), a Camden, NJ-based organization providing a wide range of integrated resources and services to empower individuals and families, was awarded the 2018 Aramark Building Community Organizational Leadership Award, in recognition of its excellence...

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...