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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/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...

Press Releases

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, 2018...
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...
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...