Press Releases

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...
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 | Partnership improves lives of young adults in Camden City
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,...
Friday, November 20, 2015 | The late Regina Hill was remembered by Center For Family Services with a building named in her honor
VOORHEES- On November 20th, Center For Family Services honored the memory of Regina Hill, long-time board member and donor, at a dedication ceremony in which a building was renamed in her memory. Hill who died in 2013 cemented her legacy to Center For Family Services with an estate donation of $200...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Local Shelter is One of 150 to Receive Funding in Advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
CAMDEN- Center For Family Services’ Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) program, a local women’s shelter serving South Jersey, received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. In advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the Foundation has awarded $20,000 in grants to...
Friday, April 17, 2015 | White House Announces Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Grantees
Camden City, NJ – Center For Family Services was announced as one of the awardees of a five year federal award to lead a new Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grant, which will fund a collaboration between Center For Family Services’ Head Start and local child care programs to expand high...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
 [Camden, NJ]– Mayor Redd joined 2600 mayors from across the nation for the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort to highlight the impact of national service in tackling city problems and pay tribute to the passionate, dedicated men and women...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 | Superintendent, Office of the Mayor announce the Promise Neighborhood Family Success Center as home to the first of four new District parent centers
Office of the Superintendent, Camden, NJ - Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard joined Center For Family Services (CFS) President Richard Stagliano and Camden Business Administrator Robert Corrales Thursday afternoon to announce the launch of the first Camden Parent Partnership, delivering on Promise...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | Together Youth Shelter recognizes local woman with “garden of peace”
GLASSBORO, NJ- “Today may there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be.” Saint Therese of Liseaux’s inspiration and reassuring quote is now a permanent fixture at Center For Family Services’ Together Youth Shelter where it is engraved on a plaque within the...
Monday, April 14, 2014 | Merilee Rutolo recognized at annual event
CAMDEN- Merilee Rutolo, Chief Operating Officer at Center For Family Services was honored as one of the fifteen 2014 “Women of Purpose” at the City of Camden’s 4th Annual Women of Purpose Ladies Tea hosted by Mayor Dana Redd and The Department of Human Services on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at...
Monday, April 14, 2014 | Non-profit honored by New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
CAMDEN-Center For Family Services (CFS), a leading nonprofit in the southern New Jersey community, was honored as “Provider of the Year” by New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) at their Courage & Compassion Awards Reception on April 2, 2014 at Pines Manor...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | South Jersey nonprofit honored as one of the best local employers for the fifth consecutive year
CAMDEN-What makes a company or organization a top workplace? Many would argue certain perks put employers a cut above the rest but at Center For Family Services their employees care most about working for an organization that allows them to positively impact the lives of children and families in...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 | National Honor Recognizes collaborative campaign to ensure more low-income students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade
CAMDEN- Camden City’s campaign to improve reading proficiency among its youngest students has been recognized as a 2013 Community Pacesetter by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, an honor that reflects the energy, mobilization and creativity that the local community has brought to this...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 | Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey honors CFS for exceptional year
CAMDEN-Center For Family Services (CFS), a leading nonprofit in the southern New Jersey community, was honored as “Nonprofit Organization of the Year” by the Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey (NPDCSNJ) at their awards reception on November  13th, 2013 at Adelphia Restaurant in...

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