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August 2011 :: Welcome to the latest issue of the Newark Family Success Center Newsletter! On an ongoing basis, this newsletter will highlight some of the wonderful work of Newark's Family Success Centers, which are "one-stop" centers that connect Newark families to essential resources and services. There are 15 Family Success Centers in Newark and that number will continue to grow in the months to come.

July 27, 2008 :: Helping Families Right Where They Live: The New York Times published an article on the work of the Newark Now Family Success Center at Bradley Court. The article powerfully captures how Family Success Centers are connecting people to essential services and resources in comprehensive ways.

May 1, 2008 :: Family Intervention Services and Newark Now will present an educational conference featuring Bill Cosby as Keynote Speaker. The conference entitled, "Strong Families. Strong Communities. Building Family Success in New Jersey", will celebrate Family Success in Newark and around the State of New Jersey.

Feb 3, 2008 :: Launch of the new and improved Newark Family Success web site. We welcome any comments and feedback the community has to help us improve the usefulness of this vital information resource.

Nov 28, 2007 :: Mayor Cory A. Booker, members of the Newark Municipal Council, Director of the Department of Child and Family Well-Being Maria Vizcarrondo, Newark Now Executive Director Modia Butler, and New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Kevin Ryan joined today with representatives from a variety of public and private organizations at a press conference to launch the new Family Success Initiative in the City of Newark.

July 11, 2007 :: Marking the first anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), Commissioner Kevin Ryan announced $4 million in grant awards to 20 agencies across the state to expand or create neighborhood-based family success centers.
Against All Odds Foundation
Aspira
Babyland Family Services
FOCUS
Ironbound Community Corporation
La Casa de Don Pedro
New Community Corporation
Newark Emergency Services for Families
Newark Now
North Ward Center
Salvation Army Grand Family Success Center
About Us

Newark Family Success Centers

The purpose of each Family Success Center is to strengthen families and neighborhoods by developing networks of family services that result in preventing child abuse and neglect. We strive to build connections within and between families and the community. New Jersey is among four leading states (Maryland, Georgia and California) across the nation that have made statewide investments in neighborhood centers dedicated to strengthening families.

The following organizations are operating Family Success Centers in Newark. To find the Family Success Center nearest you, please click here .



Against All Odds Foundation
The Against All Odds Foundation is a not-for-profit multi-service agency whose goal is to be recognized as the model provider of intensified life skills training, transitional living shelter, and supplemental educational services to at-risk youth and underserved families.

Website Address: www.againstalloddsnj.org


Babyland Family Services
Babyland delivers a broad spectrum of child care and family services through a wide variety of partnerships.


FOCUS
The mission of FOCUS is to sponsor educational and developmental programs which advance the quest of Hispanics toward self-sufficiency, growth, empowerment and a better quality of life.

Website Address: www.focus411.org


Ironbound Community Corporation
The Ironbound Community Corporation works with neighborhood residents to develop and operate programs and services to meet the needs of the area and improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and the general community.

Website Address: www.ironboundcc.org


La Casa de Don Pedro
La Casa integrates an array of supportive social services and community economic development programs that promote family well-being, healthy child development, educational achievement, financial self-sufficiency, and neighborhood renewal.

Website Address: www.lacasanwk.org


New Community Corporation
New Community Corporation is a comprehensive community development organization that provides an array of family support programs and services, affordable housing and economic development.

Website Address: www.newcommunity.org


Newark Emergency Services for Families
The mission of Newark Emergency Services for Families is to help stabilize those in crisis so that they may remain, or move back into, the economic mainstream by linking them with appropriate services within the community.

Website Address: www.nesfnj.org


Newark Now
Newark Now's mission is to equip and empower Newark residents with the tools and resources needed to transform their communities.

Website Address: www.newarknow.org


North Ward Center
The mission of the North Ward Center is to provide educational, cultural, and meaningful social services to low and moderate-income families who reside in the greater Newark community.

Website Address: www.northwardcenter.org


Salvation Army Grand Family Success Center
The mission of the Grand Family Centeris to provide a wide range of services to make it easier for grandparents to get information, support and services they need to better care for their grandchildren.


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