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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
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.


Against All Odds Foundation

Seth Boyden Family Success Center
Address: 755 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, NJ 07114
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available)
Phone Number: 973-424-0300
Contact Person: Christine Carter-Davis

Website Address: againstalloddsnj.org


Aspira

Broadway Elementary School Family Success Center
Address: 180 Oraton Street, Newark, NJ 07104
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 5:00 PM
Phone Number: 201-682-5006
Contact Person: Alex Sanchez


Babyland Family Services

Address: 755 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07106
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(evening appointments also available on Wednesday)
Phone Number: 973-399-3400
Contact Person: Genieva Broadus


FOCUS

Address: 441-443 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07103
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(late night and weekend appointments also available)
Phone Number: 973-624-2528
Contact Persons: Awilda Perez (ext. 131)

Website Address: www.focus411.org


Ironbound Community Corporation (Two Locations)

Family Success Center - Cortland Street
Address: 21-39 Cortland Street, Newark, NJ 07105
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available on Thursday)
Phone Number: 973-344-5949
Contact Person: Brandy Hannah-Barnes

Family Success Center - Elm Street
Address: 317 Elm Street, Newark, NJ 07105
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available on Wednesday)
Phone Number: 973-465-0555
Contact Person: Petra Chavez

Website Address: www.ironboundcc.org


La Casa de Don Pedro (Two Locations)

Family Success Center I
Address: 23 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Phone Number: 973-483-2703 ext. 2218
Contact Person: Diana Rojas

Family Success Center II
Address: 595 North 6th Street, Newark, NJ 07107
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Phone Number: 973-482-9002
Contact Person: Nila Rouiller

Website Address: www.lacasanwk.org


Newark Emergency Services for Families

Address: 982 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(and Saturdays as scheduled)
Phone Number: 973-639-2100 ext. 258
Contact Person: Mykelle Warren

Website Address: www.nesfnj.org


Newark Now (Three Locations)

ECC Family Success Center
Address: 303 University Ave (Yellow Area), Newark, NJ 07102
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available)
Phone Number: 973-732-8291
Contact Person: Aliya Myrie

Georgia King Village Family Success Center
Address: 250 West Market Street, Newark, NJ 07103
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available)
Phone Number: 973-621-2221
Contact: Aliya Myrie

Bradley Court Family Success Center
Address: 48 North Munn Avenue, Suite 12, Newark, NJ 07106
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available)
Phone Number: 973-991-1290
Contact Person: Theresa Ellis

Website Address: www.newarknow.org


New Community Corporation

Address: 131-185 Bergen Street
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
(evening appointments also available on Thursday)
Phone Number: 973-565-9500
Contact Person: Joann Williams-Swiney

Website Address: www.newcommunity.org


North Ward Center

Address: 286 Mount Prospect Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone Number: 973-485-5723
Contact Person: Vanessa Bohler

Website Address: www.northwardcenter.org


Salvation Army Grand Family Success Center

Address: 699 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 5:00 PM
Phone Number: 973-373-5045 ext. 220
Contact Person: Michael Tillsley

 


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