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South Jersey Strengthening Families Initiative Grantees

Grant Year 2017-18


United Potential 4 Families
Offering cultural experiences in creative arts, healthy relationships and financial stability to enhance families’ well-being and self-sufficiency
Lead Agency: Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization, Inc.
Collaborating Agencies: Faces 4 Autism, K-Loc Healthy Kids, Volunteer Center of South Jersey, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Connecting Families to Communities
Supporting parents as leaders and enabling families to become self-sufficient,
strong and stable while building stronger communities
Lead Agency: Holly City Development Corporation
Collaborating Agencies: Cumberland County College, United Advocacy Group,
Millville Public Library, Millville Public Schools, Millville Neighborhood Alliance

Families to College
College readiness program for youth and caregivers using mentors to strengthen families and improve their academic and employment success by helping them meet diverse individual and family goals
Lead Agency: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Collaborating Agencies: United Advocacy Group, Cumberland County College, City of Bridgeton

Stronger Families
Family communication, strengthening and financial stability; reentry
Lead Agency: Temple Vision Corporation
Collaborating Agencies: Cumberland County Department of Corrections, United Advocacy Group

Unidos para la Familia (United for the Family)
Holistic family services, adjusting to the USA
Lead Agency: Revive South Jersey
Collaborating Agencies: PathStone Corporation, United Advocacy Group

Child Connection Center
Holistic family/school approach to positive youth development
Lead Agency: Educational Information and Resource Center (EIRC)
Collaborating Agencies: Clayton Public Schools, Gloucester County Special Services School District, Herma Simmons Elementary School, Glassboro Intermediate School,
Thomas E. Bowe Elementary School, St. Michael The Archangel Regional School

Families in Motion
Providing families with tools to develop self-sufficiency, sustainable strategies to achieve their goals
Lead Agency: Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc.
Collaborating Agencies: Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA),
Center for Human Services, Inspira Health Network – Woodbury Medical Center

Family Strengthening Network
Holistic family-focused mentoring, goal setting and achievement
Lead Agency: United Advocacy Group
Collaborating Agencies: Court Appointed Special Advocates, Community Treatment Solutions,
Center for Family Services, Volunteer Center of South Jersey

Heart of South Jersey
Providing a user friendly, up to date online directory and information & linkages, life skills, education, coaching and family events
Lead Agency: People for People Foundation of Gloucester County
Collaborating Agencies: Senior Corps, Center for Family Services,
Center for People in Transition, Educational Information and Resource Center

South Jersey First Star Collaborative
Empowering foster teens and families through educational, community and family supports,
college experience
Lead Agency: First Star, Inc.
Collaborating Agencies: Community Treatment Solutions, CASA of C.G.S.,
United Advocacy Group, Rutgers School of Law Child and Family Advocacy Clinic

Family Enrichment Network
Free fun family centered events, life coaching
Lead Agency: YMCA of Salem County
Collaborating Agencies: The Family Resource Network, St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish,
Penns Grove – Carneys Point Regional School District, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center