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Family Success Center


Jewish Renaissance Foundation, Family Success Center of Perth Amboy

Family Success Center (FSC) is community based. Family centered neighborhood gathering places where any resident of Middlesex County can go for support, information, and services with parent leadership at its center. The purpose of the FSC is to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families and neighborhoods stronger.

The goals of the Family Success Center is to promote family well- being, link families to community services, empower and support families, provide culturally sensitive programs and help families identify and build on their strengths.


Programs and services:

Family Goal Setting

  • One on one meeting with Family Partner 
  • Development of Family Success Plans

Information and Referral Services

  • Advocacy
  • Family Resource
  • Linkage to Health care services

Parent Education/Life Skills Training

  • Citizenship Classes
  • ESL Classes
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Healthy Relationship Workshops
  • Support Groups

Parent- Child Activities

  • Krafty Kids
  • Sticky Fingers
  • Family Movie Night
All services and free and confidential!

The FSC is recruiting parents and/or community leaders for the Parent Advisory Board.

The Parent Advisory Board is a voluntary collection of individuals assembled to supplement the governance activities carried out by boards or the management tasks carried out by staff. Their responsibilities will include:

  • To provide specialized expertise that may be missing from staff.
  • Serve as ambassadors building bridges into the community.
  • Survey the need for enhancing existing activities.
  • Bring in resources.
  • Conduct evaluation and oversight activities.
  • Help maintain accountability or meet demands of external constituents.
  • Bring in outside expertise linking the program to everything from grassroots community concerns to celebrities and potential funders.
Most Importantly, Parent Advisory Board Members will be advocates of their community by collaborating with FSC staff in bringing much needed resources and information to their fellow community members. The Parent Advisory Board meets the first Thursday of each month.



Jenny Alvarez, Program

Carmen Peña, Family Partner

Denise Febo, Volunteer and Community Partnership


Jewish Renaissance Foundation

149 Kearny Ave.  (1st Floor)

Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861


Telephone Number: 732-638-5063