Bayside Family Success Center

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    Jewish Renaissance Foundation, Bayside 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
    • Support Groups

    Parent- Child Activities

    • Carzy2Cre8 (Arts & Crafts)
    • Sticky Fingers
    • Family Movie Night

     

    All services and free and confidential!

     

    The Advocates for the Community Taskforce 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, A.C.T. 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 A.C.T. meets the first Thursday of each month.

     

    Contacts:

    Jenny Alvarez, Program CoordinatorJenny.Alvarez@jrfnj.org

    Denise Febo, Volunteer and Community Partnership CoordinatorDenise.Febo@jrfnj.org

    Vanessa Ferreira, Family Partner - Vanessa.Ferreira@jrfnj.org

    Jaqueline Sanchez, Family Partner - Jacqueline.Sanchez@jrfnj.org 

     

    Location:

    Jewish Renaissance Foundation

    252-101 Madison Avenue

    Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861

     

    Telephone Number: 732-638-5063