CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES

Camden, NJ   |  www.centerffs.org

Mission

The mission of Center For Family Services is to support and empower individuals, families and communities to achieve a better life through vision, hope and strength.

Ruling year info

1999

President/CEO

Richard Stagliano

Main address

584 Benson St

Camden, NJ 08103 USA

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EIN

22-3669704

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Family Services (P40)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Addiction & Recovery Services

We offer a continuum of care for adults and youth interested in recovery or currently in recovery and their families. Our services help people find, maintain, and enhance their lives in recovery.

With a great deal of respect, dignity, and compassion, our team of experts will help you to heal and realize a healthy future for yourself and your family. With a variety of programs designed to holistically treat you, we'll provide you with the tools necessary to find a path to recovery that's best for you.

Our Addiction & Recovery services include:

-Adult and youth outpatient counseling
-Specialized counseling for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
-Team-based and peer-to-peer support for people who have overdosed due to the opioid crisis
-Supportive services for family members and friends who have a loved one facing addiction
-Living Proof Recovery Center, a community-based place of support

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Center For Family Services is the Head Start provider for Camden City, Camden County, and Burlington County, providing preschool aged children with quality education and supportive services to prepare them for success in kindergarten and beyond.

Population(s) Served
Infants and toddlers

Center For Family Services provides safe and supportive housing for children and teens in need of a safe place to live; moms and their children in need of safe housing; and women and their children escaping domestic violence and in need of safe housing. Services include temporary shelters, residential treatment facilities, foster care, transitional living programs, and permanent affordable housing for New Jersey children and families in need of a safe home environment.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Our licensed therapists and counselors provide services to help alleviate suffering, recover from trauma, restore and maintain a healthy level of day-to-day functioning, and improve emotional and psychological well being. We provide an extensive array of services including:

Individual counseling
Group counseling
Family counseling
Therapy
Crisis intervention
Case management

Population(s) Served
Adults

Exposure to violence, crisis situations, and traumatic events is a salient issue in our community. Our highly trained, dedicated staff at Center For Family Services responds to the needs of children and adults who have been victims of trauma, sexual assault, or domestic violence.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Center For Family Services has a long history of working with children and families in crisis, parents unable to provide basic necessities for their children, and young moms starting a family without ever having had the role models or parenting support they needed to succeed. Our services help to support and strengthen the capacity for children and families to navigate difficult times and make positive choices.

Population(s) Served
Families

At Center For Family Services our initiatives and programs provide families with the tools, resources, and supports to build positive futures. We work to ensure all children are safe, healthy, and have every opportunity to reach their full potential. We offer mentoring programs that connect children with caring, supportive adults; a teen volunteer program that teaches youth about the importance of giving back; and a variety of volunteer experiences that allow community members to do their part in improving southern New Jersey. We also open our doors every day to the community through our Family Success Centers, neighborhood gathering places that have become a home to the communities they serve.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Families
Caregivers
Parents
Children and youth

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Accreditation (COA)

Affiliations & memberships

Alliance for Children and Families - Member

National Network for Youth

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Camden County 2014

United Way of Gloucester County 1999

New Jersey Association of Mental Health & Addictions Agencies 1999

National Council for Community Behavioral Health 1999

NJ Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families 1999

NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault 1999

National Network for Youth 1999

Family Resource Coalition 1999

Southern New Jersey Addictions Providers Coaltion 1999

Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey 1999

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of website sessions

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of website pageviews

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Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of new website visitors

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Increasing

Number of Facebook followers

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Population(s) Served

Children and youth, Adults, Caregivers, Families, Parents

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total dollars received in contributions

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Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Center For Family Services goals align with our mission to of supporting and empowering individuals, families and communities to achieve a better life through vision, hope, and strength.

We're dedicating to providing the care needed for southern New Jersey residents to reach their full potential whether that be a safe place to live, counseling, therapy, education, or advocacy.

Our strategies include:

Building a team of diverse, culturally sensitive, highly skilled employees

Instilling a whatever it takes attitude throughout the organization

A culture of collaboration both among staff and throughout the community with partner organizations and corporate stakeholders

A forward thinking mindset that isn't afraid to take on new programs and challenges

Center For Family Services is capable of growing to meet the changing needs of the communities we serve. Because of our creative, forward thinking, and determined staff we're capable of taking on challenges.

We are skilled at writing for and maintaining new grants/programming and have the organizational structure and size to continue to grow and change.

Accomplishments:
-integrating early education into our programming
-year round early childhood education (Head Start) programming
-broadening community based programming, especially in Camden City
-strong connections with local community partners including neighborhood associations
-pulse on opioid epidemic with newly expanded LifelineED programming
-expansion of Promise Neighborhood programming via $30 million Promise Neighborhood Funding


Goals:
-increase corporation partnerships and funding
-increase private funding and donations
-more training for staff
-improve impact numbers

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Whether it’s a child who is ready for preschool, a young person in need of the support of a mentor, a teen without a safe place to call home, a family facing the trauma of domestic violence, a person seeking help for an addiction, or a family in crisis, our dedicated staff are here to help. We are here to heal, educate, and protect children and families. Our goal is to break the cycle of poverty, violence, trauma, and addiction and to help people to overcome obstacles, to find comfort, and to build the foundation for a successful future.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Case management notes,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES

Board of directors
as of 1/20/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Nyeema Watson Ph.D

Assistant Chancellor for Civic Engagement- Rutgers University

Ken Shuttleworth

Camden County Information Office

Kathy Mullins

George Beppel

Ragone, Lacatena, Fairchild, and Beppel, PC

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/18/2022,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 01/18/2022

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.