The primary duty of the Sheriff is the Security of the County Courthouses and protecting all personnel assigned to these facilities as well as providing emergency medical aid to any and all personnel who may be in the Criminal or Family Courthouses.
The activities of the Summer Institutes promote character development to enhance positive behavior and reinforce high self-esteem. During the Summer Institues, students review and discuss national and statewide policies in a project-based curriculum filled with daily academic activities and projects.
Support Groups at Women Aware offer victims of domestic abuse the company of other women who have experienced violence in their relationships, or it may help to strengthen a foundation of empowerment and freedom survivors have already begun to build.Support groups cover topics such as:
Relationships based on imbalance power and control and those based on equality
What is abusive behavior?
Gender roles and how they contribute to family violence
Signs of ongoing danger
Characteristics of a batterer
Forms of denial
How to be more assertive
Services are provided in English and Spanish.
For more information, please call 732-249-4900.
Unity Square is a community organizing and social justice initiative of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen that works to empower community members and catalyze change in the poorest residential neighborhood of New Brunswick, NJ. In so doing, Unity Square addresses a diverse set of issues, including economic development, employment, civic participation, crime and safety, immigrants’ rights, and tenants’ rights.
The Division of Disability Services (DDS) works to streamline access to services and information that promote and enhance independent living for individuals with all disabilities by facilitating coordination and cooperation among local, county, and state government agencies. Within the Department of Human Services, the Division of Disability Services (DDS) provides a single point of entry for those seeking disability-related information in New Jersey.
coLAB Arts engages artists, social advocates, and communities to create transformative new work. coLAB Arts facilitates creative conversation through innovative programs and artist infrastructure, connects artists with community partners and mentors, and executes productions that challenge perceptions and inspire action. coLAB Arts generates community-powered projects and seeks to create an art scene using new and established spaces. Its work takes place in community rooms, houses of worship, parking lots, schools, bars, and backyards. A “let’s get it done” work ethic and flair for mischief colors coLAB Arts’ aesthetic and an emphasis on community engagement and professional development defines its commitment to the arts.
coLAB Arts believes that artistic expression is civic engagement and that collaboration is an active and creative process. coLAB Arts draws energy and inspiration from working with emerging artists and finding new platforms and audiences for established creative voices. coLAB Arts engages communities to ask questions, develop relationships, and come together to create new work across socio-economic, ethnic, and generational lines.
Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At 13 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective so each child can reach their full potential.
The WFNJ/TANF assistance program is designed specifically to emphasize personal responsibility, instill dignity, promote self-sufficiency and pride through work, and strongly reinforce all parents’ responsibility for their children through strict enforcement of child support requirements. Aside from certain categories of Federally-exempt individuals, assistance benefits provided to adults under the WFNJ/TANF program are limited to a lifetime maximum of 60 cumulative months, and are considered a temporary cash subsidy to bridge the gap while individuals seek and obtain self-sufficiency through unsubsidized employment. WFNJ/TANF works to provide enhanced post-TANF supports such as child care, transportation, housing, medical assistance and case management to help ensure recipients do not return to the cash assistance welfare program.
The Children’s Immunization Program is a cooperative effort between the Middlesex County Health Department and the Middlesex County Board of Social Services. The Immunization Program reviews immunization records and provides immunizations to school age children who are residents of Middlesex County who do not have insurance coverage for shots. The charge is $5 for Middlesex County Residents, $10 for Non-residents. By appointment only.
The Elijah’s Promise Community Kitchen was started in August of 1989 and since it’s inception, the soup kitchen has grown from an organization of three paid staff and 100 volunteers serving 35,000 meals a year to a multi-service organization of 26 paid staff and over 3,000 volunteers serving over 170,000 meals annually between all of our meal service programs.
4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The New Jersey 4-H Youth Development Program offers everyone in grades K-13, the opportunity to explore countless opportunities in science, arts, foods, outdoor adventures and more.
The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance (NBCFA) is an alliance of community members and leaders working together to make the food system work for everyone. For more information visit, https://nbfoodalliance.org