JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is offering a free financial empowerment workshop, “The ABCs of Financial Literacy.” JFS MetroWest has partnered with All State’s Purple Purse Foundation to present this workshop to the community. The program will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6:30 to […]

MPD to host workshop, forum on domestic violence

MPD to host workshop, forum on domestic violence

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department will hold an interactive workshop and community forum on domestic and intimate partner violence on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. All are welcome to this event, which falls during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The “In Her Shoes” workshop, presented by the Rachel […]

Rachel Coalition to host Women to Women luncheon

Rachel Coalition to host Women to Women luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition will host its annual Women to Women luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The luncheon will feature Jan Edgar Langbein, CEO at Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support. Langbein will address how each […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, providing services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris counties, is seeking volunteers for its Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional and administrative support as […]

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 11th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought much more than just grins on Sunday, July 28, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help children in financial need in Essex County. “I can’t wait to get new shoes! I want sparkles on them!” exclaimed […]

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sabrina Stuart, a licensed clinical social worker with the Rachel Coalition, was selected as a recipient of the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who are […]

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 30, Rachel Coalition hosted its annual Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The keynote speaker was Jennie Willoughby, a domestic violence survivor who has been outspoken about the abuse she says she suffered from former husband Rob Porter, a former White House aide. […]

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WEST ORANGE / LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has a month of activities […]

JFS to present ‘An Evening of Laughter’ on June 7

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual “An Evening of Laughter” on Thursday, June 7, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield. The program will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services. JFS MetroWest is honoring two couples for their outstanding partnership with JFS and […]

Rachel Coalition luncheon draws large crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rachel Coalition Women to Women Luncheon took place April 17 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. Melissa Dohme Hill, a survivor of a brutal attack who is now a domestic violence advocate and speaker, served as the events keynote speaker. More than 150 people came out to hear […]

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