Heritage South Family Success Center of CHSofNJ



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The Family Success Center-South Ward is a community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information and services. All services are Free and Confidential. The purpose of Family Success Parent Child Center-South Ward is to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families and neighborhoods stronger. We welcome grandparents raising grandchildren as well as caregivers.

The goals of Family Success Centers are to:

  • Promote family well-being
  • Link families to community services
  • Empower and support families
  • Provide culturally sensitive programs
  • Help families identify and build on their own strengths

Our Family Success Parent Child Center-South Ward adheres to the Principles of Family Support Practice for the delivery of all core and expanded services.

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Nurturing Programs:

  • Bebés Unidos Resultados Positivos (BURP) Program
  • Fun with Books and Music Program
  • Baby Care Basics
  • Community peer lactation consultants
  • Breast feeding support group
  • Mother’s nursing Room
  • Prenatal nutrition classes

Parenting & Child Development

  • CUNA Prenatal Health Education & Support Group Program
  • Parent Support Group
  • Prenatal clinics and social service agencies
  • Father Enrichment Program
  • Childbirth Classes

Parental Resilience

  • Mujeres, Amigas y Apoyo (MAYA) Mentoring Program
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Individual & family counseling
  • Adult Literacy Program & Referrals

Social Connections

  • Latino Parenting Conference
  • Latino Advisory Committee
  • Parent Advisory/Leadership Committee

Concrete Support/Services for Parents

  • Family Resource Lounge
  • FREE Pregnancy Tests
  • Computer Classes
  • Food and Clothing Donations
  • Interpretation and Translation
  • Transportation & Meals during Group Activities

Resources

The Children’s Home Society of NJ
635 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 695-6274
(609) 394-5769

Socorro Garcia
Family Partnership Specialist
(609) 695-6274 Ext. 117
sgarcia@chsofnj.org