|NORWESCAP 50 Years Anniversary
||Program of the Month
Family Success Center
On July 20, 1965, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership (NORWESCAP) was incorporated by a group of concerned citizens from Hunterdon, Sussex and Warren County. NORWESCAP is one of 23 Community Action Agencies in New Jersey State, and one of over 1,000 nationwide founded on a common purpose: to support low-income households as they develop their abilities to be self-supporting and develop family and community relationships that will sustain self-reliance. Since that time we have expanded into Morris, Somerset and Passaic Counties and grown to assist more than 35,000 individuals each year with a portfolio of emergency, preventative and self sufficiency services.
Half a century later, we are preparing to celebrate our long term commitment and success in the community. Each month we will feature a program that will have media coverage and special events. The agency will receive proclamations from elected officials, bury a time capsule and culminate the year with a gala celebration. It is our belief that every person should have access to a future that includes sufficient resources, good relationships and a meaningful life.
Of course, we haven’t been able to do accomplish our vision without our community partners and friends like you. Will you join us in this celebration through sponsorships and participation in our events? We look forward to serving the community for another 50 years and hope that you will help us make northwest New Jersey a stronger place for everyone to live.
Opening in 1998 as a FACES program, the Family Success Center is funded by the NJ Department of Children & Families and provides services to all of Warren County. The center partners with approximately 1,400 unduplicated families per year with a focus on primary prevention.
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NORWESCAP’s mission is to improve the lives of low income individuals and families in need in Northwest New Jersey primarily by offering, referring or collaborating with others to provide programs and education which help foster self-sufficiency in the following domains:
We will also provide community services in:
NORWESCAP will strive to measure our progress through self-sufficiency scales driven by defined outcomes.
NORWESCAP will ultimately try to see that families have self-sufficiency across domains, seeking to strengthen the family as a whole by looking across all of a family’s needs.
|News and Upcoming Events
Mother's Day Event - 2015-05-12
2015 Morris County Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Art Show! - 2015-05-04
Phillipsburg Police Department Community Open House - 2015-04-25
Autism Spectrum Disorder - 2015-04-14
Free Sleep-Away Camp! July 2nd to July 8th - 2015-04-14
|Open Letter from Terry Newhard, Executive Director NORWESCAP
They say that every organization has a set of values, whether or not they are written down. The values guide the perspective of the organization as well as its actions. To me, values are what guide the organization when they are tested in difficult situations and show up in the agency’s culture. Recently, our board and staff reflected on our core priorities and created a new values statement based on what we believe is true.
VALUE-We will be dedicated to providing value to our clients, community and our co-workers;