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Medical Services and Advocacy Center

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Our Medical Services and Advocacy Center was recently featured in the Star Ledger.  Thank you to all of our donors who have supported our Medical Services and Advocacy Center. 

Click here to read the story.


Happy Birthday Timmy!

Friday, January 23, 2015

In lieu of birthday gifts, 8 year old Timmy donated tons of toys to the children in our care – thank you for being so generous, Timmy! We hope you had a wonderful birthday and are lucky to have supporters like you.

Northern Valley Regional High School

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Thank you to Northern Valley Regional High School in Demarest for their generous donation.  What’s cuter than a pack and play stuffed with baby supplies?! We are grateful for the support of Northern Valley Regional High School students who ran a drive for our Baby Basics program – thank you!

Thank you Wilson!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Another day to be grateful for all our wonderful supporters. Thank you to Wilson for your generous donation of an Ipad! For his birthday this year he wanted to make sure that the children in our care experience the joy of receiving gifts. What a wonderful young man. Thank you so much Wilson!

Pictured: Robert B. Jones, President & CEO and Wilson with his iPad donation!

One of our Foster Families

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

We are so thankful for all of the foster families that are a part of Children's Aid and Family Services.  One of our families was recently featured in the Star Ledger.  Thank you for all that you do for the vulnerable children and families in our community. 

Click here to read the article. 

Thank you Girl Scouts of Bergenfield

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

What a way to kick off the new year! Thank you so much to the wonderful Girl Scouts of Bergenfield who generously collected toiletries for the children in our care – we love starting the year off with a bang!

Thank you Investors Bank Foundation

Monday, December 22, 2014

Investors Bank Charitable Foundation awarded Children's Aid and Family Services a $2,500 grant in support of our Educational Supports Programs.  Thank you Investors Bank Charitable Foundation for your generous support which provides educational resources for children in our foster care programs.  For the sixth consecutive year, 100% of our children eligible to graduate high school have graduated.  The national average for a child in foster care is less than 50%. 

Names of those pictured:

Sue Kelly, Fundraising Director, Children's Aid and Family Services

Home for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

We are proud to announce that the NJ Adoption Resource Clearing House (NJ ARCH) is once again the NJ State-wide Coordinator for “A Home for the Holidays,” the Dave Thomas TV Special, featuring Older Child Adoptions.

Date: Friday, December 19th

Time: 9 pm EST

Station: CBS

Could you foster a child?

Friday, December 5, 2014

Open a fulfilling new chapter in your life!

You can help give a child a chance to reach their dreams. Click here for more information.

#Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


What are you thankful for this year?  You can make a difference in the lives of the vulnerable children and families in our community.  Join us on #GivingTuesday by making a donation to Children's Aid and Family Services.  These are only SOME of things that you have made possible

Support our holiday appeal

Friday, November 21, 2014

What you make possible:

A college education for a child without family support…shelter and services for a teenage mom…a loving family for a medically fragile baby in foster care…these are just some of the gifts you have given to our children and families. As we approach the holidays, it is the perfect time to look back at all we have done together this year to help our children and families overcome their struggles and have the hope of brighter futures ahead of them.

Love Sacks for Our Children!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Can you spot Emily in all of these bags?? Girl Scout Emily created 125 “LoveSacks” filled with pajamas, socks, journals, and toys for the vulnerable children in our care! Congratulations Emily on successfully completing your Silver Award, and we thank you again for your incredible generosity!

Bergen County Prevention Coalition

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Watch the Bergen County Prevention Coalition PSA entitled The voices of Addiction of Bergen County.  The video tells the stories of three people who live in Bergen County, New Jersey; a mom whose 21 year-old daughter passed away after overdosing on heroin, a young man incarcerated in the Bergen County jail who was a high school track star and began using painkillers when he broke his arm in several places, and a young woman who began using heroin when she was 17 and is now in a recovery program.  Their stories began similarly - drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana were fun things to do an

Thank you BD

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Volunteers from BD painted all of the bedrooms for our teenage boys in therapeutic foster care – they even had enough time to paint the staircase, bookshelves, and trim as well! Thank you BD for being your continued support and being our partner in our work with the community! Visit us on facebook for more pictures of their hard work!

Thank you UPS!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

We are so thankful for the UPS volunteers who came to our Maywood home, for our Developmental Disabilities program, to paint and stain! Take a look at the before and after photos on our Facebok Page to see the incredible difference.

Thank you Samsung!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Thank you to the incredible Samsung volunteers who helped to paint pumpkins with the children at our Turrell Early Learning and ChildCare Center, plant flowers at our Healing Garden, and stain our gazebo, bridge and picnic tables today!

Meet Jasmine

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Jasmine has a very sweet personality.  She is very active, self-directed, a good communicator and helpful. Jasmine is organized and expressive. Jasmine can be a great leader when given the opportunity.  For more information about Jasmine contact Stephanie Andujar, family recruiter, at (201) 740-7046.  Click here for more information on the children in our care.


Thank you Samsung!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

We are grateful to the Samsung interns who volunteered this summer to help mulch and spruce up our Healing Garden as well as assemble toy playhouses and paint our Toy Library at our Turrell Childcare and Early Learning Center.

Ramapo College Students Host Field Day

Friday, September 12, 2014

First-year students at Ramapo College hosted a Field Day for our young children in therapeutic foster care – they had a blast blowing bubbles, playing kickball, and doing a water balloon toss! Thank you, Leaders in Service!

Thank you Girl Scout Troop 305

Monday, September 8, 2014

Thank you and congratulations to Girl Scout Troop 305 who completed their Silver Award by assisting our children in therapeutic foster care and our little ones at Turrell Child Care and Early Learning Center! The Girl Scouts hosted a sports equipment drive, painted pots for our garden, and donated over 300 books to our programs!