Center for Women Receives Essex County Block Grant

The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women

Receives Block Grant from Essex County

The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women received a $10,000 block grant from the Essex County Department of Economic Development, Training and Employment, Division of Housing and Community Development.  The grant will go towards expanding the programs offered by the NCJW/Essex Center for Women, which has helped thousands of women with computer skills, job searches and personal guidance.

Pictured (l to r) are Anibal Ramos, Jr., Department Director from the Essex County office, Lisa Bayer and Cindy Charney, both of Livingston, NJ and co-chairs of Rainbows, a peer support group for children offered through the Center for Women, and Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive. Sue Wasserman, Director of Community Services for NCJW/Essex commented, “We are very excited about the opportunities that this grant will give to the Center for Women and the various programs that fall under its umbrella.”

For more information about the Center for Women please visit www.centerforwomenNJ.org, or call (973) 994-4994. Programs are nonsectarian and open to all women, regardless of religion.