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    2023 Human Trafficking Summit - 6ABC

    We recently held our third annual Human Trafficking Summit: In Plain Sight, Uncovering the Why in Atlantic City. The summit highlighted ongoing efforts to combat human trafficking and the importance of law enforcement and provider alliances, with a focus on youth victims. Check out this clip from 6ABC.

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    Second Chances: Helping Former Inmates Move On

    “When you’re in prison, time stops for you,” says Daniel Lombardo, president/CEO of Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. “The last memory you have of being in your community may be from 5, 8 years ago, depending on your term. Halfway houses provide a needed transition, helping inmates understand and accept that a lot is different now, from new bus routes to how their family has changed in the time they’ve been away.”

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    In Camden County Visit, White House Drug Czar Sees Model Strategies for Addiction Intervention, Treatment

    We recently hosted Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Dr. Rahul Gupta for part of his visit to New Jersey to meet with public health providers and learn about our work in reentry and addiction treatment. The Director met with our Safe Return and Navigator team, IMPACT partnership police chiefs, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office of New Jersey and more to hear about the IMPACT program’s successful outcomes and plans for expansion.

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What We Do

We provide essential services to our community’s most vulnerable individuals. Each year, we serve more than 13,000 individuals throughout central and southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia region, operating 40 high quality, outcome-driven assistance programs.

  • 13,000

    People provided with direct, immediate services annually.

  • 40

    High quality, outcome-driven assistance programs offered.

  • 55%

    Families in our shelters are placed in permanent housing.

  • 1,000

    Families' holiday wishes fulfilled through Adopt-A-Family program.

  • 10%

    Recidivism rate for clients served by Safe Return program.