Join NJ 2-1-1 ProNet Email Listserv – Connecting Human Service Professionals

Formerly known as the First Call Forum, NJ 2-1-1 ProNet is an e-mail listserv designed to foster communication between health and human service professionals in New Jersey. Any provider of human services in the state is welcome to become an active member of the listserv. Once you’ve registered you will have a free and easy channel of communication that will offer easy access to other ProNet members.

By using NJ 2-1-1 ProNet, you can communicate specific requests that are not being met by existing agencies and programs.

For example:
•A family, displaced after a fire, needs beds, a refrigerator, and other household items.
•A single man without family nearby needs transportation to chemotherapy treatments for 6 weeks.
•A mother from out-of-state needs a place to stay during her daughter’s lengthy hospitalization in Morristown.

NJ 2-1-1 ProNet can also be used to post announcements of:
•Donation offerings (clothing, furniture, etc.)
•Program expansions, changes, closings or hiatuses
•Workshops, seminars, special programs
•Agency/organization job postings

NJ 2-1-1 ProNet provides simple access to professionals throughout the state who you can communicate with to find solutions for specific requests that are not being met by existing agencies. Use it as well as a forum to post announcements about programs, workshops and employment opportunities.

You can find the this email listserv at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NJ2-1-1ProNet/. It is simple to share your thoughts, queries or announcements with the group. To join NJ 2-1-1 ProNet members of nonprofits, health organizations, or human service organizations can send an email to: ProNet@nj211.org. Include your name, organization, and telephone number. To subscribe via Yahoo Groups send an email to:
NJ2-1-1ProNet-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. Once subscribed you can post messages at NJ2-1-1ProNet@yahoogroups.com.

Feel free to share this message with other colleagues who would benefit from a connection with the 2-1-1 community.

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About Michael Swayze

Former Social Work Administrator at a New Jersey county welfare agency, using a combination of social work and computer skills to share information about community resources via the Internet, since 1995.
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