Category Archives: Community Resources

International Rescue Committee Seeks Volunteers

An email was recently sent by New Jersey’s leading refugee resettlement agency seeking volunteers. I urge you to read their message below. You can directly help arriving refugee families. The International Rescue Committee resettles over 70% of refugees arriving to … Continue reading

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Operation Stand Down in Morristown

The sixth annual Morristown Veterans Stand Down will take place Thursday, September 28 from 11am to 1pm at the Ukranian American Cultural Center, located at 60 North Jefferson Road in Whippany. This event offers New Jersey’s homeless and at-risk veterans … Continue reading

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Volunteers In Medicine: A Whole Village Approach

Health care should be a right. Health advocates in New Jersey and around the country are doing their part on a volunteer basis to bring health care directly to those who cannot afford health insurance. This article is about a … Continue reading

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Avoiding Utility Shutoffs in New Jersey

This is the time of year when assistance with energy bills is often needed. Information is available from a number of sources. Visit Avoiding Utility Shutoffs in New Jersey for valuable links. Need to speak to someone about a pending … Continue reading

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LIHEAP Deadline: May 31, 2017

The deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is May 31, 2017. Applications with a May 31 postmark will be accepted. Applicants who had previously been denied may wish to reapply if their circumstances have … Continue reading

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Online Safety Net Tools and Applications, Part II

The purpose of this article is to alert you to a number of safety net applications that can be downloaded or completed directly online. They cover a variety of topics, including programs for seniors, financial assistance, child care, energy, utilities … Continue reading

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Employment Search Websites

The unemployment rate has dropped significantly in the past few years. However, don’t expect cheers from the 1.6 million in the United States who have been jobless for more than six months, or the out-of-work breadwinner in Cape May county … Continue reading

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