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Cumberland County College
Welcome to Cumberland County College. Recognized recently as one of the nation’s top 50 community colleges (ranked 29th in the U.S. and first in New Jersey), Cumberland has been a vital part of the South Jersey region since it was founded in 1966 as the first community college in NJ to open its own campus. Set on 100 impressively landscaped …Read More
The Cumberland County Division of Social Services is committed to providing economic and social services to individuals and families in Cumberland County based on financial need.
Clients may receive emergency assistance in certain situations. These benefits include, but are not limited to: essential food, clothing, shelter and household furnishings.
It is our mission and responsibility to provide an opportunity of self-sufficiency to individuals and families through economic and social service programs designed for this purpose.
The Salem County Board of Social Services administers Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance (GA), Food Stamps and Emergency Assistance programs.
South LA Nonprofit Helps Women Just Out of Prison Rebuild Their Lives
More than 200,000 women are imprisoned in the United States, and when they get out, more than half of them will be re-arrested. One woman in South Los Angeles is working to change that by helping women parolees get back on their feet once they …Read More
Shuttered state prisons spring back to life
Declining prisoner census and a need to consolidate facilities has emptied institutions. By JEN FIFIELD Stateline.org GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The cinder block buildings dominating this campus have been painted bright pink, orange and blue. The razor wire that used to top the chain link fence …Read More
Dads Behind Bars Hold Their Kids for the 1st Time
From convicted murderers to drug dealers, some of these dads have been locked away for most of their children’s lives. Scottie Barns’ dad was a convicted drug dealer, and she’s never even been told “I love you” from him. He spent most of his life …Read More