Monmouth County residents who are feeling the financial strain are encouraged to turn to the Monmouth ACTS Financial Recovery Initiative (FRI) for help, according to a press release from the county. Read more.
Monmouth ACTS in Action: County Organizations Join Forces to Cultivate Specific Funding for Childcare
LADACIN’s Executive Director Patricia Carlesimo knew exactly where to turn: the Monmouth ACTS network – specifically the Early Childhood Success Hub whose goal is for all children to age 8 to be safe, healthy and ready to learn. Read more.
The Monmouth Journal
Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) recently formed a racial equity ad hoc committee tasked with defining how each of its working groups, or Hubs, look at racial equity in the human services provided to Monmouth County residents. Read more.
The RAINE Foundation, standing for Reaching All In Need Everyday, is expanding its reach throughout Monmouth County, through the county’s special program that facilitates access to certain services for its residents. Read more.
Jersey Shore Online
With baby and children’s products being costly for expectant and parenting mothers, the Monmouth ACTS’ Early Childhood Success Hub stated how many mothers were having trouble finding diapers, wipes and other supplies for newborns and young children as a result of financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Read more.
The Two River Times
The annual Point-in-Time Count of New Jersey’s homeless population got underway locally this week with community involvement and outreach programs curtailed due to the impacts of COVID-19. Read more.
Fortunately, [Freeholder Deputy Director] Sue Kiley had a simple solution in mind – the Early Childhood Success Hub could partner with the RAINE (Reaching All in Need Everyday) Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established to support those in need in the county’s Bayshore area and run by Kiley’s family, according to the press release. Read more.
94.3 The Point
It’s been a tough year due to the pandemic for everyone for a number of different reasons, including expecting and new moms who are trying to keep up with payments at home and afford the necessities for their babies like diapers and wipes. Read more.
TAPinto Hazlet & Keyport
If that is not enough to keep [Freeholder Deputy Director Sue Kiley] busy, last year the county rolled out a new program with Kiley at the helm, called Monmouth ACTS. The first program of its kind in the county, Monmouth ACTS successfully brings together county resources to match the needs of the community members. Read more.
Atlantic Highlands Herald
The partnership, called Unhooked, offers training to all Borough of Highlands Police Department police officers, helping them identify people with Substance Use Disorder, and to communicate with them in a positive way that may lead them to seek help. Read more.