CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 500 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in the lives of children who need a consistent, caring adult presence to help their voices be heard. 

Contact Information
  1. Courtney Green
  2. 908-293-8136
  3. cgreen@casaofunioncounty.org
Fri, May 22
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 500 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

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CASA of Union County Office

1143 East Jersey St
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

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Jon Bon Jovi Opens JBJ Soul Kitchen at Rutgers Newark

January 22, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto Newark.

NEWARK, NJ — Jon Bon Jovi and wife, Dorothea, have opened their first JBJ Soul Kitchen on a college campus at Rutgers University-Newark to address college students' struggles with food insecurity. 

The Rutgers University-Newark campus marks the third location in New Jersey for JBJ Soul Kitchens after a successful ...

Les Marmitons Men’s Cooking Club Serves Up Friendship, 5-Course Dinners in NJ

Wearing white chef’s jackets and toques, about 30 men are bustling about the professional kitchen. Under the guidance of a professional chef, they work in teams — elbowing through the door with octopus lightly charred from an outdoor fire, pulling pork loin from a sous vide bath, chopping and dicing and plating and laughing.

Soon they’ll be chatting together around round ...

New Jersey Date Night: Lettuce Eat Salad

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

The days following the holiday season can be rather heavy — we’re heavy hearted that the celebrations are all over and heavier in the waistline from enjoying every last bite of the festivities. 

In New Jersey it’s difficult to say no to tasty treats like Christmas ...

Helping Athletes Keep Their Hearts In The Game: AtlantiCast31

Morristown Medical Center's Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Program is excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Martinez! Learn how this innovative leader will help Atlantic Health System benefit athletes of all levels on the latest AtlantiCast!

 

Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Funded in Part by Generous Community Members, Expansion Will Help Meet Demand for Expert Heart Care

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute.

The unit opened today will serve cardiac ...

Opening New Doors & Expanding Access to Care

Among the stories you'll see on the latest AtlantiCast...

Atlantic Health System is making it easier than ever for pediatric patients to access care and a new partnership will help expand health care options in Somerset County!

For more, visit www.AtlantiCast.org!

 

 

Overlook Foundation Named to Prestigious National List of High Performers in Health Care Philanthropy

The Overlook Foundation, which supports the high-quality care of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, was recognized in the Community Hospital category of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2019 High Performer’s list, a designation given to less than 100 philanthropic organizations throughout the United States and Canada.

The Overlook Foundation, ...

Two Teens Identified as Victims in Fatal Route 22 Crash in Mountainside

January 22, 2020

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Police have identified the victims in the Jan. 12 fatal crash on Route 22 as Miram Karanoub, 16, of Plainfield, and LTD A. Frederick, 18, also of Plainfield.

Officers responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Route 22 East near the intersection of Parkway at 4:05 a.m, police said. As reported, the vehicle had hit a tree in the center aisle of the ...

Legendary Rutgers Quarterback Richard Policastro Dies at 72

January 16, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Richard Policastro, a big-armed quarterback and gifted athlete who passed his way into the Rutgers record book and the university's Athletics Hall of Fame, has died. He was 72.

He passed away Saturday after suffering a massive stroke earlier in the week, according to a report from the university.

Policastro is survived by his wife Lynda, daughter Debbie, son-in-law ...

Should Stepparents Discipline Their Stepchildren?

Parenting is never easy, having a blended family with biological children and stepchildren makes parenting even more challenging. As families are blended new challenges arise and the family has to define new roles and responsibilities. Finding the right balance can be extremely difficult.

When you first bring everyone together, kids are trying to figure out their place… where they ...

Why The Short Days of Winter Make Us SAD

The rush and excitement of the holiday season is now over. Now we are facing 71 more days before we can welcome Spring 2020. 

For some of us the winter months are the most difficult as we are confined to our homes and not as active as when we have sunny, warm temperatures. Changes in the seasons can sometimes be related to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). If you are affected by ...

What Is in Store for Scotch Plains as the Union County Democrat Machine Marches Forward?

January 14, 2020

Dear Editor:

It was quite disheartening to see re-election politics appear so early in the year as it did during the Scotch Plains Council re-organization meeting on January 7th.  With the Democrats in control 3 to 2, Deputy Mayor Josh Losardo flexed his political muscle knowing he had the votes to replace the current Affordable Housing and Redevelopment attorney Jeffrey Lehrer, as ...

New Year's Resolutions - Don't Overdo It

January 14, 2020

When the New Year begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often, or getting into "better shape" are all common. These all require increasing your amount of physical activity. More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood.

 

However, ramping up your activity level too quickly after a holiday ...

Union County Residents Can Save Money on Passport Applications This Year

January 23, 2020

With the spring break travel season approaching, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises residents that the postal rate for expedited passport applications has gone up this year.

“Travelers can save money by conducting their passport business at least eight weeks ahead of their travel date, in order to avoid extra charges related to expedited processing,” said Ms. Rajoppi.

The ...