Gateway Community Action Partnership houses dozens of different programs under one roof.
Alzheimer's/Adult Day Care is a program that helps individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers solve the issues that face them daily.
Black Hall of Fame honors individuals who have served the community and provided leadership and guidance to their fellow citizens. Induction of new members occurs every May.
Break Away offers college students an alternative to Spring Break vacations by affording them the opportunity to volunteer in the child care centers and assist with other social service initiatives.
Early Learning Centers
Child care services for children ages 0-5 years.
Through a variety of programs, the Office of Economic Development helps people to learn to control their finances, start businesses and achieve financial freedom.
Family Success Centers
Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering places where any community resident can go for family support, information, and services. Family Success Centers aim to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families and neighborhoods stronger by helping and empowering all families to succeed.
More than 800,000 lbs. of below-market quality food products are distributed annually to churches and other food pantries through this program.
An initiative that was founded during the 1960s, Head Start/Early Head Start operates 20 centers in Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem and Mercer counties in New Jersey and in Philadelphia, Pa. . We serve more than 1,300 children and their families through a variety of educational and social service programs.
Gateway provides a number of options for affordable housing and transitional housing for families. Income eligibility guidelines apply in some cases. Dozens of people have become homeowners through Gateway's Wesley Village Housing Development and many more will through its newest initative, Orchard Glen Estates.
Housing Counseling Services
Gateway's Housing Department conducts First Time Home Buyer education classes to educate potential home buyers in every aspect of the home buying process. Classes are designed to help potential home buyers understand budgeting and credit, mortgage and financing, shopping for a house, home maintenance and the closing process. Gateway also provides foreclosure counseling services to homeowners who have become delinquent on their mortgage loans. Gateway has two full-time counselors on staff who have each completed the required courses to offer this service. Gateway also provides budget and financial literacy classes to homeowners undergoing foreclosure counseling. Find out more information about these services by visiting our housing page.
LIHEAP and Energy Assistance
Gateway's Neighborhood Services Department can assist residents with the application for this well-known energy assistance program. For NJ energy assistance income guidelines contact 856-451-6330.
Realizing that illiteracy is a barrier to self-sufficiency, Gateway Literacy Volunteers offers one-on-one tutoring for adults who need help with reading, writing or speaking English. Free tutor training is available to individuals willing to commit to tutoring other adults in Salem and Cumberland counties. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for confidential literacy service information.
Mill Creek Urban Farm
Located on Mill Street in Bridgeton, this four-acre farm includes traditional and container farming, fruit trees and berry bushes and a hoop house used to raise seedlings for the warm weather growing season. The farm also include hydroponics farming, which is a soil-free process used to raise vegetables in an indoor setting using shallow irrigation troths.
Offering a multitude of services, this department sponsors clothing drives, distributes holiday food baskets, holiday toys, and offers other services to help clients meet the basic needs of daily living. We also administer the energy assistance programs LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program), USF (Universal Service Fund), and others to assist low-income families with their heating and cooling costs.
Neighborhood revitalization effort developed and implemented by members of the Southeast Gateway community.
This Senior Housing program is made up of a 125-unit apartment complex in Vineland and home to the Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Center.
The mobile dental unit brings preventive and restorative care to children in the Gateway region.
Protect your home against those elements that cause increases in energy costs.
This program helps women, infants and children maintain healthy nutrition with its voucher program.