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Public Participation Sought in Survey to Expand NJ SNAP

In an effort to expand participation in NJ SNAP, Hunger Free NJ is circulating a survey to learn more about the barriers to enrollment. We will be publishing the results in a report that will include actionable steps the state can take to improve SNAP participation, which currently reaches just 75 percent of very low-income residents who would likely qualify.

Thu Feb 04 02:57 PM

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Bridgeton Beautification Poster Contest

This contest challenges students to illustrate ways to help solve the litter problem in Bridgeton and keep the city clean and beautiful. See the flier below for more information.

Wed Feb 03 11:15 AM

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Gateway opens River’s Edge Warming Center

Gateway Community Action Partnership has opened the River’s Edge Warming Center, 7 Washington St., Bridgeton. It is the newest Code Blue warming center and is part of the Cumberland County Code Blue efforts to keep the homeless protected and safe during inclement weather. In accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines, the center can accommodate 20 homeless individuals on any night the Cumberland County Office of Emergency Management calls Code Blue. Guidelines for calling Code Blue are when temperatures are 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below.

Thu Dec 17 11:21 AM

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Gateway offices, sites to resume Traditional hours of operation June 15

Gateway Community Action Partnership offices and sites will reopen on Monday, June 15 and resume normal daily hours of operation, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agency services will be available at agency sites throughout the coverage area. Client intake for program services will be limited to comply with safe social distancing protocols and all employees, clients, guests, etc. will be required to wear a protective face mask inside agency facilities at all times. Please note: the WIC program will continue to provide phone certifications and will not be serving clients in person, until further notice. For additional information, contact Human Resource Vice President Michelle Brown at 856-497-6624 or mbrown@gatewaycap.org

Mon Jun 08 01:21 PM

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Gateway Reduces Office Hours, Staffing. Head Start Centers Closed through March 31

For the safety of our children, families and employees during the continuing COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, Gateway Community Action Partnership offices, outreach centers and facilities will be closed on Mondays and Fridays beginning Friday, March 20 with employees working from home to abide by social distancing protocols on those days.

Fri Mar 20 10:13 AM

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Gateway College Tour 2020 cancelled

Gateway Community Action Partnership’s College Tour 2020 scheduled for April 13-19 has been cancelled in response to the safety concerns regarding COVID-19. Refunds will be provided by mail to students who signed up for the trip. For additional trip refund information, contact any of the three Gateway CAP Family Success Centers: Greater Bridgeton FSC (133 Spruce St., Bridgeton/856-451-1133), Holly City FSC (21 E. Main St., Rear Suite, Millville/856-327-1510), Salem FSC (14 New Market St., Salem/856-935-8768) or by contacting Carole Green at 856-392-5042.

Mon Mar 16 03:47 PM

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Gateway to hold tutor training session

Gateway Community Action Partnership’s Literacy Services Department will conduct a Literacy Volunteers tutor training session in Bridgeton beginning March 25. Pre-registration is required. Trained tutors will work one-on-one with adult learners who need help reading, writing, or speaking English. The training course will be held Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Gateway Community Action Partnership, 110 Cohansey Street, Bridgeton. Class dates are March 25, April 1, 8, 15 and 22.

Thu Mar 05 08:43 AM

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Census Bureau to host Recruiting event in Salem

The U.S. Census Bureau will host a recruiting event on Wednesday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salem County One-Stop Career Center, 174 E. Broadway, Salem. The Census Bureau is hiring for field representatives and census takers. A Census representative will be available to answer questions about positions with the 2020 Census and assist with the on-line application. Pay rates start at $16.50 per hour. No appointment is necessary for the event. For additional information, go to www.2020census.gov/jobs

Mon Mar 02 09:12 AM

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Holly City Family Success Center hosting Strengthening Families Program

The Holly City Family Success Center, 21 E. Main St., Rear Suite, Millville, is hosting an interactive family strengthening program on 14 Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. beginning in January.

Mon Feb 03 02:06 PM