Plainfield Family Support Center

PLAINFIELD FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER

The Plainfield Family Support Center offers a variety of Family Strengthening Services with a special emphasis on housing such as transitional housing services as well as programs and resources for homeless persons with disabilities.   These services are provided in several areas of the Family Success Center.

Dinning Room Area (back room):

  • ESL Classes: Provides Spanish speaking individuals with the opportunity to learn the English language in a calm and welcoming setting. (Taught by volunteers).  Click here to download flyer.
  • Donation Drop-off Site
  • Foster Care Workshop: In partnership with the Division of Child Protection DCPP
  • GED Classes: In partnership with Literacy New Jersey. Click here to download flyer.
  • Housing Groups: Allows us to provide our housing clients with updates
  • Movie Night
  • Obama Care: Representatives on site to assist with signing up and answering questions.
  • Teens Club: “Safe Haven” for teens (ages 13 – 18)

Kitchen Area:

  • Cooking Classes: Volunteer uses herbs and vegetables from our community garden to create a meal that promotes a healthy diet.
  • Meal Prep for various programs held at the Plainfield FSC

Living Room Area (front room):

  • Welcome Area: Area where individuals meet with social worker.
  • Cyber Mondays: Free computer usage to access the internet, do homework, check emails, job search, updating resumes, etc. (smaller groups).  Click here to download flyer.
  • Horizon NJ Health: Free medial and social service case management

Computer Room (upstairs room):

  • Cyber Mondays: Free computer usage to access the internet, do homework, check emails, job search, updating resumes, etc. (larger groups). Click here to download flyer.
  • DV Counseling: In partnership with the YWCA of Elizabeth.
  • Parenting Skill Classes
  • Staff Training
  • Workshops for Clients (varies per month)
  • Staff Meetings

Other Services Offered at Plainfield FSC

  • Child and Parent Advocacy
  • Community Garden: Free fresh produce for our clients and the community.
  • Community Linkage: Referrals to outside agencies
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