The Navarumsunk Auxiliary cordially invite you to attend its 58th Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show, 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, at Branches in West Long Branch benefiting Family & Children’s Service (FCS). As the Auxiliary’s signature event, the luncheon has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years to support agency programs, from homelessness prevention and adult protection to caregiver services and childhood literacy. Learn more
Sonya Cashner & Co., in partnership with WORTH New York, a leading provider of women’s clothing, recently donated 100 new pieces of Worth New York Clothing to the FCS Thrift Boutique, prompting the creation of our new “Chic Boutique,” a store within the store featuring high-end, luxury and designer items. Many of the donated Worth New York clothing sells for upwards of two and three hundred dollars, but Thrift Boutique customers will be able to purchase the clothes at a fraction of the cost. Learn more
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Monmouth County residents struggling to pay for costs associated with long-term care now have a new place to turn for help. Family & Children’s Service, Monmouth County’s oldest nonprofit social service agency, recently launched a program to help Medicaid eligible individuals obtain the long-term care benefits they need. The FCS Medicaid Application Assistance Program, or MAAP, is a fee-for-service program that assists clients with the complicated Medicaid application by completing the process for them, from start to finish. Learn more
Let’s have a big round of applause for our February “Aide of the Month” Norma Whiskey. Norma is a Certified Home Health Aide with FCS Home Care Services. Her resilient spirit and can-do attitude have made her a source of inspiration and understanding to her clients for more than a decade. Learn more.
Please join us in congratulating Minetta Brockington, our “Aide of the Month” for January! Minetta has been with FCS Home Care Services for 15 years and has a fierce dedication to her clients; so fierce, she recently braved a snowstorm to help a client in trouble and may have saved the client’s life. Learn more
We’re currently hiring a Full-time Development & Marketing Assistant and Certified Home Health Aides. Learn more.
In anticipation of the forecasted blizzard for our area, Family & Children’s Service’s office will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27. Our Long Branch Thrift Boutique will also be closed. We are urging everyone to listen to weather and safety updates and adhere to any travel restrictions. Our Home Care Services Department, meanwhile, is busy contacting all of our clients to ensure they are safe and prepared during this winter storm. Learn more. If you have a medical or weather-related emergency, please contact 911.