Financial Stability

Households increase their income and financial capability to build a pathway to financial stability.

FINANCIAL SUCCESS CENTER

As part of the Meridian Community Resource Center at the Freehold Raceway Mall, the Financial Success Center provides free, comprehensive resources under one roof to help Monmouth and Ocean County residents move from financial difficulty to economic well-being. Services include job search and career planning, money management tools, financial coaching, tax return preparation, child care resources, home ownership counseling, application assistance for benefits and enrollment in health insurance programs.

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PARTNERS

Child Care Resources of Monmouth County
Fulfill (formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties)
Monmouth County Workforce Development Board
Navicore Solutions

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

Provides employment training and skill development to enhance community employment opportunities, financial stability and independence for people with disabilities.

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PARTNERS

The Arc of Monmouth
The Arc, Ocean County Chapter
LADACIN Network
New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID)

FOOD INSECURITY & HOUSING INSTABILITY

Assists households whose members are homeless, at-risk of homelessness and/or food insecure with services to meet their basic immediate needs, connections with community resources and supports to enhance self-sufficiency.

2017 RESULTS

PARTNERS

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey
Family Promise of Southern Ocean County
Ocean Mental Health Services
Ocean’s Harbor House
St. Francis Community Center (LBICC)
Vetgroup/Vetwork