The Women's Center

The Women’s Center assists women experiencing major transitions, with focus especially on displaced homemakers -- women who are separated, divorced, widowed, or living with a disabled spouse or partner.

Located in a warm, confidential setting, the Women’s Center works with women in transition to help them gain personal and economic self-sufficiency. The commitment to helping women reach their goals is achieved through job readiness training, education, networking, outreach and referrals to other agency services as needed.

Read  the NEW newsletter from the JFS Women's Center, about timely programs and events  in: Women's Center Newsletter May 2017

Services are free to women who qualify as displaced homemakers.
  • Career interest and aptitude assessment
  • Educational and career counseling
  • Job readiness/job search training
  • Resume writing and interview preparation
  • Computer Classes
  • Life skills workshops
  • Financial management/budgeting
  • Information on financial aid for education
  • Case management
  • Intra-agency referrals for mental health counseling, immigration and essential needs
  • Referrals to community-based agencies for housing, rental and utility assistance
Workshop topics include:  
  • Domestic violence
  • Divorce: know your rights
  • In-demand careers for women
  • Time management
  • Networking
  • Social media for job search
  • Balancing work and family
  • Stress Management
  • Next workshop: JFS/Harmony Family Success Center at 255 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.   The program is free. Click link for additional information:  JFS-FSC-Staffmark Job Fair 05-25-2017.  

NEW  JFS Womens Support Group -  every Monday, 11am - 12:30pm,
Click link for more information: JFS Womens Support Group

For more information, email womenscenter@jfsmiddlesex.org

The Women’s Center is funded by the NJ Department of Children and Families, the Division on Women and the United Way of Central Jersey.

If you or someone you know can benefit from what the Women's Center has to offer, call JFS at 732-777-1940.


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