County Council for Young Children- Gloucester County, Salem and Mercer Counties The purpose of County Council for Young Children (GCCYC) is to create an environment where parents/families come together at the local level with providers and other community stakeholders as active partners to identify/ discuss the needs, concerns, aspirations and successes regarding issues that affect the health, education and well-being ofchildren from pregnancy to age 8.
Economic Development Through a variety of programs, the Office of Economic Development helps people to learn to control their finances, start businesses and achieve financial freedom.
Family Success Centers Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering places where any community resident can go for family support, information, and services. Family Success Centers aim to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families and neighborhoods stronger by helping and empowering all families to succeed.
Gleaning More than 800,000 lbs. of below-market quality food products are distributed annually to churches and other food pantries through this program.
Head Start/EHS An initiative that was founded during the 1960s, Head Start/Early Head Start operates 20 centers in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem and Mercer counties in New Jersey and in Philadelphia, Pa. . We serve more than 1,300 children and their families through a variety of educational and social service programs.
Housing Services Gateway builds and sells affordable housing for income- and credit-eligible first-time homebuyers. Dozens of people have become homeowners through Gateway's Mill Creek Crossings, Wesley Village Housing Development and Orchard Glen Estates.
Home Energy Assistance/Social Services Offering a multitude of services, this department offers services to help clients meet the basic needs of daily living. We also administer the energy assistance programs LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program), USF (Universal Service Fund), and others to assist low-income families with their heating and cooling costs.
Gateway Scholars A year-round college readiness and summer internship program that offers educationally-enriched opportunities with a target on low-income high school sophomores and juniors. Participants receive job training, career development, college readiness training, SAT/ACT prep, paid college tour, life skills and mentoring. (856) 392-5042
Literacy Volunteers Realizing that illiteracy is a barrier to self-sufficiency, Gateway Literacy Volunteers offers one-on-one tutoring for adults who need help with reading, writing or speaking English. Free tutor training is available to individuals willing to commit to tutoring other adults in Salem and Cumberland counties. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for confidential literacy service information.
Mill Creek Urban Farm Located on Mill Street in Bridgeton, this four-acre farm includes traditional and container farming, fruit trees and berry bushes and a hoop house used to raise seedlings for the warm weather growing season. The farm also include hydroponics farming, which is a soil-free process used to raise vegetables in an indoor setting using shallow irrigation troths.
Southeast Gateway Neighborhood revitalization effort developed and implemented by members of the Southeast Gateway community.
Spring Gardens This Senior Housing program is made up of a 125-unit apartment complex in Vineland and home to the Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Center.
WOW Mobile In partnership with CompleteCare Health Network and Inspira Health Network, this mobile dental/health unit brings preventive and restorative dental care and health services to area children, adults and families.
Weatherization Protect your home against those elements that cause increases in energy costs.
WIC This program helps women, infants and children maintain healthy nutrition with its voucher program.