Addiction is a disease whether you’re struggling with heroin, opioids, or alcohol abuse the effects can lead to instability, homelessness, exacerbate mental illness, issues with health and even death. For those individuals looking to overcome their addiction, Maryville Addiction Treatment Center can help.
New Jersey’s Public Transportation system - NJ Transit - is gearing up to go electric! In some exciting news, NJ Transit CEO Kevin S. Corbett announced the installation of 8 Electric Vehicle Chargers (EVCs) at Newton Avenue Bus Garage in our lovely city of Camden. The upgrades represent a step forward for NJ Transit to transition to a 100% zero-emissions fleet by the year 2040. Camden city, specifically, will see 8 electric buses later this year. No date has yet been set.
As parents we all want the best for our children, the support we give them at an early age helps to boost their confidence, social skills, and quality of life. As we develop and grow there are certain milestones that we achieve which indicate a healthy and functioning brain. In some cases early intervention is necessary to help a child fully develop as certain milestones or rather lack thereof could be a sign of cognitive delay, autism, or a number of developmental issues.
Cathedral Kitchen is cooking up something special and we don’t want you to miss out! For Camden residents seeking a job in the culinary field, now is your chance for FREE culinary and baking arts training! Located at 1514 Federal St. Cathedral Kitchen offers full time courses for 15 weeks from Monday through Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm. Individuals accepted into the program receive a chef uniform, two meals a day, SERVSAFE certification training, FREE tuition and much more.
As adults in the technological age sometimes navigating virtual space can be difficult. This is a reality for most adults especially considering many technologies and modern computer capabilities were not available when compared to modern children. Camden County Library recognizes this and so to encourage computer literacy in adults they will be hosting a number of computer classes for adults. These computer classes will be virtual so you can log in and learn from the comfort of your home.
The Camden Education Fund (CEF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating progress in Camden’s public school system. The fund works with families, school partners, and community leaders to identify citywide needs in education; it then provides grants and develops strategic partnerships to address these needs. Grantees include schools, non-profits, and universities.
Camden is a city with a poverty rate of 36.4%, hunger is prevalent and for many a way of life. However there is hope, multiple donation sites are committed to eliminating hunger. First up, is Cathedral Kitchen which is located at 1514 Federal Street, this site provides dinner to the public between the hours of 4PM and 5PM Monday through Friday, with lunch served on Saturdays from 12-1PM.
Located on Camden, New Jersey’s waterfront, Adventure Aquarium is home to a number of deep sea creatures. With over two million gallons of water the Adventure Aquarium is home to stingrays, sharks, and even hippos. This year in celebration of their 30th anniversary Adventure Aquarium has just recently welcomed mermaids! Featured in the 550,000 gallon Shark Realm exhibit, mermaids captivate onlookers as they swim elegantly alongside thousands of their sea friends.
On Friday, February 25, local, state, and county officials along with representatives from Housing and Urban Development in Cramer Hill section Camden, NJ to host a groundbreaking ceremony, in accordance with the first phase of a $145 million redevelopment project for Ablett Village.
On April 22, 2021 (Earth Day), The City of Camden, Cooper's Ferry Partnership, and the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts unveiled A New View - Camden, an innovative, six-month-long exhibition featuring six, one-of-a-kind and family-friendly public art projects. This project was conducted largely in part to bring awareness to illegal local dumping sites. Several large structures were erected at these sites as ways to not just identify the dumping location but also as a resource for educating residents on the environmental challenges of living in a city and effective disposal methods.