Monthly Archives: June 2021

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    Pride Month

    Posted on June 26, 2021 by in Press

    Submitted by Dr. Taji Karim-Reisch, Board of Trustees Pride is a deep connectedness to oneself and a belongingness within a community. The month of June celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Allies and Pansexual (LGBTQIAAP) PRIDE. Over the last decade, the acronym evolved to be inclusive of all identities. Prior to the late […]

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    POWER of PEACE Group Program Makes Connections with Young Students

    Posted on June 23, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Since the pandemic, many school systems have made social-emotional learning a higher priority to help children process what’s happening, learn self-regulation and conflict resolution, and become more resilient. Recognizing this need, Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) introduced the POWER of PEACE Program for elementary-aged students. As we discussed in a previous article, PEACE is an […]

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    NFSB’s Collaborative Partnership with Nutley Public Schools

    Posted on June 16, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) has enjoyed a long, mutually beneficial partnership with Nutley Public Schools, providing students, families, and staff with valuable resources right in their own backyard. “I think it’s very reassuring for the schools to know we’re here for them and can help at a moment’s notice,” said Staela Keegan, MSW, LCSW, […]

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    “When People Receive Food and Smile, It Makes My Heart Happy”

    Posted on June 9, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Joan Roake’s daughter was a volunteer at The Pantry at Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. At this point, many of the senior volunteers had to take a step back due to safety concerns, and her daughter was asked to help. That’s when Joan started volunteering at NFSB. “Because my daughter […]

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    The Grieving Process Is Probably Longer and More Complex than You Think

    Posted on June 1, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Just months before the pandemic, Anne came to Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) because she was having a hard time overcoming the death of her husband of 40 years. She has no children, so losing her husband left every area of her life empty. Anne had tried a grief group through a hospital but felt […]

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