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    NFSB Engages Local Youth to Stomp Out Mental Health Stigma

    Posted on May 16, 2022 by in All Articles

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) is proud to join a national movement to fight stigma, educate people about mental health disorders, and let people know that help is available. “We want people to be aware that everyone experiences a mental health issue at some point in their life,” said […]

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    New Assistant Manager at The Shop, New Opportunities for Growth

    Posted on May 11, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) recently welcomed Heather Amendola as Assistant Manager of The Shop. With experience in retail, customer service, and graphic design, the 2017 graduate of Nutley High School is excited to share her passion for fashion, art, and thrifting with the Nutley community. Peg Conca, Shop and Pantry Manager at NFSB shared, […]

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    Rock Hunger V: Five Great Bands, One Great Cause

    Posted on May 5, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    You know an annual event is a hit when people in the local community relive their favorite memories throughout the year and constantly ask about the next one. More people attend each year, and more money is raised for a worthy cause. One thing about this particular event makes it a little different than the […]

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    How NFSB Supports and Advocates for Residents at Nutley Senior Manor

    Posted on May 3, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    Right around the corner from Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB), Nutley Senior Manor provides low-income housing for area older adults. Individuals who are eligible for housing at Nutley Senior Manor are probably eligible for other social programs and services as well. Many are on a fixed income that’s based on the amount of money they […]

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    We Need Your Votes to Win a $25,000 Grant for Nutley’s Friendly Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program!

    Posted on April 29, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    State Farm Neighborhood Assist will award $25,000 grants to 100 causes across the country. Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) has been named one of 200 finalists among approximately 4,000 submissions. That means we have a 50-50 chance to win a $25,000 grant! You can vote 10 times per day through Friday, May 6, 2022 on […]

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    Free Educational Workshop to Focus on Maternal Mental Health

    Posted on April 27, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    Nutley Family Services Bureau (NFSB) is excited to continue its free Mental Health Monthly Workshop Series with “Maternal Mental Health: Before, During and After Baby.” This community education event will be held on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 pm at NFSB, 169 Chestnut Street in Nutley, across the municipal parking lot from The Mental Health […]

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    Nutley’s Braden Somers and NFSB Take a Bite Out of Pet Food Insecurity

    Posted on April 21, 2022 by in All Articles

    If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Nutley High School sophomore Braden Somers, it’s that she doesn’t like to sit around and wait for change to happen. As a sixth grader pursuing her Girl Scouts Silver Award, Braden led the charge to initiate an ordinance in Nutley that would ban single-use plastic bags. As a […]

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    Understanding Trauma and How Therapy Can Help

    Posted on April 12, 2022 by in NFSB Blog

    A traumatic experience, whether a single event or ongoing trauma, can be difficult for a person to process. If left untreated, trauma can have debilitating, long-term effects. Emotionally, trauma can lead to anxiety and depression. Behaviorally, it can lead to isolation, risky or dangerous behavior, and substance use. Physically, it can lead to chronic inflammation, […]

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    Free Workshop to Focus on Healthy Body Image and Eating Disorders

    Posted on April 1, 2022 by in NFSB Blog

    Nutley Family Services Bureau (NFSB) is excited to continue its free Mental Health Monthly Workshop Series with “Promoting Healthy Body Image & Habits: How to Identify and Support Someone with an Eating Disorder.” This community education event will be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 pm at 169 Chestnut Street in Nutley. Kristen Petullo, […]

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    The Shop at NFSB Invites You to a New Higher End “Boutique” to Support our Services

    Posted on March 30, 2022 by in NFSB Blog

    Recent visitors to The Shop at Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) may have noticed the addition of a new room filled with even more “great finds”! These are the enthusiastic words often heard when speaking with Peg Conca, Manager of the NFSB Pantry and Shop. Peg is the passionate force behind several Shop initiatives at […]

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