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How Family Therapy Addresses Challenges by Addressing the Larger System

How Family Therapy Addresses Challenges by Addressing the Larger System

At Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB), people often come to The Center thinking their problems exist in an individual vacuum. Someone might say something like, “I’ve been depressed” or “my child is misbehaving at school” and look at the issue from the perspective of an individual. At NFSB, we use family therapy to help individuals ...

From Volunteer to the NFSB Board: Meet Ken Cibelli

From Volunteer to the NFSB Board: Meet Ken Cibelli

A Nutley resident since 1983, Ken Cibelli had been receiving mailings from Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) for years and sending donations from time to time. In 2017, he finally reached out to NFSB and offered to volunteer. “In the back of my mind, I always thought about getting involved because the Bureau seemed like ...

For Denise, Volunteering at the Thrift Shop Is a Source of Fulfillment

For Denise, Volunteering at the Thrift Shop Is a Source of Fulfillment

If you were to say that volunteering is in Denise Roman’s DNA, that would not be an exaggeration. Denise started volunteering when she was just 17 years old. A Nutley resident for 22 years, Denise has volunteered for organizations in Nutley and throughout the county, from supporting VFW Post 493 as auxiliary chaplain, to Our ...

How Volunteers Keep The NFSB Pantry And Thrift Shop Running Smoothly

How Volunteers Keep The NFSB Pantry And Thrift Shop Running Smoothly

April is National Volunteer Month. It’s a month dedicated to celebrating volunteerism and honoring those who give so much of themselves to help others. At Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB), the Food Pantry and Thrift Shop rely heavily on volunteers to support the services that are provided to the Nutley community. “Volunteers gave over 12,000 ...

Scouting for Food Drive to Benefit the NFSB Food Pantry Is Back in 2021!

Scouting for Food Drive to Benefit the NFSB Food Pantry Is Back in 2021!

The Scouting for Food program continued a remarkable, record-breaking streak in 2019 with 34,046 food items donated. This nearly doubled the number of items donated just three years earlier. Although the coronavirus halted this momentum in 2020, local Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops are eager to start Scouting for Food in 2021, especially with ...

Why Mental Health Should be a Normal Topic of Conversation with Children

Why Mental Health Should be a Normal Topic of Conversation with Children

In the previous article, we discussed the signs of loneliness and isolation in children and what you can do to help. As parents, it can be difficult to know what to say to children when they’re visibly sad, depressed, angry, or lonely. What’s the right time? What’s the right setting? What’s the right approach? The ...