Category Archives: NFSB Blog

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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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    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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    Calling All Volunteers for Scouting for Food Drive 2022!

    Posted on March 23, 2022 by in NFSB Blog

    Last year, the Scouting for Food Drive was another record-breaker as Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) accepted more than 44,000 food items, thanks to local Scouts, parents, troop leaders, volunteers, and generous residents of Nutley. This year, we’re shooting even higher! On Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 9:30-5, Scouts of all ages will be collecting […]

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    Volunteers Needed for A Night at the Races, Set to Return in April!

    Posted on March 15, 2022 by in All Articles, NFSB Blog

    Denise Roman’s first major event as a volunteer for Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) was A Night at the Races in 2019. To say she was blown away would be an understatement. “There was so much energy in the room,” Denise said. “Dave (Popkin, NFSB trustee and professional sportscaster, currently serving as a radio announcer […]

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