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    New NFSB Executive Director Leads Thanksgiving Initiative

    Posted on November 6, 2020 by in Press

    New NFSB Executive Director Leads Thanksgiving InitiativePublished by Nutley Neighbors, November 2020 –Submitted by Emma Cortese, PhD, NFSB Board of Trustees The Nutley Family Service Bureau Board of Trustees welcomes Katherine Carmichael, MS.Ed, MSW, LSW, as our new Executive Director. Ms. Carmichael comes to the position as a 20-year administrative leader within non-profit organizations supporting […]

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    Therapist Viewpoint For The Holidays – Relationship Triangles and Defining A Self

    Posted on November 3, 2020 by in Therapist Tips

    Therapist Viewpoint For The Holidays – Relationship Triangles and Defining A Self (Originally posted on HealingProse.com)Vincent Fitzgerald, NFSB Clinician, MSW Fordham University, LCSW, is a member of the mental health community for 20 years during which he has worked with the mentally ill/chemically addicted (MICA) population, served as a school social worker, and psychiatric screener/mobile […]

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    The Makings of a Thanksgiving Meal at Nutley Family Service Bureau

    Posted on November 1, 2020 by in Press

    The Makings of a Thanksgiving Meal at Nutley Family Service BureauPublished By Nutley Neighbors, November 2019Submitted by Emma Cortese, PhD, NFSB Board MemberNutley Family Service Bureau’s goal is to decrease the impact of food insecurity in households by providing a nutritious and dependable resource for family meals. USDA data for 2018 shows that over 11% […]

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    Nutley Family Service Bureau: Responding In A Time Of Crisis

    Posted on October 6, 2020 by in Press

    Nutley Family Service Bureau: Responding In A Time Of CrisisPublished By Nutley Neighbors, October 2020Submitted by Emma Cortese, Public Relations Chair, NFSB Board MemberConsistent with our mission of responsiveness to the community, Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) is addressing the unprecedented challenges associated with COVID-19. NFSB is dedicated to providing services and creating workable solutions […]

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    Oktoberfest Food Drive Festival

    Posted on September 14, 2020 by in News

    Old Canal Inn was celebrating Oktoberfest with a Food Drive Festival for NFSB. It was a day of fun with crafts, music, foods that everybody enjoys, and many local businesses supported the effort on Saturday, September 21st, from 12 to 6 pm. All celebrated Oktoberfest and could bring a donation to stock the NFSB Food […]

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    Self Care Is Not Just About “Self”

    Posted on September 12, 2020 by in Therapist Tips

    Self Care Is Not Just About “Self” (Originally posted on HealingProse.com)Vincent Fitzgerald, NFSB Clinician, MSW Fordham University, LCSW, is a member of the mental health community for 20 years during which he has worked with the mentally ill/chemically addicted (MICA) population, served as a school social worker, and psychiatric screener/mobile crisis outreach worker. In the eight […]

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    Suicide Prevention Awareness

    Posted on September 3, 2020 by in Therapist Tips

    Pre-teen suicide rates are rising at an alarming rate. Dr. Debra Wentz, president/CEO NJ Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies states that there is often tremendous pressure to succeed, which causes teen ages and young adults to feel increasingly more isolated and hopeless and contributes to the rising rates of suicide. Further, through various […]

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    Allowing Elderly Loved Ones to Express Anxiety During COVID-19

    Posted on August 10, 2020 by in Therapist Tips

    Allowing Elderly Loved Ones to Express Anxiety During COVID-19 (Originally posted on HealingProse.com)Vincent Fitzgerald, NFSB Clinician, MSW Fordham University, LCSW, is a member of the mental health community for 20 years during which he has worked with the mentally ill/chemically addicted (MICA) population, served as a school social worker, and psychiatric screener/mobile crisis outreach worker. We are […]

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    Backpacks Are Packed To Go!

    Posted on August 5, 2020 by in News

    Volunteers from Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF), Girl Scout Troop 20759, and the community gathered to organize all of the donations to the 3rd Annual NEF “We’ve Got Your Back” backpack drive. Thanks to the generosity of our community we were able to surpass our goal and STUFF 90 brand new backpacks with supplies! Local students […]

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    Our Many Thanks For “Digging In”

    Posted on July 14, 2020 by in News

    Many hands pitched in to upgrade the landscaping at the NFSB Annex located at 169 Chestnut Street. NFSB volunteers were joined by members of Liquid Church to “dig in” with Pastor Jim Gottshall, leading the effort. Liquid Church has been a long time supporter of NFSB’s programs and services. Plants for the new landscaping were […]

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