Family Strengthening - Our four Family Success Centers and 40 nonprofit partners support early education programs, after-school initiatives, emergency food and shelter for families in crisis, homeless intervention services, support services for adults with disabilities, workforce development services and much more.

  • UWGUC’s Family Success Centers are multi-service organizations providing critical resources and supports to families and children around a continuum of care, from birth to adulthood.
  • Our Community Resource Network consists of partnerships with non-profit organizations and governmental agencies who help deliver human services to the community. Each agency in our plays a vital role in connecting each individual and family to the support they need.
  • The Family Support and Prevention Program provides support and prevention services like:
    • Outreach that identifies families in need and the development of a plan to address health and education barriers.
    • Empowering parents to addresses educational issues for their children.
    • The distribution of funds to directly assist at-risk families with children who are facing crisis.
  • Additional support for the community are provided in the areas of child-care services, domestic violence, abused/neglected children, homeless services/transitional housing, mental health services, and disabled services. 


Our Family Success Centers

Hillside Family Success Centers

Hillside Family Success Center

Leodaris Allen

Program Manager

145 Hillside Avenue, Hillside, NJ  07205

908-409-2962 Ext. 10

908-409-2963 (fax)

Hours of Operation:  

Mon-Fri  9:30am-6pm 

Evening appointments available upon request


Rahway Family Success Center (Rahway)

796 E. Hazelwood Ave 

Rahway, NJ 07065 

Phone: 732-382-9311 ext.110 or 103

Contact: Yakina Kelly 

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Fri 7:00am-6:00pm 

Servicing- Rahway



James Kellogg Multicultural Family Success Center (Elizabeth)

1122 East Grand Street.  

Elizabeth, NJ 07202 

P: (908) 351-7727 x228

Contact: Mercedes Quintana 

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm 

Servicing- Elizabeth & Union



Village Family Success Center (Elizabeth)

70 W Grand St

Elizabeth, NJ 07201 

P: (908) 469-9508  

 Contact: Jean Robert Benoit, Director 

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Thur 9:00am-6:00pm  


Weekends- By appointment only 

Servicing- Elizabeth