Jefferson Park Ministries

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What We Do

Jefferson Park Ministry


Our Mission

Serve immigrant families and youth by implementing services and programs that address the needs and improves lives by promoting empowerment and the ability to manage day to day activities.

Our Motto

Do unto others as you would like others to do unto you - Matthew 7: 12

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the community’s primary resource for programs and services that contribute to individual and family stability, as well as development among Haitian and other immigrant groups.

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Our Story, Our Efforts, Our Community

JPM has a strong foundation, solid goals and relationships that allow us success throughout our journey to promoting a healthy immigrant community.

What is JPM?

Jefferson Park Ministries, Inc (JPM) is a 501 ( c ) tax exempt, faith- based nonprofit organization with a more than a decade of record providing quality and needed social service programs to Union residents in New Jersey.

About the Founder

Catherine Rousseau Saintilien was born in the year 1961 and raised in the faith with a strong Christian
and family values. She emigrated from Haiti to United States in
1984. Her passions for
service lead her......

JPM and <br/>Public Health

JPM will be beneficial to the health of the public by providing family supports to ensure that all individuals and families are treated with respect while we are helping them achieve their own goals...

Story, Efforts, Community

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JPM is currently need volunteers to provide tutoring to newcomers entering the US, help with food distribution during food pantries, and ESL instructors for virtual workshops. Flexible hours available Monday - Thursday, no experience is necessary. 

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Strengthen immigrant families by developing networks of comprehensive services and resources that promote child and family well-being. -Connect families and individuals to key resources and services. -Fluent in French, Creole, Spanish, and English

Jean Robert Benoit MSWFamily Success Center Director

Yvenie established long range goals and objectives for program to create vision and provide leadership. Recruit, screen, place, train, and supervise Foster Grandparents to ensure successful and productive volunteer assignments. Develops new volunteer stations in response to community needs. Maintain accurate supervisory records to comply with Corporation requirements. Fluent in French, Creole, Spanish, and English.

Yvenie Montilus Psychology, Foster Grandparent (FGP) Program Manager

Highly motivated accounting professional with eleven years of diverse experience working successfully with large and highly complex entities in various industries. Extensive experience at major accounting firms - clients included domestic and multi-national companies, both private and publicly held, in diverse industries including manufacturing, retailing and real estate. Coordinate cooperative efforts to promote the interests of the community. Possess strong teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills; well-organized, quick learner and very detail oriented.

Woody Philippe BS in Accounting, Executive Director

Worked with families, Shared DCP&P cases, drug addicts, gang members, homeless, kids mentally challenge individuals, welfare recipients. Fluent in French, Creole. Recruit new families for the Family Success Center. Recruit interns from Colleges and Universities.Recruit volunteers from the Board of Social Services and also sign up people who would like to become a volunteer. Plan and coordinate events inside and outside of the Family Success Center. Plan and coordinate workshops for the families. Prepare intake and reports. Encourage parent/ child interaction on a daily basis.

Marie Emmanuelle Jean Baptiste BS in Social WorkerFamily Worker/Coordinator ; Family Worker/Coordinator

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