FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jefferson Park Ministries, Inc. (JPM) Announces New Executive Direction and Office Relocation
Elizabeth, NJ- January 9, 2017- Faith-based nonprofit organization, Jefferson Park Ministries, Inc. (JPM) is pleased to announce Woody K. Philippe as its new Executive Director. Philippe has worked with JPM since 2009 and is ready to take this organization to greater heights.
“As the new Executive Director, I look forward to continuing to serve Union County residents and partner with other non-profit organizations within my new role. I am dedicated to fostering JPM’s vision in becoming the community’s primary resource that offers programs and services to the individuals and families, as we continue to strengthen families, the Haitian community and various immigrant groups in need of our expertise,” said Philippe.
JPM’s office is now located at 70 West Grand Street in Elizabeth. This new location opened to the public on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. JPM’s hours of operation are Monday to Wednesday: 8 AM to 6 PM, Thursday: 8 AM to 7 PM and Friday from 8 AM to 2 PM. Services on the weekends are by appointment only.
JPM has many programs throughout the Elizabeth area that services Union County residents. One of their most notable programs is the Jefferson Park Family Success Center. Residents can obtain a variety of trainings at this center such as: ESL courses, parenting-skill classes and employability resources/connection and preparedness.
Additional programs offered by JPM include:
• The Foster Grandparent program
• JPM After-School program
• Immigration services
Join us at the grand office opening on Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 12 noon to 1 PM and/or 6PM to 7PM. As part of the grand opening, attendees are invited to take a tour of the new facility.
Founded in 2002, JPM is a 501(c) (3) tax exempt, faith-based community organization in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Its mission is to serve immigrant families and youth by providing services that enhances their quality of life. For more information about JPM, visit www.jeffersonparks.com