BRANCH OF THE VINCENTIAN FAMILY INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT: Sisters of Charity

NAME OF SYSTEMIC CHANGE PROJECT: Josephine’s Place

PROJECT ADDRESS: 622 Elizabeth Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07206

CONTACT PERSON: Sr. Judith Metz, Director

LENGTH OF TIME THE PROJECT/PROGRAM HAS BEEN IN EXISTENCE:

PROJECT WEBSITE: http://www.josephinesplace.org/

Josephine’s Place, A space for Women is sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey. The mission of Josephine’s Place is to provide space that will facilitate the empowerment of women. It is a storefront, drop-in space dedicated to promoting relationships among women who come to relax, pray, learn new skills, and talk about what concerns them.

Programs and activities are designed by the women of Josephine’s Place. Some of the programs offered presently are: prayer, resource center for networking to agencies, support groups for mothers of autistic children, support groups for victims of domestic violence, English lessons, parenting groups, health education, knitting, quilting, Tai Chi Chiah, Yoga and sewing.



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