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Congressman Sires Announces Federal Funding Award to Local Elizabeth Agency

Jun 26, 2020
Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced that Family and Children's Services, Inc. of Elizabeth, New Jersey, has been awarded a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services worth $333,333.

“I am glad to see that Family and Children’s Services, will get federal support for their programs to address mental health and substance abuse in Elizabeth communities. This organization acts as a resource for Union County, providing essential social services to improve the overall wellbeing of children and families for over one hundred years. I am pleased to highlight their important work in the 8th District, and encouraged that HHS recognizes the need to augment mental health and substance abuse services, particularly during a public health emergency.”