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PRACS Services are provided with bi-lingual and bi-cultural professionalism.

Outreach Services - We offer Outreach that is extensive and specific to each respective market. Outreach to Salem County's Senior community is provided in collaboration with the County's Departments on Aging. Transportation can also be provided to these agencies.

Multi-Services - PRAC provides a wide array of intensive case management for needy members of the community. Many are unable to access the services available to them due to their lack of transportation and their inability to communicate in English. Our Case Workers are called upon to provide transportation for the clients to agencies, hospitals, counseling, therapies, etc., but must also stay with the client and assist in resolving issues including health management, employment related issues, translation of documents, housing related issues, etc. We also assist with providing or referring essential social services across a host of needs, including but not limited to: emergency response, transitional housing, employment, information and advocacy, health, translation, transportation, legal mediation, cultural observances, and the food pantry.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure - Information, education, and outreach is provided to Hispanic woman age 40 and over in Salem, Atlantic, Cumberland, Cape May Counties. Information and education is provided through house parties, group workshops, or one-on-one education.

During the House Parties attendees will be provided with culturally appropriate materials. Women who have not received a mammogram in at least two years will be encouraged to schedule a mammogram.

New Jersey SHARES - Provides relief to people, who are not eligible for other types of assistance. New Jersey SHARES, Inc. is a non-profit organization charged with a mission to provide assistance to individuals and families living in New Jersey who are in need of temporary help in paying their energy bills. NJ SHARES is the only statewide, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization which provides grants to pay the energy and utility bills of households in need, through a statewide network of more than 252 community-based social service agencies operating out of 279 sites.

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