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Zoe's yoga

Friday, July 28, 2017

On Tuesday, July 25th Zoe's Place the New Mother's support group transformed Zoe's Place into a yoga studio with special guest (and local yogi) Kashima Redding leading a Mommy & Me Yoga class. Postnatal yoga severs is a wonderful way for new moms to not only exercise but also provides stress relief. Through gentle movements and mindful breathing, yoga can help boost abdominal strength and activate the pelvic floor muscles, which aids recovery from giving birth.

Children’s Aid and Family Services’ Provides Access to Quality Medical Care for Foster Children

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

 (Paramus, NJ) July 11, 2017 –The majority of the children in the care of Children’s Aid and Family Services have histories of severe trauma, abuse and neglect. Moreover, they have usually experienced multiple moves and foster care placements. As a result, their access to medical care has been fragmented and inconsistent. Thus, their medical, physical, developmental and mental health needs are complex and require a comprehensive and holistic approach.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017



Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 annual spring gala “Making a World of Difference”. This year’s gala was a huge success and it would not have been possible without our dedicated donors, sponsors, and volunteers! We thank everyone for their continued support of our agency and our mission.

Amazon Smile!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Children's Aid and Family Services, Inc.. Get started at

A Birthday Wish

Friday, February 24, 2017

Children’s Aid and Family Services and A Birthday Wish Partner for Abused and Neglected Children


Saturday, February 18, 2017

From Jerry Binney, President & CEO:

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources, a program of Children’s Aid and Family Services, fully supports the anti-addiction legislation that was signed into law in New Jersey on February 15, 2017. Since 2004, more than 6,000 people have died in New Jersey due to heroin. This legislation, along with substance abuse prevention and education efforts and recovery support, is an important step in addressing this critical public health emergency.

Open House!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Conveniently nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac behind Century Road, Turrell boasts two large playgrounds, a versatile gym, state of the art library with SMART tables and SMART boards, and ten classrooms filled with developmentally appropriate toys and activities for children between the ages of 8 weeks through Kindergarten. Our creative and nurturing teachers have decades of experience, several of whom have been with Turrell for over 15 years!

The Turrell Center Difference

Introducing The Family Counseling Center

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Children’s Aid and Family Services is proud to introduce the Family Counseling Center, our new program that provides therapy for children and families at our location in Fair Lawn. Our team of professionals will be helping children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and relationship problems, including those who are struggling with loss or trauma; school-related difficulties; and challenges with focus. We also offer family therapy and support and guidance for parents.

Adoptees Birthright Act Update

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Congratulations Michael!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017




Michael was so excited to win his Heroes Award! He ran up to the stage, clapping, bowing and telling the audience to stand up! Congratulations!

Thank you cards!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Heartwarming cards from those we serve! Thank you to everyone for your continued support of our agency. You all are truly making a positive impact on the children in our care! 

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On #GivingTuesday, Isaiah is thankful for family, food, and Path I, our group home for children in foster care. Without you, we couldn't help children like Isaiah who come to us with just the clothes on their backs. Will you make a donation this #GivingTuesday?

Thank you SUEZ

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Edward P. Wallace Jr., Director of Foundation and Corporate Community Affairs and Jaime L. Patriarca, Facility Manager of Suez presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to Jerry Binney, President & CEO of Children’s Aid and Family Services. Many thanks to the employees of SUEZ and the SUEZ Foundation for this generous gift!

16th Annual Unitarian Universalist Outreach Auction of Bergen County

Monday, November 7, 2016

Please attend The Unitarian Universalists Annual Outreach Auction of Bergen County on November 21,2016 at 6:30pm. The auction takes place at the Central Unitarian Church, 165 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ. This event is dedicated to supporting Bergen County non-profit organizations fulfill basic life needs. Since 2000, this event has raised over $450,000. 100% of the proceeds from the auction go to local charities. This event will have a live auction and a tricky tray.

An Evening of Wine and Food

Monday, November 7, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended "An Evening of Wine and Food" on October 21, 2016. We were pleased to honor Elizabeth and David Mason, Barbara and Bruce Brady and Joanne Mandry and Donald Ramesdorfer for their dedication and philanthropic commitment to our mission. This year's fall fundraiser was our most successful to date! The proceeds raised that night will benefit the vulnerable children and families we serve in our community.

Happy Halloween

Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween from all of us at Children's Aid and Family Services.  Thank you to all of our supporters that donated halloween costumes to the children in our care.  Thank you to all of our staff that helped to organize a halloween parade for our kids!  THank you to everyone that helped give our children an amazing halloween experience!

The 2016 Building Futures Awards

Monday, October 17, 2016

Children's Aid and Family Services was honored to host The 2016 Building Futures Awards on October 4, 2016. Please view the link below to see our event and our awardees.

An Afternoon of Jazz

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Please join us for an afternoon of jazz featuring Clark LaMendola on the piano, John Mccann on the drums, and Art Zo on the bass.This wonderful event is hosted by the Fuhrman and Jones family. There is no charge for admission and donations will go towards Children's Aid and Family Services. We respect that not all are able to donate. Envelopes will be available and can be retunred with or without a donation at the exit. The event takes place on Sunday, October 16th from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood.

A special tribute

Thursday, August 18, 2016

We are deeply saddened to have lost two very dear members of the Children’s Aid family recently, Mickey Capelli and Dawn Scott.

Field Day

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Every year we have our Field Day for all the children in our care.  It is a day filled with volleyball, water balloon toss, arts and crafts, bicycle races and so much more.  It gives our children the opportunity to be a kid and not worry about anything else!  We want to thank all of our volunteers from Suez, PNC Bank, and Marsh & McLennan. Also, thank you to BJs Whole Sale Club, Blimpies and Jersey Mikes for their time and donations to this wonderful day!