Community Spotlight

Horizon NJ Health is proud to work with many local community organizations to help keep our members and the people of New Jersey healthy and well. We’ve featured just a few of the groups dedicated to serving New Jersey’s underserved in our Community Spotlight. Read below to learn about the great things these organizations are doing throughout the state.

We’d like to hear from you. If you know of a New Jersey-based group whose mission involves assisting New Jersey’s low-income population with basic needs and services, let us know about them. Email

Save Latin America

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on October 21, 2013
Tags: Save Latin America,

Save Latin America is dedicated to informing Hispanic in the U.S. about opportunities available to them, including health, immigration, housing, and education support. The nonprofit group has been advocating for the rights of Hispanics in northern New Jersey and New York since 1991. Their goal is to help assimilate Hispanics into mainstream American society and lessen obstacles of low- to moderate-income Hispanics arriving in the U.S

Family Resource Network

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on September 26, 2013
Tags: family, resource, network, autism, caregivers, epilepsy, support
The Family Resource Network has been supporting those living with living with epilepsy, autism, developmental disabilities and chronic illness throughout New Jersey for more than 40 years. Acting as an umbrella organization, the Family Resource Network is a consolidated effort of four community-based organizations

Getting Your Young Athlete Ready for Fall Sports

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on September 12, 2013
Tags: Fall, Sports, Athlete

Youth sports account for almost four million emergency room visits each year. The range of injuries can be anything from ACL tears and other knee injuries for soccer players to concussions for football players – even as young as 12.

La Casa de Don Pedro

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on August 02, 2013
Tags: community, services, education, development, assistance, Newark

La Casa de Don Pedro offers a broad range of services that impact youth, adults and families throughout Newark and beyond. Their comprehensive programs educate participants and encourage them to use internal and external services to help improve the quality of life for themselves and their families.  

The Arc of New Jersey

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on July 16, 2013
Tags: Arc of New Jersey, Quality of Life, Disabilities
The Arc of New Jersey advocates for the rights of those in New Jersey who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of those it serves through empowerment, education and prevention. There are 20 local county chapters, with each location offering a variety of programs and services to support those with disabilities and their families through all stages of their life.

Paterson Alliance

Posted By Horizon NJ Health on June 14, 2013
Tags: Paterson, Alliance

The Paterson Alliance consists of members of more than 70 nonprofit organizations who come together to advance the quality of life in the city of Paterson, New Jersey.

Community Affairs and Resource Center

Posted By NJ Health on April 22, 2013

The Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC), formerly the Hispanic Affairs and Resource Center, is a nonprofit social service organization that offers programs and services from three locations in New Jersey: Asbury Park, Red Bank and Freehold. The mission of the organization is to empower the community and strengthen youth and families by promoting self-sufficiency through education, advocacy and collaboration. The CARC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of local community leaders.

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