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 communications@horizonNJhealth.com.
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
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 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 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.