Hispanic Agencies in Camden County

EL CENTRO COMUNAL BORINCANO DAY CARE, INC.

Its mission is to deliver services to the Spanish speaking population residing in the Northern and Southern section of the City of Camden. El Centro also serves as a community center which offers nutrition counseling, organizes, and provides health services and tutoring for pre-school children. Furthermore, El Centro provides counseling and referral services for adult instruction and social services.

438 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 541-0201
Fax: (856) 541- 5340
elcentro1211@aol.com

HISPANIC FAMILY CENTER (HFC)

Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey has been providing a wide variety of health, human, and employment services to the City of Camden and the Southern Region of New Jersey. The agency follows an empowerment, holistic, self-sufficient and pro-active philosophy, and approach in all its treatment and prevention services. Hispanic Family Center operates programs and services in the areas of: mental health, substance abuse, geriatric, education/prevention and employment/training.

35-47 S. 29th Street
Camden, NJ 08105
Phone: (856) 541-6985
Fax: (856) 963-2663
info@hispanicfamilycenter.com

LATIN AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, INC. (LAEDA)

Its mission is to promote economic empowerment of Latinos and other minorities in Camden County. LAEDA provides Entrepreneurial Training, Business Training and Technical Assistance, Neighborhood Commercial Real Estate Development, Research on Business Development Models for Low Income Communities and promotes job creation and financial and credit opportunities for low-income individuals and businesses.

433 Market Street, Suite L100
Camden, NJ 08102
Phone: (856) 338-1177
Fax: (856) 963-1835
www.laeda.com
laeda@aol.com

MI CASITA DAY CARE CENTER

Mi Casita Day Care Center is the first Bilingual/Bicultural Day Care Center in the State of New Jersey. Its mission is to promote the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of young children along with a developmental curriculum with a nutritional/health component. In addition, a parent component exists to provide activities to support and motivate parents to become partners of their children’s education.

551 Spruce St.
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 541-4772
Fax: (856) 541-1437
micasita@aol.com
micasitasouth@verizon.net

PUERTO RICAN UNITY FOR PROGRESS (PRUP)

Its mission is to improve access to economic, educational, social, and cultural opportunities and resources for low-income individuals and families in Southern New Jersey, especially those of Spanish speaking background. PRUP offers to Camden City residents: A Computer Training Program, Community Outreach/Advocacy on behalf of clients and English as a Second Language (ESL Training). In addition, a Case Management Program has been developed to identify employment, legal advice, housing, transportation, counseling, and referrals for low-income residents.

818 S. Broadway Street
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 541-1418
Fax: (856) 541-1476
prupcm@aol.com

NUEVA VIDA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER

Nueva Vida is a multilingual/multicultural Health Center that provides bilingual and competent mental health services to people of all ages. Nueva Vida’s staff consists of Psychiatrist, Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pychotherapists/Counselors for adults, children and adolescents. The Center offers services such as Psychiatric Evaluations, Mental Health Evaluations, Counseling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Medication Management. They also offer Common Emotional Disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia, Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD), Additions, Marital Problems, Learning Disabilities, Parenting Problems.

427 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102
Phone: (856) 338-1995 or 1996
Fax (856) 338-0247
Dr. Cesar Taveras
nvofnj@aol.com