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Churches Improving Communities (CIC) is a non-profit community development corporation that pools the resources of faith communities – including volunteers, money, and professional expertise – to transform lives through creating and supporting effective social justice and community service programming in central New Jersey.

Download the 2018 CIC Focus Church application, and have CIC work with your faith community for a year. Discover the impact that our expertise and the pooling of church resources can have on the way your church is able to serve the community!

Join CIC this summer at Colts Neck Reformed Church for our first ever Senior Summer Camp, a respite program for senior citizens and their caregivers, offered 4 consecutive Fridays. Check back here for upcoming registration and program information! 

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  • Focus Church Campaign
    Focus Church Campaign
    Expand your church's impact in the community with one year of assistance from CIC staff and volunteers!
  • NeighborCorps Re-Entry Serivces
    NeighborCorps Re-Entry Serivces
    Mentoring and support to individuals re-entering their communities from Middlesex County Jail.
  • Church-Based Mental Health Services
    Church-Based Mental Health Services
    Low-cost, professional mental health counseling at churches in central NJ.
  • Churches Accomplishing Long-Term Recovery (CALTR)
    Churches Accomplishing Long-Term Recovery (CALTR)
    Rebuilding hurricane-damaged homes at the Jersey shore with volunteer labor and donated supplies.

Partnering with churches to Transform Lives through community outreach & social justice programs in central New Jersey