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.

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Latest News

DIRE Support Services Expands in 2020!

DIRE Support Services has received renewed funding for program year 2020 from United Way to continue its work supporting our communities' most vulnerable residents, and has received increased funding to hire an immigration lawyer in 2020. This position will allow DIRE...

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CIC Welcomes the NJ Congregational Center for Cancer Care

CIC Welcomes its newest program, the New Jersey Congregational Center for Cancer Care. NJCCCC will serve as a center of excellence on community-centered responses and care for families and individuals who are impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Harnessing the power of...

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Are You a Mental Health Provider Who Wants to Give Back?

CBMHS is looking for licensed mental health providers (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LicPsy) to join our volunteer network. Provide 1-2 hours per week of individual mental health counseling at your site or at one of our program sites close to you in Keyport, Somerset, Highland...

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