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The focus areas were selected after an extensive analysis of health and population data. While the HealthierJC key coalition members will lead the effort to create awareness and coordinate implementation of the selected action steps, community organizations will lead the efforts on the ground. Enacting positive change is a community-driven effort.


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4H Youth Urban Farm Club

Riverview Community Garden

July 20, 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Riverview Community Garden – Open Hours

Riverview Community Garden

July 20, 12:00 am - 3:00 pm

New City Kids College Readiness Program

New City Kids Fairmount Location

July 20, 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

J4J Double Dutch Camp

The Bethune Center

July 20, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Special Announcements

Jul 20

Awarded Over 80 Grants

Mayor Fulop & Interdepartmental Support from Health & Human Services and Recreation & Youth Development Award over 80 Grants to Community Partners. 

Jul 20

Congratulations to our 2024 Mini-grantees!

Click on the GRANTS page and then select AWARDS. 


Jul 20

The Department of Recreation and Youth Development awarded funding to 17 organizations for Youth Prevention for a total of $84,500

Athletes for a Better Community, Inc. – $5,000

Community Treasures, Inc – $5,000

Friends of Arlington Park – $4,500

Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center – $5,000

HuntersWorld – $5,000

Jersey City Puerto Rican Heritage Arts & Culture – $5,000

Jersey City Theater Center – $5,000

Jump4Jerry – $5,000

Kismet of Kings – $5,000

Mountian Goat Movement (d/b/a Carabiner Collective) – $5,000

New City Kids – $5,000

New Jersey City University – NJ Youth Corps – $5,000

Surati for Performing Arts – $5,000

Team Wilderness – $5,000

The Kennedy Dancers Inc – $5,000

Urban Inspire (d/b/a Questionable Engineering) – $5,000

Youth Foundation of Jersey City – $5,000

Jul 20

In Partnership with HealthierJC, Clinton Global Foundation awarded funding to 19 faith-based organizations for a total of $38,000

A Better Life Ministry – $2,000

Annie B. Royster Ministries – $2,000

Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mark – $2,000

Heavenly Temple Church of God in Christ – $2,000

Islamic Center of Jersey City – $2,000

Jersey City National Action Network – $2,000

Jersey City Women’s Clergy Alliance – $2,000

Liberty Church – $2,000

Miracle Temple Pentecostal Church – $2,000

Most Excellent Way Learning Life Center – $2,000

Mt. Pisgah AME Church of Jersey City – $2,000

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church – $2,000

Reaching Out Ministries – $2,000

Reformed Episcopal Church of Our Redeemer – $2,000

Sanctified Church – $2,000

Sarah’s Daughters Domestic Violence Awareness – $2,000

St. George & St. Shenouda Coptic Orthodox Church – $2,000

Trinity Faith Church of the Living God Inc. – $2,000

Universal Full Gospel – $2,000

Jul 20


Awarded funding to 7 organizations for Opioid Prevention for a total of $80,041.67 


Athletes for a Better Community, Inc. – $15,000

HuntersWorld – $15,000

Jersey City Women Clergy Alliance – $12,875

Most Excellent Way Learning Life Center – $12,750

South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network (SAMHIN) – $4,000

Spectrum Health Care, Inc. – $7,666.67

Urban League of Hudson County – $12,750

Jul 20

Enter Here

Awarded funding to 5 organizations for Opioid Intervention for a total of $200,000 


Jersey City Police Civic Association – $40,000

Khaleidoscope Health Care, Inc – $40,000

Post Acute Recovery AKA Forge VFR – $40,000

Prevention Links – $40,000

Spectrum Health Care, Inc. – $40,000

Jul 20

In Partnership with HealthierJC, The Board of Education awarded funding to 6 JCPS for Vertical Farming for a total of $82,500 


JCPS – MS #4 Frank R. Conwell School -$15,000

JCPS – PS #6 JW Wakeman -$15,000

JCPS – MS #7 Franklin L. Williams -$15,000

JCPS – PS #24 Chaplain Charles J. Watters -$15,000

JCPS – MS #40 Ezra L. Nolan -$7,500

JCPS -Renaissance Institute -$15,000

Jul 20

Health Summit

SAVE THE DATES – Nov 1st & 2nd – for our Jersey City Health Summit “Presenting Power Tools to Increase Health Equity”- 10 Divisions of JCHHS will highlight powerful tools for community & partners to increase health equity citywide. Empower yourself w/ tools for a #HealthierJC






Jul 20

2023 Mini-Grants!!!!!

BIG NEWS!!! Calling All Non-Profits Serving Jersey City!

The 2023 #HealthierJC Mini-Grant Program is live NOW!

Award levels: $2,500 ~ $5,000 ~ $10,000

Applications are due May 25th! To apply, go to:

Jul 20

Find Help with the HealthierJC Social Services Portal!


Do you find it difficult or overwhelming to search for basic resources like Healthcare Services, Food or Housing?


If you answered yes, then we are here to help! We partnered with Find Help (formerly the company Aunt Bertha) to better connect our residents to the services they need.


Presenting  Find Help –a social services search engine to connect you to the resources you need, right here in Jersey City.


Just enter your Zip Code and start exploring!


Jul 20

Follow HealthierJC on Twitter


Thank you for visiting our HealthierJC Partner Portal!


For live updates on health events & communicable disease response,

be sure to follow us on Twitter at #HealthierJC 



Jul 20

Our JC Division of Disease Prevention provides STD testing, diagnosis treatment, education & referrals for all, ages 13 & up. HIV screening is also available. NO COST for services. Call the City Clinic at 201-547-5535 for appointments & information. #GYT for a #HealthierJC



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