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National Mentoring Month
National Mentoring Month

When: January 24, 2021

where: Virtual Outreach

Start Time: 12:00 am

End Time: 12:00 am

Brief Description:

January is National Mentoring Month. Division of Community Health & Wellness extends our gratitude to all those caring individuals who lend their time, talent, and energy to become mentors and make a difference in youth’s lives. To raise awareness of the challenges facing our youth during COVID 19 crisis and to encourage more people to actively become mentors to young people, please visit : nationalmentoringresourcecenter.org

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

When: January 24, 2021

where: Virtual Outreach

Start Time: 12:00 am

End Time: 12:00 am

Brief Description:

“Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. Yet cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers today. In most cases cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur in the cervix years before cervical cancer develops”. In an effort to inform people of the free Pap Smears we offer for women age 21to 64, never screened before or not in previous 3 years & that are uninsured.

Cancer Prevention Series
Cancer Prevention Series

When: January 25, 2021

where: Virtual Event

Start Time: 1:00 pm

End Time: 2:00 pm

Brief Description:

Join Jersey City Public Library and Rutgers Cancer Institue of New Jersey as we provide a free virtual series on cancer prevention.

January 25, 1pm

Controlling Your Cancer Risk
Explains hereditary and lifestyle risk factors for cancer. Learn how and why cancer forms in cells, methods to identify your personal cancer risk, and information on genetic testing and genetic risk assessment.

Pop Up COVID-19 Testing
Pop Up COVID-19 Testing

When: January 26, 2021

where: Maureen Collier Senior Center

Start Time: 8:00 am

End Time: 5:00 pm

Brief Description:

Pop Up COVID-19 Testing in partnership with NJ Department of Health and BinaxNOW Rapid Nasal Swab Test
Maureen Collier Senior Center
335 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City

Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
12pm — 6pm
Rapid Nasal Swab Test – Results on site within minutes!
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Healing Word Spoken Words
Healing Word Spoken Words

When: January 26, 2021

where: Virtual

Start Time: 7:00 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Brief Description:

“Healing Words Spoken Words” is a new virtual expressive writing initiative aimed to bring cancer survivors in underserved communities into a supportive circle. In this eight-week series of 90-minute writing sessions, we will write to timed prompts about our individual cancer journeys, likely finding shared experiences that link us to each other. No past writing experience is necessary, we welcome and encouraged all to participate.

Free COVID-19 Virtual Support Group
Free COVID-19 Virtual Support Group

When: January 29, 2021

where: Virtual event on Zoom

Start Time: 3:00 pm

End Time: 4:00 pm

Brief Description:

CWS and NJ Hope and Healing will be hosting free monthly virtual support groups for Refugees, Asylees, Asylum seekers and other humanitarian migrants. The support group will be a safe space to share
common concerns and experiences throughout
this pandemic. As well as share or receive information on resources you need!

Feeling Alone, Angry, Anxious, Nervous…
You Are Not Alone!

First meeting on November 6, 2020. Meetings to be held first and last Fridays of each month.

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