Immigration Initiatives

United Way of Central Jersey supports and celebrates our community's diverse populations with a variety of programs and initiatives that help all members of our community succeed.

Did you know? - Middlesex County is the “Crossroads of the World”

Over 20% of Middlesex county's population is Latinx, almost 25% is Asian. Over 1/3 of our population hails from foreign countries, and almost ½ of our residents speak a language other than English at home. 

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Immigrant Integration Committee

UWCJ Immigrant Integration Committee brings community awareness and promotes advocacy to eradicate problems faced by many immigrants, including unlawful detention, deportation, language barriers, family separation, and food and economic insecurity.

Programs and Resources

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VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides year-round, free tax preparation for income-eligible residents, including ITIN holders.

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NFP

Nuse-Family Partnership (NFP) provides first-time, expecting moms with free parenting coaching and support services through a regular schedule of at-home visits from trained nurses.

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NFP Mom College Graduate and Baby

MAAPS

The Mentoring Mothers: Achieving Post-Secondary Schooling (MAAPS) college access project provides NFP mothers with individual coaching to continue their educational and career paths.

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Family Advocate 

UWCJ's Family Advocate in Jamesburg helps Spanish-speaking pre-k parents find support services and resources.

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