October 9, 2013

Disaster Case Management Workshops Set for October 21-25 in New Jersey

A free hands-on workshop on effective disaster case management will be offered October 21 in Vineland, 22 in Egg Harbor Township, 24 in Ocean and 25 in Hillside, N.J. 

The workshop is for disaster case managers, case management supervisors, construction managers, and leaders and subcommittee leaders of long-term recovery groups working to help individuals and families recover following Superstorm Sandy.  It is offered by the humanitarian agency Church World Service with funding from the American Red Cross. 

Workshops are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with “sign in” from 9:30 to 10 a.m.  Please RSVP to Megan Kirschner at megan.kirschner@redcross.org with your choice of location and your role in your local long-term recovery group.

Dates/venues:

October 21: Southwest Council, 1405 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, N.J.
October 22: Tony Canale Training Center, 5033 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
October 24: American Red Cross, 1540 W. Park Ave., Ocean, N.J.
October 25: Community Food Bank, 31 Evans Terminal Rd., Hillside (Union), N.J.

CWS is a close working partner with the Red Cross, National VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) and FEMA in helping people put their lives back together after a disaster.  The agency also is known for its work to combat hunger and poverty, including the CROP Hunger Walk, its U.S. refugee resettlement work, and its international humanitarian assistance program.

CWS Media Contacts:
Lesley Crosson, 212-870-2676; lcrosson@cwsglobal.org
Carol Fouke-Mpoyo, 212-870-2728/646-258-8896; cfmpoyo@cwsglobal.org