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 Purple Purse

We are excited to tell you that the agency has been selected again by The Allstate Foundation to particpate in their Purple Purse Challenge.  This year the challenge runs from September 28th through to October 25th.

The Purple Purse Challenge is a way to raise awareness about domestic violence as well as fundraise for our agency.  Each week of the challenge there is a contest and the winner or winners are given money by the Allstate Foundation.  At the end of the challenge, The Allstate Foundation will award grand prize grants to the top five organizations that raised the most funding.  Last year we raised $39,287!!  We hope to surpass this amount this year! 


       Purchase Back-To-School Supplies at and We Receive Funds

We have partnered with, who sells quality gift bags, gift wrapping accessories, party supplies, holiday/seasonal products, school supplies and much more. When you shop on their website at, enter the discount code CHSG2016 at checkout and the agency will receive 5% of your sale!  It’s an easy way to give back!  Please pass this on to family and friends.



County Art Grant 

The Agency is one of 33 Bergen County-based non-profit organizations that is currently participating in the 2016 Bergen County Local Arts Grant Program.  The Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs will regrant $86,640 from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts to the qualifying non-profit organizations.  The agency uses the funds for The Art of Survival Workshops.
Pictured above are Cynthia L. Forster, Director, Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs; Marta Levy, Director of Children's Services and Art Therapy, CHS and Julye Myner, Executive Director, CHS. 

Art of Survival

The agency is offering creative art workshops to the communities of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Bergen County.

During these workshops you will discover your inner creative self, while learning new skills, communicating and interacting with other survivors in a group and offfering and receiving support.  The date and time for the next workshop series is:
     Thursdays, Aug. 18 & 25     6-8pm
     Thursday, Sept. 1               6-8pm
     Tuesday, Sept. 6                6-8pm

In these workshops you will transform ordinary shoes into spectacular and symbolic works of art.

There is a limit of 10 participants per class. To attend, contact Marta Levy at 201-836-1075 x237 or



Thank You iPic Theaters at Hudson Lights, Fort Lee for selecting our agency to be one of your charity partners during your opening week.  We greatly appreciate your support of our organization.


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(201) 944-9600

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