A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just. Pope Francis
Eva’s Shelters Extend Warm Welcome in Winter
Eva's three shelters provide emergency beds for up to 35 individuals when temperatures dip below freezing. Cathy Xerri, House Manager of Eva's Woman's Shelter, explains how Eva's staff assesses "Code White" guests' needs and refer them to programs and services in the community.
During cold weather, all three shelters at Eva’s Village add extra beds for men, women, and mothers with children who need a warm place to sleep. When temperatures fall below freezing overnight, Eva’s Village activates a Code White Alert, increasing capacity to offer more homeless individuals a chance to trade a night on the streets for a warm bed. “Our objective is to get people living on the street out of the cold, to give them shelter,” noted Housing Services Manager Tara McCaskill. . . . Read more
New Partnership with PCCC Benefits Education Staff, Children & Families
The childcare program at Eva's Village provides care for infants and toddlers throughout the day and after-school care for older children, allowing their mothers to pursue work and education opportunities, and to focus on their own recovery.
Ten of Eva’s childcare and education staff members are getting together for a new weekend ritual - early each Saturday morning, they attend classes together at Paterson’s Passaic County Community College(PCCC). They are working towards their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential through a new, grant-funded partnership between Eva’s Village and PCCC. In addition to the nationally-recognized credential, they will earn 11 credits over two semesters, which can be applied to early education degree programs. . . . . Read more
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Upcoming Events
5th Annual Casino Night
Friday, March 10, 2017
Valley Regency, Clifton, NJ   NEW LOCATION!

Join us for an evening of fun-filled entertainment! Try your luck at  blackjack, roulette, craps and Texas Hold 'Em, and enjoy a selection of gourmet foods, an open bar, great prizes and a silent auction. For questions, reservations, and information about sponsorships, and group entertaining opportunities, email or call Joey Mazza at 973 - 523 - 6220 x 235.
SAVE THE DATE!
'Behind the Seams' Fashion Show
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Bottagra Restaurant, Hawthorne, NJ

Our 8th annual event features a tented runway fashion show, reminiscent of New York's Fashion Week, plus a lavish cocktail hour, gourmet tasting, and silent and live auctions. For questions, reservations, and information about sponsorships, email or call Joey Mazza at 973 - 523 - 6220 x 235.
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