Inland Family Success Center is a community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information, and services. The Family Success Center’s goal is to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families stronger and empowering them to succeed.
At the Family Success Center you can learn new skills, share your talents, participate in activities, lead workshops, and meet others in your community. The center offers a variety of FREE educational workshops and activities for all ages in Atlantic County.
- Parent Child Activities
- Nutrition, Health and Wellness Classes
- Financial Planning and Budgeting
- Access to Community Resources
- Parenting Education
- Community Garden
- Youth Enrichment
- On-site Employment Specialist
- Community Connections
Kirsten Souder- Program Supervisor
Kirsten is the program supervisor of Inland Family Success Center. Her interests include advocating for people with disabilities, reading, community collaboration, and helping people learn to advocate for themselves. She has knowledge of American sign language since she was 3 years old. Graduating from Stockton University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, Kirsten has demonstrated a genuine interest in helping others through her work as a former Senior Benefits Administrator and her volunteer experience with Stockton University’s Service Learning department as an advocate for transportation services for disabled individuals. She is responsible for program planning, implementation and coordination of service activities. She oversees all aspects of Inland FSC operations and has the responsibility of program evaluation and oversight.
Angela Collado-Family Partner
Angela is the volunteer and community event coordinator at our center. She is a very compassionate and charismatic person. She is interested in programs that reduce socioeconomic disparities and improve the health of the community. Angela previously worked helping at risk teenagers as language and academic support staff and she also worked as a Community Health worker with the New Jersey Improving Pregnancy Outcomes grant. Angela earned an Associate's Degree in Health Services from Atlantic Cape Community College and a Bachelor's degree in Public Health from Southern New Hampshire University. She worked in the healthcare field for nearly ten years.
Johanna Crawford-Family Partner/Volunteer & Partnership Coordinator
Johanna is a native of Puerto Rico, but has called South Jersey home for over 25 years. Johanna earned a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Anthropology with a concentration in education from Stockton. She earned a post grad program certificate in Early Childhood from Montclair State. Johanna is bilingual and has worked with diverse communities for many years. Johanna’s professional experience include working as a teacher, as well as, an early childhood director for many years. She has also served as an Early Childhood Director. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYCY).
Johanna is an advocate for early childhood education; parent and community involvement; mental health awareness; and breast cancer awareness. She is also a strong supporter of children sexual abuse prevention and is currently working on a Darkness to Light program Stewards of Light recertification. On her personal time, she enjoys reading, writing, painting, and spending time with her family. Johanna believes that communities are stronger when families are made stronger through education and support. She is committed to help families find a healthy balance between work and home.
Inland Family Success Center is part of a state-wide network of Family Success Centers funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families through Atlantic County and operated by Center For Family Services. Community involvement and shared responsibility influence the development and implementation of programs and activities.