Montclair BOUNCE: A Festival of Optimism and Resilience

Toni’s Kitchen and The YMCA of Montclair partnered to launch MONTCLAIR BOUNCE: A Festival of Optimism and Resilience, May 31 to June 7, 2019. This first-annual BOUNCE Festival explore deveryday opportunities and oft-unnoticed resources to strengthen emotional health and connections to the community. Learn more

Main St. Counseling Center 

Main St. Counseling’s new program, Accessible Counseling Support for Women and their Families, will expand care and support for women and their families that are struggling to overcome depression and anxiety, divorce, and domestic violence. Funding from Partners for Health will allow Main St. Counseling Center to provide 1,500 accessible counseling sessions through this program, focusing on behavioral health, coping skills, and family relationships.

JED Campus

JED Campus is a nationwide initiative designed to guide schools through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program and policy development with customized support to build upon existing student mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts.  Funding from Partners for Health launched a JED Campus program at Montclair State University in 2017, and a second grant approved in 2019 will allow Bloomfield College to participate in the program.


COPE Center’s Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) program treats a high percentage of substance dependency clients who also suffer from significant mental health problems.  Funding from Partners for Health is helping COPE to expand the COD program and assist more clients as they work to address these co-occuring health concerns.