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Jersey City Medical Center Partners with Hoboken Community Center to Offer Mental Health Services

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Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, is partnering with the Hoboken Community Center (HCC), a nonprofit organization that provides essential services and spaces to support the well-being of the Hoboken, NJ community, to provide mental-health services to the HCC’s affordable housing residents free of charge.

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(Photo credit: Hoboken Community Center)

Local leaders joined together to cut the ribbon on the Hoboken Community Center’s new mental health services at 1301 Washington Street in Hoboken for these local Hoboken residents. The 96 men who live in the HCC’s affordable housing program will now receive free mental-health services provided by JCMC staff.

Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, Commissioner Anthony L. Romano, JCMC President and CEO Michael Prilutsky, HCC Board of Directors member Anju Starace, along with other JCMC staff, HCC Board Members, members of the Hoboken City Council, and local residents were in attendance at the ribbon-cutting event and toured the center.

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About Jersey City Medical Center

Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is Healing, Enhancing, and Investing in Hudson County. It is a comprehensive full-service acute and sub-acute care 348-bed teaching hospital. A not-for-profit hospital, JCMC is a state-designated Level II Regional Trauma Center with close to 16,000 admissions and over 80,000 Emergency Department visits annually.

The hospital’s specialty services include maternity, orthopedics, heart and vascular care, and behavioral health. JCMC is the only full-service heart hospital in Hudson County, offering access to outstanding cardiologists and sophisticated and advanced treatments, such as cardiac surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR).

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RWJBarnabas Health and Jersey City Medical Center are in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey — the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. JCMC is also a state-designated stroke center, a regional comprehensive cardiac center, a perinatal intensive care center, a regional level 3 neonatal intensive care unit for critically ill newborns, and home to the most advanced robotic-assisted surgical program in Hudson County. JCMC, a provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County, runs 911 Medical Call Screening for Hudson County, and operates one of the state’s busiest EMS systems.

About Hoboken Community Center

The Hoboken Community Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides essential services and spaces to support the well-being of the Hoboken, NJ community. It has a three-pronged mission consisting of affordable housing for 96 low-income men, a 40,000+ square foot community and recreation center under rehabilitation at 1301 Washington Street, and a food, hygiene, and pet supply pantry.

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