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A Message from the Executive Director

For more than 41 years, Respond, Inc. has carried out a central mission to help North Camden and the other communities it serves bring about improved levels of economic independence and sound community development. The aim has been to make a difference in our society. In our attempt to meet the needs of individuals and families, diversity and flexibility have driven management, staff and board members to develop programs that go far beyond the plan developed in 1967...

Wilbert Mitchell
Executive Director

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Thank you to our friends at Prudential Fox & Roach/Trident for sponsoring the Hands of Hope held at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill on December 8, 2011.  The event honored the memory of Bill Fox, Sr., realtor and philanthropist and was a tremendous success. More than 225 guests attended and raised over $50,000.  All proceeds raised through ticket sales, auction, and sponsorships will support the programs of Respond, Inc.

Aramark workers join forces at Camden infant care center

On April 24, 2010, several employees from Aramark volunteered at one of our Respond locations. left to right: Wilbert Mitchell, Ex, Dir., Respond, Inc., Sheila Green, Aide to NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Joseph Neubauer, Aramark Chairman and CEO, Gilbert L. Wilson,NJ Assemblyman 5th dist, Angel Fuentes, NJ Assemblyman 5th dist. Read the full story>>

Respond Inc. is showcased on 6 ABC - Click here to watch the Action News report.

>>Read about our Mission and History

Honors & Awards

  • Aletha Wright Award for Excellence in Early Care and Education
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation Camden Honoree
  • Campbell Soup Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Camden County WIB Trustee Award
  • Service Award from the Camden Children's Garden
  • Rutgers University Annual Walter and Leah Rand Award
  • Recognition as a PNC Bank Partner
  • Camden County Freeholder's Medal of Freedom
  • Black Social Workers of New Jersey Annual Award
  • Service Award from Walt Whitman Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Service Award from the State Street United Methodist Church
  • Service Award from the City of Camden Child Care Directors Association
  • Service Award from the City of Camden Employment and Training Program
  • Honorary Recognition Mi Casita Child Care Programs
  • Parada San Juan Bautista Special Recognition Award
  • Families Count Honoree
  • Excellence in Housing Award
  • United Way recognition of Strengthening Families
  • Many Legislative Commendation and Recognitions

Contact Us
Executive Director: Wilbert Mitchell - wmitchell@respondinc.com
Business Manager: Nancy Williams - nwilliams@respondinc.com
Director of Adult Services: Judith Everts - jeverts@respondinc.com
Director of Early Care and Education: Gloria Stone-Mitchell, Ed.D. - gmitchell@respondinc.com

Respond Inc. Employment

Interested in employment at Respond
the employment application HERE. >>download form

The completed application should be mailed or brought in person
to the Central Administrative Office:

Respond Inc.
532 State Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 365-4400

Respond Auto Technology Program Needs Used Automobiles!!

An automobile technology class started as of March 15, 2010. Automobiles, preferably no older than 1990, are needed for students to get hands-on experience. Any make and model would be appreciated except for high-end models, e.g. Mercedes, Jaguar, etc.

Please contact Respond at 856-583-2648 between 9:00AM and 4:00PM.
Respond, Inc. is a 501C3 not for profit tax exempt organization. Therefore, your donation will be tax exempt.

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