Esther East, Executive Director
Esther brings over 40 years of mental health and program development experience to the daily management of Jewish Family Service & Children’s Center. She has specialized training in addictions, mental illness, family violence and contextual family therapy. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to work with gifted and dedicated staff, as well as with an outstanding board of directors to serve our dynamic and diverse community. Trained at Barnard College, Columbia University, and Wurzweiler School of Social Work, she governs the Task Force on Prevention of Child Abuse and serves on the board of the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, as well as the board of the Children’s Interagency Coordinating Council of Passaic County and the St. Mary’s Community Health Board.