Caring Contact In the News

June 14, 2021

Caring Contact welcomes new Director of Community Engagement

Caring Contact welcomes a new Director of Community Engagement.
June 14, 2021

Caring Contact welcomes a new Executive Director

Mary Claire Givelber has accepted the position as Executive Director of Caring Contact, a listening community in Westfield, NJ.
March 24, 2021

A touching video tribute from our community in appreciation for our committed Volunteer Listeners!

September 23, 2020

Janet Sarkos Speaks With “Michelle’s Conversations that Matter”

September is suicide prevention awareness month! Our Executive Director, Janet Sarkos, spoke with “Michelle’s Conversations that Matter” about volunteering, adjusting to Covid-19, signs and symptoms to […]
June 21, 2020

The Summit Foundation donates $15,000 to Crisis Listening Line Caring Contact

“Julie Keenan, President of the Board of Trustees of the Summit Foundation, presented a $15,000 grant to Caring Contact on June 11. For nearly 50 years, […]
June 4, 2020

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Grant Finalists

Impact 100 Garden State is pleased to announce its 2020 Grant Finalists. Caring Contact is thrilled to have been named one of the seven finalists. Click […]
June 1, 2020

From our Executive Director: Caring Contact is Committed to Equality

As an organization, Caring Contact is committed to equality. All people are invited and encouraged to call the hotline for emotional support. We have a diverse […]
April 29, 2020

Caring Contact Support Line in Westfield Sees Big Uptick in Calls Amid COVID-19

“As COVID-19 became more widespread, we had a big uptick in calls to the warmline, with lots of people calling about anxiety,” said Mary Claire Givelber, […]
September 30, 2019

IMAGINE Podcast with Caring Contact Executive Director, Janet Sarkos

IMAGINE's Program Director, Mandi Zukor, interviews Caring Contact Executive Director, Janet Sarkos, for Suicide Awareness Month.  Janet discusses what signs to look for and how to approach a friend or loved one that might be thinking about suicide.