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When basic needs are met, we empower families to reach their full potential.

 All families need shelter, utilities and food in order to thrive. When these basic needs are in jeopardy, so is our community! We coordinate and distribute the resources of community-based partners and donated zakat funds. Over the past 15 years, thousands of lives have been impacted by this work.



Enabling Muslims To Thrive

At Islamic Social Services of South Jersey, well being is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.


Our Roots

We are driven by a single goal; to do our part in strengthening the Muslim Community. Our team is comprised of dedicated, compassionate and educated individuals. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of our pursuits. ISSSJ has team members fluent in Spanish, Malay, Urdu, Hindi, and Arabic to meet the unique needs of our participants. We seek to motivate Muslim families to thrive, regardless of income, status, race or culture. This allows for a great sense of integrity and contribution to the community’s integral growth. We stand against social and economic injustice by building community networks of housing support, workforce development, health and wellness, and youth enrichment.

What We Do

Meaningful Work. Unforgettable Experiences.

Islamic Social Services is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We work on many exciting projects to help improve the lives of others, and are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work every day to promote positive change.


Family Supports

Strong Families Foster Strong Communities

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential.  Our services are designed to incorporate long-term sustainable solutions for the communities we serve.


Youth Auxiliary

Reinforcing our Commitment

The youth auxiliary is comprised of South Jersey Muslim Youth who are dedicated to service, advocacy and leadership. The youth auxiliary meets monthly to work on projects that support positive experiences and to help plan community events that directly impact  Muslim youth.


Volunteer Opportunities

Helping The Community

As a community-based nonprofit, ISSSJ depends upon the support and input of the community for our success. A vital aspect of that support is volunteerism!

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We Need Your Support

Sponsor a project that promotes a cause that is important to you! Your Sadaqah will support a project that you can actively be a part of and directly see the benefits of your contributions. Our community outreach projects offer encouragement and resources to continue to keep our community healthy and thriving. When you donate, you’ll receive a feedback report on the impact of your donation.

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"We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves."

~Pema Chodron

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Contact Islamic Social Services

Get in touch with Islamic Social Services of South Jersey to learn more about our work and how you can get involved or benefit from our services. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Islamic Social Services of South Jersey. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your time today. Islamic Social Services of South Jersey is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides referral services and emergency assistance, supports institutions and programs dedicated to enhancing the Muslim Community, sponsors enrichment events and facilitates educational & wellness seminars.

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