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Josephine's Place is a storefront, drop-in space dedicated to women for the purpose of empowerment. We are conveniently located in the heart of the city of Elizabeth, NJ. Through the enhancement of life skills, opportunities to relieve stress, and freedom to learn new things, women are able to find a safe community for women, by women. 

For updates regarding our latest programs and activities, please see our latest newsletter

Get your "Summer In A Box"
Summer essentials for summer fun delivered right to your door step!
Don’t let COVID-19 interrupt your summertime fun – purchase SUMMER IN A BOX from Josephine’s Place!
The proceeds of each SUMMER IN A BOX will help us continue to deliver our services and programs to the women of Josephine's place. SUMMER IN A BOX has all of your summer essentials. Perfect for the beach, pool, lake or park.
Partner with us, share in the fun. Purchase your SUMMER IN A BOX while supplies last.
  • Turkish beach towel Beautifully designed, absorbent, over-sized beach towel (retail value $39.99).
  • Wine glasses Two colorful shatterproof non-breakable stemless wine glasses.
  • Mesh tote with cooler – With this bag you are ready for packing lunch and grabbing your towel.
  • Mesh beach mat Keep your feet off the hot sand. Secure your extra-large beach mat (limited quantities so order early.)
  • Sunscreen 8 oz Sunscreen will keep you burn free all summer. 
  • Beach ball, bubbles and moreSummertime fun is not complete without tossing a beach ball and making giant bubbles! Our box comes filled with such items as a drink Koozie and travel size hand sanitizer and hand lotion, and ...
COVID-19 Tools:
  • COVID-19 masks 2 cloth masks made by the women of Josephine’s Place as a demonstration of the valuable skills they learn, and a way to give back to you, supporters of our mission.
  • Kootie Key keep your hands clean in public with this contactless, hand key tool. You’ll never have to touch a public door, credit card keypad or elevator button again!
1st 50 BONUS: first 50 buyers will receive “Recipes from the Heart” – a charming book of recipes created by the women of Josephine’s Place. Enjoy refreshing summer recipes and many traditional ethnic dishes.
Your SUMMER IN A BOX total retail value $ PRICELESS $.
2 Ways To Order Your "Summer In A Box!"
Call us and reserve your box
Your box will be delivered to your door in early-mid July.
Won’t be home? Let us know and we’ll schedule a convenient delivery day/time.
Any questions, feel free to contact us at 908-436-0099 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We thank our sponsors for their generosity.
Our women have been hard at work to make comfort cloth masks for our fundraiser "SUMMER IN A BOX".
Pictured here are Flor, Carmen and Maribel.
All purchases of masks and Summer In A Box goes directly to support programming and activities.
Our women give back. Here, Angelita is giving Gail the masks she and friends made to help
Trinitas Medical Cancer Center.
In the last month our women have made more than 200+ masks. They are committed to helping you stay safe and well.
Josephine's Place | www.josephinesplace.org
Josephine’s Place is a nonprofit center for women with the mission to empower all who walk through our door.
Located in Elizabeth, NJ, our women seek new opportunities to improve their lives and build on dreams they have for themselves. At Josephine’s Place women learn essential life skills, job readiness, basic computer, English, entrepreneur-ism, sewing/quilting, knitting as well as enjoying arts & crafts, yoga, gardening. Many support groups are also provided.
Founded in 2003 Josephine’s Place is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, NJ.

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Investors Bank awards a $10,000 Grant to Josephine's Place.


Visit our *Volunteers* tab for information on ways to get involved. You can also contact us to find ways to get plugged in with Josephine's Place!