Community Events

We welcome the community to our programs that are designed to educate and inform. Programs are subject to change.



Seminars, unless otherwise noted, will be held at the CORE Building, 1164 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth, NJ

(Enter parking lot from South Broad St., next to Fire House) Register online or call (908) 994-8939. 



5:30 – 7:30 pm

Caring for Your Caregiver: Supporting the Individuals who Save Lives

Too often, the caregiver is forgotten as they manage the day to day routine and health of a loved one. Their work can often be overwhelming. It is important to shine a light on resources that can not only assist the patient, but the caregiver as well. Join us and connect with others who are and have been in your shoes.

Presenter: Carol Pepe, L.C.S.W., M.P.H., Director, 

Case Management Services

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6:00 – 7:00 pm

Prevent Overdoses, Save Lives, ACT NOW! Free NARCAN Training

This training is open to anyone who is at risk of an opioid overdose, and their family and friends. All participants will receive a Narcan® Kit (naloxone), and education on how to administer Narcan® (naloxone) to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose.

Presenter: Diane Villari, LCADC, Clinical Operations Supervisor, JSAS Healthcare

Register at


The dates and locations for the upcoming events will be announced in December 2017

Sign Up at to receive an alert when these events go live or call 908-994-5836.



Cervical Cancer 

Preventative care and how to plan for the future.

Cataracts, Glaucoma, and more 

What you need to know before you go in for repair for your eye disease or condition.


Go Red for Women Fashion Show 

Join us on the red runway and learn emergency tips for when you or a loved one’s heart is in distress.



Conference Room A or Conference Room B

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Cente

225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth New Jersey 07207

All events take place from 1pm to 3pm. 

Call (908) 994-8535 for 2017 schedule. 

Living with Cancer 

Viviendo con Cáncer, Grupo De Apoyo 

Living with Breast Cancer

Viviendo con Cáncer de Mama

Caregiving Support Group

Viviendo con Cáncer, Grupo De Apoyo 

Viviendo con Cáncer, Apoyo Familiar

For more information on any TCCC support programs and to RSVP, please contact Roxanne Ruiz-Adams, LSW, (908) 994-8535. Por favor llame al (908) 994-8535 para confirmar su asistencia. 



St. John’s Summit Concert Series

A variety of musical genres open to the community

Friday, November 17, 2017   7:00 pm      

Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary) with special guests Robert Jones & Matt Watroba. Tickets are $40 (Children 12 & under $10 off)

Sunday, March 4, 2018   3:00 pm      

The Yale Spizzwinks 

Tickets are $30 (Children 12 & under $10 off)

Saturday, June 2, 2018   7:00 pm      

Sweet Honey In The Rock®

Tickets are $50 (Children 12 & under $10 off)

St. John’s Lutheran Church

587 Springfield Avenue • Summit, NJ

For tickets and more series information visit or call (908) 206-4250.




3:30 – 7:30 pm

Tailgate with Trinitas 

Shackamaxon Country Club, Scotch Plains, NJ

Watch the game with New York Giants Bart Oates, Bill Neill and other surprise New York Giants greats!



14th Annual Evening at the Races 

Meadowlands, Rutherford, NJ

VIP Reception  5:30 p.m.

Gourmet Dinner  6:30 p.m.

First Race  7:15 p.m.

For more information about the Foundation or to learn more about its fundraising events, (908) 994-8249 or

Proceeds from these and other events benefit the patients of Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Making reservations for Foundation events is fast and easy on your American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover card!



Health Services with Women in Mind

Trinitas helps provide women access to vital health services with a focus on preventive measures. These include educational programs and cancer screenings. Programs offered in English and Spanish.      

To learn more about these services, contact Amparo  Aguirre,   (908)    994-8244    or   at


Ask the Pharmacist:  Medication Management 

Free of charge, by appointment only.

Monthly on the 4th Tuesday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm  

Call (908) 994-5237  



899 Mountain Avenue, Suite 1A, Springfield, NJ

(973) 218-6394

Winter Programs: 

October 9 – January 22 

All programs are offered one time per week, for 45 minutes at Trinitas Children’s Therapy Services, 

899 Mountain Avenue, Suite 1A, Springfield, NJ  07081

Our programs and/or group therapy sessions are a great alternative to individual therapy. They give children the opportunity to address key developmental areas in structured but busier environments that are more reflective of typical real-life home and school situations.  

Scribbles to Script 

An opportunity for children from preschool (prewriting) through elementary (cursive) school to work with an occupational therapist and participate in multi-sensory fine motor, visual-motor, and visual-perceptual activities to learn pre-writing skills, proper letter formation, and writing within the given lines using the Handwriting Without Tears program. Help to reinforce learning and make writing fun! Preschool, Tuesdays 9:00 – 9:45, 4:00 – 4:45 Kindergarten, Tuesdays 9:00 – 9:45, 4:00 – 4:45

1st- 2nd Grade, Mondays 4:00 – 4:45

Cursive, Thursdays 4:00 – 4:45  

Sports Readiness 

An opportunity for children to work with a physical therapist and have an introduction into several fall/winter sports in a non-competitive small group setting. 

Mondays 4:00 – 4:45

Social Butterflies 

An opportunity for children to work with a speech & language therapist and engage in activities to address turn tak-ing, topic maintenance, appropriate question asking, following non-verbal cues, and using manners. Wednesdays 4:00 – 4:45  

Typing Whizkids 

An opportunity for children to work with an occupational therapist to learn efficient keyboarding/typing skills, including key location and finger placement, and  speed and accuracy.  

Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45  

To register for any programs or for more information, please contact Kevin Nelson at,(973) 218-6394, ext. 13, or fax (973) 218-6351. 

To learn more, visit 



Diabetes Management Support Group

Monthly, First Monday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Kathleen McCarthy, RN, CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)  

Open to both diabetics and non-diabetics who want to learn more about diabetes prevention.

65 Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor, Elizabeth, New Jersey Call (908) 994-5502 for further information or registration 


Sleep Disorders 

If you or someone you know experiences problems sleeping, consider contacting the Trinitas Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center in Elizabeth. Another location can be found in Cranford at Homewood Suites by Hilton with easy access on and off the Garden State Parkway. Both centers are headed by a medical director who is board certified in sleep medicine, internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and intensive care medicine, and is staffed by seven certified sleep technologists. 

For further information, call (908) 994-8694 to learn more about the Trinitas Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center or visit


Narcotics Anonymous

Monday 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Sunday 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm; Sunday 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Jean Grady, Community Liason  (908) 9940-7438 Grassmann Hall, 655 East Jersey St., Elizabeth

Alcoholics Anonymous

Friday 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Jean Grady, Community Liaison, (908) 994-7438 Grassmann Hall, 655 East Jersey St., Elizabeth


HIV Education and Support Program  for HIV Positive Patients

Monthly. Call for scheduled dates/times.

Judy Lacinak, (908) 994-7605

Early Intervention Program Clinic, 655 Livingston St. Monastery Building, 2nd Floor, Elizabeth


Mental Illness Support Group (NAMI) for Spanish Speaking Participants

4th Friday of each month except August, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mike Guglielmino, (908) 994-7275

Martha Silva, NAMI 1-888-803-3413

6 South Conference Room, Williamson Street Campus 225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth


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