Oceans Family Success Center

About Us

About Us

The Oceans Family Success Center (OFSC) is a welcoming family-friendly center open to the Greater Asbury Park Community consisting of Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Neptune City, Neptune Twsp., Ocean Grove, and Ocean Twsp.

The greater Asbury Park community is full of untapped potential.  The OFSC, here on Springwood Avenue, is proud to be part of a comprehensive revitalization plan that addresses safe and affordable housing, educational support, job training, and other critical initiatives that will transform the neighborhood and create a myriad of opportunities for the residents.

The OFSC is INCLUSIVE and no one is excluded from care regardless of age, ethnicity, religious affiliations, sexual orientation or geographic location/residency.  All services are free of charge.    

Prevention Resources, Inc. (PRI) is the managing organization of the Oceans Family Success Center and has four divisions:  Family Success Centers, Prevention Education, Safe Communities Coalition, and Treatment Services.  PRI, formerly Hunterdon Prevention Resources, is a private not for profit agency that has a forty-four (44) year history of excellent service to Hunterdon County and to other regions within New Jersey.  They are dedicated to promoting Health & Wellness for the individuals, families and communities they serve through education, collaboration, advocacy and treatment.

Meet Our Staff

Barbara Usack, CHES

Barbara Usack, CHES

Although in administrative positions most of her life, Barbara always found ways to help people at work, as a volunteer, and in her personal life. She returned to school to earn a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education and became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES.)
She collaborates with others to support people, programs, and initiatives, contributing to a friendly and efficient working environment and was thrilled to find a perfect fit with the Family Success Center network. She joined Oceans Family Success Center in July and became Director in December, 2017.

Daquane Bland

Daquane Bland

Daquane Bland is the Family Partner at Oceans Family Success Center. He is a long-time resident of the greater Asbury Park Community and has been very involved in the lives of our youth, including advocacy and sports. He is involved with orchestrating and participating in community outreach and events. He comes to Oceans FSC with a Bachelor's Degree in Child Advocacy and Policy with a minor in Social Work from Montclair State University. His background, education, and outgoing and caring personality are a perfect fit for our center!

Catherine Galesky

Catherine Galesky

Catherine Galesky is the Community Partner and Volunteer Coordinator at Oceans Family Success Center. Catherine joined Oceans FSC in August 2018 and has worked for more than a decade galvanizing volunteers and planning events for local charities, most recently the veterans' charity Ma22. Her dedication and magnetic personality serve us (and the community) well at Oceans FSC!