Community Events and Programs

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  • Connections Matter
    Saturday, October 1 @ 6:00 PM
    Project Self Sufficiency

    Connections Matter

    Explore the Connections Matter curriculum, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and led by Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey designed to engage providers, parents, and community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. 

  • Person-Centered Life Planning: Securing the Future for People with Disabilities
    Saturday, October 1 @ 6:30 PM
    Virtual

    Person-Centered Life Planning: Securing the Future for People with Disabilities

    Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of New Jersey, Inc. (PLAN|NJ) provides practical solutions for people with disabilities and their families

  • SPAN Resource Parent (SRP)
    Saturday, October 1 @ 6:30 PM
    SPAN

    SPAN Resource Parent (SRP)

    In this 8-week virtual course parents will learn foundational information about education and health care.

  • Free English Classes
    Saturday, October 1 @ 7:00 PM
    Heritage Reformed Congregation
    Kinnelon

    Free English Classes

    Classes offered by the Heritage Friendship Center at the Heritage Reformed Congregation.

  • Mission Gratitude
    Sunday, October 2 @ 10:00 AM
    Pediatric Dental Associates
    Randolph

    Mission Gratitude

    Join us in honoring local first responders- police, fire & rescue as well as puppies training to become service dogs at our annual Mission Gratitude touch-a-truck on Sunday, October 2nd from 10am-12noon

  • Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference
    Monday, October 3 - Friday, October 7 @ 8:00 AM
    Camden County Partnership for Children

    Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference

    Statewide: 2nd Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference Save the date: October 3rd – 7th 2022 The Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference was created for youth ages 14-21+ who experience I/DD, their families, and caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. The 2nd Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference will be held the first week in October! Virtual conference More info can be found on the conference website: https://www.njyouthtransition.life/

  • Healthcare Transition webinar
    Tuesday, October 4 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Healthcare Transition webinar

    Transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare is a big step for a youth or young adult with a disability. We will discuss a new Healthcare Transition Toolkit developed by Got Transition and its National Family Health Care Transition Advisory Group.

  • Transición de la Asistencia Médica (Healthcare Transition Spanish)
    Tuesday, October 4 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Transición de la Asistencia Médica (Healthcare Transition Spanish)

    La transición de la asistencia médica pediátrica a la de adultos es un gran paso para los adolescentes o adultos jóvenes con una discapacidad. Hablaremos de un nuevo Manual de Herramientas de Transición de la Asistencia Médica desarrollado por Got Transition (ingles), su Grupo Asesor Nacional de la Familia y Transición de la Asistencia Médica.

  • Youth Emotional Support Group
    Wednesday, October 5 @ 5:00 PM (Weekly)
    Virtual

    Youth Emotional Support Group

    Virtual support group for youth ages 10-12.

  • Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Webinar Online event
    Thursday, October 6 @ 11:00 AM
    Partnership for a Drug Free NJ

    Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Webinar Online event

    Experts will outline the current state of the opioid crisis and prevention strategies that can be used in your community to mark Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in New Jersey.

  • Free Parent Empowerment Program
    Thursday, October 6 @ 6:00 PM
    Mount Olive Child Care and Learning Center
    Budd Lake

    Free Parent Empowerment Program

    Free program for parents of any age child, infant through teens.

  • Programa Gratis de Educacion para Padres
    Thursday, October 6 @ 6:00 PM
    Budd Lake

    Programa Gratis de Educacion para Padres

    Programa gratuito para padres de niños de cualquier edad, desde bebés hasta adolescentes.

  • National Faith & Blue Weekend
    Friday, October 7 @ 4:00 PM
    Randolph

    National Faith & Blue Weekend

    Join your local enforcement and members of your community for a weekend of resolution and reconciliation. National Faith & Blue Weekend is a collaborative effort to build bridges and break biases.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, October 7 @ 7:00 PM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Brain Injury Alliance of NJ's 20th annual 5K Run, Walk & Roll for Brain Injury Awareness
    Saturday, October 8 @ 8:00 AM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Brain Injury Alliance of NJ's 20th annual 5K Run, Walk & Roll for Brain Injury Awareness

    Join us in three locations: Bradley beach Boardwalk, Laurel Acres park and Saddle River County Park for this fun-filled family event!

  • 26th Annual Community Health Day
    Saturday, October 8 @ 9:00 AM
    Calvary Baptist Church
    Morristown

    26th Annual Community Health Day

    Hybrid event hosted by Church of God in Christ and Calvary Baptist Church.

  • Higher Opportunities for Women (HOW)
    Tuesday, October 11 @ 9:30 AM
    Project Self-Sufficiency
    Newton

    Higher Opportunities for Women (HOW)

    The 16-week HOW program will launch October 11th.

  • Budget Counseling
    Tuesday, October 11 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Budget Counseling

    If you've ever wondered the following about budgets please consider joining us! How can I organize my fixed expenses and credit cards? How do I balance my income with my expected expenses? What are variable expenses? How do I budget for occasional expenses? How do I plan for needs vs. wants? How can I cut some costs? Should I be using coupons? Can I use credit cards to supplement my income?

  • Virtual Parenting Workshops at Project Self-Sufficiency
    Tuesday, October 11 @ 6:00 PM

    Virtual Parenting Workshops at Project Self-Sufficiency

    Participants will learn how to build positive parenting skills, prevent behavioral problems, and encourage effective anger management

  • Suicide Prevention Conference: Connecting Communities to Save Lives
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 9:00 AM
    NJ Department of Human Services

    Suicide Prevention Conference: Connecting Communities to Save Lives

    We welcome anyone interested in learning about suicide prevention to join us for this full-day virtual event. Get inspired by our keynote speakers, hear state department commissioners discuss upcoming projects, and find two breakout sessions that interest you most.

  • Project Self-Sufficiency Workshop Series: Connections Matter
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 5:00 PM
    Project Self-Sufficiency
    Newton

    Project Self-Sufficiency Workshop Series: Connections Matter

    Workshop will be presented in both English and Spanish.

  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • Movies in the Park
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:30 PM
    Fireman's Field
    Rockaway

    Movies in the Park

    Hosted by Prevention is Key and the Rockaway Municipal Alliance.

  • Community Career Fair
    Thursday, October 13 @ 10:00 AM
    Newton

    Community Career Fair

    Learn about job openings and educational opportunities from local employers and schools at Project Self-Sufficiency's Community Career Fair. Attend job searching seminars and mock interviews.

  • Community Career Fair
    Thursday, October 13 @ 10:00 AM
    Project Self-Sufficiency
    Newton

    Community Career Fair

    Representatives from local employers and educational institutions will be on hand to promote job openings and scholastic opportunities.

  • DAWNcil's 25th Anniversary Party
    Thursday, October 13 @ 3:00 PM
    Vasa Park
    Hackettstown

    DAWNcil's 25th Anniversary Party

    DAWN Center for Independent Living celebrates 25 years serving the disability community in Northwest

  • Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:00 PM

    Mental Health First Aid Training

    Atlantic Health System Behavioral Health has partnered with NewBridge Services, a nonprofit provider of counseling services and educational programs, to host Mental Health First Aid training via Zoom classes to the communities we serve.

  • Navigating the Medicaid Maze
    Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:00 PM
    The Arc of New Jersey

    Navigating the Medicaid Maze

    In this webinar, The Arc of New Jersey's Beverly Roberts will explain what families and staff need to know about eligibility for Medicaid when applying for DDD services.

  • Frank Speak: Puberty, Dating, Sex and Autism
    Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30 PM
    Prasada In Home

    Frank Speak: Puberty, Dating, Sex and Autism

    Presented by Alex Gitter, M.S., M.Ed., LPC, NCC
    Our goal for the Frank Speak workshop is for parents to leave the workshop understanding the necessity of teaching their kids about sexual topics and have the knowledge base to lead the discussion with their children in a way that is meaningful for them.

  • Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center
    Wednesday, October 26 @ 10:00 AM
    OMHA

    Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center

    OMHA Presents: Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center 

    Meeting ID: 881 3169 3499 Passcode: 009988

  • On the Same Page: A Therapeutic Book Club
    Tuesday, November 1 - Tuesday, December 20 @ 6:00 PM (Weekly)
    Wholehearted Healing Collective

    On the Same Page: A Therapeutic Book Club

    A therapeutic book club for adults who struggle with wondering, "What's wrong with me?" to help them understand that the real question they should be asking is, "What happened to me?". This book club will explore how adverse childhood experiences influence our brain development and guide our behaviors as adults. We will discuss how we are all on the same page with trying to understand the impact of trauma.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, November 4 @ 10:00 AM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, November 9 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, December 2 @ 7:00 PM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, December 14 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • College Funding Secrets Workshop
    Wednesday, January 11 @ 1:00 PM
    The Arc of New Jersey

    College Funding Secrets Workshop

    Chris Curran, the founder of College Funding Concepts, has spent the majority of his 25-year career in the financial services industry specializing in helping families navigate the confusing and often frustrating process of selecting, applying to, and paying for college.