Friday, October 21, 2016

Free Microsoft Power Point and Outlook Class in Blairstown during November

Blairstown-area residents are invited to learn how to use Microsoft Power Point and Outlook at a free course offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Main Street location on Thursdays, November 3rd – 17th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Students will learn how to manage email, set up online calendars, create custom slide shows and sophisticated presentations.  The course is free; participants must be registered Family Success Center or Project Self-Sufficiency participants.  The agency’s computer lab is located in the First Presbyterian Outreach Center at 35 Main Street in Blairstown. 

A complete roster of computer classes and employability skills courses are offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Newton location all year long, including classes in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; QuickBooks accounting software; and courses designed just for seniors and for men. 

To register, or for more information, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.  Information about the agency’s programs and services is also available at

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Free Family Law Seminar in November

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free Family Law seminar on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the agency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   The program will address child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.  The presentation, which will be facilitated by Natalie Thompson, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteers are needed to tutor young adults in science, math, social studies and English as part of the New Jersey Youth Corps high school equivalency and employment skills training program offered by Project Self-Sufficiency.  Opportunities are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The New Jersey Youth Corps gives young adults the opportunity to augment their literacy skills, prepare for the high school equivalency exam, obtain on-the-job work experience, and transition into a career, college or the military.  Interested volunteer tutors are invited to call New Jersey Youth Corps Program Coordinator Valerie Hogan at 973-940-3510.  For more information about Project Self-Sufficiency or the New Jersey Youth Corps program, visit