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Free Parenting Classes at Project Self-Sufficiency

P arenting workshops for families with children of all ages will be offered this fall by the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency.   Participants will learn about the different stages of physical and emotional development during childhood, as well as techniques for positive discipline and improved communication.   All classes will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.; the sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is required.    The agency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   A course for those parenting infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children will be held on Tuesdays, September 12 th – November 28 th . Parents of school-aged children, ages six through twelve, are invited to attend a course on Tuesdays, September 12 th – November 28 th . Classes for parents of adolescents will be offered on Wednesdays, September 13 th – November 29 th . Expectant parents can take a prenatal parenting class on Th

Local Bank Donates Used Car to Agency Participant

Project Self-Sufficiency and First Hope Bank recently teamed up to offer a used car to a local woman in need of transportation as part of the non-profit agency’s auto donation program.   After being taken out of service as a corporate vehicle for First Hope Bank, the car was donated to Project Self-Sufficiency, a local non-profit agency which specializes in services for low-income families in the New Jersey counties of Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon.   The agency selected current agency participant Nakisha Mitchell to receive the car. “When it came time to part with First Hope Bank’s trusty courier car, we looked towards the community and desire to help an individual or family in need,” explained Jennifer Finer, Senior Vice President, Operations, First Hope Bank.   “Being a community bank we try to give back to our neighbors in any way possible and our long term relationship with Project Self Sufficiency ensured us that they would be the organization that could help us fi