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Free Advanced Microsoft Word Class in Blairstown

Blairstown-area residents are invited to learn advanced Microsoft Word at a free class offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Main Street location on Thursdays, February 8 th – 22 nd , from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.; some income guidelines apply.   Students will learn word-processing techniques, including the creation of professional-looking letters, faxes, newsletters and other documents, as well as the use of mail merge features used to print mailing labels and address letters to multiple recipients.   The agency’s computer lab is located in the First Presbyterian Outreach Center at 35 Main Street in Blairstown.   A complete roster of free 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-Su

Food Assistance Available in February

Fresh, refrigerated and frozen food is available at reduced prices through the Jolin Food Box food assistance program.   The wide variety of ordering options include breakfast-lunch-dinner combination packs, boxes of dinner entrees, and special packages for children.   Each month features a variety of high-quality menu items from seafood and poultry to baked goods and prepared meals.   The price of a single box ranges from $20 - $40.   There is no limit to the number of boxes an individual or family can purchase, and the menu changes each month.   Interested residents can order online with a credit card at or by calling Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.   Payment is made when the order is placed.   The next deadline for placing an order is Wednesday, February 14th; delivery will be made to Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, February 24 th , between 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.   To find out more about the monthly food deliveries by the Jolin Fo

Learn about Divorce at a Free Family Law Seminar

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, February 7th, 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 Ann Pompelio, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required.   To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.