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Food Assistance Available at Project Self-Sufficiency

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, March 14th; delivery will be made to Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, March 24 th , between 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.   To find out more about the monthly food deliveries by the Jolin Food B

Free Legal Advice available at Project Self-Sufficiency during March

Private meetings with an attorney are available at Project Self-Sufficiency for those who want advice about divorce, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant issues, mortgage modifications, or other topics.   Individual consultations will be offered on Thursdays, March 1 st – 29 th , between the hours of 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   The sessions are free and open to area residents who meet income eligibility requirements; consultations are by appointment only.   To make an appointment for a legal consultation or to find out more about the other services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.   Information about Project Self-Sufficiency is also available at .

High School Drop Outs Invited to Enroll in Training Program

Enrollment for the next session of the New Jersey Youth Corps program at Project Self-Sufficiency is underway.   The sixteen-week program launches on February 26 th at Project Self-Sufficiency.   The New Jersey Youth Corps gives those who have not completed high school the opportunity to boost 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.   Project Self-Sufficiency is offering a $100 gift card to those who refer a young adult, ages 16 – 25, to the New Jersey Youth Corps training and education program.   In order to receive the gift card, referred individuals must enroll in the program, complete the two-week orientation and be inducted into the program. Participants in the New Jersey Youth Corps must be Sussex or Warren County residents, aged 16 – 25, who have not completed high school.   The program includes assessments, testing, employability skills traini