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Showing posts from May, 2018

Learn about Divorce at a Free Seminar

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, June 13th, 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 Dina Mikulka, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required.   To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.

Get a High School Diploma, Free Childcare, Transportation, and Weekly Stipend

Enrollment for the summer session of the New Jersey Youth Corps program at Project Self-Sufficiency is underway.   The sixteen-week program, which starts on July 9 th , 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. “This innovative program offers young adults who might not have been successful in a traditional high school setting the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, get on-the-job training and receive essential support as they enter the next stage in their life,” ex

Paid Summer Workplace Training for Teens at Project Self-Sufficiency

A limited number of positions will be available in the Summer Youth Employment Program to be offered at Project Self-Sufficiency during July and August.   Eligible Sussex County teens, ages 15 – 17, will receive free employability skills instruction at Project Self-Sufficiency, and will participate in paid, on-the-job training at local workplaces.   The Summer Youth Employment Program will take place Monday – Thursday, July 9th – August 10th.   Eligibility guidelines include family income, transportation status, current enrollment in high school, and other factors.   Free transportation to and from Project Self-Sufficiency and the work sites will be provided to participants; use of the transportation program is required.   Space is limited; applications must be received by June 16th.   Those who have previously participated in the Summer Youth Employment Program are ineligible.   The Summer Youth Employment Program offers teens a wide variety of work experiences at local