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Free Legal Advice Available in April

Free legal advice and limited legal representation is available at Project Self-Sufficiency for those who want advice about divorce, housing, life-planning documents, public entitlements, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant issues, mortgage modifications, or other topics.   Convenient daytime and evening appointments are available; some participants may be eligible for free legal representation.   Individual consultations will be offered on Wednesday, April 17 th , 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. or on Thursdays, April 4 th and 18 th , 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.   Legal consultations at Project Self-Sufficiency are made possible by funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey and Legal Services of Northwest Ne

Discuss Strategies for Helping Children Cope with Grief at Free Seminar

Parents and community members are invited to discuss strategies for helping children to cope with grief and loss at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Tuesday, April 16 th , 9:00 a.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency.   Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.   The presentation will be facilitated by Rainbows for All Children Program Coordinator Tracy Layman.   Refreshments will be provided; childcare is available upon request.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children, has been designed by the New Jersey Department of Children & Families to address the needs of local families who are expecting or who are parenting young children.   County Councils for Young Children have been established in all of the state’s 21 counties to bring together parents, caregivers, as well as health, education and social service professionals to e

Discuss Strategies for Taking Charge of Your Finances

Rutgers professor and financial expert Dr. Barbara O’Neill will offer free Financial Workshops at Project Self-Sufficiency, Thursday, April 11 th , 1:00 p.m., and Tuesday, April 23 rd , 6:00 p.m.   Participants will learn how to plan and execute financial goals, discuss savings plans, checking accounts, college planning and other topics.   The seminars are free and open to the public, but registration is required.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. Dr. Barbara O'Neill holds the rank of Distinguished Professor in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, and is Rutgers Cooperative Extension's Extension Specialist in Financial Resource Management. Previously, she was Family and Consumer Sciences Educator in Sussex County and has taught over 1,100 classes to over 24,000 adult learners.   She also provides national leadership for the Cooperative Extension financial programs, Investing for Your Future