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Discuss Child Assault Prevention at a Free Workshop

Discuss child assault prevention at a free Enough Abuse workshop at Project Self-Sufficiency Teens and adults are invited to learn about the prevention of child sexual assault at free training sessions on Thursday, June 6 th , from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   The workshops will be offered by the Enough Abuse Campaign , a cooperative effort of Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey , Project Self-Sufficiency and the Sussex Warren Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse.   The community-wide education initiative aims to mobilize adults and communities to prevent child sexual assault by increasing awareness of safe practices for potential victims.   Educators are particularly interested in training middle and high school youth, their parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and other youth-serving professionals on how to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   Participation is free and open to

Family Expo Helps Kids and Parents

Child Seat Safety was discussed at the Family Expo Northern New Jersey parents recently enjoyed a Family Expo, sponsored by the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency and Project Sussex Kids, the County Council for Young Children.   Interactive games and displays for kids were augmented by break-out sessions for parents; topics included dealing with temper tantrums, nutritious meals and snacks, and oral health.   Hearing screenings and exhibits from local health care and social service organizations rounded out the event.   Spanish-speaking interpreters were on hand to assist families with language barriers.   Participants were treated to dinner; a Shop Rite gift card, a three -month membership to the Sussex County YMCA, and two tickets to a Sussex County Miners baseball game were raffled off to delighted parents.   A presentation about oral health was given by Zufall. In addition to Project Self-Sufficiency, organizations whic

Free Landlord-Tenant Seminar Offered

Michael Wojcik, Esquire, will offer a free Landlord-Tenant Seminar at Project Self-Sufficiency Michael Wojcik, Esquire, will offer a free Landlord/Tenant seminar on Wednesday, June 5 th , 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency. Participants will discuss the rights and duties of landlords and tenants, including eviction, security deposits, leases, mortgages, and saving homes from foreclosure.   The presentation is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.   To register, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.