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Back to School Fair Helps Families to Prepare for New School Year

  Attendees learned about local services Hundreds of parents and children recently turned out for a Back-to-School Fair hosted by the Sussex County Family Success Center and Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children, at Project Self-Sufficiency.  Designed to prepare the entire family for a successful academic year, the event featured workshops about substance use trends, healthy and inexpensive school lunch and snack ideas, and developmental screening for children.   A K-9 demonstration by the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department as well as a mini pop-up farmer’s market sponsored by the LocalShare Foodshed Alliance rounded out the event.  Children were invited to play games and receive free haircuts and backpacks filled with school supplies.  Representatives from local social service and health care organizations were on hand to offer patrons additional resources.  Agency staff members and volunteers played games and provided refreshments.  Music was p

Learn about Bankruptcy at a Free Seminar

Michael Nelms, Esquire Michael Nelms, Esquire, will offer a free Bankruptcy seminar on Wednesday, August 21 st , 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Project Self-Sufficiency.   Learn about the process of filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those facing overwhelming credit card debt, foreclosure or asset repossession.   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.

New School Supplies Needed for Local Children

New School Supplies Needed for Distribution to Local Children Project Self-Sufficiency is seeking donations of new school supplies for distribution to hundreds of children during the month of August.   New backpacks, crayons, pencils, erasers, glue sticks, scissors, pens, spiral notebooks, and loose-leaf paper would be deeply appreciated.   Monetary donations to be used towards the purchase of supplies will also be gratefully received through Wednesday, August 21 st .   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   For information about donating school supplies, or to inquire about any of the programs and services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500, or visit .