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Free Preschool for Newton NJ Students at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center

  Students ages 3 and 4 who reside in the Newton school district are invited to attend preschool at no cost at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center.   In addition to daycare and preschool, the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center offers care for children before and after school, as well as during the summer.   Enrollment in the center’s daycare and preschool programs is currently underway.   Stringent health and safety protocols are in place for all students and staff.   Interested parents are invited to schedule a tour of the facility by calling Little Sprouts or by completing a form on the website, .   The Little Sprouts Early Learning Center is conveniently located on the campus of Project Self-Sufficiency , across from Sussex County Community College, at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   The Little Sprouts Early Learning Center features separate classrooms for each age group, from infancy through preschool.   The center uses Creative Curr

Learn How to Help Kids Cope with Stress

  Parents and community members are invited to get tips on helping their children cope with stress from Health Educator Trixy Thibodeau, Atlantic Health System, at a virtual meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Thursday, May 20 th , at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom.   Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.   The meeting is free and open to the public; interested participants are invited to call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 for log-in details.   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 21 New Jersey counties to bring together parents, caregivers, as well as health, education, and social service professionals to enhance communication, coordination, and collaboration of serv

Project Self-Sufficiency Food Project Receives Major Grant from Provident Bank Foundation

  Project Self-Sufficiency announced today that it has been awarded a Major Grant in the amount of $20,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their food distribution program, The Food Project, Nourishing our Neighbors.   The food pantry at Project Self-Sufficiency offers free food and limited personal care products to Sussex and Warren County residents, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Patrons need not be agency participants.   Those who are interested in accessing The Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors at Project Self-Sufficiency are invited to visit the campus, 127 Mill Street, Newton or call the agency, 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500. “We are delighted to receive this generous donation from The Provident Bank Foundation to assist in funding our efforts to feed hungry children and families in Sussex and Warren Counties,” commented Project Self-Sufficiency Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon.   “Thanks to outstanding support from the community, The Food P