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Discuss the Rights of Tenants & Landlords at a Virtual Seminar

  Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, virtual Landlord/Tenant seminar on Thursday, October 14 th , 6:00 p.m.   Local attorneys will discuss the rights and duties of landlords and tenants, including eviction, security deposits, leases, mortgages, and saving homes from foreclosure.   Open to the public; advance registration required.   To register and receive the log-in details, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.   Project Self-Sufficiency’s legal education seminars are a program of the Sussex County Family Success Center .

Project Self-Sufficiency Honors Retiring Board Member

  Project Self-Sufficiency Board of Directors Member Nancy Jacobus, whose tenure stretched back to the agency’s 1986 founding, was recently honored at a festive retirement event.   Jacobus, often hailed as Project Self-Sufficiency’s “longest-serving” board member also volunteered in several capacities at Domestic Abuse & Assault Intervention Services (DASI) over the years.   Representatives from both agencies thanked Jacobus for her dedication and wished her a happy retirement.   “For 35 years, we could count on Nancy’s wisdom, guidance and dedication,” remarked Project Self-Sufficiency Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon.   “Nancy gives from the heart.   She is selfless and compassionate.   Her generosity over the years has inspired us to continue our mission to serve the children and adults who need it most in our community.   She is a true friend to all of us at Project Self-Sufficiency and she will be sorely missed.”   Jacobus served on the board of DASI for 36 ye

New Project Self-Sufficiency Program Supports Trauma Survivors, Promotes Prevention

  Project Self-Sufficiency announces the October launch of a new workshop and discussion series, “Pizza & PACEs”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs ).   Trauma experts and guest speakers will address the impact of adverse childhood experiences on social, emotional, and cognitive development, and offer tips and strategies for building resiliency.   The interactive workshops will be held on Mondays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., October 4 th and 18 th , November 1 st and 15 th , and December 6 th .   Pizza will be provided; advance registration is required.   All attendees must be vaccinated against Covid-19.   Adverse childhood experiences are widely recognized as falling into three distinct categories, abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction.   Examples of negative behavior said to result from ACEs include smoking, alcoholism, drug use, absenteeism, and lack of physical activity.   These behaviors can