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Learn about Impact of Childhood Trauma on Development

  Parents, caregivers, and other community providers are invited to learn how childhood trauma impacts physical and neurological development and discuss methods for improving health and well-being across the lifespan, Wednesday, September 7 th , 2:00 p.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency .   Crisis Intervention Specialist Gabriella Rios, Somerset County Family Crisis Intervention Unit, will join Haley McCracken, Project Self-Sufficiency, for a virtual presentation, “Understanding ACEs: Building Self-Healing Communities.”   The session will address the neurological and biological effects of adversity on development and its corresponding impact on the health of the overall population.   Tips for protection, prevention, and promoting resilience within the community will also be discussed.   Interested participants are invited to call Project Self-Sufficiency, 973-940-3500, for log-in details.   Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have been identified as contributors to a host of physica

Get Free Advice about Bankruptcy

  Project Self-Sufficiency will host a free, virtual Bankruptcy seminar, Thursday, September 8 th , 6:00 p.m.   Discuss the process of filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those facing overwhelming credit card debt, foreclosure, or asset repossession.   The free legal education seminar is a program of the Journey Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency.   The presentation is free and open to the public; interested participants must call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 to obtain log-in information.

Community Leader Raises Funds to Send More than 180 Kids to the Fair

  Sussex County Farm and Horse Show Association Executive Board member Lois Pellow has spearheaded an initiative to provide free admittance to the New Jersey State Fair to 181 local, low-income children.   Pellow teamed up with Project Self-Sufficiency to identify children in need who would enjoy a trip to the annual event hosted by the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey.   In addition to the fair gate ticket, kids received a gift bag containing a meal voucher from the Agriculture Food Booth, an ice cream voucher from the 4-H Dairy Barn, and a ticket for a free ride from the carnival provided by Reithoffer Shows.   The New Jersey State Fair will be open through Saturday, August 13th, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.     Pellow, who conceived of the idea as a way to honor her late sister Nancy Baginski, originally hoped to raise funds to allow 50 children to attend the Fair but the overwhelming support allowed that goal to more than triple.     “I wanted to do this in hono