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Showing posts from February, 2023

Home Visitation Program Receives Accreditation

  Healthy Families America (HFA), an affiliate of Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) America , recently granted accreditation to Project Self-Sufficiency for the agency’s Healthy Families program, one of the agency’s three home visitation programs which aim to improve children’s health, nutrition, and developmental outcomes.   The prestigious accreditation underscores the high quality of Project Self-Sufficiency’s home visitation services, which are targeted to low-income families who are pre-natal or who are parenting a child under the age of three. The stringent accreditation process takes about a year to complete and requires that the agency meet or exceed twelve different critical standards, grounded in nearly 30 years of research, including corporate operating procedures and the quality of the visits made to each participating family.   Project Self-Sufficiency’s accreditation was expedited this year due to the high quality of its programming.   HFA is a signature program of PCA

Learn about Bankruptcy at Free, Virtual Seminar

  Project Self-Sufficiency will host a free, virtual Bankruptcy seminar, Thursday, March 9 th , 7:00 p.m.   Participants will discuss the process of filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those facing overwhelming credit card debt, foreclosure, or asset repossession with an attorney.   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, 973-940-3500, to obtain log-in information.

Franklin Library to Host Trauma Support Workshop

  The Franklin Branch of the Sussex County Library will host a Connections Matter workshop facilitated by Project Self-Sufficiency , Tuesday, March 7 th , 5:00 p.m. The session will address the issues surrounding adverse childhood experiences; the workshop is free and open to the public.   The Franklin Branch of the Sussex County Library System is located at 103 Main Street, Franklin, New Jersey.   P articipants will explore the Connections Matter curriculum, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and led by Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey designed to engage providers, parents, and community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency.   Discussion will focus on understanding adverse childhood experiences and demonstrate how caring connections can serve as a primary buffer in the negative effects of trauma.   The training is appropriate for parents and providers raising and teaching school aged children.   Speakers will add