Community Events and Programs

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Fall is for Friends - Social Skills Class

Seacaucus

Fall is for Friends - Social Skills Class

JDK Social Station offers an ABA based after school social skills program throughout the school year. Our Masters Level Therapists and Trained Professional Assistants offer a 3:1 teacher to student ratio.

Teen Girls Leadership and Success Summit

Paterson

Teen Girls Leadership and Success Summit

Come enjoy a fun day filled with inspirational women speakers, zumba, Mixed Martial Arts, raffle prizes and free breakfast and lunch! This is an event you do not want to miss! All girls ages 13-18 are welcome to attend this FREE event!

OUT OF THE DARKNESS Community Walk

Saddle Brook

OUT OF THE DARKNESS Community Walk

As the core of the Out of the Darkness Walks, the Community Walks are proof that when people work together, they can make big changes in our world. Taking place in hundreds of cities each fall, these walks raise awareness for our important cause as they raise the resources we need to carry out our mission. 

Healthy Aging: Tips for Your Body and Brain

Englewood

Healthy Aging: Tips for Your Body and Brain

Free Education series-Grandparents Raising Grandchildren being provided through a partnership of Family Support Organization of Bergen County, Bergen Family Center and Alzheimer's NJ.

Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

Fair Lawn

Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

Free event sponsored by the Borough of Fair Lawn, Bergen County Department of Health Services,
Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County, and The Valley Hospital.

FREE Love Your Body Love Your Self Yoga Class

Saddle River

FREE Love Your Body Love Your Self Yoga Class

Yoga Class open at no cost to Every "Body" on the path of creating a positive body image - from beginners to those who have been practicing for a long time

What Individuals and Families Need to Know About Support Coordination

Livingston

What Individuals and Families Need to Know About Support Coordination

The transition from school to the adult world can be a challenging time for indviduals with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities and their families.  Join us for this informative seminar about Support Coordination and how to make the most of it.

Homecare and Working with the Medically Frail

Hackensack

Homecare and Working with the Medically Frail

Please join us as Joanne Siegel (Masters degree in Social Work and over 20 years' experience in the healthcare industry) shares information on caring for those who are medically frail or have dementia.

Hispanic Heritage Health Fair

Teaneck

Hispanic Heritage Health Fair

Meet and greet doctors, receive diabetes education, influenza vaccines, bone density screenings and more!!

Yoga

Hackensack

Yoga

This open level yoga class will help you breathe deeper, get stronger, and feel more relaxed.

Medicare P's & Q's

Hackensack

Medicare P's & Q's

This educational program is equally suitable for those approaching Medicare eligibility who want to understand the system and their options, as well as those already covered by Medicare who might be interested in changes or trends since they originally enrolled.

NJ DVRS: Available Services for your Student with Disabilities

Paramus

NJ DVRS: Available Services for your Student with Disabilities

The NJ Division of Vocation Rehabilitation Services is the state agency that provides services to enable persons with disabilities to obtain employment. This information session will provide an overview of the many services available including vocational counseling and guidance, employment skills and training, resume development and job coaching.

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

Paramus

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

Enjoy a fun-filled day of music and laughter while raising funds for New Jersey individuals and families affected by alzheimer’s disease. Now 100% of all funds raised at the Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® stay in New Jersey and support New Jersey individuals and families!

Spooktacular Sensory Bounce at Bounce U

Paramus

Spooktacular Sensory Bounce at Bounce U

Calling all lil' ghosts, vampires, witches and princesses! Join us for a Spooktacular Sensory Bounce at Bounce U Paramus, Sunday, October 29th from 2-3pm.

Ability to Launch: Promoting independence across the lifespan for individuals on the spectrum

Paramus

Ability to Launch: Promoting independence across the lifespan for individuals on the spectrum

The presenter will review the challenges to individuals on the spectrum with regard to negotiating life tasks at each stage of development. Families, school personnel, staff and the consumers will all be better able to design relevant school, work and community based opportunities, learn relevant skills and achieve optimal independence once equipped with an understanding of the brain-behavior issues that affect individuals with autism.

Parent Power: 5 Steps to Improving Your Home

Parent Power: 5 Steps to Improving Your Home

Parents often struggle to manage their children's difficult behaviors. Disobedience, back-talking, temper tantrums, fighting with siblings and refusing to go to school are common problems that can lead to frustration, aggravation and feelings of disempowerment among parents. 

Free Vision Screening Tests

Hackensack

Free Vision Screening Tests

The Hackensack Lions Club presents FREE vision screening tests at the Johnson Public Library. This is a screening procedure and does not substitute for a complete eye exam.

Technology, Gaminig and Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors in Youth/Young Adults

Fair Lawn

Technology, Gaminig and Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors in Youth/Young Adults

An overview and analysis of gaming and gambling i.e. Social, eSports, Social Gaming and Internet Gambling will be discussed. Also, how to identify behaviors, the impact of social media and gaming on youth behaviorally, emotionally, and psychologically/cognitively. You will learn about therapeutic interventions, mutual aid groups and helpline resources will be covered.

Getting to the Heart of Addiction

Hawthorne

Getting to the Heart of Addiction

Come join us as we face the real problem of addiction and discover how to be truly released from its grips.

Getting to the Heart of Addiction

Hawthorne

Getting to the Heart of Addiction

Come join us as we face the real problem of addiction and discover how to be truly released from its grips.

Family Health Day

Teaneck

Family Health Day

Fun-filled time of healthy activities for children and their parents to learn new ways to make good choices and stay safe.

Talking about Difficult History

Englewood

Talking about Difficult History

Sharing painful information about a child's history or birth family can be challenging for those raising relative's children. This workshop will help you develop the skills to competently tell the children you are raising difficult information and help them process it.

Celebrating You

Teaneck

Celebrating You

Enjoy and evening of entertaining exhibits, chair massages, and fun talks to provide a break before the hectic holiday season.

Transition to Adulthood

Fair Lawn

Transition to Adulthood

This workshop will demonstrate effective "transitional" planning for your child's IEP and also cover the landscape of adult services. The content is relevant to those caring for individuals 10-21 years of age.

Bergen County Project SEARCH Information Session

Paramus

Bergen County Project SEARCH Information Session

Come learn about Bergen County's Project SEARCH Program - an innovative employment training program for students with disabilities in their last year of high school.


Fair Lawn

Parent2Parent Get Together

Parents/caregivers network for some fun and potential new friendships! The Family Support Organization of Bergen County (FSOBC) provides support, education and advocacy to families and caregivers of youth, ages 5-21, with emotional, behavioral, intellectual and/or substance use challenges. FSOBC is a non-profit organization whose board and staff are parents or caregivers of youth with these challenges.

Save-the-Date: Governor Christie's 2nd Annual Candlelight Vigil

Trenton

Save-the-Date: Governor Christie's 2nd Annual Candlelight Vigil

On December 6, 2017 at 5:00PM in Trenton, Governor Christie will be holding a 2nd Annual Candlelight Vigil and invites you to attend.  Be a part of ending the stigma and helping bring addiction out of the shadows and into the light!

Essential Components of the IEP

Hackensack

Essential Components of the IEP

Participants will be able to read and understand an IEP document, be able to effectively participate in IEP meetings and know how to address IEP concerns/issues in a proactive and positive way.