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March 2, 2018

PerformCare is Now Accepting Requests for Summer Camp Financial Assistance

The New Jersey Children's System of Care within the Department of Children and Families (DCF), which serves children and youth up to age 21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is now accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2018 summer camp session.

February 7, 2018

Warner Bros. and Scooby-Doo's DOO GOOD Grants

Kids around the country are keeping their communities clean, serving meals to the needy and teaching others about responsible pet ownership. Now, you can get involved with the kids in your life!

January 31, 2018

Mind the Workplace - 2017 Mental Health America report

Over 20.2 million adults had a substance use disorder in 2017. Mental Health America (MHA)’s groundbreaking report on mental health in the workplace, Mind the Workplace, found that an estimated 1 in 3 adults use drugs or alcohol to deal with workplace stress. 

January 31, 2018

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Dating Matters®: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) free 60-minute, interactive training designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence.

October 16, 2017

School Health Success Story

The examples in this publication identify key partners and additional factors, including the CDC, that have been instrumental to success. Additionally, the state stories highlight challenges and successful strategies used to address them, along with next steps in moving their projects forward and plans for sustainability.

October 12, 2017

Council of State Governments Justice Center Releases Resource To Address Recidivism

The Council of State Governments Justice Center has released "Dos and Don'ts for Reducing Recidivism Among Young Adults in the Justice System." This resource provides strategies that policymakers and justice system leaders can use to guide policy and practice changes to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for young adults.

Summer Camp Funding Guide 2018 Information Alert: Update from DDD

The following information was sent out by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) on April 10, 2018 and appears unedited below. Please note that The Arc of New Jersey is NOT the author of this information. We are only forwarding it as a service to individuals and families who may not be on the Division's subscription list.