Community Events and Programs

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  • 2022 CSOC Summer Camp Services - Updated Advance Information

    2022 CSOC Summer Camp Services - Updated Advance Information

    For 2022 (this may change in the future, but for this year) – the CSOC Summer Camp Services application season will run from March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.  Everything will go live on or around March 1 at www.performcarenj.org/SummerCamp.

  • Mass Violence/Gun Violence & Trauma Resources

    Mass Violence/Gun Violence & Trauma Resources

    This page contains resources for coping with trauma and how to deal with mass violence. 

  • Regulation of School Anxiety: Making Your Return to School a Success (Webinar Recording)

    Regulation of School Anxiety: Making Your Return to School a Success (Webinar Recording)

    As the community heads into a new school year, faced with challenges due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, this school anxiety workshop was offered to the community as a way to bring information, better understanding and resources related to school based anxiety.

  • Autism in Black Conference: 2022 Theme - Culturally Responsive Parenting & Advocacy
    Sunday, June 26 @ 08:30 AM
    Autism in Black

    Autism in Black Conference: 2022 Theme - Culturally Responsive Parenting & Advocacy

    Join us for 2 full days of powerful discussions about Autism and the Black community. We want to empower all attendees by providing them with the resources to help better serve our families and our community. Fee.

  • Mindful Meditation Series 2022 (The Elixir Fund)
    Sunday, June 26 @ 12:00 PM

    Mindful Meditation Series 2022 (The Elixir Fund)

    Join Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and The Elixir Fund for a free guided meditation series. Meditation sessions will be hosted monthly on Tuesdays for 30 minutes via Zoom to help you relax, recharge and practice self-care. You can sign-up for one or all of the sessions in this series! All sessions will run from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop
    Sunday, June 26 @ 02:00 PM
    Wholehearted Healing Collective

    Virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop

    You'll learn what diet culture is and how it may affect your relationship with your body and with food. We will practice activities to help deepen learning and leave with a few ideas for next steps to be able to become an intuitive eater!

  • Open House (GenPsych)
    Tuesday, June 28 @ 11:00 AM
    GenPsych
    Rochelle Park

    Open House (GenPsych)

    Join us for an open house! Lunch will be provided.

    We Offer

    • Adult & Adolescent programs
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for teens & adults
    • Psychiatric evaluations by board certified Psychiatrists 
    • Medication management and counseling 
    • Aftercare planning and outpatient referrals upon discharge
  • Peer Support Across The Continuum Of Community Mental Health Center Services: Part 1 (Mental Health America)
    Tuesday, June 28 @ 03:00 PM
    Mental Health America

    Peer Support Across The Continuum Of Community Mental Health Center Services: Part 1 (Mental Health America)

    In this webinar, peer leaders from MHA of South Central Kansas will share the history and implementation of integrating peer support specialists in the continuum of care in Kansas State. They will provide an overview of implementing peer training and integrating peers in member care from crisis services.

  • Crossroads4Hope: A Network of Cancer Support Information Session
    Wednesday, June 29 @ 11:00 AM
    Elizabeth Public Library
    Elizabeth

    Crossroads4Hope: A Network of Cancer Support Information Session

    You're invited to come join Crossroads4Hope: A Network of Cancer Support at Elizabeth Public Library. Our staff will be sharing information about our free professionally led programs in support for people affected by cancer, their loved ones and caregivers.

  • Chronic Disease Program Informational Webinar (NJ YMCA State Alliance)
    Wednesday, June 29 @ 12:00 PM
    New Jersey YMCA State Alliance

    Chronic Disease Program Informational Webinar (NJ YMCA State Alliance)

    Join us for lunch and learn how you can support those in our state with chronic diseases. The NJ YMCA's Diabetes Prevention and Blood Pressure Management Programs are FREE to the community and provide resources such as free scales, activity trackers, BP cuffs, and YMCA access to health and wellness classes.

  • Integrating Faith & Spirituality Into Trauma Recovery (Mental Health America)
    Wednesday, June 29 @ 02:00 PM
    Mental Health America

    Integrating Faith & Spirituality Into Trauma Recovery (Mental Health America)

    Religion, faith, and spirituality can serve as protective factors against stress, as well as play a significant role in helping people cope with stress when it arises. Spiritual individuals often turn to their beliefs as a primary means of coping with trauma or disaster, particularly for people with serious mental illness.

  • New Jersey Partners in Policymaking Hybrid Program - Now Accepting Applications
    Thursday, June 30
    Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
    New Brunswick

    New Jersey Partners in Policymaking Hybrid Program - Now Accepting Applications

    New Jersey Partners in Policymaking is a leadership development and advocacy education program for adults with developmental disabilities (over age 21) and family members of children and transition age youth. The goal of this program is to prepare the next generation of disability advocates to work toward meaningful change in our state.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Citi Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Thursday, June 30 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Citi Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Importance of Neurodiversity and Self Advocacy (PEPSA)
    Thursday, July 7 @ 12:00 PM
    Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism

    Importance of Neurodiversity and Self Advocacy (PEPSA)

    This session aims to bust advocacy myths, encourage self-advocacy, teach self-advocacy skills and strategies, and also inform communities about larger goals and issues being tackled that self-advocacy skills could be valuably applied to.

  • Parenting The NHA Way
    Saturday, July 9 - Friday, December 9 @ 06:00 PM (Monthly)
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting The NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Waiting List Application (New Jersey Department of Community Affairs)
    Monday, July 11 @ 09:00 AM
    New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

    State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Waiting List Application (New Jersey Department of Community Affairs)

    Enrollment Period is Monday, July 11, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. until Friday, July 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

    The State of New Jersey Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of very low-income New Jersey residents, for decent, safe and sanitary housing.

  • Healthy Eating as You Age (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)
    Monday, July 11 @ 02:00 PM
    The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources
    Fair Lawn

    Healthy Eating as You Age (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)

    As we are aging, it is important to focus on our eating habits. During this event we will take a closer look at healthy eating.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - M&T Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Tuesday, July 12 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - M&T Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)
    Tuesday, July 12 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle. Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Facilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • DIY Bird Feeder (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)
    Wednesday, July 13 @ 11:00 AM
    The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources
    Fair Lawn

    DIY Bird Feeder (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)

    Join us as we create a bird feeder as our DIY project.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - OceanFirst Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Thursday, July 14 @ 06:00 PM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - OceanFirst Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)
    Thursday, July 14 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle.  Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Faciilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Bank of America (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Tuesday, July 19 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Bank of America (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Free Virtual Grant Writing Seminars
    Thursday, July 21 @ 10:00 AM
    NJ Office of the Attorney General, Juvenile Justice Commission, & Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Committee

    Free Virtual Grant Writing Seminars

    Help for community based and grassroots organizations and individuals become more successful in competing for and securing funding for their youth justice-related programs, the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) is hosting two free Grant Writing 101 Seminars via Microsoft Teams.

  • What Does Information Mean to Me (SPAN)
    Thursday, July 21 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
    Newark

    What Does Information Mean to Me (SPAN)

    Too often we discuss independence without involving young adults in the conversation. Being independent will look different to each of them and it's important for professionals and families to understand this. Let's hear from a group of young adults with disabilities about what independence means to them and what skills helped them towards that goal.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - PNC Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Thursday, July 21 @ 06:00 PM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - PNC Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Finding Hope: Guidance to Supporting Those At Risk (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - NJ Chapter)
    Tuesday, July 26 @ 09:00 AM
    Rutgers UBHC
    Piscataway

    Finding Hope: Guidance to Supporting Those At Risk (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - NJ Chapter)

    Finding Hope gives participants practical guidance, tools, resources and encouragement to support the person with “lived experience,” i.e., someone who has made a suicide attempt, or experiences suicidal thoughts. It also provides participants with self-care strategies to use as they help the person with lived experience navigate their recovery.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Columbia Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Tuesday, July 26 @ 11:30 AM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Columbia Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Free Virtual Grant Writing (2)
    Wednesday, July 27 @ 05:30 PM
    NJ Office of the Attorney General, Juvenile Justice Commission, & Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Committee

    Free Virtual Grant Writing (2)

    Help for community based and grassroots organizations and individuals become more successful in competing for and securing funding for their youth justice-related programs, the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) is hosting two free Grant Writing 101 Seminars via Microsoft Teams.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Fulton Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Thursday, July 28 @ 06:00 PM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Fulton Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Peapack-Gladstone Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Tuesday, August 2 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Peapack-Gladstone Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • Virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop
    Sunday, August 7 @ 09:00 AM
    Wholehearted Healing Collective

    Virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop

    Join us for our virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop, facilitated by Jess Brock-Pitts, MSW LCSW, LCADC, ACE CPT/GFI.

  • Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Peapack-Gladstone Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)
    Thursday, August 11 @ 06:00 PM
    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Free First-time Homebuyer Webinar - Peapack-Gladstone Bank (New Jersey Citizen Action)

    This free webinar will provide participants with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage programs, understanding fair housing and avoiding predatory lending, and how to connect with one of Citizen Action's free HUD-certified housing counselors.

  • 2022 NJ Youth Transition Conference: Navigating the Future
    Monday, October 3 @ 09:00 AM
    NJ Youth Transition Conference

    2022 NJ Youth Transition Conference: Navigating the Future

    The NJ YTC is created for youth & young adults who experience an intellectual and/or developmental disability, their caregivers and the professionals who serve them. 

    Workshops:

    • Self-Directed Services for Ages 21+
    • 10 Things You Need to Know About CMO
    • Top Tips from DDD