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September 5, 2019

Fight Lead with Nutrition

The NJ Department of Human Services’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and SNAP-Education Program help families buy nutritious foods and learn about healthy eating and active living.

September 5, 2019

Register Now for the Mental Health and SUD Forum's First Workshop

The Forum on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders is hosting its first public workshop on October 15-16, 2019. This first workshop will provide an overview of 5 key policy challenges to improve care for people with mental health and substance use disorders. The workshop will explore issues related to:

August 21, 2019

SAMHSA Sponsored Series about Mental Health in Schools

Learn how emotional regulation is related to mental illness, tools you can use to support children master emotional understanding and control, and how to pay for programs that support social emotional learning.

August 19, 2019

Is a child living in a motel homeless? Not according to HUD.

Homelessness has a grave impact on children. Statistics show children who experience homelessness are more likely to be placed in special education programs, repeat a grade, and become depressed, anxious, or suicidal. Nearly half of these children drop out of school at least once.

August 12, 2019

Important Notice: The Housing Authority of Bergen County

The Housing Authority of Bergen County in partnership with Montvale Commons, LP is pleased to announce that beginning August 12, 2019 through August 16, 2019 preliminary applications will be available online for disabled households for ten 1?bedroom Section 8 Project?based units at Montvale Commons.

July 19, 2019

Individual and Family Experience Survey

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) has developed a series of anonymous surveys to help us better understand the relationship between support coordinators, providers, individuals and families, and find ways to improve services.

July 10, 2019

Cooperative Sober Living for Women Accepting Applications

We are committed to provide a safe, supportive sober environment for our ladies to nurture their recovery, cultivate their potential, flourish in their community while enjoying the journey! This is not treatment: this is not a halfway house. The Manager oversees the household, enforces regulations and is here to encourage you in your recovery.

June 11, 2019

Age-Friendly Englewood

Age-Friendly Englewood is a community-wide project that is working to ensure that residents of Englewood can age-in-place in their homes and in the community with dignity and independence. 

June 10, 2019

The Revised Family Crisis Handbook Now Available

The Revised Family Crisis Handbook: A Mental Health, Stabilization, and Wellness Toolkit is now available online, at no cost.  This is an extremely valuable resource for individuals with disabilities who have a dual diagnosis, their families, and professional caregivers. 

March 25, 2019

Family Matters

The Family Matters Website was created for families by the Family Support Coordinators located at the four Regional Early Intervention Collaboratives (REIC) in New Jersey.