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November 18, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health Take Vape Away Grant Program

As part of this initiative, $300,000 in grant funding is available to fund grants up to $7,000 each for local middle and high schools (grades 6-12) and community organizations that serve youth to institute programs to combat vaping.

October 29, 2019

DDD Health and Safety Resources

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to ensuring the safety and health of the individuals we serve. This begins by ensuring that providers and caregivers have access to quality resources that can inform and educate them about health-related issues that can affect individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

October 28, 2019

2020 Farm to School Grant Request for Applications is Here

The Office of Community Food Systems is very excited to celebrate another Farm to School Month by announcing the official release of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA).

September 30, 2019

DDD Graduates Timeline Now Available

DDD’s Timeline for Students Exiting School and Turning 21, commonly known as the Graduates Timeline, is now available. This timeline provides next steps for students who are turning 21, exiting the school system, and interested in accessing adult services through DDD.

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 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.

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 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.