Community Events and Programs

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  • VeggiePalooza

    Flemington

    VeggiePalooza

    Harvest Family Success Center will be offering up fresh, local, healthy produce for FREE! Stop by with your own bags, and select what your family can use to make your meals healthier and tastier this summer! Each week the offerings vary, and supplies are first come, first serve! No registration required!

  • Family Support Group

    Bridgewater

    Family Support Group

    Develop ways to care for yourself while supporting a loved one recovering from mental health and substance use disorders.

  • Lotus Circle

    Washington

    Lotus Circle

    A domestic violence psychoeducation group. Topics: power & control, cycle of violence, and healthy relationships. 

  • Mom's Coffee Hour (Support Group)

    Washington

    Mom's Coffee Hour (Support Group)

    DASACC welcomes you to join a 6-week support group for mothers of children who have been affected by domestic violence. This support group will provide the opportunity to discuss the difficulties and successes with parenting, after experiencing domestic violence, in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. 

  • Shining Stars

    Clinton

    Shining Stars

    Open play time reserved for children (and their siblings) with special needs who might require a little extra attention or feel overwhelmed by the activity of our standard Open Gyms. Children are welcome to play in an environment specifically structured toward their needs, where everyone is willing to adapt as needed and no one has to say "i'm sorry."

  • Daytime Support Group: Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another!

    Somerville

    Daytime Support Group: Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another!

    Peer to peer support for all parents with emotional and behavior challenging children. Topics include: school refusal, screen time, defiant behaviors, aggression, anxiety, depression, motivation, therapists, psychiatrist, and hospitals.

  • A Place to Heal

    Washington

    A Place to Heal

    A sexual assault psychoeducation group. Topics: self-esteem, the impact of trauma, symptoms of PTSD, anger, guilt, shame, and understanding it wasn’t your fault.

  • Sewcial Butterflies

    Washington

    Sewcial Butterflies

    A social sewing group. All sewing materials and equipment are provided. Individuals of all experience levels are welcome.


  • Mt.Arlington

    Prasada Center Open House

    Tour our center and learn about our enrichment classes for kids with special needs. Art, Activities, and Snacks provided!

  • Overdose and Suicide Awareness Vigil

    Branchburg

    Overdose and Suicide Awareness Vigil

    Come out to raise awareness of the significant impact overdose and suicide has on our community, reduce stigma, and connect with one another. Join your community to remember and honor those lost to overdose and suicide.

  • Building Communication Skills

    Manville

    Building Communication Skills

    Learning about the different types of communication and how to use them effectively is an important skill for social interaction in the workplace and every day life, The group will discuss verbal and non-verbal communication methods, and how to read facial expressions and body language.

  • Looking Through the Windows of Addiction

    Flemington

    Looking Through the Windows of Addiction

    An art installation at Court Street Park. A thoughtful and creative community event. Walk around artists windows and create your own art! Free 3pm-7pm at Court Street Park in Flemington, NJ.

  • SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (North Jersey Area)

    Parsippany

    SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (North Jersey Area)

    North Jersey Support Group 

  • SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (Central Jersey Region)

    North Brunswick

    SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (Central Jersey Region)

    Central Jersey Support Group

  • Making Youth Agencies Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention

    Flemington

    Making Youth Agencies Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention

    This presentation focuses on the critical but limited role agencies have in the suicide prevention process. A light lunch will be provided. 

  • Teens and Horses

    Three Bridges

    Teens and Horses

    A unique solution-focused therapy group guided by horses to learn positive behavior & life skills. Designed for teens experiencing anxiety, anger, depression and related issues.


  • Asbury Park

    Recovery Beach Bash

    High Focus Centers' 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Wellness in support of New Jersey Coalition for Addiction Recovery Support and Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. 

  • Disability Allies' 3rd Annual BBQ

    Woodbridge

    Disability Allies' 3rd Annual BBQ

    Please join us for our 3rd Annual Disability Allies BBQ!

    The grill will be on with your choice of hot dogs and hamburgers, chicken, homemade pulled pork, sausage & peppers, a variety of salads and more! There will be plenty of fun activities with a variety of games, face painting, a balloon artist, a DJ, music and dancing.

  • 21st Liberty Mutual Invitational Autism Charity Golf Outing

    Bedminster

    21st Liberty Mutual Invitational Autism Charity Golf Outing

    Join us for one of the most-anticipated days on the Autism New Jersey calendar, our annual golf outing.

  • Health Advocacy: Accessing Health Coverage & Services for Your Family

    Somerville

    Health Advocacy: Accessing Health Coverage & Services for Your Family

    This workshop will provide information about the various insurance models-who is eligible, what is covered and how to apply. Information on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act will also be provided. 

    Register at: https://ha-somerset91019.eventbrite.com by September 10th at 5pm.

  • NAMI Family-to-Family Course (Warren County)

    Hackettstown

    NAMI Family-to-Family Course (Warren County)

    Family-to-Family is a series of 12 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental health challenges while maintaining their own well-being.

  • Assistive Technology: A Piece of the Transition Puzzle

    Assistive Technology: A Piece of the Transition Puzzle

    This webinar will provide an overview of assistive technology and why it is important to include it in your child’s IEP transition plan (16-21 years old). It will include an overview of assistive technology tools to help students with reading, writing, time management and organization.

  • Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center Warren County Support Group

    Hackettstown

    Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center Warren County Support Group

    At the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center we provide grief support and counseling for hospice families and the community. If you have lost a loved one through death, our professional and caring staff can bring you comfort and understanding which will help you and your family through this difficult time

  • What is Happening for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System in New Jersey Now

    What is Happening for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System in New Jersey Now

    Hosted and presented by Jessica Oppenheim, Director of The Arc of New Jersey's Criminal Justice Advocacy Program. This webinar will provide an overview of statewide activities to address sexual assault and sexual harassment and new and upcoming programs to empower people with I/DD. 

  • Basic Rights in Special Education

    Somerville

    Basic Rights in Special Education

    This presentation provides families with an introduction to their rights and responsibilities as parents of children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), the New Jersey Code, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.

  • Addressing the Unique Legal & Financial Needs of Special Needs Youth and Families

    Washington

    Addressing the Unique Legal & Financial Needs of Special Needs Youth and Families

    Presented by: Benjamin Stark of TJP Wealth Solutions and Michelle L. Scanlon of Mendelbaum Salsburg. Ben and Michelle will guide you through the legal and financial world of Special Needs. Topics include: estate planning techniques when planning for a child with special needs, special needs trusts, and guardianship. 

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Employee Protections: What you need to know

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Employee Protections: What you need to know

    Whether you are seeking a job or are currently employed, this webinar is for you. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

  • HUNTERDON COUNTY'S AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER  ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

    Flemington

    HUNTERDON COUNTY'S AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

    HUNTERDON COUNTY AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER (ADRC) ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  WE FOCUS ON HUMAN SERVICES FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, AGES 18 AND ABOVE, AND SENIORS, AGES 60 AND ABOVE. 

    COME AND DISCUSS THE HUMAN SERVICES THAT YOU NEED!

  • Oral Health for Children with Special Health Care Needs

    Oral Health for Children with Special Health Care Needs

    The following webinar is designed for caretakers of children with special health care needs. It would provide a general overview of the importance of daily mouth care and how you as caregivers can help. When your child has good oral health, it will improve the quality of both of your lives.

  • Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, & OCD Strategies & Accomodations

    Somerville

    Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, & OCD Strategies & Accomodations

    Gain knowledge of the symptoms, possible causes, diagnosis, and treatment for Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders--ADHD, OCD, learning disabilities etc. 

  • Community Presentation in honor of September -Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month And October's Mental Health Awareness Week

    Flemington

    Community Presentation in honor of September -Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month And October's Mental Health Awareness Week

    INTENSIVE FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES SCHOOL BASED YOUTH SERVICES Will be having a Community Presentation in honor of September -Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month And October’s Mental Health Awareness Week. More info to follow!!!!

  • Possible Rights in Higher Education

    Possible Rights in Higher Education

    Students with disabilities are entitled to accommodations designed to “level the playing field.” Post-secondary institutions and testing services must therefore provide appropriate accommodations to ensure they are not discriminating based on a student’s disability. 

  • College Tour: The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College

    Branchburg

    College Tour: The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College

    Calling all college prospects with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and their families.

    Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC); a partnership program of The Arc of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties and RVCC.

  • Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Stewartsville

    Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Learn how to strengthen / create healthy relationships with the people in your life!  

    This workshop will focus on taking the 3 stands:

    • Refusing negativity
    • Celebrating success - no matter how small
    • Establishing clear rules and consequences

    ~light refreshments provided~

    Attend a session most convenient for you!

  • Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Belle Mead

    Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Learn how to strengthen / create healthy relationships with the people in your life!  

    This workshop will focus on taking the 3 stands:

    • Refusing negativity
    • Celebrating success - no matter how small
    • Establishing clear rules and consequences

    ~light refreshments provided~

    Attend a session most convenient for you!

  • Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Branchburg

    Tri County CMO Presents: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Learn how to strengthen / create healthy relationships with the people in your life!  

    This workshop will focus on taking the 3 stands:

    • Refusing negativity
    • Celebrating success - no matter how small
    • Establishing clear rules and consequences

    ~light refreshments provided~

    Attend a session most convenient for you!