Community Events and Programs

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  • Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms
    Monday, May 25 @ 10:00 AM (WeekDays)
    Partnership for Maternal & Child Health

    Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms

    Mon @ 3:00 pm, Tue @ 1:00 pm, Wed @ 10:00 am, Thur @ 11:00 am
    Hope for New Mothers is a virtual support group for pregnant and new moms living in northern New Jersey with babies up to one year old.

    Esperanza Para Madres es un grupo de apoyo virtual para embarazadas y madres con bebés de hasta un año.

  • Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series
    Monday, May 25 - Thursday, June 25 @ 10:30 AM
    AWAKE Network and Mindful Magazine

    Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

    This free series is for all medical professionals who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, both on the front lines and in all other contexts, who are interested in mindfulness resources to help navigate these challenging times. When you register we’ll send you Access Links to attend any sessions LIVE. 

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT (Mondays)
    Monday, May 25 @ 04:00 PM (Weekly)
    Family Resource Network

    FRN Connect: Get FIT (Mondays)

    Mondays @ 4:00 pm
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • Mental Wellness
    Monday, May 25 - Monday, June 29 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Mental Wellness

    A virtual zoom support meeting to maintain and retain positive overall wellness. 1(929) 205-6099 ID#913 979 032

  • PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting
    Monday, May 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    PFLAG Jersey Shore

    PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting

    Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
    Join PFLAG Jersey Shore in our digital support space to connect with others, receive the social support critical to the well-being of the LGBTQ community, and obtain support services for families of LGBTQ individuals.

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT (Yoga)
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 01:00 PM (Weekly)
    Family Resource Network

    FRN Connect: Get FIT (Yoga)

    A gentle yoga sequence led by a certified yoga instructor that will improve breathing patterns and release stored tension in the body.

  • Coffee Time Chat
    Tuesday, May 26 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Coffee Time Chat

    Coffee Time Chat is a women's support group designed to provide support with day to day issues that we experience as women.

  • Thankful Tuesdays with Deacon Laverne S. Williams and Special Guests
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    MHANJ Community Education and Outreach

    Thankful Tuesdays with Deacon Laverne S. Williams and Special Guests

    During this time of crisis and uncertainty, many of us rely on our faith for support and stability. This webinar will offer encouragement.

    Laverne Williams, CSW -is the Director of the P.E.W.S. (Promoting Emotional Wellness and Spirituality) Program for the Mental Health Association in New Jersey.  Zoom meeting ID 424 719 863 Password 469922

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 03:15 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • Stress Management in COVID-19 Times Free Spanish Webinar
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 05:00 PM
    Intesnsive Family Support Services / Red Bank Resource Network

    Stress Management in COVID-19 Times Free Spanish Webinar

    Have you felt stressed or uneasy with everything that is happening? It is important to control these emotions. Featured panelist Vanessa Ibarmea, psychologist. This Zoom webinar is open to the public. https://bit.ly/3e7oAJL Meeting ID: 818 8632 5738 For more information call 732-784-7390 or 732-788-6029

  • This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group
    Tuesday, May 26 - Tuesday, July 14 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group

    Group begins Tuesday, May 12
    This is Me is a virtual support group for adolescent girls ages 13-18 meeting on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 pm for 6 weeks and potentially further based on interest. This group is FREE for participants.

  • Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction
    Tuesday, May 26 - Tuesday, August 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction

    This group centers on applying the concepts of: powerlessness & acceptance as an avenue to manage feelings and thoughts. Ultimately, you will bring forth an awareness to the "why" behind your need to escape and forget. We will use Mindfulness work (meditation, sharing using "I" statements and self reflective "tools") to assist in the process. There will be readings, a sharing portion, as well as a meditation.

  • Sunny Days Sunshine Center Presents: Prompting!
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 07:30 PM
    Sunny Days Sunshine Center

    Sunny Days Sunshine Center Presents: Prompting!

    Prompting is a method or tool used to teach correct responding. This webinar will go over different types of prompts, what they look like, how to choose which prompt to use, and how to fade the prompt. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

  • Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response
    Wednesday, May 27 @ 10:00 AM (Weekly)
    Creative New Jersey

    Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response

    While we cannot come together in-person, we can support each other by connecting virtually and we at Creative New Jersey invite all of you to join us every Wednesday morning at 10am for a Statewide Zoom Conversation.

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    Wednesday, May 27 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI New Jersey

    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

    Wednesdays at 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm
    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • Staying
    Wednesday, May 27 @ 01:00 PM
    NAMI New Jersey

    Staying "Senior Tough" During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

    This webinar will explore some of the unique physical, social and psychological challenges faced by older adults during this current COVID-19 crisis, and offers some suggestions on how seniors and their family caregivers can maximize their skills and abilities to help survive and thrive during and beyond the pandemic.

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes
    Wednesday, May 27 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • Support for Single Moms
    Wednesday, May 27 @ 08:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mindful Soul Center for Wellbeing

    Support for Single Moms

    At Mindful Soul, we are committed to offering accessible support to women and mothers! Our virtual (online) support groups are led by one of our counseling team members. 

  • Life Planning: Helping Families Plan for the Future of a Loved One with a Disability
    Thursday, May 28 @ 12:00 PM
    The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

    Life Planning: Helping Families Plan for the Future of a Loved One with a Disability

    Topics include how to implement a future life plan for people with disabilities; guardianship and alternative legal protections, Special Needs Trusts, ABLE accounts; home visit monitoring and advocacy and what to include in a life plan for a person who lives with disabilities.

  • Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall (AARP)
    Thursday, May 28 @ 01:00 PM (Weekly)
    AARP

    Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall (AARP)

    AARP will host a weekly live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall on Thursdays at 1 p.m. ET. Join each week. Miss a week? You can listen to the recorded audio streams from their website. Also available en Español.

  • POAC: Family Zumba
    Thursday, May 28 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Family Zumba

    Join POAC for a weekly session of Zumba! Let’s get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. We will meet online Thursdays at 2:30 for 45 minutes. It’s fitness fun for the whole family.

  • Virtual Parent Cafe!
    Thursday, May 28 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    NORWESCAP Child and Family Resource Services

    Virtual Parent Cafe!

    Got Kids between 0-5? You probably need a coffee. Norwescap's Brewing strong families and building a supportive network in the community. Grab a cup of coffee and join us !

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT (Thursdays)
    Thursday, May 28 @ 04:00 PM (Weekly)
    Family Resource Network

    FRN Connect: Get FIT (Thursdays)

    Thursdays @ 4:00 pm
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • Helping Your Child Cope With Post Concussion Syndrome: Part 2
    Thursday, May 28 @ 04:00 PM
    Concussion Legacy Foundation

    Helping Your Child Cope With Post Concussion Syndrome: Part 2

    Parents, you can help your children manage not only their physical symptoms but also the emotional and social challenges they may face living with Post Concussion Syndrome. Join host Chris Nowinski, Ph.D., CEO of CLF, and a panel of parents for the second of our two webinars on how to help your child cope with PCS.

  • Managing Grief and Loss
    Thursday, May 28 - Thursday, June 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Managing Grief and Loss

    Thursday Virtual Zoom Support Meeting to discuss grief and loss in a safe place. With over 40 + types of losses an individual can experience grief, this support group will provide coping skills, self-discovery, and emotional completion of their loss. 1 (929)205-6099 ID#795-726-385.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man
    Friday, May 29 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • Virtual Camp for Loss During COVID-19
    Saturday, May 30 @ 12:00 PM
    Comfort Zone Camp

    Virtual Camp for Loss During COVID-19

    Comfort Zone is offering a virtual COVID-19 camp for youth ages 13-25 on Saturday, May 30th from 12pm – 2:30pm EST (9am – 11:30am PST). There will also be a parent/guardian program taking place simultaneously for those whose child(ren) are participating in the virtual camp.

  • Healthcare Marketplace Information Session
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    Center for Family Services

    Healthcare Marketplace Information Session

    Join us for a free virtual information session about healthcare coverage offered through Healthcare Marketplace. Presented by Center For Family Services' Navigator Exchange Program, you'll learn about health coverage options if you have experienced a job loss, a change in income, loss of employer-based coverage, or other qualifying life events. Participants will be given an overview of how to qualify for Marketplace coverage, special enrollment periods, financial assistance to help pay for health insurance, NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid/CHIP), and Marketplace options if eligible for COBRA coverage. Additional resources will be provided, followed by Q&A. To attend the event, click the registration link and use the following phone number & PIN: (US) +1 304-896-9128? PIN: 114 115 297#

  • The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 02:00 PM
    Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

    The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders

    Anxious children rely heavily on their parents for help in coping with anxiety and parents frequently become entangled in their children’s symptoms through the process of family accommodation. This webinar will introduce SPACE, a novel and efficacious parent-based treatment for childhood anxiety disorders.

  • Ride and Stride for Autism
    Saturday, June 13 @ 06:00 AM
    Brookdale Community College
    Lincroft

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.