Community Events and Programs

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  • 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. 

  • BUILD AWARENESS AND PREVENT SUICIDE

    Flemington

    BUILD AWARENESS AND PREVENT SUICIDE

    In honor of September’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month and October’s Mental Health Awareness Week, Intensive Family Support Services and School-Based Youth Services will host this program. Shauna Moses, Communication Director Attitudes in Reverse, will present.

  • 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.

  • How to Avoid the $500 Repair when a $5 Fix Will Do: A Guide to Home Repair for Women on a Budget

    Flemington

    How to Avoid the $500 Repair when a $5 Fix Will Do: A Guide to Home Repair for Women on a Budget

    Join us for a very informative presentation about home maintenance tips and tricks that every homeowner should know. Presented by Anne Thornton, President of MSI Plumbing and Remodeling. 

  • 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.

  • Safe+Sound Somerset Candlelight Vigil

    Somerville

    Safe+Sound Somerset Candlelight Vigil

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year, our community comes together in support of the thousands of victims and survivors in Somerset County. Join us for our Annual Candlelight Vigil. 

  • Nurtured Heart Approach 6-Hour Series

    Flemington

    Nurtured Heart Approach 6-Hour Series

    The Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) is a methodology focused in the relationship strategically founded on the "3 stands" to help children and adults build their inner wealth and use their intensity successfully. 

  • Midland School Open House

    North Branch

    Midland School Open House

    Fall in love with Midland! Experience what our families feel when they walk through the door! The Midland School is dedicated to the individual, academic, social, emotional and career education needs of students 3-21 years with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

  • High Focus Open House

    Branchburg

    High Focus Open House

    Join us for our interactive open house! Meet our therapy dogs, enjoy a guided meditation, and participate in our mindful craft corner!

  • Not Just For Likes

    Somerville

    Not Just For Likes

    This presentation will start the conversation about the effects of social media use on mental health, specifically focusing on youth ages 10 to 21. Participants will learn about the significance of Generation Z, popular social media platforms, body image, self-esteem, effects on anxiety and depression and more.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Octoberfest FYC Benefit Dinner

    Phillipsburg

    Octoberfest FYC Benefit Dinner

    Celebrate to benefit the FYC. Eat, drink, donate! Enjoy a delicious menu and support the FYC. A portion of each guest check will be generously donated to the Firth Youth Center by SoMa Downtown Grill. 

  • 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!

  • Goodbye, Without Leaving: Coping with Ambiguous Loss

    Flemington

    Goodbye, Without Leaving: Coping with Ambiguous Loss

    A new, four-part support/education series. Having a loved one who has been altered permanently by an injury or diagnosis - Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury or Stroke - can be a difficult interpersonal transition for loved ones who care for them. Feelings that accompany this situation describe ambiguous loss.

  • Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 101 For Parents and Caretakers

    Stewartsville

    Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 101 For Parents and Caretakers

    Topics of Discussion:

    • What is Domestic Violence?
    • What is Sexual Assault?
    • Power and Control
    • Rights and Responsibilities
    • Reporting
    • SA/DV surrounding Vulnerable Youth and Adults
    • Q & A
  • Disability Allies Halloween Party

    East Brunswick

    Disability Allies Halloween Party

    Join Disability Allies for a bewitching good time at our second annual Halloween Party. It will be an evening filled with fun and games such as:

    ? wrap the mummy
    ? pin the bone on the skeleton
    ? apple air bobbing
    ? a dance contest
    ? music including a singer performing original music.
    ? costume contest!

  • Free Planning Conference

    Somerset

    Free Planning Conference

    These events are held throughout the state and consist of  Parent Workshops that include:
    - an opening session on planning for transition;
    - a keynote presentation on SSI and Medicaid;
    - workshops (45-60 minutes) on specific topics

    -community resources

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • The Parent Cafe

    Washington

    The Parent Cafe

    Join us for the Parent Cafe- Coffee, tea and talk! Information and support for parents and caregivers. 

  • 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!

  • NAMI Basics Education Program Teacher Training Workshop

    North Brunswick

    NAMI Basics Education Program Teacher Training Workshop

    Want to advocate for a child with emotional & behavioral problems? Are you currently caring or have provided care for a child/youth with mental health symptoms? Please consider becoming a NAMI Basics teacher and empower other parents and caregivers in supporting their child more effectively!

  • Vaping Me Crazy

    Somerville

    Vaping Me Crazy

    Youth E-Cigarette and Vaping Prevention. Presenter Michael DeLeon, motivational educator, will offer information on: the completely misunderstood fixation of the Vape and the JUUl by adolescents, the susceptibility of the adolescent brain to this dangerous stimulant & the systematic dangers to the brain and body that is completely underestimated.