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October 2, 2020  

Somerset County Department of Human Services October Newsletter

Somerset County provides public meeting updates, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Diversity Festival, Family & Community Connection with a cooking lesson from Family and Community Health Sciences of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Somerset Veteran Subcommittee, Youth Council and Visions & Pathways community Mural, Meal Delivery, etc.

September 10, 2020  

Somerset County Girls on the Run Program 2020

Girls on the Run is a Social and Emotional Wellness program for girls in grades 3-5 and 6-8. We teach life skills
through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence
through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Programs start 9/28/20.

January 10, 2019

NEW Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!

Would you like to go to school, obtain additional training or obtain a certificate? Do you need help achieving your educational and career goals? 

New Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!

September 13, 2018

The Dangers of Fentanyl & Counterfeit Pills

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid. It is cheaper and stronger than heroin. Fentanyl is being added to heroin, fake pills and other illegal drugs, and it is killing people. Get the Facts. Know the signs of overdose and how to respond.

July 10, 2018

Worried about Suicide? Learn the FACTS!

Are you concerned that someone you know may be at risk for suicide? Your first step in helping may be as simple as learning the FACTS or warning signs. The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly if that person attempted suicide in the past.

July 10, 2018

Talking to Your Kids About Suicide

Every parent would like to believe that suicide is not relevant to them or their family or friends. Unfortunately, it’s all too relevant for all of us. It’s the 2nd leading cause of death for youth age 10-24.

June 14, 2018

Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

"Protest any labels that turn people into things. Words are important. If you want to care for something, you call it a ‘flower;’ if you want to kill something, you call it a ‘weed.’” 

May 18, 2018  

PerformCare Video

Welcome parents and caregivers! When a child is facing challenges to their functioning and well-being, finding the right services and support can be overwhelming.  We are committed to helping you access the right services for your child.

Autism Navigating Through the Maze

A Family Guide to Navigating the NJ Service Systems for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities. Provided by the NJ Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities Office on Autism.