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November 15, 2018

WCCC offers LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Our dynamic Leadership Development Certificate Program will give you the skills you need to become a more effective leader! This 24-hour program offers four sessions where you will learn to build effective leadership skills through a practical skills-based learning environment. Please bring your lunch.

November 14, 2018

A Message from Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on ACA Enrollment

This is an important – and exciting – time of year. The Affordable Care Act’s 2019 open enrollment period runs through December 15, and Governor Murphy is leading New Jersey’s first coordinated public awareness campaign to encourage residents to sign up for affordable health care.

October 29, 2018

SHIP's Holiday Meals, Call for Volunteers and Donations

We currently have more than enough volunteers to cover our needs for Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day.  We have some volunteer openings left for Christmas Day 2018 and Easter Sunday 2019. If you would like to donate food or give a monetary donation please call SHIP @ 908-393-9545.

October 22, 2018

NJ Child Welfare in the 21st Century: Three Regional Forums

In order to continue this important dialogue on transforming New Jersey's child welfare system, we would like you to join us at one of three regional forums designed to keep the momentum going. The dates, times and locations for the three regional meetings are as follows:

October 15, 2018

Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019

The Social Security Administration has announced a 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) that will begin in January 2019 for all Social Security recipients. Everyone with an intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) who receives Social Security benefits will receive this 2.8 percent COLA.

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.

August 23, 2018

FREE! ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES

WCCC offers FREE CLASSES beginning in September designed to improve English proficiency to attain basic skills necessary to function successfully as parents, workers and members of the community. Citizenship preparation is also included.

August 22, 2018

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!

August 22, 2018

GenPsych's Mental Health & Addiction Urgent Care

GenPsych is excited to introduce our Urgent Care Program for Mental Health & Addiction Services at our Bridgewater and Lawrenceville locations starting September 4th, 2018.

August 1, 2018

Advocating for Children and Adults with I/DD and their families

The following information was sent out by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) on July 27, 2018 and appears unedited below. Please note that The Arc of New Jersey is NOT the author of this information. We are only forwarding it as a service to individuals and families who may not be on the Division's subscription list.

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.