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January 11, 2022  

RVCC to Offer Enrichment Programs for Kids, Teens this Winter

Younger children, middle and high school students looking for extra academic challenges and fun courses this winter are invited to register for enrichment and science programs offered by Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, in partnership with Little Medical School and Black Rocket.

January 10, 2022  

HealthCare.gov: Review Your Health Coverage Options and Update Plan

Due to new laws passed last year, many people who buy health insurance through the Marketplace are now eligible for more savings and lower monthly premiums. In fact, 4 out of 5 who enroll in a health plan through HealthCare.gov can find a plan for $10 or less per month, with financial assistance.  Enroll by January 15 to get coverage starting February 1.

December 28, 2021

Winter Wellness Planner 2021-2022

This initiative was developed by Peggy Swarbrick, Lisette Smith and Pat Nemec to support and strengthen wellness with self-care skills.  This Planner is designed to support an individual, can be group led to help plan activities and routines to feel well in all 8 wellness dimensions.

October 19, 2021  

YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

2021-2022 Session Applications Now Open!!

The Youth Advisory Committee for Congressman Tom Malinowski offers high school students an opportunity not only learn about the legislative process but, they will also have the opportunity to advise their Congressman on the important issues and policies that have a direct impact on their lives. 

July 27, 2021  

How Well Did Kids and Families Fare in the State's Fiscal Year 2022 Budget?

The budget continues to provide much-needed supports to critical programs that serve children and families.  It also expands funding to other programs so that more children and families will have access to essential services. 

Education and Child Care

Tax Credits

Health Care and Family Services

Juvenile Justice

July 27, 2021  

NAMI announces advocacy for 988

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today is calling upon policymakers at all levels to ensure the necessary resources are in place before July 16, 2022, when the three-digit number, 988, must be available for suicidal and mental health crises. 988 will serve as an alternative to calling 911 in a mental health emergency.

November 30, 2020  

RUTGERS New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station 4-H from Home

This online resource was developed for use by all NJ youth and their families. In this section you will find information about our interactive webinars, short term NJ 4?H STEP clubs, and many valuable resources you and your family can use at home. If you have questions please feel free to contact the 4?H From Home team at [email protected]

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

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.