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August 3, 2020  

Los Servicios Humanos de NJ empezara a proporcionar un Beneficio especial de asistencia alimenticia para niños, comenzando la próxima semana Los beneficios se entregarán, comenzando el 8 de julio; Varios recipientes de SNAP también recibirán un aumen

Hoy, el departamento de Servicios Humanos de New Jersey anuncio que los beneficios especiales de asistencia alimenticia serán proporcionados comenzando la próxima semana para niños que normalmente hubieran recibido comidas gratuitas o de precio reducido, si no se hubieran cerrado las escuelas por COVID-19.

July 13, 2020  

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. 

July 13, 2020  

Camp TFK 2020

Camp TFK starts July 6! Join us for a whole new way to experience summer camp during a decidedly different sort of summer. Throughout July, the TFK team will create and curate daily roundups of free, kid-safe content that parents can trust and kids can enjoy on their own, or with minimal oversight.

July 7, 2020  

AUTISM BEACH BASH 2020 WILL BE GOING VIRTUAL

Autism Family Services of New Jersey's 16th Annual Autism Beach Bash will be hosted virtually this year! Autism Beach Bash will be held on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 right from your computer!

July 1, 2020  

DCA COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Open Enrollment Period has now been extended: Open: Monday, July 6, 2020, at 9:00 Am Close: Friday, July 17, 2020, at 5:00 Pm Open Enrollment Period has now been extended: Open: Monday, July 6, 2020, a

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or became unemployed due the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants may be eligible for a maximum of up to 6 months of emergency rental assistance. 

July 1, 2020  

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The Ocean County Planning Department is requesting applications from qualified non-profit 501(c)(3) agencies to participate in the CDBG-CV program for the period of July 10, 2020 through December 31, 2021. Application packets will be accepted until July 10, 2020 by 4:00 PM local time.

June 22, 2020  

Talking About Tough Topics

As I watched the events of the past week unfold, I reflected on the role educators and parents play in helping kids feel informed and empowered during tumultuous times. At TIME for Kids, one of our goals is to help equip children with the skills they need to navigate the news. We also want to make sure educators and families feel supported in this.

June 8, 2020  

Short-Term Rental Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Short Term Rental Assistance Program will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate- income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or have become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 1, 2020  

George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What do we tell our children?

Should we tell the children? How?

Those are among the many questions parents are asking after the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Many white parents wonder whether to talk with their kids at all, while parents of color swallow their  grief and fear to have "the talk" once again.

May 26, 2020  

Sesame Street's Grover On Coping During Coronavirus: Just For Kids

To answer them (and have a little fun), NPR's Life Kit reached out to Sesame Street's beloved monster, Grover, to speak directly to kids. Grover talks with Life Kit hosts Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner about wearing a mask, missing his friends and why it's OK to be sad sometimes.

May 6, 2020  

MY CHILD IS IN CRISIS! WHO DO I CALL?

IF THERE IS INJURY OR THREAT OF INJURY, DIAL 911 If your child has been impacted by depression, trauma, violence, defiant behavior, and/or drug or alcohol use, call the NJ Children’s System of Care at 1-877-652-7624. It is open 24/7/365.

May 5, 2020  

Warning Signs for Adolescent Addiction

Whether it is psychiatric or substance abuse issues or both, the earlier you get help for your teen, the better their immediate and long-term future is likely to be.

April 14, 2020  

Participate in POAC's Live Online Events

At this time of social distancing, POAC is offering daily and weekly Live Events such as: Story time, Yoga, Zumba, Music, Parent Support Groups, Webinars and much more. Check our schedule below and join us today without a registration.

April 14, 2020  

CSOC Summer Camp Services 2020

PerformCare recommends that applications for CSOC Summer Camp Services be submitted online through the Family PortalOpens a new window. In addition, the application deadline for CSOC Summer Camp Services has been extended until May 30, 2020.

April 14, 2020  

Autism and the Coronavirus: Resources for Families

At the Child Mind Institute’s Autism Center, we know the challenges families are facing, and we offer these resources to help parents and other caregivers support children with autism during this time.

March 31, 2020  

PFLAG - Online Meetings Starting This Week!

We will host two zoom meetings next week, one during the day and one in the evening, to learn what you need most from PFLAG Jersey Shore through our online services.

March 31, 2020  

EMERGENCY FUNDING for COVID-19 Pandemic

The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities has modified an existing contract with The Arc of New Jersey in response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

March 31, 2020  

Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus

If you're one of the tens of millions of parents who are now essentially homeschooling your kids, we have some tips to help you keep your kids engaged and everyone sane.

March 23, 2020  

COVID-19 Tips for Parents

Dr. Stroud has provided this informational video for parents in order to support caregivers in managing the emotional responses and developmental needs of their children during this crisis.

March 23, 2020  

Yes, You Can Take Your Kids For A Walk

Parents and caregivers face a daunting task right now: keeping their children safe, active and engaged for what will likely be several weeks of school closings. 

March 23, 2020  

People's Pantry Under New Management

TOMS RIVER – The People’s Pantry’s executive director is retiring from the position, and the service will now be run by Fulfill.