Community Events and Programs

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  • Daily Mindfulness & Resilience Gatherings

    Each session starts with a short practice of arriving and getting centered. Next, we transition into some gentle movements (shoulder, neck, hip rolls, stretching), followed by some invigorating movements to get blood the flowing, prior to a guided sitting meditation for the last 15 minutes.

  • FREE VIRTUAL MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

    Click below to claim our offer for FREE online classes to help keep your kids active and healthy while at home!

  • Girls Empowering Girls

    Join us for peer support, fitness, education & a positive outlet where we learn the beauty of self love and empowerment

  • Request for in-home vaccination

    The State of New Jersey is working to bring home health agencies that are willing and able to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to their homebound clients. This survey has been developed for homebound individuals to share their information with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH).

  • Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, Mondays by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via a Zoom

    This program is brought to you by NJ Hope and Healing- CCP program The Mental Health Association in New Jersey in collaboration with the New ea In Jersey Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, is offering a Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) through a (FEMA/SAMHSA) grant.

  • Virtual Parents Support Group

    Virtual Parents Support Group

    We are here for all of our families during this stressful time.

  • Wednesday, May 12 (Weekly)
    Toms River

    Raising Recovery

    The goal of Raising Recovery is to support parents by sharing our lived experiences, so together we can learn new skills to support long term recovery and raise healthy children.

  • Wednesday, May 12
    Bell Works
    Holmdel

    Special Needs Vaccine Pre-Registration

    Vaccines will be administered by Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey at their Bell Works Vaccine Site in Holmdel, New Jersey.

    This site administers the Moderna vaccine (2-dose) only.

  • Wednesday, May 12
    Family Support Organization

    Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Virtual information Session

    Interested in hearing more about the WIC Program? Join us for an All About WIC information session!

  • Research on Parent/Caregiver Experiences around youth suicide crisis by Villanova University
    Wednesday, May 12 - Wednesday, June 30 @ 09:00 AM
    Villanova Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

    Research on Parent/Caregiver Experiences around youth suicide crisis by Villanova University

    Parents/caregivers of these adolescents facilitate seeking services for adolescents and understand them in ways that healthcare providers do not. Researchers at Villanova University want to hear your experiences, positive and negative, seeking mental health treatment for your adolescent during and after a suicide crisis.

  • Wednesday, May 12 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    Toms River

    My Child Too... Divorced and Separated Parent Support Group

    Co-parenting can be difficult. Gain, support, empowerment and confidence while on the journey of acceptance and compromise.

  • 2021 SPAN Parent Leadership & Advocacy Virtual Conference: SPEAK UP! TAKE ACTION CREATE CHANGE
    Wednesday, May 12 - Thursday, May 13 @ 01:00 PM
    SPAN

    2021 SPAN Parent Leadership & Advocacy Virtual Conference: SPEAK UP! TAKE ACTION CREATE CHANGE

    The SPAN Parent Leadership and Advocacy Virtual Conference is a statewide conference for and about meaningful Parent Leadership across New Jersey's education, health, mental health, family support, human services, and child welfare systems.

  • Wednesday, May 12 @ 01:00 PM

    Grupos de Apoyo para Víctimas y Sobrevivientes de Violencia Doméstica

    Este programa de seis semanas se extiende del 14 de enero al 17 de febrero. Todos los Miercoles a la 1:00 PM.

  • Wednesday, May 12 @ 03:30 PM
    Toms River, NJ

    North Shore Animal League America Mutt-i-grees Read Aloud – for Special Needs Youth

    Please join North Shore Animal League America Mutt-i-grees for a tour of their animal rescue and a story time that will promote social and emotional learning and resiliency. For special needs youth of all ages.

  • Wednesday, May 12 @ 07:00 PM
    RWJ Barnabas DART Coalition

    Ocean County's Virtual Vapeout

    Join us for an overview of the youth vaping epidemic and a panel discussion.

  • Thursday, May 13 @ 12:00 PM
    NJ Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

    Remodeling Healthcare for Children with New Jersey FamilyCare: Transforming Whole Child Care

    NJ InCK is a multi-sector collaborative child-centered local service delivery model aimed at reducing out-of-home placement as well as health care expenditures for children covered by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

  • The Beneficial Impact of Forest Bathing on Human Health and Wellbeing with Dr. Qing Li
    Thursday, May 13 @ 12:00 PM
    Food for the Brain

    The Beneficial Impact of Forest Bathing on Human Health and Wellbeing with Dr. Qing Li

    Dr Qing Li is an expert in Forest Bathing and has since then authored numerous studies on the benefits it has on human health and mental wellbeing. ?Studies showed that this practice could lower cortisol levels and blood pressure, as well as improve brain function. As a result, the Japanese government incorporated it into their national health program. ?

  • Thursday, May 13 @ 12:00 PM
    Caregivers of New Jersey

    Understanding the DDD budget

    Join us for a webinar that will explain the DDD budget and the various services available for those who are eligible for DDD services.

  • Adults with Special Needs: Applying for SSI
    Thursday, May 13 @ 04:30 PM
    SPWA Services, LLC

    Adults with Special Needs: Applying for SSI

    I/DD transitioning from school to adulthood: What you need to know about applying for Supplemental Security Income. Presented by Beverly Roberts, The Arc of NJ, and Bea Canal, SPWA Services. Join Us Online or Via Phone. (For NJ Residents ONLY.)

  • Thursday, May 13 @ 05:30 PM
    NJ

    Making the Future More Secure for Your Loved One with Special Needs

    In this one-of-a-kind experience, Don will lead participants through a step-by-step journey
    designed to preserve government benefits, protect financial assets, and focus on quality of life
    and a lifetime of care for individuals with special needs.

  • Thursday, May 13 @ 07:00 PM
    Toms River

    Hope Sheds Light Drive In Movie Night

    Enjoy games, activities, and an old school drive-in movie night under the stars featuring the film “Inside Out”. Bring the whole family! Let's support and celebrate friends and families directly affected by substance use disorder and enjoy the spring season together under the stars.

  • What Parents Need to Know About Cannabis
    Thursday, May 13 @ 07:00 PM
    Safe Coalition Hunterdon/Somerset Positive YOuth Prevention Resources Hunterdon County Prosecutor's office Drug Free Task Force o f Hunterdon County

    What Parents Need to Know About Cannabis

    Join a conversation focused on the facts behind cannabis and how that impacts our youth.

  • Friday, May 14 (Weekly)

    Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series

    The Boggs Center’s Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series is a community and continuing education program provided for professionals, policymakers, individuals with disabilities, and family members to enhance their knowledge and skills in innovative approaches and state of the art practices for people with developmental disabilities.

  • Saturday, May 15 @ 10:00 AM
    SPAN

    Education and Health Care Rights in the Child Welfare System Juvenile Justice

    The SPAN Parent Advocacy Network empowers families, professionals, andcommunities interested in the health, well-being, and education of children.

  • Creative Healing Group
    Sunday, May 16 - Sunday, November 14 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    Institute for Practical Life

    Creative Healing Group

    Creative Healing is a therapeutic modality that combines powerful counseling techniques along with art-making to help improve emotional, mental health, promoting self-regulation. This group is for adults 18 years old + meets Sundays from 10:30 am to 11:25 am.

  • Monday, May 17 @ 09:00 AM
    Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

    New Jersey Virtual Youth Wellness Conference

    The Virtual Youth Wellness Conference is a two-day event hosted by the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) and offered to New Jersey public and private high schools at no cost. Last year, SPTS intended to offer seven in-person Youth Wellness Summits throughout New Jersey.

  • The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2
    Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, December 28 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
    Inner Harbor

    The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2

    The Mourning Meeting is a podcast dedicated to young adults. Interviews include information about grieving at college, pandemic grief, advanced directives for young adults, suicide loss, and much more.

  • Bridging the Gap Between High School and Young Adult Services Webinar  Series Part 2
    Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, June 29 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    Family Enrichment Committee Abilities of Northwest Jersey Inc.

    Bridging the Gap Between High School and Young Adult Services Webinar Series Part 2

    • 5/11-An Overview of the Abilities Day Habilitation Programs
    • 5/18-Heigh ho, heigh ho, it's off to work we go!
    • 6/1-Let's get Person Centered
    • 6/8-Supports Brokerage Services
    • 6/15- Housing Opportunities
    • 6/22-Getting a guardian
    • 6/29-Financial Planning
  • Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents
    Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, January 25 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)
    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic

    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents

    This free support group is for parents who are now on the clock 24/7 because of COVID-19! Conversations are led by you! MUCCTC is a free online counseling service staffed by supervised Monmouth University clinical social work graduate interns! 

  • Financial Workshop and Youth Forum with Commissioner Beyer and the DCF Youth Council. 
    Wednesday, May 19 @ 05:00 PM
    DCF

    Financial Workshop and Youth Forum with Commissioner Beyer and the DCF Youth Council. 

    Hosted by DCF's Youth Council, this free 2-hour event will feature a financial literacy course and a youth forum with Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer.

  • Thursday, May 20 @ 10:00 AM
    NJCDD

    NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities Virtual Public Meeting

    NJCDD members quarterly on May 20, 2021 between 10:00 -12:00 pm to discuss state and national issues impacting people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Accommodations in the Workplace
    Thursday, May 20 @ 11:00 AM
    The Career Connection Employment Resource Institute

    Accommodations in the Workplace

    Join Disability Rights New Jersey for a virtual presentation about New Jersey’s designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities

  • Sunday, May 23 @ 12:00 PM
    Pine Grove Day Camp
    Wall Township

    Smiles for Ellie

    Join us with for a day full of smiles in honor of Ellie!

  • Sunday, May 23 @ 03:00 PM
    Veterans Park
    Bayville

    Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation Annual Scholarship Showcase 2021

    Join us for our Annual Scholarship Showcase. Scholarship recipients who are being funding through our program will take the stage and share their talents.

  • Teen Wellness and Resiliency at the Jersey Shore: Hide In Plain Sight, What Most Parents Don't Know
    Monday, May 24 @ 06:00 PM
    The Wall Alliance

    Teen Wellness and Resiliency at the Jersey Shore: Hide In Plain Sight, What Most Parents Don't Know

    The presenter for this free Zoom is Tim Schoemaker, MS. For more information, contact the Wall Alliance at 732-520-4792, or email kmeyler@townshipofwall.com.  

  • Monday, May 24 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)

    Self-care isn't selfish: Stress management for adults

    Self-care is a vital part of our overall wellness. Join us for this four-part webinar series focusing on practical self-care strategies for parents, caregivers, teachers and other adults navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wednesday, May 26 (Weekly)
    Lakewood, NJ

    Rainbow Pride Series for LGBTQ Youth

    Wednesday, May 26, at 6 pm
    Dating During COVID-19


    Wednesday, June 9, at 6 pm
    Queer Icons Throughout History

    Wednesday, June 23, at 6 pm
    Self-Care: LGBTQ Edition


    Wednesday, July 7, at 6 pm
    Exploring Gender & Sexuality in a
    Pandemic

  • Nature Connection for Children's Mental Health
    Wednesday, May 26 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Nature Connection for Children's Mental Health

    In this webinar we will take a deeper dive into how nature supports children's mental wellbeing including strengthened self-esteem and confidence, enhanced positive emotion and reduced negative emotion, stress reduction, restoration, social benefits, and resilience. We will share tips for getting the most out of nature activities to promote children's mental health.

  • Feasting, Fasting and Feelings; Oy Vey! A Transdiagnostic Approach to Treating Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community
    Thursday, June 3 @ 11:45 AM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Feasting, Fasting and Feelings; Oy Vey! A Transdiagnostic Approach to Treating Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

    This 2 CE seminar will explore the impact of eating disorders in the Jewish community and provide evidence-based tools and creative strategies for clinicians to utilize in their practice.

  • Implications and Treatment of the Long-term Neurological and Cognitive Effects of COVID-19
    Thursday, June 3 @ 12:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Implications and Treatment of the Long-term Neurological and Cognitive Effects of COVID-19

    Join the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey on Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 12 PM to 1 PM for "Implications and Treatment of the Long-term Neurological and Cognitive Effects of COVID-19." A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for one Professional Development Hour. For more information contact jweinberger@bianj.org.

  • Friday, June 4
    Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation
    Barnegat

    4 Elements Earth Education - Spring Family Wilderness Skills Weekend

    4E / Coyote Tracks are excited to host this limited enrollment Family Weekend at the Pine Barrens Primitive Camp, from June 4-6, 2020!

  • Once Upon a Time, a benefit for CFC loud N Clear Foundation
    Friday, June 4 @ 07:00 PM
    CFC Loud N Clear Foundation
    Farmingdale

    Once Upon a Time, a benefit for CFC loud N Clear Foundation

    Once Upon a Time, a charity benefit for CFC loud N Clear Foundation

  • Wednesday, June 9 @ 10:00 AM
    Consumer Connections

    Digital Peer Support Certification

    The Digital Peer Support Certification has shown to increase peer support specialists' capacity to use digital peer support in practice!

  • Thursday, June 10 @ 08:30 AM

    THE JEAN KRAUSS YOUTH LEADERSHIP & CAREER DEVELOPMENT FORUM

    OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT!
    The Jean Krauss Youth Leadership and Career Development Forum is a
    conference to increase the knowledge and awareness of post high school
    educational and employment opportunities available throughout Southern
    and Central New Jersey for court involved and at-risk youth ages 15-24.

  • Thursday, June 10 @ 09:00 AM
    Mainstreaming Medical Care

    31st Annual Conference on Medical Care for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    Established 72 years ago, The Arc of New Jersey is a private not-for- profit organization affiliated with The Arc of the United States and committed to enhancing the quality of life of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, empowerment, education and prevention.

  • Monday, June 14 @ 02:00 PM
    Wissahickon Environmental Education Center
    Philadelphia

    4 Elements Earth Education - Coyote Tracks Youth Programs

    SUMMER 2021 DAY CAMPS - Our Coyote Tracks and Young Coyote Tracks programs provide a time and place for children to explore nature in a hands-on way.

  • Navigating Complexity - Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
    Friday, June 18 @ 08:45 AM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Navigating Complexity - Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    All mental health conditions should be approached with the utmost care in considering the basic ethical practices common to each clinical discipline--confidentiality and informed consent, operating within one's scope of competency and ensuring practices that do not cause harm to our clients. However, the numerous ethical issues facing eating disorders practitioners may differ significantly from those ethics conundrums that arise in work with a general client base.

  • C.A.S.T. for Kids Tewskbury
    Saturday, June 19 @ 09:00 AM
    C.A.S.T for Kids, Lew's and Flambeau Outdoors

    C.A.S.T. for Kids Tewskbury

    Join C.A.S.T. for Kids for a free fishing event for kids with special needs.  A joyful day of fishing brings kids with special needs, their families, and community volunteers together for an explosion of fun!  

    Saturday June 19th, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Sunday, July 11
    Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation
    Barnegat

    4 Elements Earth Education - Teen Leadership & Wilderness Skills Week

    This Teen Week is also a great opportunity for teens interested in moving toward a leadership role within Coyote Tracks Youth Programs. 

  • Monday, July 19
    NJ State Trooper

    Trooper Youth Week 2021 Police-Oriented Educational Program

    Trooper Youth Week is a residential youth education program developed by the New Jersey State Police. This program presents simulated law enforcement programs for male and female students who have completed their junior year and are entering their senior year of High School. Applications due May 15th.

  • Sunday, July 25
    Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation
    Barnegat

    4 Elements Earth Education - Tracker Family Camp

    This Teen Week is also a great opportunity for teens interested in moving toward a leadership role within CBring your family for a fun-filled week in the Pine Barrens!oyote Tracks Youth Programs. 

  • Friday, October 22
    Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation
    Barnegat

    4 Elements Earth Education - Fall Family Wilderness Skills Weekend

    We are pleased to announce that 4E / Coyote Tracks is hosting a special, limited enrollment Family Weekend at the Pine Barrens Primitive Camp, October 22-24, 2021. For those ready to face the cooling temperatures for an epic outdoor adventure with family and friends... sign up soon!