The Ocean County-based nonprofit provides care management services for Ocean County youth up to 21 years old with complex mental health, substance use, intellectual, and developmental needs and their families.
The event was held at OPC headquarters in Toms River on November 14.
Ocean Partnership for Children, Ocean County Family Support Organization, Inc.& the Community Health Law Project will host a free legal clinic on Dec. 1st to explain how parents & caregivers of children with disabilities can obtain a guardianship.
This announcement serves as the 2023-2024 Ocean County Community Resource Development Funds “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to develop and/or increase the availability of community-based resources to Ocean County youth experiencing emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual, and substance use needs, and their families.
The event was held at Garden State Distillery in Toms River on October 25th.
Support services centered on low-income families in Monmouth and Ocean counties
The vigil was held in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event's main speaker was Ed Parze of the Stephanie Nicole Parze Foundation.
Most of those who now receive SNAP benefits must take part in work-study program or work off-campus at least 20 hours per week
Alumna Marlene Brandt has committed $30 million to launch an initiative leveraging Rutgers’ deep resources in the field
Students from working-class and middle-income families can be eligible
Museums for all is a national access program that encourages museums in communities across the country to actively reach out to low-income visitors. Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 900 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card.
Snapchat is rolling out parental controls that allow parents to see their teenager's contacts and report to the social media company — without their child's knowledge — any accounts that may worry them.
Groups representing the nation’s doctors and dentists are committing to better prepare students in their fields to treat those with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a move that could lead to major improvements in care for people in this population.
For the 12th consecutive year, music, wellness and family will be joined together at the Soulsational Festival. It will take place at Veterans Park in Bayville, NJ on July 30, 2022;11am - 8pm.
The sensory trailer offers a haven of calm for those who get overwhelmed by noisy, busy environments so they can get relief and stay longer.
Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’
NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Opening State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Waiting List EXTENDED
SRAP is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of very low-income NJ residents. Persons applying must meet all applicable SRAP income and eligibility requirements. The open enrollment period is Monday, JULY 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to Monday, JULY 25, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.
Renters selected through the lottery could wait for two years or longer to receive assistance vouchers
Morgan Stanley is offering a $100,000 grant opportunity for new or piloted projects from direct-service organizations that will help address far-reaching challenges and mental health issues in children and young adults on a national or local level in the United States.
Along with the new number there will be additional resources to help people in crisis
Free US school lunches were a dream come true. Now, a hunger crisis looms for 10 million children
Congress has failed to extend school meal waivers, expiring on 30 June, and the impact will be felt almost immediately
Pre-Applications Accepted Online from July 11 to July 22 for the Elderly, Families, Disabled, and Homeless
An estimated one in 12 New Jersey households don’t have reliable access to healthy food, but the problem could be eased by better coordination between government and private groups that work to overcome hunger in the state, according to a new study.
For years, homeless residents in Ocean County relied on motels in Seaside Heights for temporary housing, one of few options available in the only county in New Jersey without a year-round homeless shelter.
Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget includes $11 million to expand eligibility for NJ FamilyCare.
Human Services Announces New Help Line for Caregivers of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Caregivers Can Call 833-NJ-ADULT (833-652-3858) Daily from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
After realizing there is a lack of activities available for people of all ages with special needs, Kane came up with the Field of Dreams complex. For starters, the designs of the baseball field, miniature golf course, and basketball and bocce ball courts eliminate issues for wheelchair-bound players.
The Junior Police Camp camp gives sixth, seventh and eighth graders an inside look at law enforcement careers.
Advocates used budget hearing to press for funding, virtual meetings draw more diverse witnesses
Human Services Partners with KIND to Provide Free Legal Counsel & Social Services Support to Migrant Children & Youth
New Jersey is home to the fifth largest population of unaccompanied immigrant children in the country
Call a new hotline, and you'll get just that — encouraging words from a resilient group of kindergartners.
The county college is freezing tuition and the cost of books for the second straight academic year.
Parents and caregivers can help navigate what they are seeing and hearing by having a conversation with them, acknowledging their feelings, and finding ways to cope together
NJ FamilyCare to Further Services for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities, Including Innovative Affordable Housing Investment
Feds Approve Additional Department Plans to use American Rescue Plan Matching Funds to Strengthen Medicaid Home and Community-based Services
NJ FamilyCare Providing Eight Free Over-the Counter COVID-19 Tests Per Month to Members at Participating Pharmacies
Jan. 25, 2022
(TRENTON) – Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced today that Human Service’s NJ FamilyCare health coverage program is covering eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests per month at no cost to its members.
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