Celebrated each year, Transgender Awareness Week is a vital opportunity to advocate for the visibility, protection, dignity and rights of trans, non-binary and gender-expansive people around the world. The week culminates on November 20 with Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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Members of the New York Giants will be on hand Nov 14 for the dedication of Rights of Passage II, a collaborative homeless prevention program between Interfaith Neighbors of Asbury Park (IFN) and Covenant House NJ (CHNJ), the latter has confirmed.
Open Enrollment For Health Coverage Ends on December 15th. It's time to choose health coverage for next year. Nearly 8/10 NJ residents purchasing coverage on the Marketplace got financial help last year. Check out your options & see if you qualify for a tax credit to lower the cost of your plan.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has updated their definition of addiction. The new definition takes into account the complex biological, social, psychological and environmental aspects of the disease in an attempt to help others better understand it.
The state Department of Human Services rolled out the Plan First benefit earlier this month to help individuals who earn too much for the traditional Medicaid program to access certain family planning services, without paying out of pocket.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office held a kickoff event Wednesday for a new program called "Growth Through Opportunity, which provides citizens with special needs citizens an opportunity to serve as interns with local municipalities.
Delivering Jobs is a new campaign that brings together Special Olympics, Autism Speaks and Best Buddies International to provide pathways to employment and leadership opportunities for people with intellectual and/or developmental differences.
We are looking for parents/guardians and working-age adults with disabilities who represent a diversity of experiences in terms of their reasons for opening an account, their short- and long-term financial goals related to the account, and how they hope the account will help increase their health, independence and/or quality of life.
Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) is an innovative public-private partnership that brings together County employees from the Department of Human Services and community partners on the Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) to better life in Monmouth County.
Since 1990, when Congress officially established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), advocates have worked together to sponsor activities, large or small, to educate the public about mental illness.