The Autism Family Services of New Jersey scholarship is a unique opportunity that allows 2018 graduates pursuing a college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school level education to apply. Candidates do not need to be near the top of their class to be considered. All who are eligible are encouraged to apply.
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Plots are available for individuals, families and community groups to plant and raise their own food as well as donate to area food pantries. Opening Day celebration is Sunday, April 22nd, from 11 AM to 2 PM.
Autism Awareness Month: Monmouth County Outreach Coordinator Fran Hines Dedication to Autism Awareness Extends Into All Levels of Law Enforcement
Believed to be one of the only such initiatives of its kind in the United States — the program is being recognized by the sheriff’s office in April during National Autism Awareness Month.
A measure some have called the "ban child bride" bill is back and will likely face little resistance from lawmakers as it makes it way through the legislative process. That's because they passed a similar bill last year with overwhelming bipartisan support.
Family Based Services, The Peer Support Organization For Monmouth County Is Hiring For A Full Time Peer Support Partner
The deadline to apply for utility assistance through LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) has been extended to May 31. Emergency assistance is also available through May 31 for those who have already been approved for LIHEAP benefits AND have received a shut-off notice.
The AARP Community Challenge funds projects that build momentum for local change to improve livability for all residents.
Applications are now being accepted for small grants to improve housing, transportation, public space and other community elements that support great places for all people of all ages. Applications are due by 5 PM ET, May 16, 2018, and all projects must be completed by November 5, 2018.
Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program
The purpose of this program is to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults, ages 16-25, who have a serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a serious mental illness (SMI), hereafter referred to as serious mental disorders. SAMHSA expects to fund four grantees with up to $1 million per year for up to 5 years.
Numbers are hard to come by in younger children, but among 12-to-17-year-olds, almost 13% have had a major depressive episode. It’s important to be aware of the signs; depression is a treatable illness —
Monmouth and Ocean counties are among the 10 healthiest in the state, but they could rise up the ranks if their residents didn't drink so much, a report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds....