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February 19, 2019

NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest 2019

It's time once again to put pen to paper and draft some poetry for our Annual NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest! There are many definitions of flying in Webster's Dictionary. Our host, Jacquese Armstrong, chose "moving or capable of moving in the air" as the basis for the challenge for this year's poetry contest.

February 15, 2019

Wounded Healers: An Exploratory Group for Students and Aspiring Helping Professionals

The students and aspiring healers group at the Wounded Healers Program offers a safe place to explore the many facets that shaped their current selves and the possibilities for future growth and to tune into their intuitive wisdom to effect transformation in others by exploring the wounded self in relation to the desire to guide, teach, and heal others.

February 8, 2019  

$1B autism bill would bolster support for those who 'age out'

Over the past several years, as diagnoses mushroomed, society has developed an increasing number of resources to help children with autism and their families.

But once those children become adults, the resources become scarce.

January 17, 2019

United Way Financial Success Center Expands to 10 Sites

United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) announces the expansion of the Financial Success Center (FSC) Network from a flagship location in the Freehold Raceway Mall to ten sites throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

January 14, 2019  

Important Information for SNAP Recipients about your February Benefits

Due to the federal government shutdown, you will be receiving your February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early. If you received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive SNAP in February, your February benefits will be available on your Families First card on Jan. 17.