Community Events and Programs

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  • East Orange

    Essex County Department of Citizen Services/Division of Family Assistance and Benefits


    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
    • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
    • General Assistance
    • NJ FamilyCare/Adult Medicaid Program
    • Child Support

  • Newark

    Mayor Ras J. Baraka/Youth Leasership Development Academy

    Pancakes and Conversation with Mayor Ras J. Baraka

    • Do you want to know how to LEAD your community?
    • Do you want to know how to make an IMPACT on society and the world?

    *Every third Saturday in each month - Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON


  • East Orange

    8 Dimensions of Wellness


  • Montclair

    Montclair Parent Support Group

    Family Support Organization of Essex County offers Support Groups for families and caregivers of children with a variety of special needs, especially, behavioral, emotional and mental health challenges.

  • East Orange

    Dads Support Group

    Fathers play a surprisingly large role in their children’s development. Our goal is to educate, equip and empower parents to become effective advocates for their children and to develop the parenting, coping and resilience skills needed to have a happy, healthy and successful family.

  • Montclair

    Montclair Art Museum

    The event includes free general admission, live music, art activities and tours, seasonal programming and a full-service bar. According to the MAM, November's event focuses on "engaging the public beyond our gallery walls, with opportunities to reflect, engage, and create."

    Admission: FREE First Thursday Nights

  • Newark

    Women's Wellness Summit

    Workshops and free screenings led by an all-female team of doctors and educators

  • Iselin

    Preparing Individuals on the Autism Spectrum for a Life After School

    Despite our best efforts, many on the autism spectrum remain unemployed or underemployed. As individuals enter the adult world, it is important that those who support them understand the complexity of ASD, have the skills to design accommodations, and understand how and when to use evidence-based practices.

    Registration Required

  • Iselin

    Charting the LifeCourse Framework and Tools

    The Charting the LifeCourse Framework was created "by families, for families" to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live.

  • Mt. Laurel

    On the Way...But Not There Yet: Movement, Power, and Pride in Supported Employment

    The Supported Employment movement has made many strides and achieved many great accomplishments in recent years.  While it is indeed important to celebrate any and all milestones of success, we unfortunately also have to acknowledge that we still have a long way to go. 

  • Mt. Laurel

    Clinical Considerations in the Behavior Support Planning for Adults with IDD and Co-occurring Mental Illness

    In most cases, co-occurring mental health and complex behavior problems in individuals with IDD are caused and maintained by a combination of factors.